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Culture Days will return September 20 – October 13, 2024.

Celebrate the Fire Dragon Festival with the Chinese Canadian Museum


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Chinese Canadian Museum

51 East Pender Street

Vancouver, BC


Free, and accepts optional pay-what-you-may donations for admission.

Offered in English, Mandarin, and Cantonese.

Wheelchair accessible and has gender-neutral washrooms.


Join the Chinese Canadian Museum on September 23 for a fun-filled day of celebrating the vibrant tradition of the Fire Dragon! With origins in Hong Kong’s Tai Hang and Pok Fu Lam Village as part of Mid-Autumn festivities, the Fire Dragon Dance is performed to ward off bad luck and pass on traditional Hakka culture.

Partnering with the Fire Dragon Festival team for their third year in Vancouver Chinatown, the Chinese Canadian Museum is excited to host free workshops, performances, and tours to illuminate the rich cultural traditions of the Chinese diaspora and bring the Chinatown community together. The day will culminate with a special Fire Dragon Dance outdoors! Pre-registration required.



Chinese Canadian Museum

The Chinese Canadian Museum Society of British Columbia was founded in March 2020 to establish and operate a public museum in British Columbia with a national scope, honouring Chinese Canadian history, contributions, and living heritage. Guided by its mission statement “Connecting to the Chinese Canadian story – addressing inclusion for all”, the Chinese Canadian Museum aspires to provide an invigorating and transformative experience for present and future generations through its exhibitions and programming throughout B.C. and Canada.

The first of its kind in Canada, the Chinese Canadian Museum is located in Vancouver Chinatown, and opened to the public on July 1, 2023.