Celebrating 2018 Chinese New Year in Vancouver’s Chinatown – Year of the Dog

Celebrating 2018 Chinese New Year in Vancouver’s Chinatown – 2018 Year of the Dog 狗 The Chinese New Year Parade will return for the 45th time on Sunday, February 18th, 2018 恭喜發財  Gung Hay Fat Choi! Happy New Year! 新年快樂 新年好 (xīn nián hǎo)  Have a good New Year! One of my favourite neighbourhood Vancouver events, the annual […]

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 […]

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 […]

Unwind Tuesdays with al Fresco Yoga at Chinatown Classic Garden

Summer is here and we’re Yoga-ing al fresco all over Vancouver, from Yaletown to Coal Harbour. And if you’re closer to Gastown, Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Chinese Classic Garden is here for you. Welcome to Yoga Tuesdays evenings 6:00pm – 7:00pm in the Garden – Summer Yoga Series Yoga in the Garden at Dr. Sun Yat-Sen […]

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 […]

Vancouver Chinatown Night Market 2013 – Hot Summer Nights!

The 2013 Chinatown Night Market in Vancouver is the best place to find amazing food and local entertainment in an outdoor party setting this Summer. The Chinatown Night Market is one of the best things about summer in Vancouver! It runs Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 6pm-11pm May 17 to September 8th 2013 in Vancouver […]

Vancouver Chinatown Still Satisfies Traditional to Trendy Food Hunger

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]