Lunar New Year 2021


You’ll find a range of activities and entertainment on offer throughout Sunnybank Plaza & Sunny Park from Wednesday 10 – Sunday 14 February, to herald in the Year of the Ox!

Immerse yourself in all the colour and culture with our five-day Lunar New Year program, showcasing a variety of cultural demonstrations and performances.

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Click here to view a printable Lunar New Year Activities Guide. 



Chinese Calligraphy

Chinese calligraphy has been around for over 2000 years and is one of the highest forms of Chinese art. Calligraphy Master Eric Lin has been practicing this art form for over 40 years, winning many prestigious awards for his skills. Have your special Lunar New Year message scribed by Master Lin as a treasured memento of this year’s celebrations.

Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat & Sun: 11.00am – 2.00pm
Near The Reject Shop, Sunnybank Plaza

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Fruit and Vegetable Carving

Watch on as our talented craftsman, demonstrates the ancient art of fruit and vegetable carving, transforming everyday fruit and vegetables into colourful works of art!

Wed, Thur, Fri & Sat: 11.00am – 3.00pm
Main Mall, Sunnybank Plaza

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Feng Shui Consultations

Discover the secrets of Feng Shui during a personal consultation with Feng Shui Master Tom Lo. Benefit from Master Tom Lo’s 40+ years experience and have all your questions answered about this popular philosophy for good health and prosperity. Consultations are at the special price of only $5 for 5 minutes with Master Tom in celebration of the Year of the Ox.

Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat & Sun: 11.00am – 2.00pm
Main Mall, Sunnybank Plaza


Lunar New Year Wishing Wall

Write down your special Lunar New Year wish for 2021 – Year of the Ox and hang it on the Wishing Wall.

Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat & Sun: 11.00am – 3.00pm
Main Mall, Sunnybank Plaza

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Lucky Red Packet Making

Make a Lucky Red Packet with the team from World Arts & Multicultural Inc.

Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat & Sun: 11.00am – 3.00pm
Main Mall, Sunnybank Plaza

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Zen Garden Workshops

To celebrate the Lunar New Year, children will have the opportunity to create their very own mini Zen Garden! Ages 5 years and over.

Sun: 11.00am – 3.00pm
Main Mall, Sunnybank Plaza


Chinese Silk Embroidery & Workshops

Master Artist Jenny Gao, founder of the Xiu Zhen Ge Centre of Embroidery, will be returning for this year’s Lunar New Year celebrations. Jenny will be demonstrating the ancient art of Chinese Embroidery which she has practiced for over 20 years. As one of the oldest needlework styles, Chinese embroidery has a history dating back 2000 years. Take home embroidery kits will also be available to purchase during Lunar New Year, so you can make your own beautiful masterpiece!

Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat & Sun: 11.00am – 4.00pm
Main Mall, Sunnybank Plaza

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Art, Craft and Cultural Displays

In celebration of the Year of the Ox, the friendly team from the Taiwan Women’s League will be displaying and demonstrating a range of traditional arts and crafts, including traditional paper cutting & Chinese painting. They will be transforming plain paper lanterns, masks and fans into beautiful works of art. With games to play and souvenirs for sale, make sure you drop by and visit for some Lunar New Year fun.

Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat & Sun: 11.00am – 3.00pm
Main Mall, Sunnybank Plaza

Snap a Selfie

Don’t forget to snap a souvenir selfie while celebrating at Sunnybank Plaza and Sunny Park, with our giant Ox Inflatables, Lantern Walkway, Lunar New Year Decorations, Wishing Wall and 2021 Year of the Ox backdrop. Located throughout the malls.

Children’s Calligraphy

Kids, get creative and learn the art of traditional calligraphy with the team from Taiwan Women’s League. Create your very own masterpiece to celebrate Year of the Ox!

Wed, Thurs, Fri: 3.00pm – 4.30pm
Outside Fresco, Sunny Park


Sit back in recliner comfort and catch a newly released Lunar New Year film at HOYTS. At the start of each session, there will be a special traditional performance from AusOriental Orchestra & their talented friends to celebrate the Lunar New Year – Year of the Ox!

Plus, there will be special Lunar New Year performances by the students at J Percussion Music School.


Lunar New Year Special Screenings
Session times are at 11am, 12noon & 1.30pm, daily
To secure your ticket and for more information, please visit: https://www.hoyts.com.au/cinemas/sunnybank

AusOriental Orchestra & Friends

The sound of AusOriental Orchestra, is a group of local musicians who have come together for the joy of music. This non-profit group aims to use music as a means to bring people of all nations together to promote tolerance and harmony in a culturally diverse society. Along with the orchestra, Sunnybank Plaza audiences will also enjoy some Peking Opera and Chinese Dance performances featuring some friends of the AusOriental group.

Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat & Sun
11am, 12noon & 1.30pm – as part of the special Lunar New Year screenings
In HOYTS Cinemas

J Percussion Music School

J Percussion Music School students are proud to share their musical talents this Lunar New Year!

Sat: 11am, 12noon & 1.30pm – as part of the special Lunar New Year screenings
HOYTS Cinema Foyer


Food Discovery Tours

Tantalise your tastebuds and go on a journey of food discovery at Sunnybank Plaza!

Designed for food lovers and budding cooks alike, our Food Discovery Tours are led by experienced chef Tony Ching, who will help you navigate your way around this fabulous world of food in a fun and informative way. Tony will show you the best places to eat and shop for fresh food at Sunnybank Plaza, coupled with some great cultural stories and insights.

Each tour concludes with an authentic Asian meal, plus every participant will take home a bag of goodies valued over $25.

Bookings are essential as places are limited. Click here to book or for more information contact Sunnybank Plaza Centre Management on 3345 7500.

Cost: Special Lunar New Year price of only $68 per person

Wednesday 10 February: 10am
Thursday 11 February: 10am
Friday 12 February: 10am
Saturday 13 February: 10am & 4pm
Sunday 14 February: 10am & 4pm

Experience Sunnybank Authentic Asian Dining and Fresh Food

Why not complete your Lunar New Year experience and celebrate the Year of the Ox 2021 by enjoying an authentic meal with family and friends? Choose from over 70 dine-in and takeaway options, or you may prefer to prepare your own meal utilising the extensive range of Asian groceries available at our Asian supermarkets and fresh food outlets.

Click here to browse some of the fantastic food and entertainment outlets you can explore during Lunar New Year 2021.