Downtown East Set To Roll Out An Exciting Array Of Family-Friendly Programmes This Mid-Autumn Festival

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Soak into the mesmerising array of festivities and immerse in the spirit of togetherness, tradition and joy this Mid-Autumn at Downtown East!

Mid-Autumn Celebrations At Downtown East

Get ready to embark on a delightful journey this Mid-Autumn Festival in September at Downtown East! The well-loved lantern walk returns following its successful run in 2019, alongside an exciting repertoire of programmes that's going to wow the kids and families!

And of course, do not miss out on the festive-worthy deals to make your visit absolutely worthwhile - and awesome. Here's taking a closer look at what you and your family can look forward to this Mid-Autumn at Downtown East:

Lantern Walk with Tayo and Friends

Venue: E!Avenue Event Square | Piai Plaza @ Pasir Ris Park
Date: 29 Sep 2023
Time: 7.30pm to 8.30pm

The hit event that saw 160 participants in 2019 is back at Downtown East this Mid-Autumn, promising a whimsical time that is sure to drive smiles and illuminate the night. All are welcome to join the relaxing stroll under the full moon from Downtown East, Event Square, to Piai Plaza at Pasir Ris Park, while parading your favourite lantern. While on route, look out for the adorable Tayo standees illustrating the classic tale of Chang E and Hou Yi as well as age-old festival customs.

Stay tuned as the captivating story and traditions of Mid-Autumn is recounted by the emcee and be sure to take notes as you can stand to win attractive prizes by answering simple questions! Be one of the first 200 to register for this free lantern walk and receive an exclusive eXplorerkid goodie bag!

For more details, check out the Downtown East website.

Meet & Greet with Tayo

Venue: E!Avenue Event Square
Date: 29 Sep 2023
Time: 8.30pm to 9pm

The wheels of excitement continue to turn as the lovable Tayo mascot join the celebration at Event Square, where all participants gather after the lantern walk. Share your favourite part of the lantern walk or best Mid-Autumn Festival memories with the emcee, and walk away with prizes such as adorable Tayo plushies!

Get your cameras ready and let the Mid-Autumn revelry unfold. Snap Instagram and TikTok-worthy moments with the charming Tayo and Friends photo spots around Event Square (only in the month of September) that will make awesome keepsakes.

Kids Archery Corner

Venue: E!Avenue Event Square
Date: 29 Sep 2023
Time: 1pm to 7pm 

Let your little adventurers take aim at the one-day-only archery corner, where even the uninitiated can put on the shoes of the god of archery, Hou Yi, and experience some fun with safe plastic arrows and trial targets. Head to Event Square and get into action with the free bow and arrows specially prepared, or cheer for the little 'Hou Yis'!

Clay Mooncake Keychain Making Workshop

Venue: E!Avenue Event Square
Date: 29 Sep 2023
Date: 1pm to 7pm

The little ones can also unleash their creativity and craft season-befitting clay mooncake keychains ‚Äď join the free exclusive workshops* and create charming masterpieces, then flaunt your creations around to add a touch of festivity.

*Up to 16 slots available per 15-minute session, for walk-ins only on a first-come first-serve basis.

Spend & Redeem Downtown East Voucher

Date: 1 to 29 Sep 2023

Families can receive $10 Downtown East voucher when they spend $60 and above for NTUC Members or $80 and above for Link Members (limited to first 1,000 redemptions). 

Sweet Mooncake Offers

Promotion Period: 1 to 29 Sep 2023

Savour the symbolic festival treat with loved ones - take your pick from the plethora of choices from traditional classics to innovative flavours available at Downtown East, and check out the series of special mooncake promotions lined up to make gifting friends and family even easier:

Starbucks (E!Avenue #02-332)

Exclusively for Starbucks¬ģ Rewards Members, get 120 bonus Stars with every purchase of two regular-priced boxes when you pay with your Starbucks Card. Find out more about Starbucks' mooncakes here.

Swensens (E!Hub #02-121/122)

Swensen's members can enjoy 20% early bird discount until 16 Sep 2023, and thereafter 15% discount until 29 Sep 2023 or while stocks last. Learn more about Swensen's mochi -snowskin Ice Cream Mooncakes here.

Emicakes (E!Hub #02-118)

Get up to 50% OFF on Emicakes' Snowskin and Traditional Mooncakes today - check out their website to find out more!

Redeem for Upsized Cashback!

Venue: E!Avenue Level 2 & E!Hub Level 1 Information Counters
Promotion Period: 1 to 30 Sep 2023

Spend and utilise Linkpoints at Downtown East's participating merchants and receive:

  • Redeem 500 Linkpoints: $5 Downtown East Voucher
  • Redeem 800 Linkpoints: $10 Downtown East Voucher

Present Linkpoints redemption charge slip and redeem your vouchers at E!Avenue Level 2 and E!Hub Level 1 Information Counters. Limited to the first 500 redemptions for each tier.

Splashtastic Student Special

Promotion Period: Until Sep 29

Enjoy one Weekday Day Pass, a FREE Set Meal at Ola Beach Club (worth $29) and one year nEbO Membership (worth $200) for just $22!

Lunar-Sized Savings with TADA

Photo Credits: Downtown East

Promotion Period: 1 to 30 Sep 2023

Receive $10 off your ride with TADA to or from Downtown East for your Mid-Autumn celebrations with the code DETAYO10 in September! Limited to first 1,000 redemptions and one promo code per user.


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This article is prepared by

Leona Quek
Blessed with 3 handsome and loving boys in her life. Two of them call her Mommy, the other calls her Wifey. Every night, she wishes for an early bedtime, but misses her babies as soon as they sleep.

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