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Experience Chinatown

Find your Chinese zodiac sign

What is your zodiac? Do you know?

Try Chinese painting & calligraphy

Learn one of the oldest continuous artistic traditions in the world by taking a Chinese painting class in Chinatown.

Buy authentic ingredients for your homemade meal

Several Asian grocery and BBQ stores offer fresh ingredients and sauces.

Bring luck home

Luck, Abundance, Longevity, Happiness and Good Fortune are known to be the basic and modest wishes in the lives of ordinary people in Chinese culture.

Take an art walk

Strolling across Chinatown, you’ll notice bright pops of colour on windows, doors and walls.

Admire the Imperial Style Arch

Centrally located at the on Somerset Street West and Cambridge Street, our Imperial style arch welcomes everyone to Chinatown.


There are plenty of places to sit down and enjoy Chinatown.

Annual Asian Night Market

Ottawa Chinatown hosts the annual night market every summer.