From colourful lanterns, impressive street decorations, unique mooncakes and other Chinese traditions…the city has taken measures to make 2022 extra special. And, like most Singaporeans, we love an iconic photo. So why not take advantage of the most instagrammable Mid Autumn light displays across the city. Here’s six of the best ones to explore for picture-perfect moments.
This is a festival itself at Jurong Lake Gardens offering plenty of activities and an array of stunning lantern installations to see until September 18. There’s a range of thematic zones to explore. For instance, Four Seasons showcases spring, summer, fall and winter, while It’s A Small World is dedicated to different cultures like Egypt and A World Of Love depicts Singaporeans reuniting.
📍7pm to 11pm daily, Lakeside Field, Jurong Lake Gardens, Singapore
Another free-to-visit outdoor lantern installation in honour of the celebrations. This exhibition will be on show until September 25. Read all about it here.
📍10am-9pm daily, Sun Yat-Sen Nanyang Museum, 12 Tai Gin Rd, Singapore
The Chinatown community have set up the most spectacular installations in honour of its theme Blossoming Flowers Under The Full Moon. For example, a 10m-tall colourful snowskin mooncake surrounded by jade rabbits has popped up at Eu Tong Sen Street. Plus, there’s plenty more to see in the area until September 25.
📍 7pm-12am daily, Chinatown, Singapore
For 2022, the theme is Reunion in a hope to bring Singaporeans together to enjoy the dazzling lantern displays illuminating the gardens. Highlights include The Flight Of The Phoenix inspired by Chinese folk myth, Joyous Reunion depicting zodiac animals enjoying Mid Autumn, Five Blessings at Supertree Grove and much more. Displays finish on September 11.
📍All day, Gardens By The Bay, Singapore
Certainly, you can’t miss the displays at the airport finishing on September 8. Strike a pose with a huge Jade Rabbit at Shisedo Forest Valley, eat from street food stalls and walk to Canopy Park to admire the colourful lantern walk when it’s dark. Plus, you can rent costumes to participate in the photo contest to win a prize.
📍All day, 78 Airport Blvd, Singapore
Pose outside another one of the most picturesque Mid-Autumn displays at Capitol until September 10. If you tag @capitolsingapore on Instagram, you could win yourself a fantastic mooncake and tote bag prize.
📍 All day, 13 Stamford Rd, Singapore 178905