Martial arts and multiculturalism abound at Vancouver Chinatown Festival this weekend

Aug 8 2019, 6:35 pm

Vancouver’s Chinatown Festival is back again and is expected to be bigger than ever.

The festival is one of the largest multicultural events in the summer, and usually pulls in over 50,000 attendees.

Opening up with a lion dance performance, attendees can expect to see traditional dance and cultural performances, magic performances, plus live band music.

This year’s theme features kung fu, Chinese martial arts, competitions. Other attractions include traditional arts and crafts from all over the world, an open-air market, and multicultural performances.

Chinatown Festival

Courtesy Chinatown Festival

For those who want to learn more about this historical icon, walking tours are also available. There will be a mobile aquarium, a photo booth, and games for kids to participate in.

Over 20 food vendors will be selling delicious food for people to enjoy. And after you finish exploring the festival, you can take a break and watch an evening outdoor movie at 7 pm.

The Chinatown Festival happens this Saturday, August 10 and is free for everyone to attend.

Vancouver Chinatown Festival 2019

When: Saturday, August 10
Time: 11 am to 9 pm
Where: Chinatown—100 Keefer Street
Price: Free

Daily Hive is a proud media sponsor of the 2019 Vancouver Chinatown Festival 

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