Glen Waverley Chinese New Year and Lantern Festival 2018

25 February 2018 | 11:00AM to 09:00PM

2018 chinese New Year

Sunday 25 February 2018
Kingsway, Glen Waverley

Celebrate the Year of the Dog at this FREE community festival, which is a feast of colour, music and food.

The annual Chinese New Year celebration is the most important cultural festival for the Chinese community. It celebrates the coming of the New Year and has rituals, traditions and ceremonies designed to bring new luck and good fortune for the upcoming year.

The event is organised by the Monash Chinese Events Commitee in conjunction with Monash Council. It is a celebration of the traditional Chinese Lunar New Year and will include outdoor stalls of food and merchandise, street theatre, entertainment and cultural activities.

Traditional Chinese lion and dragon dance performances are a highlight with the spectacular lion dance on poles delighting all ages.

Festival Program - 节目簡介

Print version: Glen Waverley Festival 2018 - Program Summary (pdf, 79KB)


Main stage 主舞台

(Kingsway 11.00am – 8.30 pm)

Opening ceremony – 11.00am - 开幕典禮

Cultural dance & other performance - 12.00 noon - 多元文化民族舞

Live Band & dance party – 6.30pm - 現場樂隊 泒对


Lion & Dragon Dance 舞龙舞獅


Dragon & Stump Lion Dance – 12.00noon & 5.00pm  舞龙 梅花粧舞獅

Shop blessings – from 1.00pm 起– Kingsway  商店採青


Children & Cultural Corner 兒童文化之角

(Library forecourt - 11.00am - 5.00pm- 圖書館前院)

Children arts & craft  兒童工藝

Chinese riddle  猜燈謎

Calligraphy  寫揮春


Cooking Demonstration 学做菜

(Kingsway 1.00pm – 5.00pm)

Chinese, Thai, Japanese, Indonesian


Food & trade stalls 食品商家攤位

(Kingsway: 11.00am – 9.00pm)


Chinese Square Dance - 广場舞

(Kingsway: 3.30pm – 4.30pm)


Amusement & rides 遊藝場

(Coleman Parade: 11.00am – 8.00pm)


Happy New Year

Monash Council is pleased to be a major supporter of the Chinese New Year and Lantern Festival. It’s great to have community events where people come together to have fun and celebrate each other’s cultures.



Date & Time

25 February 2018 | 11:00AM to 09:00PM


Monash Chinese Events Organising Committee Inc.

0413 734 088


Kingsway, Glen Waverley 3150 View Map

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