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CNY FAQ 2022

FAQ CNY 2022


When do the CNY celebrations take place?

Sunday 6th February, 11.30am – 5.30pm in Liverpool Chinatown.

Is it free?

Absolutely, yes!

Why is it happening and who is it for?

This is an annual event that celebrates Chinese New Year. The event is open to everyone and is popular with families. All ages are welcome.

Are there toilets?

Yes, on Nelson Street. Accessible toilets are also available too.

Where is the Water Tiger 3D animation taking place?

At St Luke’s Bombed Out Church between 6pm – 9pm on Friday 4th to Sunday 7th February.

Where and when will the parade take place?

The Dragon / Lion parade starts at 11.15am and finishes at approx. 3.30pm. The Unicorn parade starts at 12.15pm and finishes at approx. 4pm. Both parades move through Nelson Street, Duke Street, Berry Street, Bold Street etc.

What roads are closed?

Certain roads will be closed from 6am – 10pm on Sunday 6th February including Great George Street, Duke Street, Upper Duke Street, Nelson Street, Grenville Street, South Sankey Street, Griffiths Street, Knight Street, Bold Street, Seel Street, Berry Street, Back Berry Street, Bold Place, Back Knight Street, Cookson Street, Pitt Street, Upper Pitt Street, York Street, Raffles Street, Roscoe Street, Roscoe Lane.

In addition Grenville Street South, near Hardy Street, will be closed on the evening of Friday 4th February until the end of the event and Upper Pitt Street will be closed from Hardy Street to Nelson Street from Saturday 5th February.

Can I bring my own food and drink?

Yes you can, although please be aware that alcohol is strictly prohibited.

Can I buy food and drinks at the event?

Yes, there are a variety of food and drink concessions at the event.

What Covid measures are you putting in place?

We will observe the measurements recommended by Central Government at the present time.

How do I get to the event?

We recommend using public transport where possible. The closest train station to the celebrations is Liverpool Central.

There are car parks nearby, however, our planned road closures may affect access to these.

Any other questions?

Please email [email protected]