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For thousands of years, people have celebrated the arrival of the Lunar New Year; the celebrations become part of the ritual and the traditions become part of their lives. While many traditions are being challenged in today’s social context, one needs to find deeper strength to rationalize those celebrations. What are we celebrating? Is it awakening of our own existence? Is it rediscovery of our past? Or is it the new chapter of this ancient celebration? What does Lunar New Year mean to you?

CIBC LunarFest is Canada’s premier presenter of contemporary expression in Asian arts and culture. It endeavors to share in the diversity of our country with Canadians both new and old. It also encourages and fosters the collaboration of Canadian and international cultural presenters to create new forms of artistic expressions. CIBC LunarFest is a festival that brings together soul, art and life on one stage.

Visit lunarfest.org for more information.

Events will be added to this schedule as they are confirmed.

World's First Lantern Aquarium

6:00pm – 9:00pm

The World's First Lantern Aquarium is coming to Harbourfront Centre!

Family

Visual Arts

World's First Lantern Aquarium

12:00pm – 9:00pm

The World's First Lantern Aquarium is coming to Harbourfront Centre!

Family

Visual Arts

Lunar Kids Workshops

12:00pm – 8:00pm

Bring the whole family down and join in on many special Lunar New Year arts and crafts workshops.

Craft & Design

Family

Visual Arts

Learning

Lunar Kids Games

12:00pm – 8:00pm

Come play fun and unique games put on especially for all the Lunar Kids!

Family

Food

The Boy, the Shark and the Sea - A Puppet Show

2:00pm – 3:00pm

Coming all the way from Taiwan for this special Lunar New Year, Taiyuan Puppet Theatre Company performs The Boy, the Shark and the Sea.

Family

Theatre

The Boy, the Shark and the Sea - A Puppet Show

5:00pm – 6:00pm

Coming all the way from Taiwan for this special Lunar New Year, Taiyuan Puppet Theatre Company performs The Boy, the Shark and the Sea.

Family

Theatre

Lunar Skate Presented by CIBC LunarFest

8:00pm –11:00pm

There’s a party on The Natrel® Rink to celebrate the Lunar New Year and you’re invited! Featuring DJ Voltaire. A DJ Skate Night event. Part of Skate Culture.

Music

Skating

World's First Lantern Aquarium

12:00pm – 8:00pm

The World's First Lantern Aquarium is coming to Harbourfront Centre!

Family

Visual Arts

Lunar Kids Workshops

12:00pm – 8:00pm

Bring the whole family down and join in on many special Lunar New Year arts and crafts workshops.

Craft & Design

Family

Visual Arts

Learning

Lunar Kids Games

12:00pm – 8:00pm

Come play fun and unique games put on especially for all the Lunar Kids!

Family

Food

The Boy, the Shark and the Sea - A Puppet Show

2:00pm – 3:00pm

Coming all the way from Taiwan for this special Lunar New Year, Taiyuan Puppet Theatre Company performs The Boy, the Shark and the Sea.

Family

Theatre

The Boy, the Shark and the Sea - A Puppet Show

5:00pm – 6:00pm

Coming all the way from Taiwan for this special Lunar New Year, Taiyuan Puppet Theatre Company performs The Boy, the Shark and the Sea.

Family

Theatre

World's First Lantern Aquarium

12:00pm – 8:00pm

The World's First Lantern Aquarium is coming to Harbourfront Centre!

Family

Visual Arts

Lunar Kids Workshops

12:00pm – 8:00pm

Bring the whole family down and join in on many special Lunar New Year arts and crafts workshops.

Craft & Design

Family

Visual Arts

Learning

Lunar Kids Games

12:00pm – 8:00pm

Come play fun and unique games put on especially for all the Lunar Kids!

Family

Food

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