2019 Lunar New Year Festival


The 2019 Lunar New Year Festival, is now in its seventh year and this year will be celebrating the Year of the Pig. 

This festival is held within the picturesque Parliament House Lawns, with a wide variety of family-focused activities. It is the largest celebration of the Lunar New Year in Tasmania, bringing together communities to mark the most important celebration in Asia.

The festival focuses on Asian food, entertainment, cultural performances and fun for young families.

Entry is free.

The festival will include:

  • Four zones of entertainment including food and cultural zones
  • Two stages with non-stop entertainment from 10 am until 4 pm
  • Chinese cultural activities including the Iconic Lion dance and Dragon dance performances, and five-metre long fire crackers
  • On-land Dragon Boat race
  • Celebrations for CCAT 50th Anniversary
  • Zodiac Avenue.

The event is organised by the Chinese Community Association of Tasmania and supported by the City of Hobart. 


  • Sunday, 03 February 2019 | 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM


Parliament House Lawns,  1 Salamanca Place, Hobart 7000  View Map

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