Lunar New Year

Image square Happy Lunar New Year

Community groups throughout Hobart will host a program of events to celebrate 2020 Lunar New Year and welcome the Year of the Rat. Lunar New Year is on Saturday 25 January, with events held in the lead-up to and following this date.

Thousands of people attend the Lunar New Year events over the festival period, experiencing a range of cultural activities, food and performances. Many of these events are free to attend and fun for all the family.

Two events are held in Hobart with support through the City of Hobart grants program. These events are highlighted here.