Lunar New Year at Metropolis at Metrotown

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Lunar New Year festivities are coming to Metropolis at Metrotown. From February 9 until February 24, 2024, BC’s largest shopping centre will usher in the Year of the Dragon with a series of performances, workshops, and traditional displays.

Lunar New Year Festivities at Metropolis at Metrotown
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Lunar New Year at Metropolis at Metrotown

The shopping centre is open Monday to Saturday from 10:00am to 9:00pm and Sunday from 11:00am to 7:00pm. Here’s what’s in store for the Lunar New Year:

Spend and receive
Visit the cherry blossom tree in the Grand Court after spending $288 and choose a lucky red pocket – inside you’ll find a $25 gift card, a retail voucher, and a memento celebrating the Year of The Dragon.

Give back for good fortune
For every shopper who selects a red pocket from the cherry blossom tree, Metropolis at Metrotown will donate $5 to Angels on Earth Society.

Marvel at a colourful Lion Dance performance
Watch as the lion parades throughout Metropolis at Metrotown to bring good luck and prosperity to shoppers and retailers on February 14 at 10:00am in the Grand Court.

Enjoy a musical performance
Listen to the beautiful sounds of the guzheng (a traditional Chinese instrument with a 2,500-year-old history) in the Grand Court, as the Lucky Buddha will pose for photos and hand out red envelopes on February 16 from 12:00pm to 2:00pm.

Join a culinary workshop
Learn how to prepare traditional Lunar New Year meals on February 17. Some attendees will be able to take home a delicious treat.

Make your own Lantern Festival decor
During this craft workshop, you can learn from three artisans – a Chinese dragon artisan, a Chinese gold phoenix artisan, and a Chinese lantern artisan. 

Dance and eat the day away
Watch a dumpling eating contest, dance to traditional and K-pop music, and learn how to lion dance on February 24 at 12:00pm.

Taste your way through Metropolis at Metrotown
Take your tastebuds on a tour of the shopping centre, where over 70 eateries beckon with flavours from around the world.

For a full schedule of events, visit the Metropolis at Metrotown website and follow along on Facebook and Instagram for more information about their shops, services, and special events.

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