Lunar New Year: The Secret of the Red Envelopes
February 3: Lucky red envelopes symbolize good wishes and luck for the Lunar New Year, as well as being a symbolic gesture thought to keep away a demon named Sui. Learn the craft of folding your own lucky red envelopes into a popular shape with Jeffrey Wong of the Wong Association.Event Registration
Lunar New Year Eats!
Families across Vancouver are getting ready to greet the Lunar New Year, or Chinese New Year as it’s often called, and that means welcoming in the Year of the Tiger with traditional dishes and treats.
Foods enjoyed to mark the start of the Lunar New Year are steeped in tradition and meaning. Many of the dishes or ingredients are focused on bringing the eater good health or fortune in the new year ahead. In Vancouver, there are plenty of incredible restaurants marking the transition to the Lunar New Year with special dinners, dishes, and take-out options. Check it out for yourself!List of Restaurants
12 Lunar New Year events to check out in Metro Vancouver
The Year of the Tiger kicks off on February 1, and there are many fun Lunar New Year events happening in Metro Vancouver to celebrate before, during, and after. From LunarFest to Into the Light, Chinese New Year workshops and more, here are 12 fun events to check out this year. Don’t forget the lucky red envelopes!Lunar New Year Events