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Mid-Autumn Festival 2020 Light-up



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Mid-Autumn Festival 2020 returns!

  • To keep the tradition of Mid-Autumn Festival alive and to bring cheer to Singaporeans as we adjust to life in the new normal, we will be celebrating Mid-Autumn with a mix of onsite and online offerings from 18 September to 4 October.

    We have put in place the necessary safety measures to take care of your well-being during your visit to the Gardens for the lantern displays. If you’re unable to visit us, do join in the festivities online with our suite of virtual programmes, which will be launching on this page on 18 Sep!

Event Details

  • 18 Sep 2020 - 4 Oct 2020

  • Lantern sets will be lighted up at the outdoor gardens from 7.00pm to 10.00pm

  • Virtual programmes will be launched on 18 Sep 2020.

  • Free

Featured Lanterns

Colourful lanterns are abound as the festive season approaches with fervour.
Stay tuned for upcoming updates with behind-the-scenes footage, lantern video previews and more!


Apricot Grove (杏林送暖)

Location: Golden Garden

The Apricot Grove, which features apricot flowers at various stages of blooming, enhanced with gobo lighting effect to simulate falling flower petals, is inspired by the Chinese fable of Dong Feng “董奉”, who is a skilled and generous medical practitioner from the Three Kingdoms period ”三国时代”.

Apricot Grove (杏林送暖)


China Life Insurance (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. would like to convey its wishes for a deeper friendship between Singapore and China through this lantern display, in commemoration of the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations between both countries. This display is also dedicated to all healthcare workers in recognition of their immense sacrifices and unwavering commitment.



Royal Family’s Walk (皇室出巡)

Location: Supertree Grove

The Royal Family’s Walk was first displayed at the Seoul Lantern Festival 2019. Made of Hanji, a Korean traditional paper formed using the bark of the mulberry tree, it shows the royal procession of the king and queen in the early Joseon Dynasty, which is a common affair in the royal palace.

Happening in the same period as Mid-Autumn Festival is Chuseok, also known as Korean Thanksgiving Day, which is one of the biggest and most important holidays in Korea.

Find out more about Chuseok

Royal Family’s Walk (皇室出巡)

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Water Song (但愿人长久)

Location: Near ‘Planet’ Sculpture

Inspired by the famous poem 《水调歌头·明月几时有》, this set features five framed scenes, expressing the poet Su Shi’s (苏轼) deep longing for his family as he contemplates the beauty of the moon during Mid-Autumn.

Water Song (但愿人长久)


Illuminations of Joy (挂灯结彩)

Location: The Colonnade (Supertree Grove)

A lantern installation featuring brightly coloured, animal-shaped designs inspired by traditional cellophane lanterns of yesteryear. Showcasing 400 hand-coloured lanterns by 600 participants, this mesmerising display celebrates the Mid-Autumn Festival as well as the creativity of the participating community groups.

Illuminations of Joy (挂灯结彩)


Colonnade of Lights (灯廊)

Colonnade of Lights

  • The Colonnade (Supertree Grove)
  • The Colonnade of Lights is a vibrant showcase of some 1,500 beautiful paper lanterns painted by the community as well as Gardens by the Bay's senior workers. Take a stroll along the Colonnade and in the Flower Dome as you admire these colourful lanterns designed and hand-painted by people from various walks of life.

Prosperity Rats (吉鼠呈祥)

Prosperity Rats

  • Near Bayfront Plaza
  • Ten rat lanterns painted by the community and displayed during this year’s Chinese New Year make a return this Mid-Autumn Festival to join in the celebrations.


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