26 Aug – 25 Sep: Explore the Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival 2022’s street light-up, first-ever food fair, trade fair, free weekend stage shows and more!

Street Light-Up 牛车水庆中秋亮灯 

26 August – 25 September, 7:00pm – 12:00mn 

New Bridge Road, South Bridge Road, Eu Tong Sen Street, (NEW) Upper Cross Street 

A spectacular display of lighted sculptures and colourful street lanterns featuring designs that combine mooncakes with jade rabbits of popular folklore. This year’s signature light-up features larger-than-life lantern sculptures of mooncakes from Singapore’s main Chinese dialect groups: the Cantonese, Hainanese, Hakkas, Hokkiens and Teochews. The main centrepiece is displayed at Eu Tong Sen Street: a 10m-tall candy-coloured sculpture of snowskin mooncakes accompanied by lovable jade rabbits.   

Food Fair 美食坊 

26 August – 10 September, 12:00nn – 10:00pm 

Smith Street (Former Chinatown Food Street) 

The Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival presents its first-ever Food Fair, which will see the former Chinatown Food Street transformed into a nostalgic, bustling bazaar with 16 stalls offering an array of street-style delights.  

Trade Fair 市集 

26 August – 24 September, 10:00am – 10:00pm 

Outside People Park’s Complex 

The annual Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival Trade Fair makes its long-awaited return with 12 stalls offering a variety of clothing and lifestyle accessories – there’s something for everyone! 

Stage Shows 舞台表演 

27 – 28 August, 3, 4, 10 September, 7:00pm – 8.30pm 

Kreta Ayer Square 

Celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival at Chinatown over the weekends with free stage shows presenting a stellar line-up of performances perfect for the whole family, from a demonstration of the ancient Chinese art of Mask Changing (变脸) to Chinese cultural dances, dialect song presentations and more. 

Lantern Painting Competition 灯笼彩绘比赛 

4 September 2022, 9:00am – 2:00pm 

Chinatown Point 

The ever-popular Lantern Painting Competition returns this year and invites all budding young artists aged 6 – 18 years old to present their best creative takes on a Mid-Autumn Festival lantern, with attractive prizes to be won. Participation is free and pre-registration is required. Click here to register. Winning lanterns will be displayed at Chinatown Point. 

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