Toronto Chinatown Festival

August 17, 2019

August 18, 2019

Free

Chinatown, Toronto

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Events Description

Join us for Dragon Dance & Lion Dance, Traditional Dancing & Opera Performances, Kung Fu Performances, Art & Culture Booths, Multi-Cultural Street Food – BBQ squid, bubble tea, bubble waffle ice cream and more! Free admission, many lucky draw prizes and an opportunity to understand more about one of Toronto’s oldest community- Chinatown!

 This year, the theme is “12 Chinese Zodiac”. The Chinese Zodiac is an animal that assigned to each year in a 12-year cycle, from Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, Pig. In Chinese Astrology, people believed each zodiac represents a specific personal character and different compatibility between each zodiac, just like the Western Horoscope.

A few highlights of the 2019 Toronto Chinatown Festival will be various cultural performances on two stages with about 80 vendors to showcase Asian culture and communal diversity in Canada while improving local tourism and economy. There will be also interactive activities for visitors to learn more about Toronto Chinatown and Chinese culture, such as a Free Chinatown Walking Tour by Professor Leo Chan to explore the history of Chinatown..

Who is it for?

All ages – Family

Free

WHEN & WHERE

Date & Time:

Saturday, August 17, 2019 | 12:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Sunday, August 18, 2019 | 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM

 

Venue & Address :

West side of Spadina Avenue – between St Andrew St & Sullivan St, Toronto

Public Transit Accessible

Paid Parking

A tip for your trip!

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  1. Jason

    Great event!

    August 17, 2019 at 10:49 AM

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