Chinatown Popup market
Pick up a box of fresh, seasonal choi (Asian greens) from a local farmer. Stay to enjoy handcrafted Asian dessert by Edible Projects, rotating vendors, and cultural activities in the sun!
Dates & times: Every Sunday from July 22 to Sept 16, 11am-2pm
In order to receive a box of choi, you must subscribe to a Community-Supported Agriculture membership by contacting hua foundation. More information and contact details here. All other activities are open to the public and do not require pre-purchase.
Location: Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Courtyard (50 E Pender St)
Hosted by: hua foundation
"HOT+NOISY" MAHJONG SOCIALS
Enjoy summer evenings of community free play (and teach!) mahjong, ping pong and other cultural fun among Chinatown seniors. Bring Your Own Poh-Poh/Grandma (or Gung-Gung/Grandpa).
Dates: Saturdays July 7 & 21, Aug 4 & 18, Sept 1 & 15
July 21, 6-9pm: Seniors Street Style Portrait Day with San Francisco's Chinatown Pretty. *Bonus*: Family portraits by Kayla Isomura. Learn more ➝
Aug 4, 6-9pm: Traditional Chinese music by Toisan Benevolent Association musicians
Aug 18, 6-9pm: Lion dance & drumming tutorials
Sept 1, 6-8pm: At Chinatown Movie Night (at Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Courtyard)
Sept 15, 5-8pm: Lantern-making for Mid-Autumn Festival
Location: Chinatown Memorial Square (Keefer & Columbia St), except for Sept 1
Hosted by: Youth Collaborative for Chinatown (青心在唐人街)
Chinatown movie night & CULTURE FAIR
It’s movie night in Chinatown! Kick back, meet your neighbours, and enjoy this free family-friendly screening of Meditation Park, a charming story of one Asian Canadian woman’s journey to self-discovery filmed in Chinatown and East Vancouver directed by celebrated Canadian filmmaker Mina Shum. Be sure to get there early to catch the lively cultural entertainment, activities, food stalls and more!
Date & time: Saturday, September 1, 6pm Event starts, 8:30pm Movie starts. Event runs rain or shine.
Location: Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Courtyard (50 E Pender St). If raining, indoors at adjacent Chinese Cultural Centre.