First Annual Chinese Cultural Heritage Day at the ROM

Full Day of Family Fun devoted to Chinese Culture and Heritage

Bring the whole family out for a fun-filled day celebrating Chinese culture and heritage at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM). Chinese Cultural Heritage Day takes place on Saturday February 2, 2013 - a day full of live performances, hands-on activities for kids, shopping, dining and more.

The ROM has partnered with the Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto (CCC) to present this special day of Chinese heritage programming.  Heritage Days at the ROM provide a unique opportunity for Canadians to celebrate and learn about their own as well as other cultures.

Lion Dance


The celebration includes:

Main Stage Performances

Live music and dance

11 am to 1 pm

Arts & Crafts for Kids

Chinese themed hands-on activities

11 am to 4 pm

Short Film Screening

A selection of Chinese short films including Beijing Opera

2:30 am to 4:30 pm

Brush Painting and Calligraphy

Artists Ken Chui and Jordan Wu give exclusive demonstrations

11 am to 4 pm

Chinese Tea Tasting

Experience a traditional Chinese tea ceremony

11 am to 4 pm

Photography Display

Giant Panda photography display
10 am to 4 pm

Traditional Clothing Display

Over 50 ethnic Chinese costumes

10 am to 5 pm

Themed Shopping

Find unique Chinese themed items for sale in ROM Museum Store

10 am to 6 pm

Themed Menus

Try the mouth-watering Chinese specials in Food Studio

11 am to 4:30 pm

Admission Information

All Chinese Heritage Day activities are included with general admission.

Adults: $15, Students and seniors with ID: $13.50, Children (4 to 14 years) $12, Children 3 and under are free. See the ROM’s website for more information on admission pricing, Ultimate Dinosaurs: Giants of Gondwana surcharge prices and Museum hours.