Experience Cairns like no other time in the year when the Great Barrier Reef Chinese New Year Festival returns this summer. Held over two weeks, this colourful festival brings Cairns City to life with an authentic celebration of food, markets, street processions and live entertainment, with 2020 marking a brand new zodiac cycle for the Year of the Rat.

Visit Cairns during this exciting celebration by booking our Cairns holiday accommodation at Marlin Cove. For couples, families and groups, we offer luxurious fully self-contained apartments in Trinity Beach – just a 20-minute drive from the Cairns CBD.

Here’s what to expect at the Chinese New Year Festival 2020:

Chinese New Year Festival Cairns

Nonstop across 15 days, the Great Barrier Reef Chinese New Year Festival celebrates the Chinese Lunar Year with an incredible program for all ages, decorating the streets of Cairns with food vendors and stalls, traditional dance performances, Chinese lion and dragon displays, processions and more with a vibrant and energetic atmosphere to top it all off.

Organised once again by Cairns and District Chinese Association, 2020 Chinese New Year Festival is expected to be bigger than ever before for the Year of the Rat, which begins a new 12-year zodiac cycle of the Chinese Lunar Calendar.

Expect plenty to see, do and taste during the Great Barrier Reef New Year Festival this summer, including a spectacular festival celebration and procession at Cairns Lagoon Plaza on January 25 and the annual Cairns Airport Street Festival on Grafton Street on February 1. The full program, supported by Cairns Regional Council, takes place from January 24 to February 7.

Don’t Miss it with Our Cairns Holiday Accommodation

Discover Cairns this summer and don’t miss the Great Barrier Reef Chinese Lunar Festival with our Trinity Beach family accommodation at Marlin Cove. Our choice of one, two and three bedroom holiday apartments guarantee a memorable getaway near the Cairns CBD; spacious and fully self-contained with everything you need.

All our luxury apartments feature a comfortable open-plan lounge and dining area with complete kitchen facilities, air conditioning, TV and WiFI and a furnished private balcony. Simply choose from our 1, 2 and 3 bedroom options with each offering your choice of King double and King single beds.

At Marlin Cove, we also have a range of luxury guest facilities to enjoy throughout your stay, including a lagoon-style swimming pool and lap pool, heated spa, sauna, full-size tennis court, games room, barbecue area and more.

Save by Booking Directly with Marlin Cove

Visit Cairns this summer for the Great Barrier Reef Chinese New Year Festival and save on accommodation by just booking directly with us at Marlin Cove Resort. Our beautiful location offers Trinity Beach within footsteps and the Cairns CBD in a straight 20-minute drive, where Cairns Chinese New Year Festival is all set to return from January 24 to February 7.

For more information, visit Marlin Cove Cairns Holiday Accommodation.