Chinese New Yew is one of the largest events in the Chinese culture and is marked by an abundance of family get-togethers, animated dragon dances and lively celebrations.
This year, Chinese New Year falls on January 31, and there will be a host of celebrations at Pacific Mall to welcome the year of the horse. Pacific Mall will be extending its hours on Thursday, January 30 for a New Year’s Eve countdown party, which will begin at 10 pm. Then, on January 31, a celebration featuring performances and speakers will begin at 2:30 pm. On February 1, there will be a special mall walk by dignitaries starting at 2:30 pm. On February 8, follow traditional a traditional animated lion dance show as it pays a visit all the stores, which is traditionally believed to bring good luck.
Don't miss out on the fun and celebration!
Pacific Mall is the largest Chinese indoor mall in North America and is a major tourist attraction. Asides from hosting a number of cultural Chinese events, it offers a wide array of shops and restaurants. Located at 4350 Steeles Avenue East, at Kennedy Road, in Markham, it is accessible by highway 404 and 407 as well as public transit. The mall’s regular hours of operation are Sunday to Thursday from 11 am to 8 pm, and Friday and Saturday from 11 am to 9 pm. Individual store hours may vary.