Lunar New Year
Year of The Rabbit

Lunar New Year

Start the year of the rabbit off with a hopping good time at The Rocks. We're celebrating with tempting Asian dishes, free Laneway Cinema and a chance to win big!
21 Jan 2023
05 Feb 2023

Over 200 years ago the first Chinese settler arrived in The Rocks and since then the area has come alive with several Asian businesses, culture and cuisine. Reconnect with family and friends over good food, friends and fortune during this vibrant time of year, one that was first observed in The Rocks in 1909 and is still going strong.

Laneway Cinema Lunar Edition

Due to wet weather, Crazy Rich Asians will be now be screening on Wednesday February 1st. 

For one night only, join us for an outdoor screening of Crazy Rich Asians, a charming romcom based on the best-selling book. The film features a fascinating look at Chinese-Singaporean culture, a beautiful depiction of Singapore and Henry Golding (who may just be the best looking human in the world!).

Head in early to get your fortune read, then grab a free fortune cookie (first in, best dressed) and settle into a comfy beanbag under the stars! 

Free Fortune Teller Readings 5pm - 7.30pm

Do Ho Suh at the MCA

Celebrate the year of the Rabbit by contemplating the work of one of Asia’s most renowned artists. Only til February 26.


Want to start your new year in the lap of luxury? We’re giving you the chance to win an overnight stay for two people at Shangri-La Sydney (Executive Sydney Harbour Room) including a Trust The Chef dining experience for two people at Blu Bar. 

The Trust the Chef Lunar New Year inspired tapas menu features delicious bites including juicy BBQ pork belly buns, salt & pepper prawns and green tea and yuzu tiramisu. 

This competition is now closed. 

Terms and conditions apply.

Discover the long and fascinating history of Chinese settlement in The Rocks

Look back at the intriguing history of Chinese influence in The Rocks, from the first settler to successful businesses and gambling dens.


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