It’s the same moonlight, but a different Mid-Autumn celebration! This year, due to Covid situation and measures that have been implemented, the scale of Mid-Autumn Festival in Chinatown has been greatly reduced. The Chinatown Festival Organizing Committee hopes to continue the tradition and celebration of the Mid-Autumn Festival in Chinatown through dazzling streets light and to bring festive cheers to everyone.

Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival 2021

1. Official Light-Up and Opening Ceremony 开幕典礼与亮灯仪式

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Date: 7 September 2021

In view that we are still in the midst of fighting Covid-19 and to avoid any crowd gathering, Chinatown Mid- Autumn Celebrations 2021 Official Light-up and Opening Ceremony will be launched virtually and live streamed on Chinatown Festivals Facebook Page.

2. Street Light-Up 牛车水庆中秋亮灯

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Date: 7 September to 5 October 2021
Time: 7pm – 12mn (Daily)
Venue: Along New Bridge Road, Eu Tong Sen Street and South Bridge Road

This year street light-up will feature sculptured lanterns like Chang’er, flowers and greetings, etc., combining traditions with modern design, visitors will be enthralled by the creativity of the contemporary street light-up design.

3. Mooncake Making Online Workshop 中秋节月饼线上工作坊

Date: 5 & 12 September 2021 (Sunday)
Time: 10.30am – 12nn
Platform: Chinatown Festivals Facebook Page

Interested to learn how to bake Kele’s Mooncake? You can learn all these from our virtual workshop that will live stream on our Facebook Page. Purchase your baking kit curated by Kele before 1st September 2021 here to enjoy a hands-on experience during the live stream!

➡️ Related Read: Best Mooncakes in Singapore

4. Chinatown MAF2021 Online Activities 中秋节线上游戏

Date: Mid-September onwards
Venue: Chinatown Festivals Facebook and Instagram Page

A series of giveaway activities and interesting content to learn about and celebrate our Mid-Autumn and traditions.




5. 360 Virtual Tour and Heritage Trail 360度虚拟导览与文化之旅

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Date: September 2021 onwards
Platform: Chinatown Festivals Website

Chinatown 360 Virtual Tour is back, featuring the Mid-Autumn Street Light-up. In addition, you can also enjoy the virtual Heritage Trail, where our volunteer guides will bring you through various points of interests in Chinatown. Look out for the microsite by September 2021

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For more information, please visit: here.


Mid-Autumn Festival falls on 21 September 2021 this year. Remember to check out our list of Best Mooncakes and Best Bak Kwa in Singapore 2021.

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Looking for what to during mid autumn festival? Read Mid Autumn Festival 2021 Events in Singapore.

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