19 Jan Press Release: Family Day Weekend At Lonsdale Quay Market
NORTH VANCOUVER, BC— There is no shortage of fun and free events to do on Family Day Weekend at Lonsdale Quay Market! The Market hosts cultural festivities on February 6th and Frozen visitors, Princesses, Elsa and Anna on February 8th. Event attendees have the opportunity to enter to win a family package, including dinner and tickets to FlyOver Canada.
The weekend kicks off with Lunar New Year on Saturday, February 6th, commemorating the Year of the Monkey in the Rotunda. Between 2:00pm- 3:30pm, the God of Fortune is giving away red envelopes filled with small prizes, followed by an Eye-Dotting Ceremony and traditional Lion Dance performance. Tiger’s Eye Karate-Do is presenting a Martial Arts Demonstration. Visit Bite @ The Quay after the event for Happy Hour from 3-6pm. Enjoy half price beers and small tasting plates.
To celebrate the 4th annual Family Day, visit the Market on Monday, February 8th from 10:30 am to 1:00pm. Start the morning off with a breakfast pizza from Bowen Island Pizza Company. Frozen Disney princesses, Elsa and Anna, will be stopping by the Market at 10:45am. The activities commence in Studio 2 of Perform Art Studios on the Retail Level. Children are welcome to sing-along to Frozen tunes, listen to the story of Frozen and take a photo with the Disney princesses.
Detailed Family Day schedule:
10:30am – 10:45am: Elsa and Anna from Frozen roam the market
10:30am – 1:00pm: Face Painting and Balloon Twisting offered by A-Star ($)
10:30am – 1:00pm: Valentine’s Themed Kids Craft
10:45am – 11:30am: Story-time and Sing-along with Elsa and Anna in Perform Art Studios
11:45am – 12:45pm: Family Dance Class at Perform Art Studios
Contest at the Market
o Enter to win 5 tickets (2 adults , 3 children) to FlyOver Canada Flight of the Dragon & Dinner at Bite @ The Quay ($200 in value). To enter in the draw attend either the Lunar New Year or Family Day Event to fill out a ballot. Ballots also offered at FlyOver Canada.
Lonsdale Quay Market, located adjacent to the SeaBus in the heart of Lower Lonsdale, features a fresh food market with local products, an international food court, specialty retail shops showcasing local designers, kids shops and play area, full-service restaurants, and a boutique hotel, with unobstructed views of the Vancouver harbour and city skyline.