Vancouver's Chinatown Night Market will delight you on a hot summer night when you feel like having an intense sensory experience. There is plenty to taste, touch, smell, hear, drink and drink in. Explore blocks and booths of everything from bubble tea to bok choy. Find delicacies and desserts like frog's eggs or dried, salted plums. You can also find clothes, toys like Pokemon and nearly any household accessory, all at inexpensive prices. Takes place every year from May to September on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights.
- Nearest Train: Stadium-Chinatown
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Known as the third largest in North America, Vancouver's Chinatown is a colorful area filled with exotic wonders. The profusion of markets and stores sells everything from star fruit, gai lan, ginseng, herbal medicine and tea sets to hand carved chopsticks, rice paper pads and Buddha figurines. It's a very inexpensive place to shop for gifts and groceries. Pender Street, between Carral and Main, has shops selling curios, clothing, herbs and house wares. You can grab a drink at The Keefer Bar, dine at Bao Bei and then spend a few hours at the wonderful Dr. Sun Yat Sen Chinese Garden.