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Chinatown Millennium Gate on Pender Street
Sep 21

Things To Do in Chinatown: A Moon Festival Itinerary

By Kathy Gibler

A Moon Festival Itinerary – Things To Do at the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival The Mid-Autumn Moon Festival presents a wonderful opportunity for family fun. Gardens BC has put together a list of ‘things to do’ to assist in making your choice. The actual festival date is September 24; most of the events take place on […]

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Mid Autumn Moon Festival at Sun Yat Sen Chinese Garden in Vancouver
Sep 18

Mid-Autumn Moon Festival: Moon Gladness

By Kathy Gibler

Not-To-Be-Missed! Mid-Autumn Moon Festival 中秋节 Zhōngqiū Jié:  Moon Gladness It happens every year and every year it seems to take us by surprise as we begin the move away from the yang sun and the heat of summer toward the yin moon and the months ruled by the cool and dark of the night sky. […]

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Garden Day in Riley Park
Jun 23

Garden Day in Riley Park

By Scott McDonald

Celebrate Garden Day in Riley Park on June 23, 2018! A collaborative event between the Riley Park Community Garden and the Riley Park Famers Market, Garden Day at Riley Park will be an opportunity for new and seasoned gardening enthusiasts, families, schools and tourists alike to visit and share their knowledge and passion for gardens and […]

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Sun Yat-Sen 24th Annual Lantern Festival
Dec 21

24th Annual Winter Solstice Lantern Festival

By Scott McDonald

The 24th Annual Winter Solstice Lantern Festival returns to Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden on December 21 after a yearlong break! Produced in partnership with the Secret Lantern Society, the lantern festival transforms the Garden into an illuminated wonderland with hundreds of handmade lanterns, live music, light installations, and aromatic tea. 冬天来了! 温哥华的中山公园(Dr. Sun […]

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VanDusen Festival of Lights 2017
Dec 01

2017 VanDusen Festival of Lights

By Scott McDonald

Experience VanDusen Festival of Lights, a magical winter wonderland with over one million lights decorating 15 acres of VanDusen Botanical Garden from December 1st to January 7th. Get swept away on a Parisian musical experience as the ride gently spins you around the world at VanDusen Festival of Lights. Snap, share, and tag your photos […]

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Mid Autumn Moon Festival at Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden
Oct 06

2017 Mid-Autumn Moon Festival: The Four Arts

By Scott McDonald

When the colours of the leaves turn from lush green to shades of gold, you know it is time to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival at the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden! On October 6, the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival returns bigger and better with a special focus on the four arts of Chinese scholars: […]

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Nov 15

Facility Rentals at UBC Botanical Garden

By Scott McDonald

Explore the different UBC Botanical Garden venues below. From the magical Contemporary Lawn and Arbour to the “best of both worlds” Reception Centre and to the peaceful Nitobe Memorial Garden, you’re bound to find the right space that fits your needs. Roseline Sturdy Amphitheatre A modern terraced setting, with a beautifully patinaed rammed-earth wall, provides […]

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Miao Folk Art at the Sun Yat-Sen Chinese Garden
Oct 01

Miao Folk Art

By Scott McDonald

Miao Folk Art offers a peek into the lives of the Miao people, one of many diverse minority groups in China, residing primarily in Guizhou province. Showcasing a segment of the art and culture of modern Miao communities, this exhibit features vintage and antique dress, embroidery, batik pieces, religious masks and jewelry accompanied by photographs […]

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