Our Parades

Do you want to be part of the Dragon Parades?



Each year the Association relies on the participation of volunteers to parade the Dragon. For males, there are positions for Dragon Legs, Head and Tail Carriers (strong guys!), Weapon and Banner Carriers. For females, there are Lanterns and Animals to carry.

2018 Moomba Parade

Date: Monday, 12 March 2018

Time - Participant uniforms and positions: 8:00am
Time - Moomba Parade start: 10:45am

The new Moomba Parade route will begin at Birdwood Avenue then weave through the picturesque Kings Domain parkland and conclude on Linlithgow Avenue near Queen Victoria Gardens.

Visit the Moomba Festival website for more.

Participants & Venue

Male Participants to change into uniforms at Punt Hill Apartments in Cohen Place, opposite the Chinese Museum in the meeting room on the Ground Floor. Must be changed and assigned position by 9.15 a.m. for the Chinese New Year Parade and 8.15 a.m. for the Moomba Parade.

Female participants to change on Level 2 at the Chinese Museum in Cohen Place.

Eligibility

Due to the Association being required to have "a duty of care" to its participants, it restricts the participation to:

  • Boys and Girls over 12 years to carry Weapons, Banners and Lanterns.
  • Boys and Men over 16 years old to be in the Dragon.
  • Or if the Committee's Representatives, in their judgement, deem any applicant unsuitable to participate.

The Association reserve the right to refuse participation, if the Committee's Representatives, in their judgement, deem any applicant unsuitable to participate.

Uniforms

Uniforms will be issued to all participants (except footwear). Please come wearing white runners.

Lunch

Lunch will be provided free of charge to participants only after the parade.

Should your partners, children, parents or friends wish to join you in the meal, a charge of $15 is payable.

To be a part of the Dragon Parade, contact us with your name, age and address.