The Mid Autumn Festival 2019 in Singapore falls on Friday, 13 September 2019. The date coincides with the September school holidays 2019 in Singapore, and since the next day is a Saturday, it is a great excuse to head out and stay out late enjoying the moon.
To get in on the festivities for the Mid Autumn Festival 2019 in Singapore, there is no better way than to head out and enjoy the festive atmosphere with family and friends. There are also many places which have lanterns, festive programmes and family-friendly things to do for the Mid Autumn Festival 2019 In Singapore.
Here are some ideas of where to go to enjoy an evening out as part of the Mid Autumn Festival 2019 in Singapore.
Mid Autumn Festival 2019 in Singapore
Wan Qing Mid-Autumn Festival 2019
When: 7 to 8 September 2019
Where: Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall
The Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall at Balestier is hosting the annual Wan Qing Mid-Autumn Festival on 7 and 8 September 2019. Visitors can look forward to lantern-making workshops, storytelling sessions, performances and tours. Be sure to stay around till after dark to view the glow-in-the-dark “Moonflowers of Mid-Autumn” installation that transforms the front lawn of the historic mansion into an ethereal wonderland. Find out more about the Wan Qing Mid-Autumn Festival 2019 here.
Bicentennial Mid-Autumn Celebrations
When: 31 August to 28 September 2019
Head down to Chinatown for the Mid Autumn Festival 2019 in Singapore. The streets of Chinatown will be lit up by lanterns inspired by the story of Singapore over the last 200 years. The official light up ceremony takes place on 31 August with performances and a fireworks display. Take part in a mass lantern walk, join a food and heritage trail, and visit the Festive Bazaar.
Mid-Autumn Festival 2019 at Gardens by the Bay
When: 30 August to 15 September 2019
Where: Gardens by the Bay
View spectacular 14 lantern sets including a 120 metre long floating lantern at Gardens by the Bay. This year, visitors can stroll inside a giant revolving lantern too. Visitors to the Mid-Autumn Festival 2019 can also look forward to cultural performances, a mass lantern walk and a food street. Find out more here.
Moonfest – A Mid-Autumn Celebration
When: 13 to 15 September 2019
Where: Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay
The 15th edition of Moonfest at Esplanade invites everyone to discover the beauty of the traditional Chinese arts. Look out for Taishan Shadow Puppetry performances, nostalgic street opera and Chinese crosstalk. There will be ticketed Parent-Child workshops where kids can engage in various activities such as shadow puppetry, Shaolin martial arts, and even learn how to play the hulusi, a traditional Chinese folk instrument. There are free craft activities too. Find out more here.
Mid-Autumn Festival @ Jurong Lake Gardens
When: 6 to 15 September 2019
Where: Jurong Lake Gardens
Meet characters from Chinese folklore in a garden setting for Mid Autumn Festival 2019 in Singapore. Jurong Lake Gardens will also be holding specially curated sunset tours and there will be fitness try outs, lantern making and talks as part of the festivities. Get more information here.
When: 13 & 14 September
Where: Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre
Celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival in novel ways at the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre. Take part in a mooncake-inspired escape-room activity, discover the secrets of the night sky at a planetarium show or look at the night’s sky through a telescope.
Curious Adventures in Wonderland
When: 23 August to 22 September 2019
Go on a journey inspired by Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland at the VivoCity Lantern Festival at the Sky Park. Scoot down the rabbit hole, stop by the Mad Hatter’s tea party and meet the Red Queen herself at this lantern landscape at VivoCity’s Curious Adventures in Wonderland. There is also an augmented reality hunt with prizes to be won.