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Lunar New Year Market at UBC Botanical Garden

February 3 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Welcome back to UBC Botanical Garden’s Lunar New Year market celebrating the year of the dragon! We’ve expanded our market to feature over 30 local makers, artists, crafters and food trucks. UBC Botanical Garden will also offer fresh flowers, dried floral arrangements and potted plants for sale. We welcome back UBC Kung Fu Club to show us their exciting lion dance and kung fu performance. There will also be exciting workshops for you to participate in! Come learn the basics of calligraphy, how to make sweet dumpling desserts, and understand more about the plants in the Asian garden!

Tickets also include admission to the Asian Garden, however it is weather dependent.

Workshop Schedule: 

Please note that admission tickets are required for workshops
Workshop tickets here

  • [SOLD OUT] Sweet Dumpling workshop (Tickets required) 11:00am – 12:30pm & 1:30 – 3:00pm
  • Calligraphy Workshop (Tickets required) 11:00am – 12:30pm & 2:00pm – 3:00pm
  • Light engraving workshop (Tickets required) – 11:00am – 1:00pm & 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Activity Schedule:

  • Kids crafting tables – All day
  • UBC Kung Fu Club – Lion Dance and Kung Fu Performance 1:00pm
  • Saturday only: Vancouver public library storytime (English) – 11:00am – 12:00pm
  • Saturday only: UBC Language Program storytime (Chinese) – 2:00pm – 3:00pm
  • Sunday only: Chinese greetings workshop 11:00am – 11:45am
  • Sunday only: MahJong workshop 2:00pm – 2:45pm”

Location: UBC Botanical Garden, Reception Centre, 6804 SW Marine Drive

Cost: $8.88 after tax and fees 


February 3
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
UBC Botanical Garden and Centre for Plant Research
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