The Year of the Snake officially starts on 29 January 2025. Come back later to find all the information on Lunar New Year 2025, then plan year-round fun in Chinatown.

Where to eat and drink in Chinatown

Chinatown’s most iconic restaurants

Chinatown’s most iconic restaurants

These restaurants are some of the oldest and most loved in Melbourne's famous Chinatown precinct.

The ultimate dumpling guide to Melbourne

The ultimate dumpling guide to Melbourne

Steamed, fried, baked or boiled – there’s no such thing as a bad dumpling.

The best yum cha restaurants in Melbourne

The best yum cha restaurants in Melbourne

Dine with friends on all-you-can-eat dumplings, seafood share plates and more.

Where to find the best hidden bars in Chinatown

Where to find the best hidden bars in Chinatown

Take a detour to find secret basement cocktails, secluded rooftop bars and a fairytale wonderland.

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The ultimate guide to Chinatown

The ultimate guide to Chinatown

Where to eat, drink and karaoke the night away in Melbourne's famous Chinatown precinct.

Museum of Chinese Australian History

Museum of Chinese Australian History

Museum preserving and displaying the history of Chinese immigration.

Chinatown Cinema

Chinatown Cinema

This cinema screens the latest Chinese-language movies.

Heart of the city walk

Heart of the city walk

Take a walk through legendary landmarks, iconic malls, hidden little streets and art-filled alleys.

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Constellations

Constellations

A celestial formation hovers above its own reflection on the Yarra River/Birrarung's surface.

The best free and cheap family activities

The best free and cheap family activities

Find family-friendly fun and free events in Melbourne.

Melbourne's best rainy day activities for kids

Melbourne's best rainy day activities for kids

Find the best indoor family activities during the school holidays.

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ACMI Preschoolers
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ACMI Preschoolers

A fun, free program created for 2-5 year-olds to enjoy ACMI with their parent, grandparent or carer.

Premium Busking Auditions

Premium Busking Auditions

Come along and enjoy some of Melbourne's best busking talent at these auditions.

Preschool Storytime
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Preschool Storytime

Share the wonder of books with your children at Library at The Dock.

Fitzroy Gardens Outdoor Adventure
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Fitzroy Gardens Outdoor Adventure

A free fun outdoor seek and find adventure around the Fitzroy Gardens.