Tag Archives: Chinatown

Celebrating 2016 Chinese New Year in Vancouver’s Chinatown – Year of the Monkey

Celebrating 2016 Chinese New Year and Valentines Day in Vancouver’s Chinatown – 2016 Year of the Monkey 猴 The Chinese New Year Parade will return for the 43rd time on Sunday, February 14th, 2016, and it’s also Valentines Day. Clever Monkey! 恭喜發財! Gung Hay Fat Choi! (Happy New Year!) 情人节快乐 (And Happy Valentine’s Day) One of my favourite neighbourhood Vancouver events, ...

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Chinese New Year Parade Vancouver 2015

Celebrating Chinese New Year Parade Vancouver 2015 Year of the Goat. Gung Hay Fat Choi! 恭喜發財! Gung Hay Fat Choi! (Happy New Year!) This year’s 2015 Vancouver’s Chinese New Year Parade starts at 11:00 am on Sunday, February 22nd, 2015, and takes two and a half hours to complete. The 1.5 km parade route winds through Vancouver’s historic Chinatown, starting ...

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Celebrating 2014 Chinese New Year in Vancouver’s Chinatown – Year of the Horse

Celebrating 2014 Chinese New Year in Vancouver’s Chinatown – 2014马年 Year of the Horse 41th Vancouver Chinese New Year’s Parade 恭喜發財! Gung Hay Fat Choi! (Happy New Year!) Certainly one of my favourite events, the annual Vancouver Chinese New Year Parade, is one of the largest annual parades in the city. The parade closes car traffic on E. Pender and Main ...

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Vancouver Chinatown Still Satisfies Traditional to Trendy Food Hunger

Chinatown Vancouver

Vancouver’s Chinatown Can Still Deliver Some Great Food If you read the list of winners from the Vancouver Chinese Restaurant Awards 2013 its hard to find a restaurant outside Richmond.  Fair enough, there are great traditional and fine Chinese restaurants in Richmond.  But Vancouver Chinatown still has a few gems. Bao Bei Chinese Brasserie If you’re looking for innovation and edge, Bao Bei ...

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Gung Hay Fat Choi! Celebrating 40th Chinese New Year Parade – Vancouver

2013 Vancouver Chinese New Year Parade

Celebrating 2013 Chinese New Year in Vancouver’s Chinatown 40th Vancouver Chinese New Year’s Parade 恭喜發財! Gung Hay Fat Choi! (Happy New Year!) The annual Vancouver Chinese New Year Parade, is one of the largest annual parades in the city. The parade closes car traffic on E. Pender and Main Street and draws over 50,000 spectators. The 2013 Vancouver’s Chinese New Year Parade ...

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Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden – Worth a Visit Any Time of Year

Dr. Sun Yat Sen Classic Chinese Garden Vancouver

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden and Park, Vancouver The thing I love about this beautiful garden, is that it is easily accessible from Downtown, and an interesting walk through Gastown from Canada Place. It is a popular attraction, because of the architectural beauty and because of the landscaping which changes with the seasons. It’s proximity to Chinatown also makes ...

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