Chinese New Year on the Gold Coast
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 on the Gold Coast!
If you’re from Hong Kong or Singapore and interested to share in this Chinese New Year celebration, we greatly recommend booking a reliable coach charter service on the Gold Coast. It will give you and your group the benefits of comfort and convenience to enjoy the festival without hurrying to catch up with a ride on public transportation.
When & Where
You should make your way down to the Gold Coast Chinatown with is located in the Southport region on the Gold Coast. It is the best place to celebrate the new year through diversity culture, people and plenty of food.
Events such as the Lunar New Year and the Chinatown street markets attract plenty of visitors and the local community to the area and there plenty of fantastic asian restaurants and retailers in the area too.
The street markets are bursting with authentic Asian food that you can experience with your family and friends and there are also children's activities and entertainment on show too.
They are generally open from around 5pm to 9pm.
How to get there?
Organise a reliable group transport service to explore the famous places around Western Australia. Travel Safe Coach Hire can also provide a low–cost bus hire on the Gold Coast, suitable for any large number of groups. Travel Safe will ensure that your entire trip goes well to and from Perth. Contact us now to book your group transportation or for any enquiries.