Happy Lunar New Year!
Celebrate the Year of the Rabbit in Rundle Mall with traditional lion dances every hour, on the hour, from 12pm - 6pm on Friday 3 February. Watch in wonderment as the professional acrobatic dancers in full crimson and yellow Chinese lion costumes weave their way down the Mall causing mischief in their search for lettuce, ducking in and out of stores and performing spectacular feats.
Feeling lucky? Find the God of Fortune handing out red envelopes from 12pm - 4pm containing golden chocolate coins or Rundle Mall shopping vouchers (with one lucky recipient receiving a $250 voucher to spend!), and snap a picture under the sea of lanterns illuminating the Gawler Place Canopy.
Lunar New Year in Adelaide Arcade
The iconic Adelaide Arcade will be transformed with a stunning installation of Chinese lanterns as the Lunar New Year is welcomed with lion dances and the opportunity to receive a lucky red envelope from 1pm on Monday 23 January. You might even spot the cheeky lions showcasing their antics around the landmark Rundle Mall fountain and from the Arcade balcony!
What's in store for the Year of the Rabbit?
The zodiac Year of the Rabbit symbolises longevity, peace and prosperity. In the Year of the Rabbit, there's opportunity for success in love and career advancement, with the water element appearing in 2023 bringing peace and success. The lucky numbers for this year are 3, 4 and 6, and numbers containing combinations of these.