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Sat 10 February 2024 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Chinese New Year 2024 – Hou Wang Chinese Temple & Museum

Join us for FREE family fun open day, a day filled with joy, prosperity, and cultural delights as we usher in the Year of the Dragon.


Our celebration will feature a diverse array of activities and demonstrations for all ages.


Step into a world where tradition meets history, and join us in celebrating the rich cultural heritage of the Chinese community. Nestled in the heart of Atherton, the Hou Wang Chinese Temple and Museum invites you to embark on a journey through time. Explore the intricate architecture, immerse yourself in the vibrant colours, and discover the rare 1903 timber and iron Chinese temple.


Come and experience the excitement of Taekwondo exhibitions and classes, Chinese Tea tasting and let the kids have their faces painted with adorable Chinese Zodiac symbols for just $5.00.  Check out the dragon kites and indulge in some delicious food.


Events Include:

️ Museum Admission

Dragon Kites and Demonstrations

Chinese Tea Tastings and Sweets

✍️ Handcrafts and Calligraphy

Junior Dragon Tours

Taekwondo Exhibition and Classes

Chinese Zodiac Face Painting for the Kids ($5.00)


This is an opportunity to immerse yourself in the rich traditions and cultural wonders of the Year of the Dragon.


Where: Hou Wang Temple & Museum, 86 Herberton Rd, Atherton


Time: 10am to 3pm


Cost: National Trust Queensland is a not-for-profit organisation and a gold coin donation for the activities is appreciated! Delicious food & Kids Face Painting at visitor expense.


We look forward to seeing you there!


For more information visit National Trust Queensland website.


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Sat 10 February 2024
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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