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Lunar New Year
Celebrate at Sydney Opera House


There is so much to see and do here during Lunar New Year

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with us

There is plenty to see and do - take a photo with the Pig Lunar Lantern, make a wish under our wishing tree, take a free tai chi class, taste our festival specials from each of our restaurants and bars and discover more on a tour beneath the sails.

You can also enjoy a stunning gala concert from the Twelve Girls Band, combining classical and contemporary songs from east and west at the Chinese New Year's Eve Concert in the Concert Hall. 

Year of the Tiger

Lunar Eats

Come try our Lunar Eats at our restaurants and bars.

Bennelong Restaurant

Bennelong Restaurant

Lunar New Year
Lobster and Champagne

Opera Bar

Opera Bar

Celebrate the Year of the Tiger
at this iconic Sydney venue

Come by the water's edge, enjoy al fresco wine and cocktails then grab a seafood
platter to enjoy with friends.

Open from 12pm weekdays
and 11am on weekends

Opera Kitchen

Opera Kitchen

Let's Do Lunch
Quick and affordable lunch offer
Monday - Friday from 11.30am
$30 per person

Choice of glass of wine or beer
with one meal of:
Salmon Sashimi Poke
Pork Katsu Sandwich
Korean Fried Chicken Burger
Rocket & Pear Salad
Gnocchi Pomodoro

Lighting of the Sails

Lighting of the Sails

Come try our Lunar Eats at Sydney Opera House restaurants.


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Foodie Tours

Take a tour of the Sydney Opera House and then join us at one of our harbourside dining spots for a plate of Sydney-inspired food or an alfresco beverage.


Vivid Live Audio-described Session 2022

Sydney Opera House is excited to invite visitors who are blind or have low vision and their companions to join us for a personalised live audio-described tour of the Opera House’s Lighting of the Sails, Vivid LIVE’s most public event.


Architectural Tour

Join us on this limited run tour where you'll learn how in the mid-1950s, Australia and a man from Denmark, Jørn Utzon, created a sculpture on Sydney Harbour that changed the course of twentieth-century architecture. To quote US architect Frank Gehry, “(it) changed the image of an entire country.”