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Lunar New Year

This Lunar New Year (year of the Ox) enjoy all that Gold Coast Chinatown has on offer, including free-ticketed Movies under the Stars events and delicious authentic food.

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2021 Lunar New Year

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This Lunar New Year (year of the Ox) enjoy all that Gold Coast Chinatown has on offer.

Enjoy free-ticketed Movies under the Stars nights on Friday 12 (Kung Fu Panda) and Saturday 13 February (Ferdinand). City of Gold Coast proudly presents this special edition of Movies under the Stars for 2021 Lunar New Year. Due to ongoing COVID restrictions this event is ticketed, so click the link below to register for your free ticket. 

Immerse yourself in an exciting sensory experience with a Lunar New Year themed 3D projection that gives the illusion of depth, bringing one of the CBD's iconic buildings alive. Friday 12 February and Saturday 13 February, 7pm to 10pm.

Movie program and tickets

Location: Gold Coast Chinatown: Young Street, Southport
Time: Doors open at 6pm and movie starts at 7pm
Tickets: Due to ongoing COVID restrictions these events are ticketed. Register online for your free tickets. Display the QR code on your phone for entry. You don't need to print your tickets.

See our Movies under the stars page for more event and ticketing information.

Chinatown restaurants

Gold Coast Chinatown has an array of authentic restaurants, why not make a night of it and dine at one of the many restaurants prior to watching a Movie under the Stars. Many of the Chinatown restaurants will have lucky pocket promotions running throughout Lunar New Year.

  • Soy Bar Southport Australia Fair Metro 0405 689 899
  • Woka Woka Southport Australia Fair Metro (07) 5571 2089
  • Fen Ku Guilin Rice Noodle Australia Fair Metro 0430 837 178
  • Metro Farmers Market  Australia Fair Metro (07) 5531 1667
  • Chuanwangfu Restaurant 4 Davenport St, Southport  N/A
  • Silk Road Xinjiang Cuisine  8 Davenport St, Southport  0432 885 557
  • You & Me Tea Shop  26 Davenport St, Southport  N/A
  • Qinchao Malatang Chinese Restaurant 26 Davenport St, Southport (07) 5511 9218
  • Mandy’s Bubble Tea 34 Davenport St, Southport 0491 730 352

Australia Fair

In celebration of Lunar New Year, our friends at Australia Fair ­ have an amazing promotion running in conjunction with JW Marriot Gold Coast to give one lucky customer the ultimate staycation.

Visit the Australia Fair website for terms and conditions and details on how to enter.

What if it rains?

If weather is uncertain, phone 07 5581 7016.

If the event is cancelled due to wet weather or any other reason, we will update the Movies under the Stars – Facebook event page and ticket holders will also receive a notification via Eventbrite.

Stay COVID Safe

Being COVID Safe is a shared responsibility. Please follow COVID Safe practices when attending these events.

  • Stay home if you're unwell.
  • Maintain social distancing and keep 1.5 metres between yourself and others.
  • Wash your hands regularly.

This event is operating under a COVID Safe Event Checklist.

For more information please contact City Events on 07 5581 5286.


From: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Friday, 12 February 2021
To: Saturday, 13 February 2021


Gold Coast Chinatown






City of Gold Coast


07 5581 7016




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