Ignite Sparks for Love and Luck at Araneta City this February

Celebrate Chinese New Year and Valentine’s Day at the City of Firsts

Have your chance to find love and luck as the City of Firsts enchants Araneta City-zens with a celebration that weaves together the rich tapestry of Chinese New Year and the romantic allure of Valentine’s Day. 

Under the theme, “Sparking Love and Luck,” the City of Firsts transforms into a place to discover your luck and express your love. Dragon motifs, marking the auspicious Year of the Wood Dragon, come together with hearts, creating an atmosphere that embodies the fusion of tradition and romance.

Spark luck on Chinese New Year

All Araneta City malls—New Gateway Mall 2, Gateway Mall 1, Ali Mall, and Farmers Plaza—are set to be filled with festivities, starting with the Chinese Horoscope exhibit from February 2 to 17. The immersive installations delve into the horoscope for each Chinese animal sign, providing insights into what 2024 brings in terms of love and luck. 

Over at Gateway Gallery, one can learn more about the vibrancy of Chinese culture through a Chinese Exhibit on February 9, or join an interesting Chinese Art Workshop on February 9 and 16. 

By February 10, each mall within Araneta City will become more festive with their respective Chinese New Year activities. Tarot Card Readings will offer glimpses into the future in all malls, and Chinese Performances will fill the air with enchanting melodies and dances at the New Gateway Mall 2. 

Even furbabies can join in on the fun at Ali Mall on February 10. Just dress up your four-legged friends in the most festive and auspicious attire. 

And lastly, be ready to welcome luck with a spectacular Dragon and Lion Dance, which will travel around the City of Firsts on February 10 and 11.

Spark love on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day will then follow with heartwarming celebrations across Araneta City. On February 13, leave your special someone in awe with a captivating hand-drawn sketch of you two courtesy of the Couple Portrait Sketching Session at the Gateway Gallery. 

On February 14, all malls will transform into romantic destinations for you and your special someone. Catch the Valentine’s Day freedom walls and write your heart out. Also, watch out for Cupids, the harbingers of love, as they distribute free flowers, chocolates, and hugs throughout the City of Firsts. 

A musical treat is in store for you and your loved ones when you pass by the Lagoon and the Coliseum Plaza at New Gateway Mall 2, and The Oasis at Gateway Mall on this special hearts day. And at the Quantum Skyview of the New Gateway Mall 2, a romantic concert featuring surprise special guests will be the perfect backdrop for you and your bae to create lasting memories. 

Ignite more spark with promos

To make the double celebration more memorable, surprises await those who will be in Araneta City on these special occasions. For shoppers, just present a single-purchase receipt worth ₱500 for a chance to score a special dinner for two at Novotel Manila Araneta City. 

Or, catch the exciting Araneta City-zen Stage at the New Gateway Mall 2 and shoot your “What’s up Aranetaaa Moment” for TikTok. One lucky TikToker will be chosen and will win a staycation package for two at the Novotel Manila Araneta City.

Visit all social media pages of Araneta City to know more details about these events and activities. 

Ignite sparks of love and luck and discover all the surprises that await you only at the City of Firsts!