To usher in the 2020 Lunar New Year, Metropolis at Metrotown will be hosting over 2 weeks of family-friendly festivities along with a popular Instagram-worthy lantern display. Starting Friday, January
To usher in the 2020 Lunar New Year, Metropolis at Metrotown will be hosting over 2 weeks of family-friendly festivities along with a popular Instagram-worthy lantern display. Starting Friday, January 24, Metropolis at Metrotown’s Grand Court will be the home to 388 red lanterns, great for taking photos with your family & friends! Each weekend, Metropolis will be hosting a series of activities including traditional & modern Chinese, Vietnamese and Korean dance performances, live music performances, papercraft & cookie decorating workshops, fortune-telling workshops & consultations, and Travel through Asia photo booth.
Lunar New Year isn’t complete without a traditional lion dance on January 29th, arriving in Grand Court at 10 am and proceeding through the mall to provide the stores with its lucky blessings.
With a Spin to Win promotion when you spend $188 or more shopping, as well as weekly Instagram and Facebook contests, visitors to Metropolis will have various opportunities to win a prize from some of the shopping centre’s retail stores. From January 24 – February 9, visitors to the exhibit can also enter at Grand Court for a chance to win a $1000 Metropolis shopping spree. Don’t forget to share your photos on Instagram using hashtag #METLunar and tag @metropolisatmet for another chance to win either a weekly prize package or a $500 Metropolis gift card.
Lunar New Year Celebrations at Metropolis at Metrotown Event Schedule:
January 24 – February 9:
Lunar New Year Red Lantern Display Daily Spin to Win Giveaways – Spend $188+ shopping & dining at Metropolis and receive a lucky spin for a chance to win prizes.
January 25 & 26
Dance performances by South East Asian Cultural Heritage Society, Charm Dance Company, Lorita Leung Dance Academy, and Flying Dance Studio
Traditional Lion Dance
MUJI Lunar New Year Illustration Workshop
Lunar New Year Sweet Treats Sampling with MUJI and Squish
February 1 & 2
Paper Art Workshop with Fox and Unicorn Arts & Cookie Decorating Workshop with Sugar Sugar Studios
Lunar New Year Sweet Treats Sampling with MUJI
Vancouver Oriental Philharmonic Choir live musical performance
Fortune Teller & Feng Shui Master Sherman Tai Workshop & Consultations by Donation to Burnaby Neighbourhood House (min. suggested donation $10), and Travel through Asia Photo Booth
January 24 (Friday) - February 9 (Sunday)
Metropolis at Metrotown - Grand Court
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