Lunar New Year 2014 in Chinatown Adelaide

Lunar New Year 2014 Chinatown Adelaide Lunar New Year 2014 Chinatown Adelaide

30+ performers, 60+ stalls, lion dances, free family friendly activities, competitions, live music and giveaways will keep you entertained from 4pm until late.


Lunar New Year 2013 was the largest ever celebration in held in Chinatown Adelaide, spilling out from Moonta Street to Gouger Street. With Adelaide City Council Partnership, generous sponsors, devoted volunteers and many community groups the event delighted over 20,000 people. Saturday February 1st, 2014 promises to build on the success. Due to expected hot weather the event will begin at 4pm.

The Chinatown Adelaide Lunar New Year Street Festival 2014 theme is Qingdao Mei Mei (Adelaide is Qingdao’s, Little Sister). Our partners this year will help us celebrate Adelaide soon becoming Qingdao’s (China) Sister City

Using the backdrop of Chinatown welcoming the Year of the Horse, we will celebrate our Qingdao and Shandong relationships with the best seafood and beer from Adelaide, Port Lincoln and Qingdao.

He Pijiu, ChiGala means Drink Beer & Eat Clams in Chinese!

Qingdao’s most famous company, Tsingtao Beer has a direct relationship with Adelaide. Much of the barley that goes into making this world-renowned brand and China’s most popular beer comes from the farms of South Australia

Tsingtao Beer, Eyre Peninsula Seafood Frontier, Port Lincoln Hotel, and Adelaide’s favourite food trucks are participating in Chinatown 2014 LNY.

Free Concert
Enjoy wonderful cultural performances in the popular free concert. Some announcements to be made soon about special guests.

Massive Street Restaurant
Ticket holders – Please go to the information booth upon arrival.

Support Chinatown Adelaide by reserving the best seats to enjoy the atmosphere of Lunar New Year! Aside from the many stalls and street activities the street will be filled with tables to allow guests to participate in a mass outdoor dining spectacle.

From 6pm till late you can book a table for $88. Bring in the Year of the Horse with a lucky table seating 8 people! You will be able to sample food from any Gouger Street restaurant with several restaurants preparing dishes especially for you. This reserves a table for your family, friends or organisation. You may purchase food and alcohol from nearby restaurants that will be prepared for you with their signature dishes. A fantastic way to spend the evening as the street lights up with cultural decorations, lanterns and performances. The first massive street restaurant in 2013 was wonderful. These tickets will sell out quickly. You will be allocated a numbered table and our helpful volunteers will ensure you can locate your table.

60+ Stalls
Browse stalls selling cultural, local and handmade products and sample Asian street cuisine.

Family Friendly
A great day for families. Several stallholders will have giveaways and activities for kids. Due to popular demand there will be several Lion Dances to ensure no one misses out!

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