Celebrating the Moon Festival

Presented by

Phoebe Liang D’Alessandro


The Mid-Autumn Festival – also known as the Moon Festival – is one of China’s largest annual celebrations. It is also celebrated by the people of Taiwan, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Korea, and the Philippines.

This workshop explores some of the history and traditions of the Moon Festival. Participants will:

  • Learn about the Chinese calendar
  • Explore the animal signs of the Chinese Zodiac
  • Learn about the Legend of Moon Festival Celebration
  • Explore the ways that people celebrate the Moon Festival in China.

Optional: The workshop may also include activities, depending on the workshop length and classroom space.

  • Activity 1: Making Chinese Mooncakes (requires kitchen and food supplies)
  • Activity 2: Make Chinese Lanterns (requires workspace and supplies).

If you would like to schedule a workshop with one or both of these activities, please ask when you book your workshop.

Workshop Details




Social Studies, Holidays, Food (option), Art (option)


25 max

Standard Length

45 min

Room Setup

Supplies/Equipment Needed:

Additional set-up & supplies required for making mooncakes or lanterns – please ask if you would like your workshop to include this.

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