About 2020 Lunar New Year Celebration
In year 2020, the first day of the Lunar New Year will fall on January 25th. To highlight the fifteen-day celebrations and in welcoming the year of the Rat, Toronto Chinatown BIA will spearhead the celebrations with an opening ceremony in Dragon City Mall followed by a magnificent lantern exhibition, and a lineup of interactive games and performances to showcase the rich heritage of Asian traditions during the 2020 Lunar New Year Celebrations.
As per traditions, the Lantern Festival will come to mark the last day of the fifteen-day Lunar New Year celebrations where families come together and light up different colours and shapes of lanterns. Lanterns are iconic and have transcended time through generations in Asian culture. During the fifteen-day celebrations, temporary installations of lanterns will come to life in different shapes and colours will illuminate the Dragon City Mall at the heart of Chinatown.
Date

Jan 25th – February 9th, 2020

Time

Jan 25th, 2020 (1st Day of Lunar New Year):
12pm – 5pm

Jan 26th, 2020 (2nd Day of Lunar New Year):
12pm – 4pm

Jan 27th to Feb 9th, 2020:
DCM opening hours (8am – 7pm)

*Please note that time is subject to change

Location

Dragon City Mall
280 Spadina Ave, Toronto, ON M5T 3A5

Event Highlights
Opening Ceremony

Dragon & Lion Dance to open the 2020 Lunar New Year Celebration, followed by speeches from our VIP’s and board of directors.

Interactive Booths

Booths from our local vendors, and CBIA booths to host fun and interactive mini games and activities such as lantern riddle, red couplet writing, fortune-telling, Hoo He How (Fish-Prawn-Crab) and more!

Exciting Performances

Various exciting cultural performances to celebrate 2020 Lunar New Year.

Lantern Display

Lanterns created by Toronto Chinatown community members which will be hung from the Dragon City Mall ceiling. 

Full Event Schedule

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