• Monday 10:00am - 9:00pm
  • Tuesday 10:00am - 9:00pm
  • Wednesday 10:00am - 9:00pm
  • Thursday 10:00am - 9:00pm
  • Friday 10:00am - 9:00pm
  • Saturday 10:00am - 9:00pm
  • Sunday 10:00am - 7:00pm

 

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Holiday hours

Lunar New Year Celebrations 2020

Jan 24 - Feb 09
Grand Court

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, paper craft & cookie decorating workshops, fortune telling workshop & consultations, and a popular Travel through Asia photo booth. 



Lunar New Year Celebrations Event Schedule

January 24 – February 9 - During Mall Hours 

Lunar New Year Red Lantern Display  Daily Spin to Win!
Spend $188+ shopping at Metropolis and present same-day receipts at Grand Court for a lucky spin for a chance to win a prize! Present same-day receipts, limit one prize per person per day, while quantities last. Not applicable to gift card purchases and services.

January 25 – During Mall Hours

Nespresso Pop-Up Station offering custom calligraphy cups and free coffee samples

January 25 & 26 - 11:00AM – 4:00PM 

Dance performances by South East Asian Cultural Heritage Society, Charm Dance Company, Lorita Leung Dance Academy, and Flying Dance Studio 

January 29 - 10:00AM  

Traditional Lion Dance 

January 30 – 5:00PM – 6:00PM, 6:00PM – 7:00PM

MUJI Lunar New Year Illustration Workshop.
For complete event info & to register click here.

January 31 – 4:00PM – 5:00PM

Lunar New Year Sweets Sampling by MUJI and Squish, while quantities last.

February 1 & 2 - 10:30AM – 1:15PM, 2:30PM – 4:45PM 

Paper Art Workshop with Fox and Unicorn Arts 
Cookie Decorating Workshop with Sugar Sugar Studios 

February 7 – 4:00PM – 5:00PM

Lunar New Year Sweets Sampling by MUJI, while quantities last.

February 8 - 12:00PM – 4:30PM 

Vancouver Oriental Philharmonic Choir musical performance 

February 9 - 11:00AM – 5:00PM, 1:00PM – 4:00PM 

Travel through Asia Photo Booth  
Fortune Teller & Feng Shui Master Sherman Tai Workshop & Consultations
by Donation to Burnaby Neighbourhood House 

OOMOMO Origami Flower Lantern Workshop

Metropolis at Metrotowns - Grand Court
January 29, 2020 - 5PM - 7PM

Join OOMOMO in celebrating Lunar New Year with our Origami Flower Lantern workshop! During the workshop, local origami artist Aiko Matsushiba will guide us to make origami peach blossoms and put together a lantern decoration, which symbolizes the wish for a bright future. For event details & to register, click here.

Year of the Rat Paper Art Workshop with Fox and Unicorn Arts 

Metropolis at Metrotown - Grand Court 
February 1 & 2, 2020 
10:30AM – 1:15PM each day 

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with Fox and Unicorn Arts with paper crafts! Learn to make Year of the Rat New Year cards to gift to family and friends, paper lanterns to decorate your house, bookmarks, and more! Free workshop for ages 5+. Workshops start at 10:30AM, 11:15AM, 12:00PM, and 12:45PM (30 min. duration each workshop). Children under the age of 12 must be supervised by a parent/guardian at all times. Maximum of 30 spots available each workshop. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to workshop to sign-in. Walk-up spots may be available on a first come, first serve basis. All supplies to be provided.  

Reserve here

Decorate Your Own Lunar New Year Cookie with Sugar Sugar Studios 

Metropolis at Metrotown - Grand Court 
February 1 & 2, 2020 
2:30PM – 4:45PM each day 

Decorate your own Lunar New Year cookie with Sugar Sugar Studios! Learn to use icing to pipe and decorate your own Year of the Rat cookie! Free workshop for ages 8+. Workshops start at 2pm, 3pm, and 4pm (30 min. duration each workshop). Children under the age of 12 must be supervised by a parent/guardian at all times. Maximum of 30 spots available each workshop. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to workshop to sign-in. Walk-up spots may be available on a first come, first serve basis. All supplies to be provided, with participants taking home one cookie per person. 

Reserve here

Travel Through Asia Photo Booth 

Metropolis at Metrotown – Grand Court 
February 9, 2020 – 11AM – 5PM 

Back by popular demand, this year’s Lunar New Year festivities ends with a Travel Through Asia photo booth. Take home a photo with you and your family and friends with Asian countries as your background – in particular countries which celebrate the Lunar New Year.

First come first serve, while quantities last.  

Fortune Telling 2020 Workshop & Consultations with Sherman Tai 

Metropolis at Metrotown – Grand Court 
February 9, 2020 – 1PM – 4PM 

Sherman Tai is a name that often comes to mind when we think of feng shui and fortune telling. Sherman Tai's reputation as a fortune teller and feng shui master is well established here in Vancouver, as well as in Hong Kong. Sherman Tai's professional services take him around the globe to different parts of Asia and North America, serving both private and commercial clients. Listen to Sherman Tai’s workshop to learn more about fortune telling, then join him for a one on one consultation to find out what your 2020 has in store for you. Consultations are first come first serve, by donation (minimum suggested donation $10) to Burnaby Neighbourhood House. Each consultation to last 3-5 minutes maximum. 

Limited spaces available on a first come first serve basis. 

Dance and musical performances

Metropolis at Metrotown – Grand Court 
January 25 & 26, February 8,
 2020 

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with performances from Vietnamese, Korean and Chinese local dance groups, and the Vancouver Oriental Philharmonic Choir.

See performance schedule.

Contest and giveaways 

Metropolis at Metrotown – Grand Court 


Come visit our Lunar New Year Lantern Display in Grand Court daily and enter for your chance to win a $1000 shopping spree at Metropolis at Metrotown!  

 SEE FULL RULES & REGS HERE.

Share your photos and videos on Instagram and tag @metropolisatmet and #METLunar for your chance to win a weekly Lunar New Year prize package or a $500 gift card

Don’t forget to also follow @metropolisatmet on Facebook or Instagram for online contest giveaways throughout the Lunar New Year!