The Moonee Valley Racing Club in conjunction with the Australian Chinese New Jockey Club will bring the most exciting Chinese New Year Celebration seen yet to The Valley on February 23.

Celebrating the Year of the Dog, a crowd of over 8,000 racegoers will descend on The Valley for a Chinese cultural event not to be missed with traditional cuisine, stage performances and entertainment like you’ve never seen on a racecourse before.

Everything from Chair Stack Acrobatics to Lion Dancers and everything including Chinese Cultural and Dragon Dancers, Sword and Contortionist Duo, Fire and Acrobatic Duo and Lion Dancers will take centre stage in the Beer Garden and entertain crowds all night long. Nobody will be leaving hungry either with a Chinese inspired food trucks serving countless dishes of traditional Asian cuisine to tantalise your tastebuds.

Not only is it FREE admission, but there will be 1,000 one-kilogram bags of rice given away – seen as an auspicious blessing in Chinese culture for the Chinese New Year. The kids will be kept entertained with jumping castles, face painting and much more in the Melbourne City Football Club Fan Zone.

在賽馬節期間剛好是中國的農曆新年,大眾可以在菲萊明頓馬場 和滿利谷馬場(The Valley) 參加賀年活動,親身體驗亞洲文化,美食和娛樂 。

弗萊明頓是以街頭藝術為靈感的賽馬日,在著名的草坪上準備了一連串的精彩活動讓入場人士能夠體驗街頭文化。 DJ Sarah 會融合電子樂,這種街頭文化和R&B音樂風格,在場內用音樂帶領人們展開一場旅程, 帶著大夥一起融入這個美麗的賽馬日。 當日還有人們最喜歡的口袋妖怪皮卡丘 在場內漫遊,等著和你們擁抱和拍照

在二月二十三晚,滿利谷馬場將為孩子們提供充氣城堡,面部彩繪,和與墨爾本城足球隊互動等環節,希望同行小孩也能盡情玩樂。此外,當晚亦設有中國農曆年為主題的“中國夜市”,讓入場人士能體驗多樣性的亞洲美食和文化。而主舞台將會有舞獅,中國傳統雜技中的柔術表演和許多精彩的娛樂活動。

班迪哥(Bendigo) 的 Phil Palma Bendigo Ford Marong 杯當日將會以中國傳統為主題, 慶祝中國農曆新年。 當日會有中國傳統舞龍圍繞馬場表演以示喜迎狗年的到來。 現在只需要$40 便可以購買到 “鄉村賽馬野餐套票“, 此套票包括兩位成人入場票和一個已經為你準備好美食的野餐籃! 在這場比賽當日,同行小孩們的娛樂活動也是前所未有的豐富,除了有一系刺激的列機動遊戲外,還有充氣城堡,滑梯外等設施,小孩必定玩得樂而忘返。