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Lunar New Year at The Treasury

Treasury Brisbane will come alive as they celebrate the Year of the Pig with stunning festive theming and entertainment, unforgettable banquets and
unique dishes.

The Treasury will host two unforgettable Lunar New Year events set within its atmospheric open-air courtyard. Festivities launch with the Year of the Pig Night Markets on Friday 1 February. Hosted under a sea of glowing red lanterns, this abundant hawker street food style market will capture the sights, celebrations and tastes of Lunar New Year and feature a live cooking demonstration with celebrity chef Luke Nguyen of Red Lantern and Fat Noodle fame. Year of the Pig celebrations continue on Saturday 2 February with two world-renowned chefs for one incredible experience at the Lunar New Year Chef’s Banquet. A spectacular four-course Asian fusion menu will be curated by Luke Nguyen and the visionary mastermind behind The Star Gold Coast’s revered Kiyomi restaurant, Chase Kojima, as well as a live cooking demonstration. With spectacular activations and entertainment set within the old-world opulence of its iconic buildings, Treasury Brisbane is the unforgettable home of Lunar New Year 2019.

The full line up can be viewed here

Chinese New Year at Nest 2015

A guide to Chinese New Year Celebrations in Brisbane

Lion Dance at the Nest Media Preview 2016

Immerse yourself in China’s rich cultural heritage and welcome the Year of the Monkey with fun, laughter and of course copious amounts of flavoursome food.

Here’s a list of Brisbane’s best Chinese New Year Celebrations:

Chinese Gourmet Festival

Location: Nest Brisbane 

Date: January 26-31

Nest has teamed up with Griffith University to deliver a cultural festival with 3 of China’s world renown chefs. The festival includes:

  • Cooking Class and Banquet – 27th January
  • New Year Luncheon – 29th January
  • Mah Jong Championship – 31st January

More Information here


Moreton Bay Lunar New Year

Location: Caboolture Town Square

Date: February 6th

A FREE event filled with traditional music, dance, delicious food and fireworks.

More Information here 


Inala Chinese New Year

Location: Corner Wirraway Parade, and Corsair Avenue, Inala

Date: February 5-6

Trying to avoid the busy crowds at celebrations in the city? Welcome the New Year with the local community in the cultural heart of Inala.

More Information here 


BrisAsia Festival 

Location: Across Brisbane

Date: February 7 until February 28th

Head to the streets of Brisbane for a cultural display of the Lion Dance or indulge in traditional Chinese food. Activities will be hosted across Brisbane.

View the full schedule here


2016 Valley Chinese New Year

Location: China Town, Fortitude Valley

Date: February 12-14

Brisbane’s China Town Mall plays host to one of the best New Year celebrations on offer, with firecrackers, traditional music and more.

More Information here 


Written by: Aliyah Ravat 

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Chinese New Year | Nest Brisbane

Nest Brisbane 

Location: 2, 159 Roma Street, Brisbane QLD 4000

DATE: Chinese New Year – 8th February

For the second year in a row, Nest Brisbane is delivering one of the most spectacular Chinese New Year Festivals. They have teamed up with the Tourism Confucius Institute of Griffith University to host three award winning Chinese Master Chefs.  It is a great opportunity to immerse yourself in China’s rich cultural heritage with a slight twist. Food is a language understood by all cultures, It tells a story that speaks to the heart; It is one of the greatest reflections of culture. For Brisbane diners, this is an opportunity to travel to a land afar without having to leave Australia at all, with freshly prepared dishes made from local produce.

The VIP Dinner & Cooking Demonstration will commence on the 26th of January and run through until the end of February.

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Written by: Aliyah Ravat