3 Places to Go this Mid-Autumn Festival!

September 30, 2020

Delicious mooncakes and illuminated lanterns – the first things that come to your mind when thinking about the Mid-Autumn Festival. Despite the global pandemic, the Mid-Autumn festival will return this Wednesday, October 1st with an interesting mix of both offline and online events and activities. However, events will be scaled down to comply with safe distancing measures.

Nevertheless, we have prepared a list of 3 exciting events and activities that you can both enjoy from the comfort of your home and on site!

Mid-Autumn Festival Chinatown


Source: Chinatown Festivals

When? 17 September to 16 October 2020
Date: 7PM-12AM daily (Street Light-up)

Perhaps the most iconic place to catch the Mid-Autumn Festival (and Chinese New Year) is none other than Chinatown. And this year, it returns with a variety of events, such as the 360 Virtual Tour and the famous Street Light-up!

There is a total of 7 programmes lined up, with a mix of both onsite and online offerings. A majority of the programmes can be enjoyed from the comfort of your own home, with 6 programmes, such as Virtual Escape Room Game, MAF 2020 Short Video Series and the Virtual Opening Ceremony! Want to head down instead? There is also the famous Street Light-up that runs from 17 September to 16 October.

And not to forget the prizes to be won! Try out the Online Photo Competition and Online Lantern Painting to win attractive prizes!

For more information, visit the official website at: https://chinatownfestivals.sg/

Mid-Autumn Festival Light-up at Gardens by the Bay


Source: Gardens by the Bay

When? 18 September to 4 October 2020

Keeping the tradition of Mid-Autumn Festival alive and to bring cheer to Singaporeans, the Mid-Autumn celebrations will return with a mix of onsite and online attractions. There are a myriad of activities ranging from performances, arts and crafts and the highlight of the event – The Lantern Light-up. Walk through the different zones inspired by the festival itself, and marvel at the numerous light-up displays.

And of course, not to forget the famous mooncakes that will be on sale during the event!

For more information, visit the official website at: https://www.gardensbythebay.com.sg/en/whats-on/calendar-of-events/mid-autumn-festival-2020/highlights.html

Moonfest – A Mid-Autumn Celebration at Esplanade


Source: Esplanade SG

When? 25 September to 4 October 2020

A wide selection of events awaits you at this year’s Mid Autumn Celebration, Moonfest at Esplanade. Dig intro traditional arts, have fun with family, and enjoy performances and mooncake galore – there’s bound to be something for everyone!

For more information, visit the official website at: https://www.esplanade.com/festivals-and-series/moonfest-a-mid-autumn-celebration/2020

Whether you’re experiencing the Mid-Autumn Festival for the first time or a mooncake veteran, we hope you found this list helpful!

And most importantly, don’t forget to wear a mask and practise safe distancing!