Discover and experience Asia at the annual Moreton Bay Region Lunar New Year.
Celebrate the Year of the Rat on Saturday, 1st February at Caboolture Town Square.
In Chinese culture, the Rat is a symbol of intelligence, wealth and surplus. 2020 is considered a year of new beginnings and renewals. Caboolture Town Square will transform into a world of Asian delights to welcome in the Year of the Rat. This event is free to attend and brings together an afternoon and evening of amazing entertainment, celebrating Asian culture.
Guests will be thrilled with the traditional Asian music and dance performances, including a Red Dragon Traditional Lion Dance, Chinese Orchestra performances, Magic show, Drumming spectacular and more.
Treat your taste buds to a feast of Asian flavours in an Eat Street style of food tasting. You can sample a variety of flavours or simply fill up on your favourite.
Take part in workshops and learn some of the intricacies of Asian culture.
The Moreton Bay Region Lunar New Year will conclude with a brilliant pyrotechnic firecracker display.
Please note this firecracker display can be quite loud and some younger children and dogs may be frightened by the noise.
Moreton Bay Region Lunar New Year is held in Caboolture Town Square, located on King Street, Caboolture.
Caboolture is 45 minutes from Brisbane when taking the M1, though public transport options are available and within walking distance. Caboolture train line is only a 2-minute walk from Caboolture Hub.
Parking is available in the multi-storey car park off Hasking Street, Caboolture, as well as CBD parking on James Street.
In 2020, Moreton Bay Region Lunar New Year is proud to announce the return of Splendid Taiwan and the introduction of Brisbane North Chinese Association along with Queensland Chinese Communities.
4:00pm Red Dragon Traditional Lion Dance
4:15pm Splendid Taiwan
5:05pm QLD Guangxi Multicultural Communities
5:40pm Red Dragon Martial Arts
5:45pm Martial Arts Demo
5:55pm QLD Chinese Communities Inc
7:00pm Brisbane North Chinese Association
7:50pm Red Dragon Traditional Lion Dance
8:00pm Firecracker Finale
Lunar New Year is proudly presented by Moreton Bay Region Industry & Tourism (MBRIT), and supported by our strategic partner Moreton Bay Regional Council.
Caboolture Town Square, Hasking Street, Caboolture QLD, Australia