Autumn Moon Festival

The Autumn Moon Festival is one of the most important holidays in the Chinese calendar.  You’ll feel transported away with legends, traditional experiences, music about the moon, and crafts for all ages.

WHEN: Sunday, September 11 | 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
WHERE: New York Chinese Scholar’s Garden at Snug Harbor
General admission: $10 in advance | $15 at the door
Student/Senior: $8 in advance | $12 at the door
Snug Harbor Member: $8 in advance | $12 at the door (Use the code emailed in your member newsletter at checkout to receive discount)
Children 5 and under: Free


Traditional Chinese instrument performance, including cucurbit flute
Qipao dance
Harmonica performance
Ballroom dance performance
Dumpling making demonstration and cultural significant presentation
Lion dance
Tea ceremony workshop
Lantern making craft
Name calligraphy
Garden tour and storytelling
Calligraphy in the garden tour
Riddles and karaoke
Q&A with performers

CUNY College of Staten Island
Staten Island Chinese School
New York Chinese Qipao Association Inc
The Chinese Society of Staten Island
East Pan Asian Bistro
Shaolin Kung Fu Temple

This program is made possible with funding provided by the New York City Council through the Cultural Immigrant Initiative, a program of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.  Snug Harbor thanks Staten Island City Council Members for their generous allocations.