The Vancouver Chinatown Spring Festival is this weekend with the Chinese New Year Parade happening on Sunday, February 2, 2014. The parade starts at 11:00am and will set out on Pender from Carrall and looping up Gore, heading south on Gore, and turning right back down Keefer to Carrall (view map).
Chinese New Year Events
Check out a full list of over 20 Chinese New Year events on The Province’s events blog – here’s a sampling:
Celebrating the Year of the Horse at International Village Mall
This four-day event starts with a ceremonial eye-dotting ritual and lion dance, ending with on the last day with a cultural extravaganza, the Chinese New Year Parade and more at 88 West Pender until Sunday, February 2, 2014.
Celebrate Chinese New Year at FlyOver Canada
In celebration of Chinese New Year, FlyOver Canada (at 999 Canada Place) presents the flight ride, Flight of the Dragon, which soars over the landscape of an ancient civilization and China, as part of a back-to-back experience along with the FlyOver Canada ride.
Gung Hay Fat Choy from Oakridge Centre
This Year of the Horse, Chinese New Year celebration features stage performances and more at Oakridge Centre (650 W. 41st Ave) on Saturday, February 1st from 10:00am to 12:30pm.
Lougheed Town Centre
Jam packed with fun entertainment, Lunar Festival is set to include a Korean Drum Parade, Korean performances, Chinese Lion Dance, Choy Chang and more at Lougheed Town Centre (9855 Austin Ave, Burnaby) on Saturday, February 1st at 10:30am.
Willowbrook Lunar New Year
Lunar New Year activities the entire family can enjoy including a traditional Lion Dance, Tai Chi demonstration, Chinese Astrology readings and dragon boat display at Willowbrook Shopping Centre (19705 Fraser Hwy) on February 2nd.