Sunday, September 30th: East River Moon Festival & Lantern Lighting

East River Moon Festival & Lantern Lighting
(South St. between Beekman St. & Peck Slip, Manhattan)

New Amsterdam Market takes place every Sunday from 11am to 4pm, rain or shine, at the old Fulton Fish Market which is located on South Street and Beekman Street in Lower Manhattan.

Market Hours: 11am-4pm

Evening Lantern-Lighting 6pm-8pm

Our first annual East River Moon Festival introduces 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. Events listed below the poster.

Traditional Lion Dance Performance with New York City Council Member Margaret Chin

11am – 4pm
Special Asian-inspired market fare prepared by guest chefs and New Amsterdam Market Vendors including Chef Simpson Wong from Wong and Wasan. Banh Mi from Brooklyn Cured, Tom Kha Gai from Home by the Range, Bulgogi from Black Tree Sandwich.

11am – 4pm
Paper lantern making for children with the Museum of the Chinese in America

1pm – 3pm
Dumpling making demonstration with chef Wai Hon Chu from Wholefoods Culinary Center

6pm – 8pm
Lantern Lighting Gathering with free refreshments, moon cake and red paper lanterns on the East River!

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