Chinese New Year Festivities at Watertown

By Cassandra Hart, Editor - Kids In Perth 04 Feb 2021


This month is Chinese New Year and 2021 celebrates the year of the metal ox.  If you were born in 1973, 1985, 1997 or 2009 – this is your year!  

If you want to join in the festivities, head to Watertown Brand Outlet Centre in West Perth.  You and the family can enjoy a traditional lion dance filled with acrobatic dancing and accompanied by exciting traditional drums, gongs and cymbals!  After the show, have a family lunch at one of their delicious food outlets before browsing through their 100+ retailers.

When are the celebrations?

Sunday 14th February – 12pm
Friday 19th February – 12:30pm
Saturday 27th February – 12pm

The first 100 people to spend $50 or more in the centre can receive a Chinese red packet from Gelare with some centre goodies inside!

Where to eat:

CHINESE CANTON For delicious Chinese Cuisine
BUCKING BULL Slow roasted and grilled meat menu choices
JESTERS PIES For a quick snack while on the go
NENEMS TURKISH GOZLEME If you’re craving a kebab or burger
SHIMIZU JAPANESE RESTAURANT Authentic Japanese cuisine
SUBWAY  For a filling sandwich, wrap or salad
THE COFFEE CLUB For a quick coffee pick me up or a sit-down meal
GELARE Grab a delicious scoop to finish off the day. Don’t forget to show your $50 spent to redeem your red packet!

Lion Dance from Yao Lin Kung Fu Association – Watertown 2020

Learn more about Chinese New Year and watch an Interview with a local Lion Dance Master with our Kids in Perth guide.

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