Experience the 'Silk Road' at the 2019 Chinatown Street Festival

Jul 18 2019, 4:20 pm

Calgary’s annual Chinatown Street Festival is coming back for the 18th year in a row.

On August 17, from 11 am to 7 pm, anyone and everyone is welcome to participate in the “Silk Road” experience that includes multi-cultural performances, cuisines, arts, crafts, and more.

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Chinatown Street Festival

Chinatown Street Festival (Danny NG / Facebook)

This all-day event is the pride of Chinatown’s summer festivities and is expected to see around 30,000 visitors this year.

Chinatown Street Festival

Dance of the dragons (Calgary Chinatown / Facebook)

Originally established in 2001 to celebrate the grand re-opening of the Centre Street Bridge after rehabilitation work, the Chinatown Street Festival is returning to Calgary’s Chinatown streets for its 18th annual exhibition of Asian culture and Chinatown heritage.

Chinatown Street Festival

Dance performance (Chinatown Street Festival / Facebook)

2019 Chinatown Street Festival

When: August 17, 2019
Where: Chinatown, 3rd Avenue / Centre Street SE
Time: 11 am to 7 pm
Tickets: Free to attend. Register here

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