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Top Mid-Autumn Festival Events In Singapore

Lanterns + Mooncakes + Entertainment

2023 Sep 01

Mid-Autumn Events Singapore

The Mid-Autumn Festival is here, and the glow of lanterns beckons you and your little ones to embark on an enchanting journey. Little Steps has scoured Singapore to bring you the most captivating festivities for this magical season. From the ultimate cozy spot at Crane with kid-friendly activities and mouthwatering treats to ‘The Race Around the Moon’ show at Gateway Theatre, where your children can immerse themselves in an awe-inspiring adventure.

Step into a world of whimsy at Sanrio Paradise in VivoCity, capture the best photos with Hello Kitty and My Melody and celebrate in style. Explore traditional celebrations at Wan Qing Mid-Autumn Festival, embark on a lantern shopping spree in Chinatown, or immerse yourself in nature and culture at Jurong Lake Gardens.

The options are endless, and the memories will be cherished forever. Get ready to make this Mid-Autumn Festival truly luminous!

  • MID-AUTUMN FESTIVAL AT CRANE: Kampong Glam *Top Mid-Autumn Festival Events In Singapore

    The Ultimate Cozy Spot to Celebrate Mid-Autumn

    Celebrate the enchanting Mid-Autumn Festival like never before at Crane, your ultimate cozy hangout destination! The event promises lots of kid-friendly activities to choose from, booths to grab great snacks and drinks, and so much more! From September 23 to 24, 2023 with multiple timings, head down to gather with your loved ones and indulge in the richness of culture and community. More details on the festival celebrations will be released on Crane’s website soon.

    Crane, https://www.wearecrane.com/things-to-do/mid-autumn-festivities

  • THE RACE AROUND THE MOON: Bukit Merah *Top Mid-Autumn Festival Events In Singapore

    Perfect Show For Your Kiddos This Season

    Get ready for an exhilarating journey beyond the stars with ‘The Race Around the Moon’ on 23 September 2023. This sensational show takes you on an awe-inspiring adventure based on beloved characters Chang’e, Jade Rabbit, and Wu Gang in a new Mid-Autumn tale. This tale of friendship and courage is suitable for kids aged 5-10 and is also suitable for neurodivergent individuals. Tickets are only at SG$32 and the show will be held at Gateway Theatre's Sky Garden. Come celebrate this year’s Mid-Autumn season by letting your kids’ experience the magic of storytelling.

    The Race Around The Moon, Gateway Theatre, 3615 Jalan Bukit Merah, Singapore 159461, https://sistic.com.sg/events/race0923

  • MID-AUTUMN WITH SANRIO: Vivo CIty *Top Mid-Autumn Festival Events In Singapore

    Capture The Best Photos With This Instalment

    From August 31, 2023, step into a world of whimsy and wonder at Sanrio Paradise, which promises to delight visitors of all ages at VivoCity in Singapore! Come catch your favorite Sanrio characters like Hello Kitty and My Melody as they come to life in a larger-than-life experience like no other. Be sure to bring your little ones along and let them experience the joy of all things kawaii. Before you leave, be sure to take tons of photos that capture this enchanting universe.

    Garden of Lights, Vivo City, 1 HarbourFront Walk, Singapore 098585

  • MID-AUTUMN CELEBRATIONS AT STAR THEATRE: Buona Vista *Top Mid-Autumn Festival Events In Singapore

    Famil-Friendly Fun!

    Elevate your Mid-Autumn festivities to new heights at the Star Theatre on September 23, 2023! There will be two sessions, one in Hokkien at 1:30pm and the second in Mandarin at 4:30pm. Join with your families and illuminate the night with a memorable and traditional celebration. Tickets start from SG$10 per individual and is also suitable for wheelchair users! For more information, do check out the official website.

    Mid-Autumn Celebrations At Star Theatre, Star Theatre, 1 Vista Exchange Green, #04-01, Singapore 138617, https://startix.sg/event/midautumn

  • KIDS' HOKKIEN WORKSHOP AND MID-AUTUMN CARNIVAL: Toa Payoh *Top Mid-Autumn Festival Events In Singapore

    Let's Get Cultural!

    Get your kids ready for a double dose of fun and cultural enrichment at the Kids' Hokkien Workshop and Mid-Autumn Carnival on September 22, 2023 from 5pm onwards! This event is organized by Singapore Hokkien Huay Kuan Cultural Academy and is a perfect blend of education and entertainment for your little ones to dive into the richness of the Hokkien culture. With exciting events planned out and even meals provided for your kids, tickets are at SG$50 per child and SG$15 for each parent. Head down and immerse your kids in a vibrant space that your children will treasure!

    Kids' Hokkien Workshop and Mid-Autumn Celebrations, Singapore Federation of Chinese Clan Associations, 397 Lor 2 Toa Payoh, Singapore 319639, https://www.shhkca.com.sg/midautumnfestival

  • GARDEN OF BLOOMS: Gardens by The Bay *Top Mid-Autumn Festival Events In Singapore

    Where Nature And Culture Collides

    Gardens By the Bay has a beautiful installation coming up to celebrate the Mid-Autumn festival this year. The Garden of Blooms will feature lanterns of all shapes and sizes and the best part is that entrance is free! From September 15 to October 1, 2023, these lanterns will lit up daily and you can bring your kids along to celebrate both nature and culture. Apart from this, there are many other programs planned out too such as cultural dances, Instagram reels workshop and carnival rides so be sure to keep a lookout!

    Garden of Blooms, 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953, https://www.gardensbythebay.com.sg/en/things-to-do/calendar-of-events/mid-autumn-festival-2023-garden-of-blooms.html

  • WAN QING MID-AUTUMN CELEBRATIONS: Tai Gin Road *Top Mid-Autumn Festival Events In Singapore

    Perfect For History Buffs

    Prepare to be captivated by tradition and culture at the Wan Qing Mid-Autumn Festival this year. This year's celebration promises to transport you to a bygone era steeped in history and festivity. With a myriad of events planned out such as lantern making workshops, abacus seeds making workshop and other cultural activities, you and your little ones are spoilt for choice so be sure to check out the other programs offered through the official website.

    Wan Qing Mid-Autumn Celebrations, Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall, 12 Tai Gin Road, Singapore 327874, https://www.sysnmh.org.sg/en

  • CHINATOWN OFFICIAL LIGHT-UP: Chinatown *Top Mid-Autumn Festival Events In Singapore

    Get Your Cameras Ready For This Visual Treat

    Chinatown is the place to be for this year’s Mid-Autumn festivities. Head down with your friends and family to experience the magic of this cultural event at this iconic location. The Official Light-Up & Opening Ceremony is on September 15, 2023 from 7pm onwards and there are many other programs to look forward to in the coming days or weeks such as food festivals, lighting-up ceremonies and weekly stage shows. For more details on individuals, check out the main website.

    Chinatown Light-Up, https://chinatownfestivals.sg/

  • LANTERN SHOPPING: Chinatown *Top Mid-Autumn Festival Events In Singapore

    Visit These Cute Lantern Shops

    If you’re wondering where you can get the best lanterns in Singapore, embark on a luminous journey through Chinatown, especially in Smith Street where you’ll be greeted by an array of shops that sell lanterns of all shapes and sizes. Bring your kids along and let them experience the beauty of intricate handcrafted lanterns. Not only will this be a visually stunning treat but it will also serve as a great trip for you to share the significance of the Mid-Autumn Festival.

    Chinatown Lantern Shops, Smith Street

  • LIGHTS BY THE LAKE: Jurong Lake Gardens *Top Mid-Autumn Festival Events In Singapore

    Immerse Yourself In Nature And Culture

    Jurong Lake Gardens has an enchanting light installation of lanterns and Mid-Autumn festival decorations coming up. The area is going to be lit with lanterns made by artisans from China and the dazzling display is a great way to have an unforgettable time with your family. Apart from the lights, you and your kids can look forward to performances by talented homegrown artists every Friday and Saturday, from September 16 to October 1, 2023. Be a part of this cultural experience and create cherished memories under the moonlight.

    Lights by the Lake, Jurong Lake Gardens, Yuan Ching Rd, https://www.nparks.gov.sg/activities/events-and-workshops/2023/9/lights-by-the-lake-2023-festival-of-lights

  • HELLO MOON: Gateway Theatre *Top Mid-Autumn Festival Events In Singapore

    September Specials By Gateway Theatre

    For the month of September, Gateway Kids Club presents to you moon-themed storytelling and arts and craft sessions in celebration of the Mid-Autumn Festival. This is the perfect activity for children aged 3 to 7 and the storytelling sessions are meant to inculcate good values in your kiddos while getting them to appreciate the significance of the Mid-Autumn season. Join Storytellers Nat, William, Chandran, Rino, and the Young Storytellers from The Storytelling Centre as they bring you on a magical journey at Gateway Theatre Dance Studio. The best part is tickets are free! That’s right! Do visit the website for more details and to obtain your tickets.

    Hello Moon, Gateway Theatre, 3615 Jalan Bukit Merah, Singapore 159461, https://gatewaytheatre.sg/events/gateway-kids-club-september-hello-moon/

  • SINGAPORE RIVER FESTIVAL: Singapore River *Top Mid-Autumn Festival Events In Singapore

    A Riverfront Adventure

    Singapore River Festival is back again this year with exciting events lined up for the Mid-Autumn season as well! On September 16 to 17, 2023 at Robertson Walk is the Moonlight Fiesta where you get to go on a lantern walk with your loved ones. With lantern making workshops, keychain workshops and window art workshops, these activities are organized with families in mind and are a meaningful way to spend time with your little ones while getting them to learn more about the Mid-Autumn Festival. For details and to register, check out the main webpage.

    Singapore River Festival 2023, Singapore River, https://singapore-river.sg/sro-events/srf2023/

  • MOONCAKE FAIR AT TAKASHIMAYA: Takashimaya *Top Mid-Autumn Festival Events In Singapore

    The Biggest Mid-Autumn Fair!

    The year’s biggest and most prominent Mid-Autumn Fair is back again this year at Takashimaya! With over 50 different brands (both online and in-store) collaborating to bring you the best mooncakes available across Singapore, come check out the collections available. With more than 642 products, you are truly spoilt for choice and will be able to pick out the mooncakes that suit you best.

    Mooncake Fair At Takashimaya, 391 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238872, https://www.takashimaya.com.sg/mid-autumn-festival

  • MOON-LIT MID-AUTUMN SPECIALS: Singapore Discovery Centre *Top Mid-Autumn Festival Events In Singapore

    Kid-Friendly Programs Specially Organised For This Season

    From September 2 to 10, 2023, Singapore Discovery Centre has a variety of kid-friendly programs planned for the Mid-Autumn season. With interactive story tours, a self-discovery trail and craft activities, your kids will get to try their hand at DIY fun while also embracing the good tidings of the season. Come learn about the origins of the mooncake and stories of our resilient heroes from the guides and get the chance to also redeem a small gift upon completion of certain activities (while stocks last). So head down now to have some fun!

    Moon-Lit Specials, Singapore Discovery Centre, 510 Upper Jurong Rd, Singapore 638365, https://www.defencecollectivesg.com/moon-lit-mid-autumn-specials/

  • MOONLIGHT MAGIC: City Square Mall *Top Mid-Autumn Festival Events In Singapore

    Shop And Celebrate At The Same Time

    Malls in Singapore are amping up their decorations for the season and City Square Mall is one of the many that has promised an immersive experience for family and friends. Not only do they have engaging activities planned out, but they have a special deal on September 22, 2023. Families who spend a minimum of SG$50 can redeem a lantern-making workshop pass that allows one to make his or her own carousel lantern! This lantern comes with bright LED lights and you can get your kids to paint any design they want on it so if you’re in the area or live nearby, do make a trip!

    Moonlight Magic, City Square Mall, 180 Kitchener Rd, Singapore 208539

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