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How to Celebrate the Chinese New Year in Toronto with Style


Chinese New Year celebrations are about to begin with the Lunar New Year arriving on Saturday, January 25, 2020.

The Lunar New Year is steeped in rich traditions that go back thousands of years. Here are a few ideas to celebrate the Chinese New Year in Toronto.

Gift Ideas

What can you slip into a red envelope that’s more precious and exciting than money? How about tickets to experience traditional Chinese dance at it’s finest? Tickets to see the world-famous Shen Yun Performing Arts perform live onstage at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto in March is sure to be a gift that’s never forgotten. 

Local Events

Porsche Centre North Toronto, Thu, Jan 23 – 5 pm

Celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year in style with entertaining Lion Dances and Taiko Drumming performances at 6 PM Traditional Chinese Food and Beverages (non-alcoholic)
Spectacular décor with Porsche display and lanterns
Exclusive Red Envelope Purchase Offer

Register here to attend: 

CF Fairview Mall, Sun, Jan 26 – 2 pm

Join the Lunar New Year Celebration at Fairview Mall on Sunday, January 26th from 2-3 pm to ring in the year of the rat! 🐀
They’ll have Traditional Lion Dance and Lion eye-dotting ceremony, modern “Street Dance” performance, and more.


Chinese New Year wouldn’t be complete without fireworks. Check out Kaboom for a great selection of fireworks to celebrate the Lunar New Year.

Adam Ainsworth