The 2019 Melbourne Chinese New Year will once again showcase 'the best of everything' for the festive celebration across the City of Melbourne, with spectacular weekend programs and activities at Melbourne Museum, Queensbridge Square, the District Docklands, DFO South Wharf and Melbourne Star.
- Cultural performances by community groups from 11am on Saturday 2 February, including the Lion Dance and light installations, and the official opening of the festival at Queensbridge Square at 8pm.
- Cooking demonstrations by 2017 MasterChef winner Diana Chen on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 February, 6pm to 7pm at Queensbridge Square.
- Dragon Boat Regatta on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 February at the Harbour Promenade, Docklands.
- Closing Ceremony at Melbourne Museum on Sunday 17 February at 6pm.