5 Unmissable Vancouver Events for Lunar New Year

Photo: Metropolis at Metrotown

With the Year of the Dragon set to commence on February 10, 2024, it’s time to gather friends and family to celebrate the prosperity of the next year. As a bustling hub of the province—and the nation’s—Asian Canadian communities, Vancouver has a wide range of family-friendly activities for making this Lunar New Year special.

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5 Unmissable Vancouver Events for Lunar New Year

Vancouver’s Mott 32 Promotes Sustainability by Offering Plant-Based Chinese Dishes

Photo: Leila Kwok

With the upcoming Lunar New Year, many diners may wish to start 2023 by shifting to more plant-based eating. One option is Mott 32, which features a plant-based menu and a commitment to sustainability and to greater environmental consciousness.

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Vancouver’s Mott 32 Promotes Sustainability by Offering Plant-Based Chinese Dishes

Marking Lunar New Year in Vancouver with Lucky Food and Drink

A.Bento Tiger Gift Boxes; Photo: Leila Kwok

Willian Chen, executive chef of A.Bento, looks forward to Lunar New Year on February 1 and the festivities and eating it will bring. “It means a brand new year starts, so everyone gathers together to celebrate and to eat together,” he says.

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Marking Lunar New Year in Vancouver with Lucky Food and Drink

Celebrate Lunar New Year with Free Digital Programming from Lunar Fest Vancouver

It’s going to be an Ox-picious year! As we celebrate the year of the Ox in the ever-lingering pandemic, family definitely has a different meaning for this Lunar New Year. LunarFest Vancouver brings a series of physical and virtual programming with hopes to ring in an auspicious year for all people. Continue reading:
Celebrate Lunar New Year with Free Digital Programming from Lunar Fest Vancouver

Celebrate Lunar New Year with the Chinese Canadian Museum

Happy Year of the Ox! The Chinese Canadian Museum is providing free Lunar New Year programming on-site at their temporary exhibition gallery (27 E. Pender St.) and virtually. Continue reading:
Celebrate Lunar New Year with the Chinese Canadian Museum

6 Festive things to do to celebrate the Lunar New Year in Vancouver

Celebrate Lunar New Year in Vancouver and Richmond.

Saturday, January 25, 2020 marks the Year of the Rat and there is an abundance of events happening across Vancouver and Richmond to celebrate Spring, Chinese New Year and traditional Asian New Year.

This festive tradition promises to be a feast for the intrepid culture seeker and family friendly. The entire weekend is packed full of fantastic events including traditional lion dances, foodie events, parades, crafts, cultural performances and much more.

Looking for a special way to celebrate? Check out these five festive activities around Vancouver this weekend and beyond:

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6 Festive things to do to celebrate the Lunar New Year in Vancouver

Where to Celebrate Lunar New Year in Vancouver and Richmond

Celebrate Lunar New Year in Vancouver and Richmond.

Lunar New Year – also known as Chinese New Year and the Spring Festival – welcomes the turn of the traditional Chinese calendar from winter to spring. The festival is steeped in more than 4,000 years of history that carry longstanding traditions like lighting firecrackers to ward off evil spirits and decorating homes in red to symbolize wealth and happiness – and this year is no exception as celebrations continue across Vancouver and Richmond. Continue reading:
Where to Celebrate Lunar New Year in Vancouver and Richmond

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