8 Places to Enjoy the Mid-Autumn Festival in Singapore


Syahirah Mazlan •  Sep 14, 2023

The Mid-Autumn Festival 2023, or Mooncake Festival, is fast approaching, and Singapore is lighting up with colourful lanterns and vibrant celebrations. Get ready to immerse yourself in the enchanting world of lanterns, cultural performances, and amazing ambiance. Here are 8 fantastic places to enjoy the Mid-Autumn festival and soak in the festive spirit:

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1. Celebrate with Sanrio Stars at VivoCity

Step into a world of cuteness as VivoCity hosts a 'Garden of Lights' featuring beloved Sanrio characters like Hello Kitty, My Melody, and Gudetama. Over 200 lanterns will illuminate your path, and there are lantern-making workshops and meet-and-greet sessions with these adorable characters!

Location: VivoCity, Sky Park Level 3
Dates: 31 August to 1 October 2023
Admission: FREE

2. Garden of Bloom at Gardens by the Bay

Stroll through the mesmerizing 'Garden of Bloom' at Gardens by the Bay, where lanterns inspired by Chinese mythology and culture line your way. Enjoy cultural performances, and various carnival games. At the SuperTree Grove, you'll be able to find the Pavilion, a classic feature of a Chinese Garden, the Lanna Lanterns, Colourful Blossoms, Our Secret Garden and Blooming in Dance!

Location: Gardens by the Bay
Dates: 15 September to 1 October 2023
Admission: FREE

3. Wan Qing Mid-Autumn Festival - Outdoor Lantern Installation

Love pandas? Meet two giant panda lanterns, celebrating the species' reclassification from 'endangered' to 'vulnerable.' You'll get the chance to explore lantern displays and embrace the spirit of conservation in a beautiful outdoor setting! Make sure to get your cameras ready!

Locations: Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall Lawn
Dates: 29 August to 1 October 2023
Admission: FREE

4. Mid-Autumn Moonlight Magic at City Square Mall

City Square Mall brings you a month-long Mid-Autumn celebration filled with family-friendly activities. Don't miss the lantern-making workshop, where you can create your own carousel lantern with LED lights. Plus, personalise a moon terrarium for a touch of nature in your surroundings.

Location: City Square Mall
Dates: 1 September to 1 October 2023
Admission: Minimum spending required for workshops

5. Celebrate Mid-Autumn at Jurong Lake Gardens

Here's a classic! Everyone knows that when the Mid-Autumn season hits, you've got yo visit Jurong Lake Gardens for a glimpse of fun! Explore captivating lantern displays hand-crafted by skilled artisans from China at Jurong Lake Gardens. Enjoy performances by talented local artists and engage in a range of activities throughout the festival.

Location: Jurong Lake Gardens
Dates: 16 September to 1 October 2023
Admission: FREE

6. Moonlight Fiesta at the Singapore River Festival

Join the Singapore River Festival for a memorable Mid-Autumn celebration. Participate in family workshops, lantern making, and a scenic lantern festival walk along the Singapore River. The first 100 customers to sign up for the lantern walk will receive a goodie bag!

Location: Robertson Walk
Date: 16 to 17 September 2023, 4pm to 8.30pm
Fees: $5 for workshops and lantern festival walk

8. Moon-Lit at Singapore Discovery Centre

Embark on a Moon-Lit adventure at the Singapore Discovery Centre with family-friendly activities, guided tours, and self-guided trails that explore the significance of the moon in various cultures. It's the perfect place to learn and have fun together!

Location: Singapore Discovery Centre
Dates: Sep 2 - Sep 10, 2023
Admission: FREE

This Mid-Autumn Festival, Singapore is all set to dazzle you with lanterns, cultural performances, and delightful experiences. Gather your loved ones, and make the most of this radiant celebration. Happy Mid-Autumn Festival, everyone! 🏮🌕🥮