The Mid-Autumn Festival falls annually on the fifteenth day of the eighth Chinese lunar month, when the moon is believed to be the brightest and fullest.

Who’s looking forward to colourful lanterns and yummy mooncakes 🥮 this Mid-Autumn Festival on 29 September 2023? Here are some Mid-Autumn / Mooncake Festival events in Singapore to check out with the whole family.

1. Mid Autumn Festival at Lian Shan Shuang Lin Monastery

Lian Shan Shuang Lin Monastery Mid Autumn Festival Celebrations 2023

The event offers a diverse range of cultural performances, dances, music, and entertainment, catering to a wide audience and providing a festive and lively atmosphere for the Mid-Autumn Festival celebration.

📅 26 Sep to 1 Oct 2023
⏰ 6.30pm – 10pm
📍 Lian Shan Shuang Lin Monastery
🏷 Free Admission

For more information, visit Mid Autumn Festival at Lian Shan Shuang Lin Monastery.


2. Mid-Autumn Festival 2023 @ Gardens By The Bay 滨海花园庆中秋

Mid-Autumn Festival at Gardens By The Bay Lanterns

Join us in celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival as lanterns light up the Gardens in the evenings! Be sure to capture beautiful memories with your family and friends as you wander picturesque paths lined with colourful lanterns inspired by Chinese mythology, legends and cultures depicting reunion, fate and affinity.

📅 15 Sep to 1 Oct 2023
⏰ 6pm – 10pm daily
📍 Gardens by the Bay
🏷 Free Admission

For more information, visit Mid-Autumn Festival 2023 @ Gardens By The Bay.


3. Mid-Autumn Festival @ Jurong Lake Gardens – Lights by the Lake

Mid-Autumn Festival Lantern Displays at Jurong Lake Gardens

Discover the allure of exquisitely handcrafted lantern displays, meticulously created by skilled artisans from China, adorning our beautiful Gardens. Engage in a plethora of enjoyable activities and experiences.

Come, be a part of this magnificent celebration and bask in the enchanting ambiance of Lights by The Lake 2023, set amidst the breathtaking landscapes of Jurong Lake Gardens!

📅 16 Sep to 1 Oct 2023
📍 Lakeside Field, Jurong Lake Gardens

For more information, visit Mid-Autumn Festival @ Jurong Lake Gardens 2023.


4. Mid-Autumn Family FUN with Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre & Singapore Chinese Orchestra

SCCC SCO Mid Autumn 2023

The Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre (SCCC) and the Singapore Chinese Orchestra (SCO) are thrilled to announce the first Mid-Autumn Family FUN to celebrate this festival with families at our cultural hub in the heart of Shenton Way.

The event spans three days with 14 activities specially curated for families and children. The theme ‘Modern Traditions’ encourages families to celebrate Mid-Autumn traditions with a modern twist.

📅 29 Sep to 1 Oct 2023
📍 SCCC and Singapore Conference Hall

For more information, visit Mid-Autumn Family FUN with Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre & Singapore Chinese Orchestra.


5. VivoCity Garden of Lights with Sanrio Characters

Mid Autumn Festival VivoCity

In celebration of the Mid-Autumn Festival, VivoCity, Singapore’s largest retail and lifestyle destination mall, is thrilled to unveil its inaugural collaboration with Sanrio. Themed “Garden of Lights”, the Sky Park will come alive with iconic Sanrio characters like Hello Kitty, Kuromi, My Melody, Badtz-Maru and more.

📅 31 Aug to 1 Oct 2023
📍 VivoCity Sky Park

For more information, visit VivoCity Mid-Autumn Festival 2023.


6. Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival

Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival 2023

This year’s Chinatown Mid Autumn Festivals will be coming to you on the 15th of September 🥳🐰

From mooncakes to mesmerizing performances, come join us in the Mid Autumn festivities! 🌕✨

📅 10 Sep to 14 Oct 2023
📍 Chinatown

For more information, visit Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival 2023.


7. One Punggol Lights Up for Mid-Autumn Festival 2023

One Punggol Mid-Autumn Festival 2023

There will be several pop-up booths for paper lantern paintings at The Plaza and families are welcome to decorate their own lanterns. Children and their parents can join in these free daily arts & craft workshop at the Hub and get creative!

And what’s more… 1,000 lanterns painted by Punggol residents will be curated together and transformed into a giant lantern art installation for the official Light-Up ceremony.

Official Mid-Autumn Festival 2023 Light Up

📅 Friday, 15 Sep 2023
⏰ 5pm – 9pm
📍 One Punggol, 1 Punggol Drive, Singapore 828629

One Punggol Mid-Autumn Celebrations 2023 & Lantern Walk

📅 Friday, 29 Sep 2023
⏰ 5pm – 9pm
📍 One Punggol, 1 Punggol Drive, Singapore 828629

For more information, visit One Punggol Mid-Autumn Festival 2023.


8. ELFA Preschool Mid-Autumn Festival Open House

ELFA Preschool Open House Mid Autumn

If your child has many questions about the Mid-Autumn Festival, such as why we eat mooncakes and carry lanterns, we invite you and your little one to attend ELFA Preschools’ Mid-Autumn open house. At the thematic session, your young one will enjoy a fun time learning about the origin and traditional activities of the festival. Children can look forward to enchanting storytelling, music and movement activities, and cultural appreciation.

📅 Saturday, 23 Sep 2023
⏰ 10am to 12pm

Complimentary admission. Limited slots available. Pre-register here now and we will see you then!

Participating centres:

📍 ELFA Preschool @ Hougang
202 Hougang Street 21, #03-00, Singapore 530202
(Above Fairprice Finest)
Infant care service newly launched.

📍 ELFA Chinese Preschool @ Pandan Valley
3 Pandan Valley #01-316 Singapore 597627
(Inside Pandan Valley Condominium)

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9. Kid’s Hokkien Workshop & Mid Autumn Carnival 儿童福建营兼中秋节嘉年华

Kid's Hokkien Workshop & Mid Autumn Carnival SHHKCA

Join us for an unforgettable Hokkien experience at Singapore Hokkien Huay Kuan Cultural Academy’s Mid Autumn Festival Celebration! Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to immerse yourself in Hokkien culture, indulge in delicious food, and create lasting memories with your loved ones.

📅 22 Sep 2023 (Fri)
⏰ 5pm – 9.30pm
📍 Singapore Federation of Chinese Clan Associations
397 Lor 2 Toa Payoh, Singapore 319639

Limited slots available, so secure your spot now here!

Sign Up Now

For more information, visit Kid’s Hokkien Workshop & Mid Autumn Carnival.


10. Wan Qing Mid-Autumn Festival

Wan Qing Mid-Autumn Festival giant panda lanterns

Celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival and learn about Chinese traditions and customs at the 12th edition of SYSNMH’s Wan Qing Mid-Autumn Festival! The Mid-Autumn Festival (also known as the Mooncake Festival) falls on the 15th day of the eighth lunar month and is one of the most important festivals for Chinese communities around the world.

Lawn Installation: A Mid-Autumn Paw-trait

📅 29 Aug to 1 Oct 2023
⏰ 10am – 9pm daily

Wan Qing Mid-Autumn Festival Open House

📅 23 & 24 Sep 2023
⏰ 10am – 6.30pm
📍 Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall
🏷 Free admission with ticketed activities

For more information, visit Wan Qing Mid-Autumn Festival 2023.


11. Mid-Autumn Festival with The Woodleigh Mall

Woodleigh Mall Mid-Autumn Festival

Create joyously sweet family moments whilst celebrating Mid-Autumn festival at The Woodleigh Mall through a series of Mid-Autumn themed activities and rewards. Shoppers can look forward to colourful light installations, an insta-worthy lantern tunnel and family-friendly workshops at the atrium as well as a Lantern Walk for charity. Bring your family and friends down to The Woodleigh Mall and be a part of this fun-filled experience!

📅 15 to 24 Sep 2023
📍 The Woodleigh Mall

For more information, visit The Woodleigh Mall Mid-Autumn Festival 2023.


12. Moon-LIT! Mid-Autumn Festival @ SDC

Singapore Discovery Centre Mid Autumn Moon-lit

Embrace the good tidings of the harvest moon as Singapore Discovery Centre (SDC) celebrates the Mid-Autumn season with fun activities this September holidays.

📅 2 to 29 Sep 2023
📍 Singapore Discovery Centre

For more information, visit Moon-LIT! Mid-Autumn Festival @ SDC 2023.


Note: All details are correct as at the time of publishing. While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information, no guarantee is given nor responsibility is taken for errors or omissions in the compilation. Readers are advised to check with the respective event organisers for the most updated schedules, venues and details.

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