Joyful Beginnings: Lunar New Year Celebrations at Canterbury

As the Year of the Dragon approaches, immerse yourself in the vibrant festivities of the Lunar New Year in Canterbury. Join the revelry as the Roving God of Fortune bestows abundant blessings upon the crowd and experience the mesmerizing tradition of lion dancing. In this blog post, we’ll guide you through these exciting events happening on February 9th, 10th, and 11th.


Step into the heart of the Lunar New Year celebrations as the God of Fortune roams the streets of Canterbury, spreading joy and prosperity. Donned in resplendent attire, the Roving God of Fortune will be making appearances on Friday, February 9th, and Saturday, February 10th, from 6 pm to 10 pm. Don’t miss this opportunity to receive blessings for a prosperous year ahead.


On Sunday, February 11th, witness the awe-inspiring performance of one of Sydney’s best traditional lion dancing troupes as they mark the arrival of the Year of the Dragon. The rhythmic beats of drums and cymbals, coupled with the vibrant lion dance, create an atmosphere filled with energy and cultural significance. The festivities kick off at 7 pm, promising an unforgettable experience for attendees of all ages.

Why Attend:

Cultural Richness: Immerse yourself in the cultural richness of the Lunar New Year celebration with these traditional activities that have been passed down through generations.
Abundant Blessings: The Roving God of Fortune’s presence is believed to bring good luck and prosperity. Engage in the festivities and receive blessings for a thriving year ahead.
Spectacular Lion Dancing: Be captivated by the skillful maneuvers and dynamic performances of the lion dancing troupe. The lion dance symbolizes warding off evil spirits and bringing good fortune.
Community Spirit: Connect with the community as Canterbury comes alive with the spirit of Lunar New Year. Share in the joy of the festivities with friends and family.

This Lunar New Year, Canterbury beckons you to partake in the celebration of the Year of the Dragon. Engage in the cultural richness, receive blessings from the Roving God of Fortune, and be enthralled by the mesmerizing lion dancing. These festive activities promise to make your Lunar New Year memorable, filled with joy, prosperity, and a sense of community. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to usher in good fortune and create lasting memories with your loved ones. Join us on February 9th, 10th, and 11th for a truly enriching Lunar

About us:

Canterbury League Club, situated in Belmore NSW, is one of Sydney’s leading hospitality destinations with a wide variety of restaurants, bars, three large function spaces, lounges and a 24-hour health club.

As part of the Canterbury group, Canterbury also operates two clubs nearby – The Lakemba Club and Moxon Sports Club. Our on-site gym, C-Life Health Club, is a fitness leader within our community and offers a wide range of group classes, cardio, and weight equipment.

Our Clubs currently employ over 400 employees who work together in different departments including Food & Beverage, Gaming, Functions, Security, IT, Reception, Maintenance, Marketing, Finance, C-Life, and Human Resources. Our shared goal – creating memorable experiences for our Members and visitors, but also importantly, being a great place to work!

Canterbury continually strives to be an employer of choice, creating a positive, diverse, and friendly working environment for all staff. Why not consider a career in hospitality and see where that takes you?