This year’s line-up of the Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival is infused with new bicentennial elements and features a visually-stunning street light-up that spans over two kilometres and 200 years – from the founding of modern Singapore in 1819 to the future. Be whisked away on a journey through time as we live through the Singapore story from past, present and future to get to the heart of the Mid-Autumn festivities and bicentennial celebrations.
Street Light-Up 31 August – 28 September 2019
Sunday – Thursday 7pm – 12am
Friday & Saturday 7pm – 2am
To commemorate Singapore Bicentennial, this year street light-up will depict the story of Singapore in the last 200 years. In addition, be enchanted by the decorations of Chinatown as New Bridge Road, Eu Tong Sen Street, South Bridge Road and the inner streets of Chinatown are adorned with colourful traditional lanterns.
Nightly Stage Shows 31 August – 13 September 2019
8pm – 10:30pm
Gather around for the nightly performances at Kreta Ayer Square during the Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival celebrations. Be entertained by the animated and dynamic Chinese cultural acts, folk songs, and music and dance numbers by local entertainers and overseas performing troupes. There will also be lion dance performances on every night for 30 minutes.
Festive Bazaar and Trade Fair 30 August – 13 September 2019
Festive Bazaar 6:30am – 10:30pm
Trade Fair 11am – 10:30pm
During the Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival, visitors can bask in the festivities, walk along the bustling festive street stalls and shop for festive goodies. Be spoilt for choice as over 200 festival stalls will offer a dazzling variety of festive treats like moon cakes, pomelos, lanterns, handicrafts, tea and more.
Image courtesy of Chinatown Festivals