Event Highlights

Who Will Be There?

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On Saturday, January 27, 2024 at S3PACE, prepare to immerse yourself in a quaint Lunar New Year event that celebrates the Year of the Dragon while showcasing the rich diversity of Asian-owned businesses. Join us as we gather to celebrate old traditions in exciting new ways, all within a vibrant and bustling marketplace. 氣氛 [Hey Fun] is an atmosphere; a mood; a flavor; an ambience. And you can be sure that it'll be fun!⁠

As we embrace the spirit of the Dragon, a symbol of power and good fortune, this joyous occasion is an excellent opportunity for the Asian community to come together and share our customs and heritage with the broader Toronto community.

There will be mini exhibitions around the venue that will showcase the origins and evolution of this celebration throughout different Asian countries, which will provide guests with insights into the Lunar New Year's historical significance. This includes the zodiac cycle, the symbolism behind various traditional foods, and the customs associated with the holiday. Included in the experience is a traditional lion dance, Chinese calligraphy blessings and more!

Where is the Hey Fun Market?

Come find us at S3PACE, 205 Placer Court, North York (Victoria Park & McNicoll, conveniently close to the 404) on the second floor at the back of the S2 Consulting building. Free parking at the back, see here for the parking map.

What's Happening When?

4pm VIP early admission until 5pm.
5pm General admission for the first session opens.
5:45pm Wax Melt Ornament Workshop 1 with Yes Boutique in the workshop room (ticketed).
6pm Beaded Bracelet Workshop 1 with Kyes Jewels in the workshop room (ticketed).
6:30pm Traditional Lion Dance by Wushu Project.
6:45pm Beaded Bracelet Workshop 2 with Kyes Jewels in the workshop room (ticketed).
7pm Catherine Little book signing until 8:45pm on the main stage.
8pm General admission for the second session opens and DJ Unltd kicks off the night.
8:30pm Beaded Bracelet Workshop 3 with Kyes Jewels in the workshop room (ticketed).
8:45pm Wax Melt Ornament Workshop 2 with Yes Boutique in the workshop room (ticketed).
9pm Modern LED Light Show Lion Dance by Wushu Project.
9:15pm Beaded Bracelet Workshop 4 with Kyes Jewels in the workshop room (ticketed).

4pm - 7pm and 8pm - 10:30pm Chinese calligraphy blessings in the calligraphy room.


Not the infamous BTS but behind the scenes of Hey Fun Market.


Doris is the owner and artist behind Love Lettering a studio focused on the service, art & design of lettering and calligraphy. Her love of the alphabet has led her to become a published author, a gallery exhibitionist, and a stationery designer. She loves eating with friends, vintage shopping, claw and slot machines and being a mom.

Heidi is a lifestyle photographer specializing in interiors and travel. Her work has brought her all over the world and has been published in magazines and books. She appreciates the beauty in the simplest design details to the most awe inspiring locations. When she's not taking photos, you can find her enjoying bubble tea and yummy food, playing with flowers, dreaming about the ocean and competing in games with family and friends.

Annie has been in the event industry for over 10 years creating memorable and out of the box experiences. Merging her background in fundraising and arts, paired with her fine attention to detail and execution has led her to working with many large non-profit organizations to the most intimate weddings. She lives for 90's R&B music, eating delicious food and hanging with her family. She dreams of one day producing an old school music & food festival in Toronto.

Justin is the founder & Creative Director of House of Tytan, an inclusive accessories company that specializes in ties, bow ties and specialty pieces. As part of their effort to becoming more sustainable & his love for collecting vintage designer ties, they recently introduced their Reclaimed [Luxury] Program that promotes upcycling pre-loved items. In 2023, they were chosen as the Toronto Raptors Small Business Spotlight winner. Justin is a potato fanatic who loves horror movies and enjoys playing the piano during his down time.


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