19 Jan Press Release: Lunar New Year Celebrations at Lonsdale Quay Market
NORTH VANCOUVER, BC- Lonsdale Quay Market is celebrating Lunar New Year on Saturday, January 28th, 2017. The Year of the Rooster festivities includes a dumpling cooking demonstration hosted by True Nosh at 1:00PM in the Rotunda. MLA Naomi Yamamoto will participate in the traditional Eye-Dotting Ceremony at 2:30PM followed by the Lion blessing the Market vendors. Keep an eye out for the God of Fortune, who is handing out red envelopes with assorted prizes to customers, as a symbol of good luck.
1:00PM – 2:00 PM: Dumpling Cooking Demonstration with True Nosh
2:30PM – 2:40PM: Eye-Dotting Ceremony with MLA Naomi Yamamoto
2:40PM – 4:00PM: Lion Dance
Lunar New Year Giveaway
Lonsdale Quay Market and Dr. Sun Yat- Sen Classical Chinese Garden partnered to offer two family giveaways; two winners will received five passes to the Garden. To enter snap a picture of the Lunar New Year celebration at the Market, tag @lonsdalequay on Facebook, Twitter and/ or Instagram, and use the hashtag #LNYattheMarket.
Gung Hay Fat Choy!
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.
For more information or interviews please contact:
Jaemie Sures, Marketing Coordinator