Welcome to Vancouver’s vibrant, historic Chinatown!

Chinese Garden at the public park in Chinatown area of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Golden dragon seen at 2017 Chinatown New Year Parade at Vancouver Chinatown BC Canada.
A variety of dimsum dishes from a top down perspective

A community established over a 100 years ago

One of Vancouver’s few distinct cultural historic neighbourhoods, Chinatown appeals to locals, tourists, as well as a growing number of emerging chefs, artists, and small business entrepreneurs.

What's New

From the latest new business openings, community initiatives, and special events, find out what’s happening in Chinatown.

2024 Chinatown Festival
April 10, 2024
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2024 Chinatown Festival

Join us for the 22nd Vancouver Chinatown Festival!

July 13th (Saturday) and July 14th (Sunday) - Save the date!

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Tourism Challenge 2024
April 19, 2024
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Tourism Challenge 2024

The 2024 Annual Tourism Challenge brings tourism professionals and volunteers together from April 20 to May 31, 2024.

Welcome to the Year of the Dragon and Kung-Hei-Fat-Choi!
February 1, 2024
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Welcome to the Year of the Dragon and Kung-Hei-Fat-Choi!

Join us Sunday, February 11th for the Vancouver Chinatown Spring Parade

Tours & Activities

Cultural experiences, history tours, culinary exploration, and more - there’s so much to discover in Chinatown.

Two northern lions at Vancouver Chinatown Spring Festival Parade in Chinese New Year of 2019.
A person spray-painting.

Food & Drinks

Chinatown is home to some of Vancouver’s best restaurants and some well established classics. Visit Chinatown and choose from a diverse mix of delicious offerings.

Family enjoying family time and having a variety of traditional dim sum in Chinese restaurant
Fresh Crabs in Bushel Basket at Market in Vancouver, British Columbia


Chinatown offers a wide array of stores, including home furnishings, health and wellness, fashion and attire, grocery, and so much more. Check out the diverse selection!

2014 Chinese New Year red good luck charms and trinkets hang awaiting a person to buy them.
The front of a shop in Vancouver Chinatown
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