Celebrating the Mid Autumn Moon Festival

mid-autumn-festival-2014 Tomorrow, September 8th, is the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival. You might have heard people talk about the lantern or the mooncake festival, but it's all the same! It is celebrate every year on the 15th day of the 8th month on the Lunar calendar and is one of the most important holidays in Chinese culture.


Mooncakes are a big part of the celebration where people give them as presents to family, neighbors, and friends. Learn more about the history of the mooncake here. You can take part by bringing some home for your family to try.

Check them out at the Hong Kong Supermarket on 157 Hester St. If you find other places, let us know! Happy mid-autumn moon festival!