In China and and Chinese communities around the word, friends and relatives gather in mid-September to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival. This is traditionally a time set aside to enjoy the successful fall harvest with offerings of melons, mooncakes and pomegranates in honor of the moon.
A program of the Lan Su Chinese Garden, a traditional Chinese garden located in downtown Portland which offers a window into Chinese culture, history, and way of thinking.
See the Events page of their website for an hourly schedule of the varied activities during the day, which include Chinese Seal Carving demonstrations, performance by the Portland Chinese Dance Troupe, music in the Teahouse, and much more.
NW 3rd and Everett
Portland, OR 97209
No fee. Event is sponsored due to the generosity of the University of Oregon and Bank of the Cascades.