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2016 Chinese New Year Celebrations in Markham



Chinese New Year Celebrations at Pacific Mall

7600 Kennedy Rd. (map

Tel.:  905-470-8785

Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 2:00 p.m.
Free Fei Chun by Renouned Calligraphers

Monday, February 8, 2016 at 2:30 p.m.
The Booming Year of The Dazzling Monkey Celebration

Saturday, February 13, 2016, 1:00 p.m.
The Thrilling Door-to-Door Lion Dance Performances


Chinese New Year Celebrations at Markham Pan Am Centre

Friday, February 5 to Sunday, February 7, 2016

Open 10 a.m. to midnight

16 Main Street Unionville South  (map

Join us to welcome the Year of the Monkey! The Lunar Chinese New Year Festival at the Markham Pan Am Centre
is the largest event of its kinds in Canada and showcases diversity and culture of Asian community.
 This is a three-day event to enjoy the spirit of the festival, fun-packed with various cultural performances,
 God of Fortune parade, all sorts of gift and merchandise for the house and a wide variety of food booths.

 Friday, February 5 & Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 8 p.m.
Lunar Festival Celebration

Sunday, February 7, 2016 at 9:30 p.m.
Lunar New Year's Eve Countdown Bash
(With Special Guest Lee Lung Kei)

Admission Prices
General Admission (13 to 64 years) $10
65 & better $5
Children (5 to 12 years) $5
Children 4 years & under FREE
Family (2 Adults & 2 Children/65+) $20

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2016 Year of the Monkey

Chinese New Year Celebrations
at the Markham Civic Centre

101 Town Centre Boulevard  map

Saturday, February 13, 2016

11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Chinese New Year Show & Celebrations

Come and enjoy a dazzling afternoon of cultural entertainment and activities with your families to celebrate this festive season.

Celebrating the traditions of Chinese New Year. Sponsored by TD Bank Group, Organized by the FCCM.



Year of the Monkey

Chinese New Year Celebrations
at Market Village

 4350 Steeles Avenue East  map

Friday, February 5, 2016, 10:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, February 6, 2016, 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, February 7, 2016, 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Featured Attractions includes:
- Cultural Drumming Showcase
- Lion Dances
- Chinese Folk Dances
- Chinese Operas
- Martial Art Performances
- Chinese Orchestra
- God of Fortune
- FREE Lucky Draws
- FREE Giveaways
- Chinese Calligraphy
- Citizenship Ceremony

Free Giveaway Limited Edition Chinese Hand Drums

Opening Ceremony on Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 12:30 p.m.

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Year of the Monkey


Chinese New Year Celebrations
at First Markham Place

3255 Highway 7 at Woodbine Ave.  map


Tel: 905-944-0128

January 22 to February 21, 2016 Chinese New Year Sidewalk Sale
Sunday, February 7, 2016
9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
God of Fortune Visiting
The God of Fortune will be visiting stores and restaurants in First Markham Place with red pockets and greetings for the upcoming New Year.
Sunday, February 7, 2016
10 p.m. to Midnight
Chinese New Year Countdown Show
Fairchild Radio will be hosting the countdown show. This is the most popular variety show with performances of dance, music and games during the evening. The show will come to a dramatic climax with a Lion Dance (performed by Sunny Tang's Martial Arts Centre) and the God of Fortune will be on stage welcoming in the year of the Monkey.
Sunday, February 14, 2016 at 1 p.m. Chinese Collective Arts Association Dance Group will be performing a few of their award winning dances. A creative festive and memorable afternoon.
Sunday, February 14, 2016 at noon Internationally Renowned Feng Shui Master Paul Ng will be giving his Annual New Year Speech.
Saturday, February 20, 2016 at noon Lion Dance
The Lions will be dancing in front of stores and restaurants during the afternoon and will have a special Kung Fu Demonstration in the food court for the audience.




 Markham YMCA Lunar New Year Celebration 2016

Markham YMCA CNY

Sunday, February 14, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Location: Markham YMCA Blvd - Rudy Bratty Center  map

A free event that celebrates Chinese Lunar New Year with its YMCA members and members of the City of Markham.

The Markham YMCA Ruddy Bratty Center has been celebrating the event since it opened in 2006.

Free admission.

Festivities include Food Samplings, Lion Dance, God of Fortune, Shopping Market,

Kids Zone and Crafts, Traditional Chinese Dance & Music,

Marital Arts Demonstrations, Chinese Calligraphy and Photo Booth.


Chinese New Year Banquet




Annual Hakka Chinese New Year Party

Saturday February 13, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.

Venue: NKS Banquet Hall (Formerly Mong Kok Chinese Restaurant)
8360 Kennedy Road, Markham  map

The Hakka Youth Association Of Toronto is proud to once again host the annual Hakka Chinese New Year party.

This is one of the biggest events hosted by our community and we go all out with feasting, lion dances and fun for all.

Join us in celebrating another year of prosperity and happiness.
Tickets: Adults: $38.00
Children (13 and under): $25.00
Toddlers (2 and under): Free

Includes a 10-course Chinese banquet dinner, lion dance, door prizes and much more!

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2016 HKCBA Toronto Chinese New Year Ball
to Celebrate the Year of the Monkey

Saturday, February 20, 2016

Location: Hilton Suites Markham
                       8500 Warden Avenue (map)

6:00 p.m. - Reception

7:30 p.m. - Dinner

Formal Attire

Join the HKCBA family and friends in celebrating the arrival of the Year of the Monkey!

Our festivities will include:
  Champagne and dim sum reception with traditional Chinese games
  Traditional lion dance
  Our special fusion dinner, combining the best from the East and the West
  Musical performance by the Michael Vieira Band
  Lucky draw and table prizes
  Silent auction
  GRAND PRIZE DRAW: Two round-trip Premium Economy tickets from Toronto to Hong Kong courtesy of Cathay Pacific

Tickets: $218/person + HST
            $2180/table of ten + HST

REGISTER ONLINE or complete attached and email to or fax to 416-366-1569


Chinese New Year Celebrations at Markham Public Library

Sunday, February 21, 2016

2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location: Milliken Mills Community Centre and Library, 7600 Kennedy Road, Markham (map)

Join Life With A Baby in collaboration with Markham Public Library to celebrating Chinese New Year in Markham!

Happy Lunar New Year 2016!

These celebrations are fun for the whole family and will feature:
crafts, mini photo session, Chinese calligraphy, lantern making, stories about the tradition, and more!

Light refreshments will be provided.

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