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February, 2020

This is a repeating event

Thu13Feb9:00 pm11:50 pmPostponedVector Lights for Lantern Festival 20209:00 pm - 11:50 pm Auckland Harbour BridgeType:FreeWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Vector Lights for Lantern Festival on Auckland Harbour Bridge


(Thursday) 9:00 pm - 11:50 pm


Auckland Harbour Bridge

Auckland Harbour Bridge, Auckland

Event Details

Following a discussion with representatives of the local Chinese community, Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) has decided to cancel this year’s Auckland Lantern Festival in relation to the evolving Novel Coronavirus situation. The Vector Lights for Lantern show will also be cancelled.  

Auckland’s largest annual festival and New Zealand’s largest Chinese cultural festival, the Auckland Lantern Festival attracts nearly 200,000 people every year. It showcases traditional and contemporary Chinese culture, and Auckland’s Chinese stories and communities.

Some suggestions of where to watch Vector Lights for the Auckland Lantern Festival are:

  • Little Shoal Bay, Northcote
  • Bayswater Marina
  • Mt Victoria, Devonport
  • Queens Parade, Devonport
  • Bastion Point
  • Auckland waterfront
  • Harbour View Beach Reserve, Te Atatū Peninsula
  • Sentinel Beach, Herne Bay
  • Mt Eden