Chinese New Year Celebration

Date & Time: January 26, 2020 (12:00pm - 3:00pm)

Category: Arts and Culture (See all events in this category)

Gung Hay Fat Choy!

Ring in the Year of the Rat in Canada’s oldest Chinatown at the Chinese New Year celebration on Sunday, January 26 from 12 p.m. – 3 p.m. by the Gate of Harmonious Interest, located on Fisgard Street at Government Street.

Parade and Festivities

The event is hosted by the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association.

  • Starting at 1 p.m., the Lion Dancers will parade from business to business throughout Chinatown.
  • Festivities will include cultural performances and a Kung Fu demonstration.

Road Closures

The 500 Block of Fisgard Street will be closed to vehicle traffic on Sunday, January 26 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Surrounding streets will be closed and re-opened by Police as the parade goes by.

Did You Know?

You were born in the Year of the Rat if you were born in 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972 1984, 1996, 2008 and 2020. According to Asian astrology, your year of birth and the animal this represents, set your personality traits.