It’s full-on lunar madness this weekend, as traditional Chinese celebrations of the full moon hit their heights. For those looking for non-Mid Autumn activities, not to worry – there are exciting events going on in the spheres of art and science too.
1. Moonfest – A Mid-Autumn Celebration
13 to 15 Sept
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The Esplanade’s annual celebration of the Mid Autumn Festival is chock-a-block with exciting free programmes and ticketed workshops, from storytelling and performances to lantern making, Shaolin kungfu class and more. Details.
2. one-north Festival
13 to 14 Sept
Immerse yourself in science, technology and innovation through fun interactive displays, inspiring talks and informative behind-the-scenes tours. Find out more.
3. Family Lounge Presented by PlayStation
Till 13 Oct
Head to Terminal 3’s ST3PS and be among the first in Singapore to try out a range of cool PlayStation games, including a demo of Marvel’s Iron Man VR Game. Learn more.
4. Mid-Autumn Festival @ Jurong Lake Gardens
Till 15 Sept
Jurong Lake Gardens
Rediscover your childhood mid-autumn experience and introduce your kids to it too with a visit to Jurong Lake Gardens, which has been transformed into a dazzling wonderland with lantern exhibits inspired by Chinese myth. More info.
5. Singapore Science Festival 2019
Till 14 Sept
Join in this celebration of science, with programs that include thrilling experiments, magic-like shows and a special presentation by the Royal Institution. Find out more.
6. Moonstruck Mid-Autumn Festival
Till 19 Sept
Singapore Sports Hub
Soak in the vibes and immerse yourself in mid autumn celebrations with fascinating stories from folklore, movies under the stars, waterfront trails and craft workshops. Details.
7. Gallery Children’s Biennale 2019
Till 29 Dec
National Gallery Singapore
Head to the National Gallery this September to enjoy a variety of fantastic arts programmes specially curated for kids and families, such as recreating a painting from the gallery and exploring sounds in new ways. Learn more.
8. tokidoki x River Safari: The Quest for the River Gem
Till 31 Oct
Search for hidden magical gems with the Mermicornos and stand to take home limited edition tokidoki x River Safari pins when you complete the trail. Find out more.
9. Mid-Autumn Yeah!
13 to 14 Sept
Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre
Discover traditions anew and immerse yourself in festive celebrations with a range of exciting activities such as an escape-room challenge, planetarium shows and performances. More info.