Celebration of Chrysanthemums | Mid-Autumn at Gardens by the Bay

Have you made plans for the night when the moon will shine at it’s brightest?  Many years ago, we used to take a night walk around Chinese Garden.  Year after year, the event seem to be dwindled down to a very quiet affair with not much happenings.  Well, we just got the details for Mid Autumn flora celebration at Gardens by the Bay.  This year’s Mid Autumn Festival also coincides with Shirley’s mum’s actual birth date so we will be having our 3-Gen family bonding there.  Have we mentioned that admission for Senior Citizens into both cooled conservatories is FREE until 31st Dec ’15?  Accompanying care givers also get half price off ticket prices.  Double YAY!!

Mid-Autumn festivities are going to be in full swing at Gardens by the Bay come 25th Sep, Friday.  That is just a few days away!  Don’t tell your boss we SAys!, but 24th Sep is a Public Holiday and if you take a day of annual leave on 25th, you will have a super long weekend to thoroughly celebrate Mid Autumn Festival with your family and friends!  ❤

Fireworks Display
Golden Garden @ Gardens by the Bay | 25th Sep ’15 | 7.30PM

Not enough of fireworks for the Golden Jubilee?  Now you can look forward to more fireworks display to celebrate the arrival of Mid Autumn at Gardens by the Bay.

Celebration of Chrysanthemums
Flower Dome | 24 Sep – 10 Nov ’15 | 9AM to 9PM

This Mid-Autumn, Chrysanthemums take centre stage in the Flower Dome with the “Celebration of Chrysanthemums” floral display, the fifth of six chapters in Gardens by the Bay’s storytelling journey in 2015.  This enchanting series of floral displays for the year has always drawn visitors into the magical world of folklore, legends, fairy tales and nursery rhymes as told through the language of plants.  Take a journey to the Far East this week, and admire the different varieties of Chrysanthemum as you stroll through the scenic landscape dotted with Chinese lanterns and a teahouse.

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Lantern Trail at Gardens by the Bay
Main Entrance, Supertree Grove, Dragonfly Bridge and Dragonfly Lake
25th Sep to 4th Oct ’15 | 7PM to 11PM

The celebration continues outdoors where 300 handmade lanterns shaped like various flora and fauna decorate the Gardens, as part of “Mid-Autumn Festival @ Gardens by the Bay 2015” (滨海花园庆中秋).

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Garden Rhapsody (SG50 Edition) | 7.45PM & 8.45PM |  On-going (except 18-20 Sep ’15)
Local Music & Cultural Arts Performances | 8PM & 9PM | 25th Sep to 4th Oct ’15
Supertree Grove, Gardens by the Bay

Garden visitors can expect to end off the evening at Supertree Grove with the Garden Rhapsody, a light show that never fail to impress over and over again.  The Garden Rhapsody has been temporarily suspended due to F1 Racing this weekend. But will resume on 21st Sep at usual timings.

For the Mid Autumn, performances by local music and cultural arts groups will be scheduled in between the Garden Rhapsody performance.  There will be Chinese Music by Marsiling Chinese Orchestra, Indian Dance by Apsaras Arts and Malay Dance by Azpirasi Dance Group with each of these performances highlighting the strength, unity, equality and racial harmony amongst Singaporeans.

Food Street
Supertree Grove, Gardens by the Bay | 25th Sep to 4th Oct ’15
6:00 PM – 11:00 PM (Weekdays) and 4:00 PM – 11:00 PM (Weekends)

There will be a variety of food kiosks during the Mid Autumn Festival.  Get to sample a variety of sumptuous snacks and childhood favourites – from Kueh Tutu and Muah Chee to Fried Oreos (OH MY GOD!!) and kebabs!

Lantern Painting Competition
Gardens by the Bay | Event Completed | On Display 25th Sep to 4th Oct ’15
Prize-giving Ceremony on 27th Sep ’15

We missed this!   This year, lanterns shaped like goats were decorated by contest participants in groups of 4 to 8 at the Gardens by the Bay’s Lantern Painting Competition. The competition is sponsored by Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple and is part of Mid-Autumn Festival @ Gardens by the Bay 2015.  I wonder how creative Singaporeans are.  Hope to spot all these goats over the weekend!

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With all the exciting events happening at Gardens by the Bay, do join us and celebrate Mid-Autumn under the same moonlight!

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Ticketing Info :-

SG50 Special – Free Admission for Seniors

In celebration of SG50, local seniors (aged 60 and above) can enjoy free entry into two conservatories. Accompanying caregivers of seniors can also enjoy 50% discount into two conservatories. Valid from 1 June to 31 December 2015.

  • Promotion applies to Local Resident (Singapore Citizens/Permanent Residents) admission tickets.
  • Promotion period is valid from 1 June 2015 – 31 Dec 2015.
  • Proof of age and nationality is required upon redemption of complimentary ticket at the ticketing booth.
  • Accompanying caregiver enjoys 50% discount to 2 conservatories, based on a ratio of 1 senior to 1 caregiver.
  • Not valid for online ticketing, Friends of the Gardens Annual Pass, other offers, promotions and discounts.
  • Gardens by the Bay reserves the right to amend the terms and conditions of this promotion at any time without prior notice.

Golden Jubilee Promotion for Tourists

One child enjoys free admission with every two Adult Standard Double Conservatories tickets purchased. Guests have to print out the offer from Singapore Tourism Board’s Golden Jubilee page in order to enjoy the promotion. Offer is valid from 9 June to 31 December 2015.

  • Guest have to print out a copy of the offer fromwww.yoursingapore.com/campaigns/golden-jubilee.html and present at Ticketing Booths at Gardens by the Bay in order to enjoy the offer.
  • Not applicable for online ticketing.
  • Child is defined as aged between 3 to 12 years old.
  • Not valid with any other offers, promotions or discounts.
  • Admission ticket purchased is not refundable or exchangeable for cash and is only valid for the day of entry.

Gardens by the Bay ‘Grand Prix Season Singapore’ Specials

International visitors – present your 2015 Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix tickets and get complimentary admission to OCBC Skyway (worth $5) with every purchase of Standard Double Conservatories Admission Ticket. Offer is valid from 11 September to 30 September.

  • Offer applies to both Adult and Child Standard Double Conservatories Admission Tickets.
  • Not applicable for online ticketing.
  • Child is defined as aged between 3 to 12 years old.
  • Not valid with any other offers, promotions or discounts.
  • Admission ticket purchased is not refundable or exchangeable for cash and is only valid for the day of entry.

How To Go

For detailed map, see here.

Via the Circle Line or Downtown Line:

Alight at Bayfront MRT Station (CE1/DT16)

Take Exit B and follow the underground linkway

Exit and cross the Dragonfly Bridge or Meadow Bridge into Gardens by the Bay

Via the East-West Line:

Alight at Tanjong Pagar MRT Station (EW15)

Take Exit C and head towards the bus stop 03223 located at International Plaza, Anson Road

Hop onto bus service 400 and alight at bus stop 03371 along Marina Gardens Drive

From East Coast Parkway (ECP) and Kallang-Paya Lebar Expressway (KPE) in the direction towards the city:

Continue onto Marina Coastal Expressway

Take Exit 3 onto Central Boulevard

Turn right into Marina Gardens Drive

From Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE) in the direction towards the city:

Continue onto Marina Coastal Expressway (MCE)

Take Exit 2 onto Central Boulevard

Turn right at Marina Gardens Drive

From Ophir Road:

Head towards Sheares Ave

Exit onto Marina Boulevard

Turn left to Marina Gardens Drive

About Gardens by the Bay

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Gardens by the Bay is a horticulture-themed leisure destination in the heart of the city that brings a world of plants to Singapore.

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Address : 18 Marina Gardens Drive Singapore 018953
Enquiries : 6420 6848
Email : feedback@gardensbythebay.com.sg

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About SAys! Happy Mums

We are a Singapore Mum Blog hosted by BFFs Shirley & Audrey. We blog about our children, parenting and family lifestyle. Most often than not, we find ourselves immersed in family and kids entertainment and can't escape from the lure of great food!

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