The TD Vancouver Chinatown Festival have attracted close to 50,000 visitors in past years, filling Columbia and Keefer Street in the beautiful, historic Chinatown.

Attendees can enjoy a variety of activities including the Kid Zone with facepainting, balloon twisting, arts & crafts, as well as a photo booth, aquarium experience, live entertainment, giant mah jong tiles, day market and more! This year we even have an AR (augmented reality) scavenger hunt.

Many free activities and giveaways. Admission is free.
Special-Access Pass (3)

2022 TD Vancouver Chinatown Festival is excited to offer the limited 20th Anniversary Special Access Pass.  The pass is a $80+ value providing purchasers the opportunity to discover the wonders of Chinatown.  The pass includes:

  • TD Festival Tote Bag
  • Limited edition Telus face masks (3-pack)
  • One complimentary admission to the Chinatown Storytelling Centre
  • One complimentary admission to Dr. Sun Yat Sen Classical Chinese Garden
  • One complimentary child admission with a purchase of an adult admission to Science World
  • And more goodies from Chinatown merchants including Larry’s Market, Kam Wai Dim Sum, Forum Home Appliances, Massey Books and Maxim Bakery


If you are unavailable to redeem all items or visit all the attractions included, all of the sponsors have generously extended their redemption deadline to at least July 31, 2022.

*Please note that Dr. Sun Yat Sen Classical Chinese Garden is closed for a private event on July 16, 2022 and the pass excludes participation in special events. 

Shipping & Returns

All orders can be picked up at the 2022 TD Vancouver Chinatown Festival on July 16 or July 17 at the VCBIA Info Booth. Any orders not picked up by July 17 at 5pm will be stored at the VCBIA office. Orders are non-refundable.

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Lion Dance

Lion dance brings good fortune and prosperity to the community. Vancouver Chinatown Festival will feature lion dance as part of the Opening Ceremony.

Multi-Cultural Food trucks

There will be 24 multicultural street food trucks selling treats from all over Asia. These authentic street snacks are a taste into all the different cultures that the Vancouver Chinatown Festival has to offer.

Traditional Dancing & Cultural Performances

A mix of traditional and modern Asian dance groups, bands, musicians, and other artists are invited to perform during the festival. Not only will the performances be a feast to the eye, but they will also prove to be culturally educational.

Photo Booth with TD

Drop by TD photo booth!

Funny, cute, glamorous ...what kind of summer holiday photo will you create? There will be a backdrop and over-sized props to help you create a fun and magical photo.

Post the photo to Instagram or Twitter using the hashtag #chinatownfestival for the chance to win a $50 gift card!

Chinatown Movie Night

That’s right! Come and enjoy the movie with street food and breeze in the middle of Chinatown.