Get ready to be mesmerized as Metropolis at Metrotown prepares to embrace the Year of the Dragon with an awe-inspiring extravaganza! Our hearts are brimming with excitement as we gear up to bring you a celebration like no other. From February 9 to February 24, 2024, brace yourself for a magnificent transformation as our beloved mall becomes a sanctuary of culture, pulsating with joyous festivities that will touch the souls of visitors young and old alike.
Prepare to be captivated by spellbinding performances that will transport you to a realm of wonder and enchantment. Immerse yourself in workshops that will ignite your creativity and unlock hidden talents you never knew existed. Be awestruck by the traditional displays meticulously crafted to invoke good fortune and prosperity, filling the air with a sense of magic and possibility.
Come, be a part of this extraordinary occasion, where we will weave together dreams, laughter, and happiness. It’s time to gather with loved ones, embrace the jubilant spirit, and revel in the grand festivities that await. Metropolis at Metrotown beckons you to join us on this captivating adventure that will surely leave a joyous mark on your soul.
Indulge in a shopping spree and, with a minimum spend of $288 from February 9 to 24 (10 am – 9 pm), receive not only a $25 gift card but also a special Lunar New Year memento. Venture to the Grand Court to pluck a lucky red pocket from the cherry blossom tree, unveiling additional surprises. More than just a shopping spree, it’s a traditional Lunar New Year experience.
Giving Back, Spreading Joy
For each red pocket selected, Metropolis at Metrotown will donate $5 to the Angels on Earth Society, a Burnaby-based charity providing culture education to students at no cost. It’s an opportunity to share your good fortune and contribute to a noble cause during the season of giving.
Vibrant Lion Dance Extravaganza
On February 14, witness the vibrant Lion Dance parade through the Grand Court, spreading good luck and prosperity. Join the festive atmosphere and follow the majestic lion as it meanders throughout Metropolis at Metrotown.
Melodic Bliss and Lucky Envelopes
Immerse yourself in the melodic tunes of the guzheng, a traditional Chinese instrument with a rich history dating back 2,500 years. On February 16 (12 pm – 2 pm), the Lucky Buddha will be present, posing for photos and distributing red envelopes, symbolizing good luck and fortune.
Satisfy your taste buds at a culinary workshop on February 17 (11 am, 12:30 pm, 2 pm, and 3:30 pm). Learn the art of preparing traditional Lunar New Year meals and, if luck is on your side, take home a delicious treat. It’s a feast for the senses and a culinary journey into the heart of the festival.
Lantern Festival Workshop
Get creative on February 23 (12 pm – 2 pm) as you craft your own Lantern Festival décor under the guidance of skilled artisans. Discover the artistry behind Chinese dragons, gold phoenixes, and lanterns, immersing yourself in the traditions of the Lunar New Year.
Dance, Eat, and Celebrate
On February 24 (starting at 12 pm), indulge in a day filled with festivities. Witness a dumpling-eating contest, groove to traditional and K-pop music, and learn the art of lion dancing. The celebration continues as the mall transforms into a lively carnival.
Explore the diverse culinary landscape at Metropolis at Metrotown, boasting over 70 eateries with flavors from around the world. On the fourth day of Lunar New Year, join in the tradition of offering food and wine to welcome the God of Kitchen.
Amanda Chung, the Marketing Manager at Metropolis at Metrotown, expressed excitement about the upcoming celebrations, stating, “We’re thrilled to offer activities to help people celebrate throughout the 15 days of Lunar New Year. Our center will be a celebratory hub welcoming everyone to learn about, and participate in, Lunar New Year traditions – and, to further our commitment to be open and accessible to all members of the community, every event is free. We wish everyone a lucky, joyous, and prosperous new year!”Amanda Chung, Marketing Manager
Metropolis at Metrotown invites everyone to join the Lunar New Year celebrations, which kick off on February 9 and run until February 24, 2024. The shopping center is open Monday to Saturday, 10 am – 9 pm, and Sunday, 11 am – 7 pm. For more information, visit www.metropolisatmetrotown.com. Immerse yourself in the magic of the Lunar New Year and create lasting memories at Metropolis at Metrotown!