Chinese New Year in Brisbane
Throughout the world in many other countries, Chinese New Year celebrations in Australia include many fantastic events and activities. Such as, street festivals which feature arts, entertainment and children's activities. Chinese New Year Markets showcasing arts, crafts and food stalls. Dancing, music and people wearing costumes to welcome the Chinese New Year. Vibrant displays of Chinese lanterns, firecrackers and fireworks.
Within the Chinese Australian community, families will spend the Chinese New Year together and meet for a festive meal.
The Children will receive a red envelope with money; Ang Pao, Hong Bao or Lai See. The event usually lasts for around 15 days and it is a very busy time with festive programs across different communities in Australia.
In this blog we will tell you about the ways you can enjoy the Chinese New Year in Brisbane!
Avoid the hustle and bustle of public transport and book affordable bus hire in Brisbane. You can visit Brisbane’s Chinese New Year events without worrying about missing trains or buses or them being too overcrowded and uncomfortable. Contact Travel Safe Coach Hire.
Where To Celebrate The New Year In Brisbane
In recent years in Brisbane, there has been plenty of venues that celebrate the lunar new year and it's a great way to start the new year indulging in some delicious foods.
There are some fantastic Chinese restaurants in Brisbane and you can expect to chow down on some the the best dumplings, yum cha and banquets that will be on offer ranging from the street eats to luxury banquet style.
Here are some places you should check out in the Chinese New Year.
Brisbane Marriott - Previously the Marriott located in the Brisbane CBD offered a special Yum Cha set menu which included prawn on lemongrass, vegetable gyoza, stay chicken and soy ginger pork belly.
Madame Wu - Madame Wu is also located in the CBD in Brisbane and offers set banquets along with some amazing asian-inspired cocktails.
Augustine’s - Last year Augustine’s, in Brisbane’s CBD also had a banquet on offer for the Chinese New Year. This included drinks and canapes on arrival followed by the banquet meal which included scallops, wagyu sirloin, and delicious desserts. Check out and see if they have something on this year!
Kwan Brothers - The Kwan Brothers is a more casual restaurant which included pork belly bao sliders, crispy Peking duck spring rolls, lamb ribs and pineapple rice. Maybe they will have some fortune cookies again, with the winner getting a trip to Hong Kong?
Remember to arrange a reliable group transport service as Travel Safe Coach Hire can provide a low–cost coach hire in Brisbane for your group and ensure that your entire trip will go smoothly from start to finish. Contact us now!