The first major mall in the Buona Vista area, The Star Vista, celebrates its first birthday with fanfare befitting a star
The first major mall in the Buona Vista area, The Star Vista, celebrates its first birthday with fanfare befitting a star

The luminary that has brightened the retail and dining experience in suburbia Buona Vista will be turning one this month. Part of the 15-storey mixed development in Vista Exchange in one-north, The Star Vista is Buona Vista’s first major mall. Its galaxy of dining outlets and retail brands combined with its award-winning green design, as part of the country’s first naturally cooled mall, have turned the one-stop lifestyle destination into a major hub for the more than 400,000 residents, students and workers there.

From 6 September to 6 October, CapitaMalls Asia will be pulling out all the stops to throw a dazzling birthday bash for The Star Vista and everyone is invited!

Birthday Presents Galore

What’s a birthday without presents? This one will have plenty – for you. S$111,000 worth of shopping and dining vouchers are up for grabs. “With every S$50 spent at The Star Vista, shoppers earn a chance at “We Are One” Grand Draw. CapitaCard and CAPITASTAR members get double the chances to win. There are 100 prizes in all: S$8,000 of vouchers for the 1 st prize winner; S$4,000 for the 2 nd ; S$2,000 for the 3 rd ; and S$1,000 each for the 4 th to 100 th winners. Dine, have a haircut and even a spa treatment – it will be all on The Star Vista.

The birthday star is also giving out other treats. Several stores will be having Anniversary Star Buys that play on the number “one”. So, you might be able to get $1 (U.P $12.80) for a Quarter Peri Peri Flame Grilled Chicken from Nando’s or $1 (U.P $9.90) for a Microwave Coffee Maker from Kitchen + Ware. The deal gets even sweeter for CapitaCard members who pay with their cards. They can get to enjoy $11 (U.P $36) for the Signature Pork Knuckle from Brotzeit German Bier Bar & Restaurant. Terms and conditions apply for the Star Buy offers.

During the celebration period, shoppers are rewarded in other ways for spending at The Star Vista. Spend a minimum of S$120 (S$90 for CapitaCard members), and they will receive an exclusive Jacquard Cashmere Shawl. One colour will be released each week and are waiting to be collected in this Gift-with-Purchase programme.

Those who sign up for the CAPITASTAR programme at The Star Vista will receive bonus 5,000 STAR$. Every 5,000 STAR$ can be redeemed for S$5 worth of CapitaVouchers. In addition, 10 CAPITASTAR lucky members will stand to win 100,000 STAR$ every week.

To commemorate the occasion, a customised The Star Vista fridge magnet featuring the mall’s façade has been commissioned. These will be given to the first 1,200 shoppers who present the cut-out coupon from the mall’s First Anniversary mailer and one receipt on the same day (no minimum spending) from any participating tenant of The Star Vista.

Along with the presents comes the party and The Star Vista is ready to rock your world. The Star Plaza, Basement 1 will be a hive of fun-filled activities beginning with a mini Family Carnival from 6 to 8 September. Kids are in for a treat with exciting game stalls, an inflatable maze and free popcorn treats.

From 10 to 29 September, shoppers can also give the MegaBounce a go. Strap onto this bungy-assisted trampoline and turn yourself into a human yo-yo.

Food lovers can also join food bloggers and entertainment magazine 8-Days on the Food Trail Challenge @ The Star Vista on 1 September. Also, don’t forget to sample cuisines from around the world at Morganfield’s – Home of Sticky Bones, District 10 Bar Tapas Restaurant, Lee’s Taiwanese, Baba Wins’ Peranakan Cuisine, PappaRich, Owl Café, Boston Seafood Shack, Wrap and Roll - The Best of Vietnamese Food, Nene Chicken, Sweet Musings and more.

End off the fun on the last weekend from 4 to 6 October with an amazing balloon cocoon show. An award-winning balloon twister will also form beautiful shapes and characters using plain old balloons in just seconds.