About Toronto Chinatown Festival

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Dates and Times:

Saturday, August 17: 12:00pm – 11:00pm

Sunday, August 18: 11:00am – 8:00pm


West side of Spadina Avenue

(between St Andrew St & Sullivan St)

Features & Attractions

Dragon Dance & Lion Dance

Lion dance brings good fortune and prosperity to the community. The Toronto Chinatown Festival will feature lion dance as part of the Opening Ceremony.

Cultural Performances

A mix of traditional and modern Asian dance groups, bands, musicians, and other artists are invited to perform during the festival. Not only will the performances be a feast to the eye, but they will also prove to be culturally educational.

Multi-Cultural Street Food

There will be multicultural street food vendors selling treats from all over Asia. These authentic street snacks are a taste into all the different cultures that the Toronto Chinatown Festival has to offer.

Free Mural Walking Tour

One of our festival’s most exciting events is our walking tour! Scattered across Chinatown are murals painted by various artists telling different tales and stories of Chinese legends. Sign up to see these beautiful works of art led by professor and chef Leo Chan!

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Toronto Chinatown Festival about?

Toronto Chinatown Festival is an annual festivity started back in 2000. This year, the Toronto Chinatown community will be celebrating its 23rd anniversary.

Do you have to register for the Chinatown Festival?

The Toronto Chinatown Festival is a FREE festival for everyone to attend, therefore no registration is needed.

Where is the festival being held? Is the venue generally accessible?

The venue is accessible by foot only. The festival will be held on the west side of Spadina Avenue, between St. Andrew Street and Sullivan Street.

Does the subway system serve this area?

The nearest subway stations are Spadina Station and St. Patrick Station. If you are coming from Spadina station, take the street car (#510) south and get off at Dundas Street (either North or South side: 6 stops). If you are coming from St. Patrick Station, take the #505 bus (4 stops) or walk west to Spadina Avenue for about 12 minutes.

Will washrooms be available, especially disabled spots?


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