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Weekend Adventurer: Chinese New Year Celebrations in Vancouver (Year of the Tiger)

Want to take a break from the Olympics? This weekend come celebrate the Spring Season at the Chinese New Year festivities in Downtown Vancouver's Chinatown with events, shows, storytelling, crafts and culminating in the Annual Chinese New Year Parade. Come celebrate the Chinese New Year with locals and visitors from around the World!

With Vancouver's rich Asian heritage it is no surprise that Chinese New Year is a highlyGung Hay Fat Choy is Chinese for Best wishes and Congratulations, Have a prosperous and good year anticipated event with parades, festivities and celebrations in Downtown Vancouver's Chinatown.Chinese New Year 2010 is the year of the tiger.

Celebrating the arrival of Spring, Vancouver's Chinese New Year Festivities include a parade, multicultural events, storytelling and handing out of traditional lucky red packets.

  • Location: International Village Mall (Tinseltown)
  • Date: February 12, 2010 to Febraury 14, 2010
  • Time: February 12th (12:00pm - 10:00pm) / February 13th (12:00pm - 12:00am) / February 14th (10:00am - 7:00pm)
  • The Dragon Dance makes its way through Vancouver's Chinatown.How to get there: The Mall is located at the corner of West Pender and Abbott Streets. It is easily accessible by SkyTrain (Stadium/Chinatown) and by Bus.
  • Parade: February 14, 2010
  • Time: 9:30am - 11:00am
  • Route: The 2010 route is 1.2kms long and starts at E. Pender and Columbia Streets along E. Pender, south on Gore Street and west on Keefer ending at Columbia Street.

Here's a list of events and activities for the 2011 Chinese New Year celebrations on February 6, 2011 in Vancouver and Richmond, BC!

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