AdvertisementYou’ll fall in love this Valentine’s Day as Lorne Street comes alive for Lunar New Year with the Midtown Street Party @ Khartoum Place! Join us for an evening where love, culture and lunar festivities intertwine.
Enjoy karaoke and kids’ crafts. Hit the floor with a dance battle and a silent disco. Relax with storytelling and an art exhibition. There’s something tasty for everyone!
Where: Te Hā o Hine Place / 36 Lorne Street, City Centre
When: 5pm – 9pm , Wednesday, 14th February
** Check out the day’s programme below! **
Lunar Karaoke Challenge Knockouts: Witness the vocal battle of Auckland's aspiring singers in the knockout heats of the Auckland Lunar New Year Karaoke Challenge. The top 16 and wildcard entrants will showcase their talents on the 14th, competing for a place - and prizes - for the grand finale on the 25th. More about our Karaoke prizes at the bottom of these captions!
Music Performances: Immerse yourself in a high-energy 45-minute set from NZ's K-Pop sensation, Sleepwalk Skeleton. Their unique blend of J-Pop/Rock music is sure to electrify the crowd.
Dance Battle - Waack Attack: Experience the excitement of the Waack Attack dance battle, a showcase of expressive dance moves and rhythmic beats. Dancers will bring their best to the floor, competing in this dynamic and vibrant dance form.
Artist Exhibition - Weilun Ha: Admire the work of award-winning Vietnamese-Chinese visual artist Wei Lun Ha. His work, rich in personal and cultural narratives, brings a unique perspective to the event. Enjoy also the curated showcase of work from Wei Lun’s students – pieces that narrate tales of identity and environment through traditional Chinese ink painting and contemporary perspectives.
Kids' Crafts & Activities: A perfect space for families, filled with activities like coloring Lucky Cats, paper lantern painting, dragon puppet making, and more. A creative paradise for children to explore and enjoy.
Cultural Storytelling and Book Reading: Drift into tales of Lunar New Year from different countries, narrated in our storytelling and book reading corner – a journey through myths and legends.
Silent Disco Battle: Join our silent disco with battling DJs spinning a fusion of Pan-Asian and global hits. Dance to your chosen beat and witness the DJs' battle for the most fans.
Giveaways: Engage with local hospitality businesses participating through exciting voucher giveaways. A fantastic opportunity to win and savour the flavours of Auckland’s diverse eateries.
The Midtown Street Party @ Khartoum Place is a celebration of love, Lunar New Year, and the diversity that makes Auckland special. Bring friends, family, and join in the festivities, revelling in the spirit of the Lunar New Year and the joy of Valentine’s Day.
First Prize: $1,088 NZ
Second Prize: $788 NZ
Third Prize: $398 NZ
WIldcard Prizes: $368/268/168 NZ
Event Venue & Nearby Stays
36 Lorne St, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand, 36 Lorne St, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand,Auckland, New Zealand