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Chinese New Year

Ring in the Year of the Rat in Canada's oldest Chinatown and allow the celebrations to transport you into a different world.

A major gateway to Chinese immigrants in the past and present, Victoria's Chinatown is a treasure chest of Chinese gems and curiosities. Explore small stores in Fan Tan Alley, North America's narrowest commercial street, and enjoy exciting New Year's celebrations amidst blooming cherry trees.

Chinese New Year Lion Dance

Ring in the year of the rat during the Chinese New Year celebration in Victoria's Chinatown. There will be a traditional Chinese lion dance parade, and three new lions will be awakened with a special eye dotting ceremony.

5 Ways to Celebrate Chinese New Year in Victoria, B.C.

The Year of the Rat is upon us, and what better place to celebrate Chinese New Year than in Canada’s oldest Chinatown? 

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