This February, we are welcoming the dawn of another year in the lunar calendar with the Water Tiger. With water symbolizing wealth, this Chinese sign promises a year that is defined by abundance, prosperity, and varying levels of transformation in our lives.
To start off the year of the Water Tiger, Araneta City – the City of Firsts – has prepared activities that will help attract good luck this year!
1. Attract prosperity and learn your fortune.
Embrace the Chinese New Year by snapping a pic at Gateway Mall’s Tunnel of Chinese Lanterns. Decked out in various decorations in red and yellow to symbolize good luck and good energy, it’s the perfect spot to take a selfie! Check it out starting January 26.
There’s also a horoscope exhibit where you can learn your fortune this 2022. Check out the horoscope exhibit at the Ali Mall and Farmers Plaza activity areas today until February 6
Also, Lion and Dragon Dancers will bring in good fortune and abundance to everyone they meet on February 1. Catch them at the activity areas of Gateway Mall, Ali Mall, and Farmers Plaza starting 10:30am.
2. Shop the most delectable treats and the most wonderful trinkets.
Chinese New Year celebrations will be incomplete without favorite treats like tikoy, hopia, dumplings, and other Chinese delicacies that have come to make every Lunar New Year festivity special. Also, lucky charms are always a hit for those looking to attract prosperity in the coming new year.
To help bring all your celebration needs in one place, Araneta City is holding a special Chinese New Year fair complete with various stalls selling items like delectable Chinese treats and charms. The fair will open starting January 27 at the activity areas of Gateway Mall and Farmers Plaza.
3. Try out your luck with some special promos.
Get lucky with the City of Firsts’ Lucky Snaps promo! Take a selfie or groupie in Araneta City mall center pieces or Chinese New Year decorations and upload your photo on your Instagram account. Don't forget to tag Araneta City and use the hashtag #LuckySnapsAtTheCityofFirsts. Two lucky winners will get to take home buffet gift certificates from Novotel Manila Araneta City.
For shoppers, get a chance to take home exciting prizes like Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air! Present a ₱2,000 single-receipt purchase from any Araneta City establishment for a chance to draw a lucky Ang Pao at any Araneta City mall concierge. Promo runs from January 24 to February 1.
Can’t go out on Chinese New Year? Araneta City’s Ask Ara personal shopper service got you covered! Buy any item online at any Araneta City store on February 1 through the Ask Ara Facebook page (https://bit.ly/3xsGWhL) and enjoy FREE DELIVERY. Promo will run from 10AM to 5:30PM, and is applicable within Metro Manila only.
For diners, get one can of Coca-Cola drink for free for every ₱200 single or accumulated receipt upon ordering at any Araneta City mall food court or Dampa in Farmers Market. Catch this mouth-watering promo from February 1 to 20.
The safety of shoppers and diners always comes first as the City of Firsts continues to implement strict health protocols. Gateway Mall, Ali Mall, and Farmers Plaza have received the Safety Seal certification from the Quezon City local government as a testament to its adherence to health and safety guidelines.
Customers are also required to present a valid ID and COVID vaccination card.
Celebrate a safe and rewarding Chinese New Year at the City of Firsts!