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January

Come Try Ringette

Come learn how to play ringette, the fastest sport on ice. This free event is open to boys and girls between the ages of 4-12. At this fun event, participants will play games and learn drills that are suitable for all skill levels. Come Try Ringette: Dates: January 28, 2023
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Lion Dance Performance

The lion dance is a traditional Chinese dance performed during the Spring Festival (Chinese New Year) to drive away all the negative energy and evil spirits and bring prosperity, wisdom, positivity, and liveliness. The dance is performed by two dancers inside an ornate lion costume accompanied by beating drums and
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Festive Light Installation
Festive Light Installation

Head to the South Granville Plaza West to see beautifully adorned red lanterns. Red lanterns are symbols of wealth, fame, and prosperity and are a significant tradition for the Lunar New Year.   Lunar New Year Light Installation When: Mid-January to early-February Location: South Granville Plaza West Address: Granville Street
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Grab A Book & Celebrate Family Literacy Day (January 27th)

For the 23rd year in a row, the province of British Columbia has proclaimed January 27 as Family Literacy Day.  Local libraries have a host of terrific events lined up to celebrate Literacy Day. Fort building, concerts, story time and more are part of the events planned. If you know
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International Guitar Night 2023

A popular and must-see event that brings together a revolving group of world-class acoustic guitar masters showcasing innovative, eclectic, and diverse styles of playing. International Guitar Night When: January 28, 2023 Time: 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Location: Massey Theatre Address: 735 Eighth Avenue, New Westminster Website: www.masseytheatre.com

Vive les Voyageurs Winter Festival

Experience the rich French-Canadian culture that made Fort Langley so vibrant. Taste French-Canadian food, try finger-weaving, sing a voyageur song, taste maple taffy and participate in other cultural activities. Vive les Voyageurs Winter Festival When: January 21- 22, 2023 Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm Where: Fort Langley National Historic Site Address:
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Lunar New Year Celebrations
Lunar New Year Celebrations Around Metro Vancouver

2023 is the Year of the Rabbit and many Lunar New Year Celebrations around Metro Vancouver are back in person. We will continue to update this list as more events are added throughout the next few weeks. If we’ve missed a Lunar New Year event please send us an email
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Year of the Rabbit Celebrations at Chinatown Storytelling Centre

Ring in the Lunar New Year with a FREE family-friendly celebration. Paint your own lucky rabbit and meet the God of Wealth who will be sharing blessings and passing out treats. Year of the Rabbit Celebrations When: January 22, 2023 Time: 11am-3pm Where: Chinatown Storytelling Centre Address: 168 E. Pender
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Year of the Rabbit Cantopop/K-pop Night

For all the foodies out there, don’t miss the heritage food-tasting night with bespoke Lunar New Year dishes from the neighbourhood. Learn about the cultural significance of each dish and support Chinatown’s talented chefs and take in a live Catopop/K-Pop performance. Year of the Rabbit Cantopop/K-Pop Night When: January 28th,
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Korean Lunar New Year Celebration
Korean Lunar New Year Celebration

Join the Coquitlam Public Library for a storytime in Korean and English to celebrate Lunar New Year. Traditional games and treats will follow storytime. Korean Lunar New Year Celebration When: January 21, 2023 Time: 10:30am-1:00pm Location: City Centre Branch Address: 1169 Pinetree Way, Coqutilam Website: www.coqlibrary.ca