Next month, Vancouver’s Chinatown will be adorned with colourful light decorations in a two-day community-wide celebration. If you’re looking for an excuse to dress up in your nicest fall attire and peruse the local food & drink scene, this is it. Mark your calendars for Light Up Chinatown – slated for Saturday, September 10th and Sunday, September 11th.

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In addition to beautiful glowy lights surrounding you, the celebration will feature a ton of food truck eats, and tasty options galore via a self-guided walking food tour. Sample specialty offerings from Chinatown’s local award-winning merchants between 11 am and 9 pm on Saturday, and until 6 pm on Sunday.


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Light Up Chinatown is presented by RBC and co-hosted by the Vancouver Chinatown Foundation, along with several other local associations. The event will take place at 500 Columbia Street and neighbouring streets in Chinatown.

We’ll see you there, folks! And we’ll be sure to update you with any more deets as they come.

Light Up Chinatown

When: Saturday, September 10th and Sunday, September 11th
Where: 500 Columbia Street
Cost: Free!