Melbourne’s Chinese New Year Festival 2017

Chinese New Year Rooster

Save at Chinese New Year events during the month of February

From the electrifying opening event, impressive lighting installations and colourful activities across the city, Melbourne will come alive for Chinese New Year 2017. The unified ‘whole of city’ approach for the Year of the Rooster will provide a cohesive cultural experience for locals and visitors alike with vibrant festivities bursting with cultural events, markets, tours and entertainment for all including the kids.

Beijing Dancers

The Plenary on 3rd February 2017 at 7.30pm

The Plenary at the Melbourne Convention Centre on South Wharf will play host to one of China’s premier traditional dance troupes, Beijing Dance Troupe. Featuring more than 30 performers, the evening will see a spectacle of colour, music and traditional and contemporary Chinese dance and ballet. Following the dance performance, China’s Three Tenors will perform a mix of both beautiful Chinese and Western opera.

There are 25 free double passes to give away which are valued at $27 per ticket*. Register here for free tickets.

RACV members can also get access to 25% off tickets to this concert. To book, click here and enter the promo code ‘RACV’ to receive the discount*.

*Terms and conditions: Spaces are strictly limited. Bookings are essential.  RACV number must be provided when booking to receive discount.

Eureka 89 Restaurant View

Eureka 89 on 8th February 2017 at 6.30pm

Eureka 89 looks forward to welcoming you to Melbourne’s highest vantage point, for a true celebration for Chinese New Year! Enjoy contemporary flavours of Asia as Eureka 89 transforms to celebrate Year of the Rooster while experiencing 360-degree views of Melbourne through floor-to-ceiling windows.

RACV members can get access to 20% off tickets to this dinner. To book, please call (03) 9693 8889 during office hours between 9 January and 8 February 2017 and quote your RACV membership number to save*.

*Terms and conditions: Bookings are essential.  RACV number must be provided when booking to receive discount. See

Queen Victoria Market Food Tour

Entry from 27 January to 28 February 2017

Take in the life, sounds and stories of the historic Queen Victoria Market on a two-hour Hunt & Gather Food Tour. Discover the very best foods on offer, learn fascinating history and uncover some of the specialties you can buy.

RACV members get access to 2 for 1 entry to the Queen Victoria Market Tour. Book a tour online to receive your 2-for-1 discount.

*Terms and conditions: Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer. Bookings essential.