Mid Autumn Moon Festival

Saturday, August 19th, 2017
10:00am – 10:30pm

Games, activities, performances, moon cakes, and a lantern parade!

Schedule of Events

Included in your cost of admission.
Bring warm layers for evening entertainment as temperatures drop!

 

 

10:00am – 3:00pm
Lantern Workshop – make your own
Barkerville Pavilion

10:00 – 10:45am
Chinese School Lesson
Myatovic House

11:00 – 11:30am
Opening Ceremonies and welcoming remarks
• Lion & Dragon Dance
• Opening Announcement & Guest Speeches
• Introduction to Chinatown Trivia Challenge
• Introduction to Chinese Lottery & Issuing of Tickets
Phoenix Brewery

11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Chinatown Archaeology

Behind the Halverson House Mining Museum

11:45 am – 12:30 pm
Chinatown Tour (English)
Starts at Chinatown Gate

12:00 am – 12:45 pm
Chinatown Tour (Chinese)
Starts at Chinatown Gate

1:30 – 1:40 pm
Lion & Dragon Dance
Near the Phoenix Brewery

1:40 – 3:00 pm
Chinese Games
• Fishing
• Race
• Pick up Eggs with Chopsticks
• Beat Drum while Sending Flowers

The clearing at the Phoenix Brewery

3:15 – 4:00 pm
Chinatown Trivia Challenge
The clearing at the Phoenix Brewery

4:15 – 4:45 pm
Chinese Lottery Characters Picked & Winners Awarded
The clearing at the Phoenix Brewery

4:45 – 5:30 pm
Chinese Cultural Session
• Chinese Tai Chi Art
• Chinese Food Art

The Phoenix Brewery

7:30 – 8:00 pm
Tasting Moon Cakes
The Phoenix Brewery

8:00 – 9:30 pm
Evening Performances
• Lion & Dragon Dance
• Music
• Dance
• Magic
• Solos
• Choir

The Phoenix Brewery

9:35 – 9:50 pm
Assemble for Lantern Parade
Near the Phoenix Brewery

9:50 – 10:20 pm
Lantern Parade
From the Clearing to the Parking Lot

The schedule is also available in a printable Chinese version:

 

Or a printable English version:

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Note: events and times are subject to change.

Call 1-888-994-3332 ext. 29 or email barkerville@barkerville.ca for additional information.