We cordially invite you, your family and friends to join us at Chinatown this September to commemorate Singapore Bicentennial and to celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival together. The celebrations will showcase an exciting, colourful and vibrant month-long programmes from 31 August to 28 September 2019. During this period, Chinatown will be soaked in festivities and beautifully adorned with colourful lanterns and dazzling decorations. Come and join us to appreciate and experience the allure and significance of this Chinese traditional festival.
Lantern Painting Competition
25 August 2019, Sunday
9am – 12noon
Let the artistic flair in your child shine at Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival 2019 Lantern Painting Competition!
Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival 2019 Official Light-Up and Opening Ceremony
31 August 2019
6:30pm – 10pm
New Bridge Road and Eu Tong Sen Street
The celebration for Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival 2019 will kick start with the highly-anticipated Opening Ceremony, which includes the Official Street Light-up, dragon dance performance, as well as an exciting line-up of multicultural song and dance performances by local and overseas troupes from China. Finally, catch the spectacular fireworks displays lined up for the grand finale!
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Nightly Stage Shows
31 August – 13 September 2019
8.00pm – 10.30pm
Kreta Ayer Square
Gather around for the nightly performances at Kreta Ayer Square during the Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival celebrations. Catch and be entertained by the animated and dynamic Chinese cultural acts, folk songs, and music and dance numbers by local entertainers and overseas performing troupes. There will also be lion dance performances on every night for 30 minutes.
Mass Lantern Walk
8 September 2019
7pm – 10 pm
Starting point – Kreta Ayer Square
Ending point – Along New Bridge Road
Enjoy a fun night out with your family and friends with your creative lanterns as you join in the Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival 2019 Mass Lantern Walk that is open to the general public. Immerse yourself in the festive spirit as you soak in the leisurely-paced lantern parade procession under the full moon and the dazzling displays around Chinatown.
31 August – 28 September 2019
7pm – 12mn ( Sun – Thur ) | 7pm – 2am ( Fri & Sat )
Along New Bridge Road, Eu Tong Sen Street and South Bridge Road
Soak in the festivities and celebration of the Mid-Autumn Festival in Chinatown, where traditional Chinese culture comes alive. To commemorate Singapore Bicentennial, this year street light-up will depict the story of Singapore in the last 200 years.
Heritage + Food Trail
1, 7 & 8 September 2019
3.00pm – 5.00pm
Information Booth in front of the stage at Kreta Ayer Square
Join the Heritage + Food Trail to savour popular local dishes such as fishball noodles with a 73-year-old recipe and visit stalls helmed by second and third-generation hawkers whose stalls originated from push carts in olden-day Chinatown. At the same get to know the history of Chinatown and the traditions of Mid-Autumn Festival.
Festive Bazaar and Trade Fair
30 August – 13 September 2019
6.30am – 10.30pm
Along Pagoda Street, Trengganu Street, Sago Street and Smith Street
During the Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival, visitors can bask in the festivities, walk along the bustling festive street stalls and shop for festive goodies. Be spoilt for choice as over 200 festival stalls will offer a dazzling variety of festive treats like moon cakes, pomelos, lanterns, handicrafts, tea and more.
Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival 2019
Start date: 31/8/19 0:00
End date: 28/9/19 23:59