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Victoria Street Lunar Festival

Victoria Street Lunar Festival

12noon to 11pm
19th January 2020
Victoria Street, Richmond
Website: Victoria Street Lunar Festival

Victoria Street Lunar Festival


The annual Victoria Street Lunar Festival has been running since 2000, and White Hat has attended and enjoyed this festival during a number of these years. During that time he festival has grown from small but enthusiastic beginnings  through to being one of the biggest street festivals in Victoria.

As befits a street lined with many Vietnamese restaurants and cafes, the festival is full of food stalls and there are plenty of sideshow stalls and rides for entertainment. A central stage presents cultural entertainment appropriate to the community and the new year.

There will be special fireworks at at 9pm and expect to see firecrackers together with Dragon & Lion Dances throughout the day.

Due to increased security at such large scale community events no backpacks or suitcases will be allowed into the event. Similarly, no alcohol can be taken into the event but it may be purchased at numbers of outdoor and indoor cafes.

Parking is limited in the inner suburbs but public transport is plentiful. You can take the train to North Richmond Station or trams (numbers 109, 12 & 78) will get you there.

There is always plenty of Asian food, but we always start by heading for the beef in betel leaves.

Our rating - 4 Hats

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