January 22 marks the arrival of the Year of the Water Rabbit, a gentle, beloved animal that is regarded as the luckiest on the Chinese zodiac. This year promises to bring prosperity, fluidity, and contemplation – a drastic change from the action-packed dynamism of the previous year. Prepare for a smoother pace of life, using the rabbit’s clever swiftness and agility to sidestep any potential hurdles. Harness the hare’s calm, balanced energy and enjoy steady confidence as you navigate the coming year with ease and grace.
There are many ways to celebrate the Lunar New Year, and nowhere else in Southern California will you find so many exciting options under one roof than South Coast Plaza. From January 19 through February 5, visit the center to take in the wonder of the Lunar New Year displays, shop limited time capsule collections from a plethora of shops, and collect highly coveted special red envelopes that many designer boutiques offer with purchase. From dining with loved ones and shopping for new apparel to exchanging new year’s greetings and gifts, South Coast Plaza offers a one stop shop for everyone looking to usher in the year with style.
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HERE ARE A FEW WAYS TO ENJOY THE CENTER’S OFFERINGS:
Stop by Jewel Court to revel in this year’s multi-level centerpiece, featuring a 15-ft rabbit showered by hundreds of lucky lanterns and whimsical hanging orbs, sitting atop a breathtaking display of LED screens showcasing a one-of-a-kind 360-degree 3D immersive experience.
Stroll down the main hall to follow a display of jumping rabbits as they cross the water fountains in front of Tiffany & Co. and admire the “New Year Painting” photo exhibit along the way.
On January 21 and 22 from 12-4pm, children are invited to make their own Lunar New Year lantern at Carousel Court. Be sure to “hop on” the carousel afterwards for a ride on a beloved bunny.
Enter-to-win exciting prizes from South Coast Plaza boutiques and partners! Entry forms are available at all Concierge locations and winners will be selected at random and announced on February 21st.
Spend over $2,000 using a UnionPay debit or credit card and receive a $100 South Coast Plaza gift card.
Spend $2,500 or more at South Coast Plaza boutiques or restaurants in one day and receive an exclusive pair of Water Rabbit of Fortune glasses by LIULI Crystal Art. (While supplies last, exclusions may apply. Visit Concierge locations for more information.)
MAKE SOUTH COAST PLAZA YOUR ONE STOP SHOP FOR ALL THINGS LUCKY
While at the Center, make sure to adorn yourself, your loved ones, and your home with lucky objects and apparel so that you can reap good fortune and blessings throughout the year. Here are some of our top picks for a most auspicious Year of the Water Rabbit.