Welcome in the Year of the Horse

Our annual Twilight Parade is the highlight of our Chinese New Year Festival. This Sunday from 8pm George Street will be filled with hundreds of galloping horses, dancers, acrobats and floats as the parade weaves its way through the city.

More than 2,700 performers and 32 floats will help us welcome the year of the wooden horse. The Twilight Parade begins at Sydney Town Hall and winds its way through Chinatown before finishing with a fireworks display at Cockle Bay.

You can also get up close with a special selection of floats after the parade at Darling Quarter.

350 martial artists, acrobats, jugglers, puppeteers, dancers and musicians from Beijing, Shaanxi and Hunan in China are also taking part. In Sydney exclusively for our celebrations, they'll add an extra level of skill and excitement to the night.

Some buildings along the parade route will be on show, with stunning digital projections that will be a colourful addition to the event.

We're expecting over 100,000 people to line the streets to watch the Twilight Parade, so if you're joining us please plan ahead, take public transport and arrive early for the best spots. There's also some limited ticketed seating available.

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