This Chinese New Year 2019 brings in the year of the Pig and Perth has lots of exciting things planned to celebrate. Chinese New Year events in Perth runs for 2 weeks from 5 February 2019 and include Lion dancing, special entertainment, and fantastic lunar inspired restaurant specials – ensuring plenty to keep you occupied this lunar new year. More events will be added as the information becoes available.
Perth Chinese New Year Fair – Northbridge | 10 February 2019
Join in the new year celebrations as the 2019 Perth Chinese New Year Fair comes to Northbridge – featuring a multicultural parade, stalls, cultural activities, a multi-cultural concert, lion and dragon dances, rides, games and more. Find out more
More 2019 events coming soon.
2018 Chinese New Year Events in Perth
Chinese New Year at Brookfield Place | 16 February
Kicking off at 11:30am, follow the lion as he journeys through the city precinct offering blessings and warding off evil spirits. The Lion dance features performers from the Ging Mo Academy and a spectacular array of colour, dance and noise. For a quieter Chinese New Year, admire the traditional lanterns adorning the trees on the podium level of Heritage Square and the canopy of kites over the grassed area of the Main Square. Find out more
Chinese New Year at Crown Casino – Burswood | 16, 17, 18, 24, 25 February @ 7pm
Enjoy a live lion dance performance including professional musicians and Kung-Fu practitioners in the Crown Metropol lobby. Don’t miss the spectacular Wishing Tree display and the zodiac trail. Find out more.
Chinese New Year – Sorrento Quay Boardwalk
On 25 February, celebrate Chinese New Year at Hillarys Boat Harbour with a fun, family-friendly range of fun activities and performances from 1pm. Find out more
Chinese New Year Lion Dance Performance – Wanneroo Markets
Visit the Wanneroo Markets at 13:30 on 18 February 2018 and enjoy the spectacular sight of the Lion Dance, complete with traditional music. Find out more.
Chinese New Year on Llawn – Mandoon Estate, Swan Valley
Enjoy a fantastic Chinese New Year in the Swan Valley at Mandoon Estate. These family-friendly celebrations include a Dragon Dance by the Chinese Kung Fu & Tai Chi Academy – a luminous dance with the special lighting, storytelling, and Chinese drums, face-painting, live music, Chinese inspired beer and more. Find out more.
Eating Your Way Through Chinese New Year
Celebrate the Year of the Dog in gastronomical fashion with some fabulous Chinese inspired dishes and special offers. Opened in early 2017, 8 On The Point Chinese Restaurant is putting on a Chinese New Year banquet menu for your dining pleasure – complete with beautiful views over the river and lion dancing performances on 15th – 17th, 18th, 23rd and 24th of February. Fortune Five Chinese Restaurant in Northbridge is putting on a fantastic banquet menu to celebrate the new year. Enjoy some fabulous special package menu to bring in the Year of The Dog at the Hong Kong BBQ House in Northbridge. Don’t forget to grab your complimentary fortune cookie available from the concierge desks to welcome guests and visitors to Brookfield Place.
There are many more events happening in and around Western Australia to celebrate Chinese New Year – find out more by visiting www.cny.wa.gov.au. Wherever you end up celebrating, we wish you a fantastic Chinese New Year!