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What’s on at Westfield Riccarton this Lunar New Year

Celebrated globally in countries including China, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia, Australia, Mauritius and the Philippines, Lunar New Year is easily one of the biggest festivals in the world. This year, Lunar New Year falls on 10 February 2024 and lasts for 15 days. From special events to unmissable promotions, and of course food, here's a roundup of everything you need for your festivities with family and friends to welcome the Year of the Dragon.

What's happening at Westfield Riccarton

Lunar New Year Wishing Trees

Mon, 5 Feb - Sun, 18 Feb

This year, 2024 celebrates the Year of the Dragon, so celebrate with us and make a wish on our prosperity tree.

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Lunar New Year Activity Zone

Mon, 5 Feb - Sun, 18 Feb

Keep the little ones entertained this Lunar New Year and visit our activity zone.

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Lunar New Year Lion Dance

Sat, 10 Feb | 10.00 - 11.00

Experience the culture of traditional lion dancing as we bid the past year farewell and welcome the 2024 Lunar New Year.

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It's time to dine

Take the stress out of planning and prepping food during Lunar New Year.

Check out these restaurant options:

Auntie Dai's Dumplings

Hungry Wok

Maki Mono

Sushi Express


Seoul Mate

If you're hosting a celebration at home or going to a potluck with family or friends, head to Japan Mart for authentic delicacies and treats, as well as ingredients to whip up your gastronomic masterpiece.

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Make the most of every shopping trip as a Westfield member

We’ve been dishing out plenty of incredible member offers, events, and lots more so download the free Westfield app to avoid missing out.

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Need help navigating the centre?

If you need to locate a specific store or event but are not sure where it is, visit our friendly customer service team on level 1 near Lorna Jane and they will be able to direct you to the right location.

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