Mid-Autumn 2019: Where are the fun celebrations for families in Singapore at?
The moon symbolizes reunion and completeness; it is tradition to gather under the full moon to appreciate the moon……cakes (😋), carry lanterns and spend some quality family time together. Still wondering where to bring the whole family this Mid-Autumn 2019? From Chang’e the Moon Goddess to Jade Rabbit, many mystical legends surround this beautiful thanksgiving harvest festival of the moon. We have a list of exciting events that would bring you and your fam to where the lights, lanterns and buzz are at this Mid-Autumn! 🏮
Curious Adventures in Wonderland
A twist of fantasy – dress up a little and find yourself & your kids immersed among the stunning, larger-than-life lantern installations that will brisk you through 5 magical whimsical zones! What can make Mad Hatter’s tea party more exciting than a 5m long illuminated dessert table? Down a 40m stretch of roses guarded by lit card soldiers, we are just a march away from the Red Queen’s castle. And be sure to participate in the AR Hunt to win yourself some goodies!
This year, Chinatown’s yearly affair of festivities adorned by lights and local dishes would also commemorate 200 years since the founding of Singapore, with light installations featuring coolies, samsui women, old buses etc. The captivating nightly stage shows at Kreta Ayer Square are also great for those who want a break from walking 😅 If you have a foodie fam, make sure you don’t miss the nightly Festive Bazaar (only until 13 Sep)!
Dates: 31 August – 28 September 2019
Free admission, fees apply for Heritage + Food Trail
Gardens By The Bay Mid-Autumn Festival 2019
GBTB’s lantern display sets just get more breathtakingly spectacular each year – the widest & tallest floating lanterns display yet, AND the very first giant revolving lantern, wrapped around a Supertree! Have curious children who rapid-fire 73 questions per minute? Take your little ones to journey through the stories of rich tradition and heritage and have their whimsical imagination paint over the moonlit skyscape!
Singapore’s Chinese Cultural Centre’s ‘Mid-Autumn Yeah!’
Looking for a slightly more unique Mid-Autumn experience? This harvest festival, let your fam reap a harvest knowledge at ‘The Mooncake Heist’ mass-escape activity to try and break into the moon vault for the secret recipe of the legendary Divine Mooncake! Puppet workshops, planetarium shows, tea brewing sessions…… Not really a traditional tea person? The bubble tea brewing session would still appeal to you right 😂 😻 #singaporeans
Dates: 13 September (7-10PM) & 14 September (1-10PM)
Just opened recently after 7 long years of work, Lakeside Garden has been especially loved by children with its Ramble Garden being the largest nature play-garden in the heartlands. See the whole place bask in the light of lanterns and the full moon for its very first Mid-Autumn celebrations!
Maybe being out in the crowd is not exactly your cup of tea (pun intended!) and you rather have a cozy gathering with just your family or you are looking to plan a last minute garthering for the kids, you can consider our very own Mid-Autumn Promotions! From Mid-Autumn Game Booths, Kids Art & Craft to Mid-Autumn Face Painting or Chang-Er Storytelling. We surely have all kinds of tea that will suit your cup!