Long Island 4th Annual Moon Festival in Oyster Bay, September 23

Date: September 23, 2018

Time: 12:00 Noon

The 4th Long Island Annual Moon Festival (also as known as the Mid-Autumn Festival) is going to take place at the beautiful Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park, the former Gold Coast estate of the W.R. Coe family. The festival will be filled with attractive traditional Chinese arts and crafts booths, cultural exhibitions, children friendly activities, pony rides, petting zoo, corporate sponsors and non-stop entertainment.

Live entertainment, such as traditional dances and music, encompassing a variety of styles and genres, will be performed on the main stage. In particular, we have invited the Asian Cultural Symphony from New York City to play on stage. They have performed at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Carnegie Hall, U.N. Headquarters, and the United States Capitol.

The second part is Chinese traditional culture demonstration and festival games: Visitors will get hands-on experience with traditional cultural activities, such as traditional paper cut arts, calligraphy, Chinese painting, Shadow Theater play, Chinese sugar painting and flour dough sculpture, and festival games that have been played over 1,000 years. Thousands of unique Chinese traditional handicrafts will be given away as prizes for interactive games.

The third part of the festival is the Art Fair. It will be the biggest and most creative Chinese art event in Long Island area . Over 30 local, national and international artists and exhibitors to showcase their original diverse and carefully curated selection of artworks. Please note the Art Fair will start at 11AM.

Sponsors will be on-site to provide an assortment of snacks. Festival food like the traditional moon cake and ethnic food will be available for purchase.

Location

Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park
1395 Planting Fields Rd.
Oyster Bay, NY 11771

Contact: 631-741-6943

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