Auckland Lantern Festival 2022


Auckland Showgrounds, 217 Greenlane West, Epsom, Auckland

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Thursday 10 February 2022

Friday 11 February 2022

Saturday 12 February 2022

Sunday 13 February 2022


Auckland Lantern Festival 2022 (2)
Photo by Gareth Cooke

Auckland Lantern Festival 2022 is back with a roar.

Celebrate Chinese New Year and welcome in the Year of the Tiger at Auckland Showgrounds, 10-13 February 2022. 

The Auckland Lantern Festival is Auckland’s biggest cultural festival and New Zealand’s premier annual four-day festival celebrating Chinese New Year, Chinese culture and Auckland’s Chinese communities.

This free, popular, family-friendly festival showcases hundreds of elaborate handmade Chinese lanterns, cultural song, music, and dance performances, craft demonstrations, sponsor activations and competitions, retail and food stalls, and ends with a stunning fireworks display. 

Further information about the festival will be available in due course.

The Auckland Lantern Festival is delivered by Auckland Unlimited, on behalf of Auckland Council. The Asia New Zealand Foundation is a founding partner of the festival.

The Auckland Lantern Festival will be delivered in line with Government directives and  Ministry of Health guidelines for major events at the time of the event.

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