Take a short stroll around Circular Quay from Sydney Opera House to The Rocks to discover 13 larger-than-life animal signs of the Lunar zodiac. 

Explore the Lunar Lanterns from Friday 1 February to Sunday 10 February.

The Lunar Lanterns are a creative, contemporary interpretation of a centuries-old tradition. Bring the whole family and get up close to these magnificent giant artworks.

Delight in modern technology blended with classic Chinese techniques as these magical lanterns light up Sydney’s harbour.

Find your zodiac sign, catch a live performance by our community groups or simply enjoy summer in Sydney in a unique celebration of the Lunar New Year.

The brand new Pig Lantern by Qian Jian Hua

While you visit the Lunar Lanterns along the foreshore don’t forget to check out the Sydney Harbour Bridge. It’ll be lit in festive red and pink for the festival’s 10 nights.

Download the Sydney Culture Walks app for a fun, easy way to navigate the festival and Lunar Lanterns.

Download a map of the Lunar Lanterns (PDF 161KB).

Lunar Lanterns 2019 map

See all the Lunar New Year celebrations on offer in our city.