Celebrate the Year of the Tiger

Celebrate the Year of the Tiger

We celebrated Lunar New Year with an Asia-inspired extravaganza, that featured countless events including fireworks, a block party, outdoor movies, lion dancing, dance battles, workshops and more!
29 Jan 2022
13 Feb 2022

Ring in the Year of the Tiger the wild way! Groove to a pumping party DJ, get lost in the rowdy rhythm of boisterous lion dancers, or settle in for an outdoor movie in the park. Become a mahjong master, set your dreams upon the breeze, be awed by amazing installations, grab a delicious bite to eat and so much more. What does your fortune hold?

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Lunar New Year in the Garden

Enjoy lion dancing, tea ceremonies, watercolour painting workshops, Chinese Astrology readings and more!

Amidst glowing lanterns and lush nature you’ll get the chance to enjoy opening and closing ceremonies with lion and dragon dancing, Red Envelopes with gold coins, traditional tea ceremonies, music performances and Year of the Tiger Chinese Astrology readings.

Or if you’re after a more hands on experience, there are a range of workshops and classes available, from watercolour painting and online childrens tiger crafts workshops to brush painting demonstrations and Qi Gong meditation classes - there's someting for everyone to enjoy! 

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Celebrate lunar New Year with Darling Harbour’s best Asian eats

Are you ready to celebrate? Ring in the Lunar New Year with a bang, a few delicious bites and and a beverage at Darling Harbour’s best restaurants and bars.

Best dumplings in Darling Harbour

Is there anything more delicious than dumplings? We’ve rounded up the best restaurants in Darling Harbour serving dumplings so you can taste them all this Lunar New Year! 

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Best noodles in Darling Harbour
Noodles are the ultimate comfort food. Whether we’re slurping down a bowl of steaming hot Vietnamese pho in a hearty bone broth, or a spicy Indonesian mi goreng - there’s no better way we’d rather celebrate the lunar new year. To help you find a little comfort and a lot of delicious food, we tracked down the best restaurants in Darling Harbour serving noodles.
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Best sweet treats in Darling Harbour

This lunar new year you deserve to treat yourself and the best way to do that is definitely with dessert. From pancakes slathered in hot peanut butter and gooey maple syrup, to technicolour bubble tea bursting with weird and wonderful flavours, you can find it all in Darling Harbour.

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For seafood lovers

There’s something about seafood that’s a little luxurious. Whether you’re feasting on pippies slathered in chilli sauce, or dining on fresh lobster dripping with garlic butter, there’s nothing quite like a seafood spread at these best seafood restaurants in Dalring Harbout to celebrate the Lunar New Year. 

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Where to go for drinks in Darling Harbour

What’s a celebration without a cold refreshment or two? Luckily Darling Harbour is home to several of Sydney’s best bars and is one of the best places in the city to eat, drink and play.

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At The Gardens By Lotus

Celebrate the Lunar New Year at The Gardens by Lotus with a decadent banquet, a Dumpling Masterclass, Lion Dance and Face Painting for the kids.

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