East River Moon Festival

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September 30, 2012

11am-8pm.

New Amsterdam Market

New York

ALL

FREE

Event description: The first annual East River Moon Festival will introduce market-goers to the traditional mid-autumn harvest celebrations that take place throughout East Asia on the full moon day of the eighth month of the Chinese lunar calendar.

The day-long festivities will include a traditional lion dance performance, Asian-inspired market fare, a dumpling making workshop with chef Wai Hon Chu from Wholefoods Culinary Center, and lantern making for children with the Museum of Chinese in America.

At sundown, from 6-8pm, there will be a community lantern-lighting gathering.

Address: South Street between Beekman Street & Peck Slip
New York, NY 10038
Phone: 212-766-8688
Website: newamsterdammarket.org

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