Auckland Lantern Festival road closures

Auckland Lantern Festival(external link) takes place from 14 – 17 February in the Domain.  The four day festival celebrates the Chinese New Year.

The event is lots of fun for those attending but does have an impact on the roads surrounding Auckland City Hospital and Starship Hospital.

Road closures will be in place but patients, visitors and emergency vehicles will be able to access the hospital at all times. Additional security will be on site.

You are advised to use the Grafton Road entrance and exit to avoid the traffic. 

Road closures

11 - 14 February: Road closures and parking restrictions begin in the Domain.

14 - 15 February 7pm to 12pm and 16 – 17 February 6pm to midnight:  Grafton Bridge, Park Road, Carlton Gore Road and many of the surrounding side roads will be closed.

Public transport

If you are travelling to work by bus there are some detours and bus stop changes during the festival. Additional buses and trains will also be running. You can find all the details on Auckland Transport Website(external link).

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