Lunar New Year

25 January to 8 February 2020

Lunar New Year goes by many names: Chunjie or Spring Festival (Chinese), Tet (Vietnamese), Solnal (Korean) and Losar (Tibetan). It starts on the first new moon of the lunar calendar and ends during the first full moon,15 days later. This year is the Year of the Rat, with Lunar New Year running from 25 January to 8 February 2020. 

In Adelaide, this important cultural event is recognised annually with celebrations showcasing time honoured rituals, music, art and food. 

Each year, the City of Adelaide hands out red envelopes as part of the festive celebrations. Collect a red envelope at the City of Adelaide Customer Service desk at 25 Pirie Street this year.

Please contact individual businesses for more details.

Krung Thep Thai restaurant

147 O’Connell Street, North Adelaide

Banquet deal

Persian Art Treasure

Shop 1, Central Market Arcade

20% off all gifts, rugs and crafts store wide


Level 1, Rundle Mall Plaza

Free kumquat or strawberry green tea on 31 January

ASHA Jewelry

Shop 125, Level 1, Myer Centre, Rundle Mall

20% off Mickey and Minnie Disney jewellery online and in-store until 11:59pm 31 January

Unique Opal Mine

Shop 5, Rundle Mall

20% off store wide from 20 January to 9 February

DG Real Estate

Level 1/137 Gouger Street, Adelaide

Free drinks at DG EXPO, free market appraisal and free, no obligation consultation

Urban Cow Studio

10 Vaughan Place, Adelaide

10% off all products when the promotion is mentioned

Message from Lord Mayor Sandy Verschoor

Learn more about Lunar New Year