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Lunar New Year TET Festival

2018 Lunar New Year

Tet Festival

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Event space: 01 Exhibition Pavilion
Event type: Public Shows
Date: Saturday 3 February 2018 - Sunday 4 February 2018
Opening Hours: 11am - 10pm

Hosted by the Vietnamese Community in Victoria, the Tet Festival caters an abundance of booths during the two-day weekend event. Visitors are immersed in a vibrant array of traditional foods, with all your favourite Vietnamese dishes under one roof.  We also boast a weekend of great entertainment, cultural exhibits, amusement rides and games, children's activities, and a spectacular fireworks display to usher in the Lunar New Year.  Located at Melbourne Showgrounds, Ascot Vale, the Tet Festival is the best way to spend the Lunar New Year weekend in town.

Fireworks Display 

A traditional dragon dancing display with crackers is scheduled to take place at 5.30pm on Saturday 3rd February. A 15 minute pyrotechnic display is scheduled for 9.30pm Sunday 4th  February. Local residents are advised if you have animals that may be unsettled by fireworks, please take steps to ensure their safety.

ATM Availability

Limited ATM facilities will be available onsite at the event. It is recommended that you visit an ATM prior to your arrival on site.

Getting here

Transport & Car Parking

Car & Parking

Onsite parking is available at $10 per vehicle.  Entry is via Gate 5 on Leonards Crescent.



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Arriving by Bus

Bus No. 472 (Williamstown to Moonee Ponds) stops along Langs Road and Epsom Road.

Bus No. 404 (Footscray to Moonee Ponds) stops on the corner of Epsom and Ascot Vale Roads.

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Arriving by Tram

Tram No. 57 (Elizabeth Street City, to West Maribyrnong) stops at Showgrounds Village Shopping Centre (stop 32) on Epsom Road, a short 3 minute walk from Gate 1 of Melbourne Showgrounds.

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Arriving by Train

Trains will not be running directly to Melbourne Showgrounds station for this event.

Take the Craigieburn line to Newmarket Station, then catch Tram No. 57 away from the city to Showgrounds Village Shopping Centre (stop 32) on Epsom Road. 

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