Chinatown Street Festival

August 17, 2019

August 17, 2019

Free

3 Avenue Southeast, Calgary

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Events Description

Experience the Silk Road with your family at the 18th Chinatown Street Festival of food, music, dance, and other multi-cultural offerings.

Come experience the Silk Road at Calgary Chinatown’s 18th Chinatown Street Festival and join 35,000+ people in one of six festival different zones – Cultural, Merchants, Food, Performance, Family Fun plus the Hidden Gems of Chinatown.

Come experience Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and other southeast Asian experiences plus Indian, Pakistani, Nepalese, and other cultures of the South and Middle East.

The Silk Road was established in China when the Han Dynasty officially opened trade with nations to the west in 130 B.C.Lasting for over 1500 years the Silk Road had a lasting impact on commerce, culture and history. It has been nearly 600 years since the Silk Road was used for international trade connecting China and the Far East with the Middle East and Europe.

Who is it for?

All ages

Free Admission

WHEN & WHERE

 

Date: Saturday August 17, 2019  | 11am to 7pm

Venue & Address

ChinaTown – Centre Street / 3rd Avenue South

3 Avenue Southeast, Calgary

Wheelchair accessible

Paid Parking
James Short Parkade will provide low parking rate. Also many parking lots in the area are available for short term parking. .
Public transport accessible
LRT station on 7 Ave is at walking distance to Chinatown. Also many transits will pass by the centre street / 3 Ave junction.

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