Yellowknife Lantern Festival


Chinese New Year is the biggest festival for Asians. Yellowknife Chinese Association sincerely invite everyone to celebrate and enjoy Chinese Lantern Festival. Lanterns will be lit from February 12th to 28th at Somba Ké Park.

We are glad to invite Mayor Rebecca Alty to light up the lanterns at Somba Ké Park at 5:30 p.m. on February 12th. Welcome to join our Riddle guessing during 5:30-6:30 p.m. on February 12th. (Limited quantities available) and enjoy Chinese New year atmosphere.

Guessing Riddles will continue from February 13th - March 4th.
After you solve the riddle, take the riddle slip with you, go to one of the six locations and claim your prize during 1:00-5:00 p.m.


Prize pick up locations:
* My World (Bay107, 349, Old Airport Rd)
* Gallery of Midnight Sun (5005, Bryson Dr.)
* Northern Sky Film (Unit5, 480A, Range Lake Road)
* Yellowknife Tours Ltd. (5120, 48 St)
* Aurora college (4509, Franklin Avenue, next to Coyote's Bistro)
* Kingpin Bowling Centre ( 5125, 52 Ave )
(Limited quantities available)



We also have workshops take place at Northern United Place (5403, Franklin Avenue)

  • February 14, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. Mandarin Conversation and Calligraphy

  • February 21, 5:30- 7:30 p.m. Chinese Traditional Rice Ball Cooking Showcase

  • February 28, 2:00- 3:30 & 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Art and Culture of Tea

(Limited seats available, reservation is required)