Lunar New Year in Calgary

Traditional Demonstration for Chinese New Year in Chinatown Calgary
Traditional Demonstration for Chinese New Year in Chinatown Calgary
Year of the Pig

Lunar New Year in Calgary

Celebrate the Lunar New Year in Calgary with traditional decorations, dining, and ceremonies.

The Lunar New Year is just around the corner with the first day of the new lunar calendar on February 5, 2019. Sometimes referred to as Chinese New Year, the traditions, decorations, and celebrations of the Lunar New Year are an important part of many cultures around the world. Here are some ways to kick off the Year of the Pig, the zodiac sign symbolizing wealth, and celebrate the Lunar New Year in Calgary.

Decorations, Red Pocket Envelopes, and Lucky Charms

Hing Wah Imports
Location: 312 Centre Street South

 

Honey World
Location: 328 Centre St S

 

Lee’s Oriental Art
Location: 328 Centre St S

 

Pan Wen Wei Jewellery
Location: Far East Mall

 

T&T Supermarket
Location: 9650 Harvest Hills Blvd NE #1000 & 999 36 St NE

 

UNIQUE
Location: 105 Centre Street S.W.

 

Yick Chi Gift and Toys
Location: Far East Mall

Food, Snacks, and Flowers to Celebrate at Home

Forbidden City
Location: 999 36 St NE

 

Lucky Supermarket
Location: 4527 8 Ave SE

 

Papa Shunde Chinese Restaurant
Location: 246 Hawkstone Dr NW

 

T&T Supermarket
Location: 9650 Harvest Hills Blvd NE #1000 & 999 36 St NE

 

Pot China Bistro
Location: #100 - 9650 Harvest Hills BLVD NE

 

Thalea Florist
Location: Suite 11-132 3 Ave SE

 

Tops Supermarket
Location: 1623 Centre St NW

Celebration Dinners

50th Annual CNY Gala & Fundraiser
Location: Sien Lok Society
Date: February 2

 

Year of the Pig
Location: Two Penny
Date: February 5-15

 

2019 Chinese New Year Dinner Gala
Location: Chinatown District BIA
Date: February 6

 

HKCBA Chinese New Year Gala – Year of the Pig
Location: Regency Palace Restaurant
Date: February 22

Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre

Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre

Public Celebrations & Riddle Guessing

Lunar New Year Festival 2019
Location: Chinese Cultural Centre
Dates: January 26-27, February 2-3

 

Chinese New Year Concert
Location: Bella Concert Hall
Dates: February 2

 

Chinese New Year Celebration
Location: Marlborough Mall
Dates: February 2

 

Chuc Mung Nam Noi Ky Hoi
Location: Grey Eagle Resort & Casino
Dates: February 2

 

Chinese New Year at The CORE
Location: The CORE
Dates: February 2-10

 

Chinatown Ice Sculpture Showcase
Location: James Short Park
Dates: February 3-18
 

Special Valentine's Ice Carving
Location: James Short Park
Dates: February 14-19
 

Chinese Lunar New Year at the Scotiabank Saddledome
Location: Scotiabank Saddledome
Dates: February 18

Chinatown in downtown Calgary

Chinatown's unique cultural experience in the Calgary's city centre.

Places to Dine in Chinatown

Chinese Cultural Centre Cuisine
Location: 197 1 St SW

 

Lucky Place Restaurant
Location: 108 3 Ave SW

 

Regency Palace
Location: 328 Centre St S

 

Silver Dragon
Location: 106 3 Ave SE

 

U & Me Restaurant
Location: 233 Centre Street SW #201

Places to Dine on Centre Street

Central Grand Restaurant
Location: 1623 Centre St N, Calgary

 

China Palace Chinese Restaurant
Location: 6219 Centre St NW, Calgary

 

Golden Central Chinese Cuisine
Location: 5016 Centre St NE, Calgary

Bobby Chao’s
Location: 34 Edgedale Dr. NW #18

 

Papa Shunde Chinese Restaurant
Location: 246 Hawkstone Dr. NW

 

Pheonix Gate Chinese Cuisine
Location: 171, 1518 Centre Street Northeast

 

Silver City Restaurant
Location: 11 Hidden Creek Dr. NW

 

T.Pot China Bistro
Location: 9650 Harvest Hills Blvd NE

Temple Ceremonies

Avatamsaka Monastery
Location: 1009 4 Ave SW
Date: February 4, 8:00 – 10:00 p.m.

 

True Buddha Pai Yuin Temple
Location: 1809 Centre Street NW