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The best free Mid-Autumn Festival events in Singapore

Reap the rich harvest of these free cultural highlights in the city

Gardens by the Bay’s Mid-Autumn Festival
Photo: Gardens by the Bay

Sweet mooncakes to indulge in? Check. Colourful lanterns to light up the night? Check. Looks like Singapore is all set for the Mid-Autumn Festival, a cultural affair in the Chinese calendar to mark the end of the autumn harvest. The festival is held on the fifteenth day of the eighth month of the Lunar calendar which falls on Sunday this year. Celebrate the special occasion with family and friends at these free Mid-Autumn festival events leading up to September 15 that don't cost a single cent.

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Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival 2019
Photo: Chinatown Festivals
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Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival

icon-location-pin Chinatown Point, Chinatown

Chinatown transforms into a brightly-lit spectacle to welcome the Mid-Autumn festivities – but this time, with a Singapore Bicentennial twist. Under a myriad of colourful cellophane lanterns along the streets are various numbers of festival activities including a mass lantern walk (September 8), nightly shows (now until September 13), and a festive bazaar and trade fair (now until September 22). Stick around for more traditional Chinese cultural performances and lion dance displays.

Amp up your Mid-Autumn Festival