Celebrate Lunar New Year and the Year of the Pig in the heart of Parramatta.
Fun for all ages with food, entertainment, performances, workshops and more.
Enjoy delicious food and drinks from across Asia including favourites Pork Party and Koi Dessert Bar.
Visit the main stage, hosted by SBS PopAsia’s Andy Trieu. Watch traditional and contemporary performances including a Dragon and Lion dance, drumming and a K-Pop showcase.
Head to Lunar Land for family-friendly fun. Join free workshops including fruit carving and knot tying. Make your own Year of the Pig mask, lantern or lucky knot. Learn new hip hop and K-Pop moves from our experts. Kids will love the pop-up farm where they can meet a real-life pig.
Snap a selfie with roaming performers and grab a cocktail in the Lunar Lounge.
Enjoy the spectacular fireworks show, kicking off at 9.30pm
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For a full program list please visit the Lunar New Year Event Program page.
Food and Drink
Grab tasty food and drinks from food stalls. Read the list of stalls and menus.
Download the event postcard.
Lunar New Year Special: Our accommodation partners, Novotel Parramatta and Mantra Parramatta, have two specials to celebrate Lunar New Year.
Accommodation partner Novotel Parramatta is offering a 15% discount on accommodation rates. Book by searching for ‘Novotel Parramatta’ on or visit the Novotel Parramatta website, contact the hotel reservation team on 02 9630 4999.
Accommodation partner Mantra Parramatta is offering a $10 food and beverage credit to use in the Social House Restaurant when booking accommodation on 15-16 February. Quote ‘City of Parramatta’ with our reservations team to book this deal when you email email@example.com or call 07 5665 4428.
Public transport is the best way to travel to Lunar New Year. Plan your trip ahead of time with up-to-date information via Transport NSW's Trip Planner or call 131 500.
Centenary Square is a short walk from Parramatta Station. Parramatta Station has rail links to most major suburban centres in Sydney and the Blue Mountains with a travel distance of just 30 minutes from Sydney CBD.
Parramatta is well served by buses to the interchange on Argyle Street, near Parramatta Station. Bus routes connect Parramatta with other Sydney destinations such as Castle Hill, Hornsby, Ryde, Strathfield and the Sydney CBD.
Parking is available throughout the Parramatta CBD. The closest paid parking stations to Centenary Square are:
- City Centre Car Park - Entry via George Street
- Parramatta Station Car Park - Entry via Wentworth Street
- Eat Street Car Park - Entry via Erby Place
Accessible drop-off is available on Hunter Street. There is an accessible viewing area available near the main stage and accessible toilets are available at the event site.