Mid-Autumn Festival 2023 ‚Äď Garden of Blooms at Gardens by the Bay from 15 Sep to 1 Oct 2023

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Enjoy the beautiful lantern displays that will light up the Gardens by the Bay in the evenings during the¬†Mid-Autumn Festival 2023 ‚Äď Garden of Blooms!¬†

Updated: 15 Sep 2023

Venue: Gardens by the Bay
Dates: 15 Sep - 1 Oct 2023, 6 pm - 10 pm daily
Admission: Free

Head down to the Gardens by the Bay to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival 2023 - Garden of Blooms! 

Be sure to capture beautiful memories with your family and friends as you wander picturesque paths lined with colourful lanterns inspired by Chinese mythology, legends and cultures depicting reunion, fate and affinity. What's more! Catch different cultural performances, activities, and bond with your loved ones over fun carnival games and a variety of delicious street food that the marketplace offers.

Read on to find out more about the Mid-Autumn Festival 2023, Gardens of Blooms at Gardens by the Bay! 

Looking for more Mid-Autumn Festival events - check out the following events too!

Lantern Displays

A yearly highlight, the Lantern Displays will light up Gardens by the Bay from 6 pm to 10 pm daily. There will be 9 installations where families can get their best family pictures at! 

At the Golden Garden, families can step inside the Garden of Blooms and discover a secret garden beyond the beautiful moon gate, featuring flora of great significance to Chinese culture, including the lotus, peach blossom, and bamboo.

At the SuperTree Grove, you will find the Pavilion, a classic feature of a Chinese Garden, the Lanna Lanterns, Colourful Blossoms, Our Secret Garden and Blooming in Dance.

Inspired by the Chinese mythological tale of the Cowherd and the Weaver Girl, the Magpie Bridge showcases a flock of magpies forming a bridge with their wings to reunite the lovers over the Dragonfly Lake.

Also another inspiration piece, The Butterfly Lovers reimagines the poignant romance story between protagonists Liang Shanbo and Zhu Yingtai at the Floral Clock. 

And finally, the Colonnade is lighted up by the colourful lanterns, designed and hand-painted by people from various walks of life at the Colonnade of Light. 

Lantern Walk

Date: 15 Sep 2023, 7.15 pm onwards
Venue: Bayfront Pavilion Drop-off Point

Redeem a free lantern (while stocks last) and join Gardens by the Bay for a leisurely stroll through our Gardens amidst beautiful lantern sets with your family and friends!

Food Street & Carnival Rides

Dates: 15 Sep - 1 Oct 2023, 6 pm - 10 pm
Venue: SuperTree Grove

Enjoy a mix of delicious great eats, ranging from local favourites to Taiwanese street food, Thai delights and more! For more family-friendly activities, don't miss the fun carnival games and rides. 

Cultural Performances

Happening at the SuperTree Grove throughout the event period (weekends), families can enjoy an array of performances to celebrate the Festival! Here's what's happening over the weekends! 

  • Reputed Singapore‚Äôs foremost drum group and a trail blazer, ZingO on 15 Sep at 8 pm
  • A multi-ethnic music group, yIN Harmony on 16 Sep at 7 pm and 8 pm
  • East meets West with Two Four and Six Fusion on 22 Sep at 7 pm and 8 pm
  • Wu Yue Dance Studio Arts Troupe, 23 Sep at 7 pm and 8 pm
  • A dynamic percussion group, A Bigger Bang - The Percussion Assembly on 29 Sep at 7 pm and 8 pm
  • A¬†bilingual acoustic live band, The JumpStart on 30 Sep at 7 pm and 8 pm
  • Butterfly Dreams¬†featuring Singapore Chinese Dance Theatre on 17 Sep, 24 Sep and 1 Oct at 7 pm
  • Wandering Swordsman¬†featuring Reverberence on 17 Sep, 24 Sep and 1 Oct at 8 pm

Cultural Workshops

Dates: 15 - 17 Sep, 24 Sep - 1 Oct 2023
Venue: Cannonball Room, Supertree Grove

Complete your festival experience with a range of activities such as lantern craft making, Chinese tea appreciation, Chinese plucked zither (Guzheng) self-learning session and more!

Instagram Reels Workshop

Dates: 23 Sep 2023, 7.30 pm - 10 pm
Venue: Cannonball Room, Supertree Grove
Fees: Free with registration (register here)

Join us for an exciting Instagram Reels Workshop designed for parents and children to come together for a night of fun, creativity, and quality bonding time!

Capture the magic of this traditional festival in a modern way by mastering the art of creating captivating Instagram Reels and explore the art of storytelling through short videos while soaking in the festive atmosphere.

What‚Äôs more, upload your video masterpiece produced on the day of the workshop on Instagram and stand a chance to be one of our 3 winners to win a Gardens by the Bay x The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore mini Mooncake gift set ‚Äď The Enchantment (worth $88 each) for the most creative Instagram Reels.¬†


With so much activities going on, you don't have to wait for Mid-Autumn Festival on 29 Sep 2023 to start enjoying the festival! Head down to Gardens by the Bay - more details available here! 


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This article is prepared by

Jiarong Yu
Daddy to 2 adorable little ones. Misses them the moment they are not around, regrets missing them the moment they are around.

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