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- 1 15 OCT / 20 NOV
- 2 CHINATOWN LIKE NEVER BEFORE
- 3 #neonplaygroundsyd
- 3.1 Neon Playground by Chinatown will tickle your senses.
- 3.2 Free parking for visitors: Book a spot online with Market City and use the code ‘NeonPlayground’ to get two hours free!
- 3.3 Market City is also offering two hours off free parking to all Neon Playground visitors from 11am – 10 pm.
15 OCT / 20 NOV
CHINATOWN LIKE NEVER BEFORE
Chinatown will be up in lights for a one-of-a-kind street festival of art, lights, music, community & food from 15 October – 20 November.
Experience Dixon Street like you’ve never seen it before!
Neon Playground by Chinatown will tickle your senses.
Check out inspiring art from exceptional Asian Australian artists, including: Chris Yee, Joy Li, James Jirat Patradoon, Juune (Timothy) Lee, Amy Wong, Steffie Yee and Jason Wing.
Enjoy a bowl of Neon noodles, drink a glow in the dark cocktail, paint and play with Sydney’s best street artists. Learn the art of calligraphy, experience the grace of a tea ceremony, try your hand at making dumplings. Lose yourself in the lights… and in short, get your neon on!
Free parking for visitors: Book a spot online with Market City and use the code ‘NeonPlayground’ to get two hours free!
Chintown is home to some of Sydney’s best Asian food, shopping and more. And now it’s set to explode into a neon-filled adventure playground with art, lights, music, food and more on the cards. Dubbed Neon Playground, the five-week street festival takes over the bustling locale later this month.
Neon Playground by Chinatown
Giving Chinatown a complete makeover with several glowing art installations, the event will give contemporary artists a platform to exhibit their unique creations from October 15 to November 20, 2022.
The lineup of Asian Australian artists includes Chris Yee, Jason Wing, Joy Li, James Jirat Patradoon and Steffie Yee. Celebrations kick off with a free Block Party on Saturday, October, 15. Dance to Asian-inspired tunes by DJ Arisse, Nightjarr, Destructive Dance Steps, JYLPO, xTRILLIAMS, Dylan Goh, Chuey and others. While there, you can get your hands on cuisines and flavours from around Asia including ramen, street food, yum cha and more.
Keeping the neon theme going, attendees will find a number of immersive elements in the area.
Apart from art and music, there’s glow in the dark cocktails, neon noodles, tea ceremonies and more.
Neon Playground is being organised by Haymarket HQ in collaboration with Soul of Chinatown, Basalt Studio, the Haymarket Chamber of Commerce and Bespok3.
Market City is also offering two hours off free parking to all Neon Playground visitors from 11am – 10 pm.
Play, eat and drink in one of the most iconic parts of Sydney. Wander the streets of Chinatown and enjoy exclusive neon-inspired snacks, desserts, and cocktails against a vibrant backdrop of music and art. Don’t forget to pick up some neon goodies while you’re here… or even a tattoo!
LANTERN MAKINGMARKET CITY | OCT 15, 16, 22, 23
ASIAN DESSERT TOURLOCAL SAUCE TOURS
FRIDAY NIGHT MARKETSEVERY FRIDAY 4PM-11PM
NEON MANIS & PEDISTIPSY TOES
FACE PAINTING & GAMESHAY TATTOO
UV INK FLASH TATTOOSHAY TATTOO
NEON KARAOKEDYNASTY KARAOKE
BANCHO ART GALLERYBANCHO BAR
LIVE MUSIC WITH JUSTIN & ASHLEYMARKET CITY TAVERN | OCT 22, 4-6PM