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Year of the Rabbit at South Eveleigh

Where
South Eveleigh
South Eveleigh
Cornwallis Street, Eveleigh NSW 2015
When

Sunday 22 January from 11am to 4pm Tuesday 24 January from 11:30am to 1:30pm Wednesday 25 January from 10am to 11:30am

Celebrate the Year of the Rabbit with family and friends enjoying Lunar performances and cultural activities across 2 full weeks of Lunar New Festivities at South Eveleigh.

Feast on specially curated Lunar dishes from Kylie Kwong’s Australian-Cantonese eatery Lucky Kwong, as well as from Eat Fuh and Pepper Seeds Boutique Thai Bites plus much more. 

Let the bunnies snuggle up to you at our Rabbit Petting experience at Eveleigh Green from 11am-1pm on Saturday 21 January, 28 January and 4 February 2023.

21-25 January | Join the free School Holiday Kids Heritage Tour for a fun family activity celebrating the rich history of South Eveleigh and the Locomotive Workshop.

Bring on the good luck and prosperity with a vibrant Lunar New Year opening weekend program on Sunday 22 January:

  • 11am-1pm | Stop by the Lunar Lantern-Making Workshops for all ages at 107 Projects South Eveleigh located at level 1 of the Community Building. Book your tickets here.

  • 11.30am–3.30pm | Book a table at Lucky KwongEat Fuh or Pepper Seeds Boutique Thai Bites to feast on specially curated Lunar Special Menus.

  • 1pm | Don’t miss the awe-inspiring and must-see Lion Dance on Poles performance by renowned dance troupe Jin Wu Koon.

  • 2pm & 3pm | Enjoy a spectacular Korean Fan Dancing performance followed by a unique mix of traditional Korean Drumming and K-pop dancing.

  • Anita Gelato will serve special Lunar New Year flavours available from their cart across the day.

Tuesday 24 January 11.30am-1.30pm | Follow the Lions during the traditional Plucking of the Greens procession, showering luck on the South Eveleigh retailers along Locomotive Street and Central Avenue.

Wednesday 25 January 10am-11.30am | Kids Lion Dance Workshops fun for all-ages. Book your tickets here. 

Wednesday 1 February 12pm | Taiko Japanese Drumming Performance at Interchange Pavilion in Village Square.

5-29 January | Marvel at Jenny Kee: The Aunties, the squiggly anthropomorphic duo sprouting up on Locomotive Street as part of Sydney Festival. Don't forget to snap a pic and tag us at @southeveleigh! For the Lunar New Year festivities The Aunties will be illuminated in red from January 21-29. 

Delicious Lunar New Year dishes will be available for takeaway or dine-in for the duration of the festivities during:

  • Sunday 22 January 2023 (11am - 4pm)

  • Monday 23 January to Friday 27 January (closed for 26 January public holiday)

  • Monday 30 January to Sunday 5 February

We wish you good fortune and health in the Year of the Rabbit!

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