The Chinese New Year Parade is a Chinatown tradition. The parade follows Pender Street, turning at Gore Street, and returning along Keefer. The Chinese New Year Parade attracts thousands of people, so take the bus or the Skytrain down and get there early!
When: February 10, 11 AM – 1:30 PM approximately
Where: Pender, Gore, and Keefer
Head down to Dr Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden in Chinatown for a one-day-only festival celebrating the Chinese New Year. You can expect live music, performances like a lion-dance, and Chinese food for sale.
When: February 10, 10 AM – 4:30 PM
Where: 578 Carrall Street
Tickets: By donation.
Experience the Flight of the Dragon at FlyOver Canada. There will be a double feature available along with FlyOver Canada.
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The Huangshan mountain range is a UNESCO World Heritage Sight in east China's Anhui province. The area is known for it's incredible sunrises and sunsets that feature unique granite peaks. Soar over the Huangshan Yellow Mountains in Flight of the Dragon, playing now through February 24th. Photo by: @zhuxiaophotography #FlightoftheDragon | #FlyOverCanada | #PusuitLife
When: January 24th – February 24th
Where: Canada Place
Tickets: $17.25 – $33.00
Lunar New Year at Wesbrook Village
Lunar New Year celebrations at UBC include a Lion Dance blessing in the streets around Wesbrook Village and free family-friendly activities taking place at the community centre. The event attracts over a thousand attendees most years.
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Flashback to last year's Lunar New Year Event 🏮 . Welcome in the Year of the Pig 🐷 this year with @wesbrookvillage and @unacommunity at our annual Lunar New Year Celebration next Saturday, February 9th from 2pm to 4pm . This family event at the Wesbrook Community Center will feature an indoor lion dance 🐲, cultural performances, tea ceremonies 🍵, music, and other exciting activities! Make sure to come out, celebrate, and learn more about Asian culture with this community. Link in Bio.
When: February 9th 2 PM – 4 PM
Where: 3335 Webber Lane, Wesbrook Community Centre
LunarFest started in 2009 for Vancouver’s Winter Olympics. They’re described as “Canada’s premier presenter of contemporary expression in Asian arts and culture.”
LunarFest is putting on a number of events for 2019’s Lunar New Year, details below:
THE GALLERIA OF IMPERIAL INSPIRATIONS
When: January 29th – February 19th
Where: Oakridge Centre
COASTAL LUNAR LANTERNS
When: January 30th – February 18th
Where: Jack Poole Plaza
When: February 8th
Where: The Playhouse
When: February 9th – 10th
Where: Vancouver Art Gallery Plaza
AN ACCIDENT OF LOVE MUSICAL
When: February 9th
Where: The Centre in Vancouver for the Performing Arts
Tickets: $58 – $268