Come Along and Welcome the Year of the Goat & Ram at Cabramatta’s Lunar New Year Festival!

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Image source: Fairfield City Council

Image source: Fairfield City Council

Welcome the Year of the Goat and Ram at the Cabramatta Lunar New Year Festival. Festivities kick off in Freedom Plaza with the tradditional lion dance to banish the previous year’s bad omens and welcome in a year of prosperity.

Meet the God of Fortune and enjoy a weekend of cultural entertainment and exciting activities. Thousands of people are expected to join the fun in Freedom Plaza, Cabramatta Town Centre.

The event will be an action-packed weekend filled with entertainment, traditional rituals and, if you’re feeling a little peckish, you’ll find some of the most authentic Asian dishes in Sydney.

GETTING THERE

By Train – Cabramatta station falls on the Bankstown, Cumberland & South lines. From Central, your journey will take 45mins to an hour.

By Car – For freeway drivers:
Either take Parramatta Road, then the M4, left on to the Cumberland Hwy exit and follow the signs, OR
take the Eastern Distributor onto the M5 all the way to Casula, then right on to the Hume Hwy OR
brave the Hume Hwy all the way out to Lansvale and turn right on to Cabramatta Road.

By Bus
A new community bus will commence operation on Friday 6 February which will be available every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10.30am to 2.30pm. The bus route has been designed to stop at a number of major car parks just outside of Cabramatta such as Cabravale Leisure Centre Car Park and Canley Vale Station Car Parks. The public is encouraged to use these car park stations to park and catch the free shuttle bus into Cabramatta.

Click here to download a copy of the bus timetable.

For further information call (02) 9724 7811 or email events@fairfieldcity.nsw.gov.au

Time: 9am-4pm (entertainment begins from 11am-3pm)

Date: Saturday, 21 February and Sunday, 22 February 2015

Where: Freedom Plaza, Cabramatta Town Centre