Chinese New Year 2024 is coming early this year with the year of the dragon. Chinese New Year falls on 10th February this year. Families will have a reunion dinner on the eve of Chinese New Year and celebrate the year of the dragon with lots of red and a big bang. Celebrate Chinese New Year on the Gold Coast with the following four events and do not miss out on #2.

#1: Chinese New Year at T.E. Peters Park

On Saturday 24 February, the Australian National Chinese Women’s Federation will host Lunar New Year Festival 2024 at T. E. Peters Park Broadbeach from 11am-3pm.

There will be lion dance and markets to welcome in the year of the dragon.

Date: 24th February 2024

Time: 11am – 3pm

Venue: T.E. Peters Park, Broadbeach

Cost: Free

#2: 2024 Lunar New Year Celebrations

Bring in the Year of the Dragon in Gold Coast Chinatown with:

  • delicious Asian street food
  • live music
  • cultural entertainment
  • pop up laneway bar
  • children’s activities
  • fireworks finale.

Date: Sunday 10 February 2024

Time: 3pm – 8pm

Venue: Davison Lane, Gold Coast Chinatown

Cost: Free

#3: Lion Dance Performances at Cavill Lane

Gather your friends and family to enjoy the colourful, engaging Lion Dance performances roving throughout the laneway at 12pm–1pm & 6pm–7pm on Saturday 10 February.

Experience a taste of Asia and dine at Cavill Lane’s variety of Asian restaurants including Sushi Ave, Yum Cha Noodle Haus, Ramen Danbo, Rice vs Noodle and Korean Kitchen.

Date: 10 February 2024

Time: 12pm – 1pm and 6pm to 7pm

Venue: 3113 Surfers Paradise Blvd, Surfers Paradise

Cost: Free

Where to Stay for Chinese New Year Gold Coast

Holiday Holiday offers Gold Coast accommodation near the Chinese New Year Gold Coast events for your Chinese new year celebration. Holiday apartments at Chevron Renaissance, Circle on Cavill, H Residences, Sun City Gold Coast and Soul Surfers Paradise offer the perfect resort style escpae. All Holiday Holiday’s Gold Coast accommodation is located within 5 minutes walking distance to the light rail tram station. Book now and enjoy our last minute Gold Coast accommodation specials!