Edgewater Casino Celebration Village
ENDED FEB 28, 2010: Edgewater Casino hosts their “Celebration Village 2010” an unprecedented Chinese New Years’ Celebration worthy of welcoming the world to Vancouver. From February 12 – 28, 2010 the “Celebration Village 2010” invites you to enjoy FREE daily entertainment Monday to Thursday 2pm-11pm; and Friday to Sunday 12pm – midnight.
The February 14 grand opening will celebrate the Year of the Tiger with an exclusive traditional Chinese Lion Dance, featuring five different lions (symbolic of the Olympic rings) as part of an incredibly memorable day of ceremonies. This spectacular showcase will feature free entertainment from traditional, comedy, Kung Fu, and Cabaret performers. The Chinese New Year festivities will span 17 days and feature 120 different food and shopping vendors in the heart of the city’s flurry of activity.
In honor of the Year of the Tiger and all Chinese New Year traditions, visitors will enjoy a magnificent harbor side view of the Plaza of Nations. Celebration Village is accessible by foot along the east or west seawall, and is in close proximity to major Games-related venues: Canada Hockey Place, Hockey House, and the BC Place Ceremonies venue. Edgewater is also hosting the ‘International Pin Exchange’. Visitors from all around the world will exchange their countries pins daily from 2pm to 10pm. Edgewater Casino will remain open 24/7 during the Games. For directions on how to get there, click here.
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