About The Festival
The launch of Canberra Moon Festival (CMF) 2016 is the first massive outdoor cultural celebration event presented by major local Chinese communities. It is set to be an annual event from 2016 on inviting all Canberrans and visitors from surrounding regions to experience, share and carry on the Moon Festival tradition.

Moon festival is the second largest festival in China next to Chinese New Year.   It is also celebrated vastly in Malaysia, Vietnam, Philippines, and by ethnic Chinese across the world. The festival is held on the 15th day of the eighth month in the Chinese lunar calendar.   

CMF 2016 is organised by CMF committee and supported by many Canberra local Chinese communities. 

This year the launch is expecting to accommodate approximately 800 families, a crowd of 5000 people in total.
time:     2pm - 8pm

date:     10th September 2016 (Saturday)

venue:   Old Bus Depot, 21 Wentworth Ave, Kingston

f ree entry
(please prepare cash for food, merchandise & gold coin donation)

 location & time

Public parking is available throughout the Market area. 

Normal bus timetables will apply. Please call ACTION Buses on 13 17 10 or visit www.action.act.gov.au for more details.

parking & transport

 site map

TONNEs of FUNnnnn!!


 activities we have



This event is free of charge.
All food and merchandise are to be paid at stalls. However, there is no ATMs on site, you may want to prepare some cash for raffle tickets, carnival entertainment and small purchases. Most stalls will be equipped with Eftpos to
accept card payments.
No printed ticket is required at entrance. Nevertheless, you are encouraged to
register your interest on Eventbrite. For Facebook users having marked interested/going on Event calendar, you are also encouraged to do so.
Upon arrival, each guest will receive a wristband and an event booklet. Please
keep your wristband on for re-entrance as our staff use it to track attendance. The booklet entails all essentail information of the event, for instance, sitemap, emergency phone numbers, program list and so on. A pamphlet of discount voucher
is also included for you when purchasing at certain stalls.  
There will be sercurity guards at your service for lost and found and general security concerns. 

Canberra Weekly competition question participants ...
Please see parking and transport information here. 
The event holds a strict policy of no alcoholic drinks on site.
No alcohol will be for sell at the event.
Persons that are intoxicated will be 
You will be notified via Eventbrite email registration and from our social medial channels if there is any change to the date/time/venue due to unsatisfactory weather condition or other unexpected emergencies. 
You are encouraged to carry with you some warm layers in case it gets chilly at dusk.
On a day of light shower, please bring a rain poncho. 


A picnic matt is encouraged for each family due to limited number of tables and seats.
The event is positioned to be family friendly and has a list of fun programs and activities specially for children to enjoy and learn at the same time.
You are most welcomed to bring your kids, high spirit and good appetite.  


This event holds a strict policy of no pets on site. 
Apologies you will have to leave your best friend at home. 

Hi there, this is CMF committee group. Additional questions will be answered here and this is a blackboard where we will put our newest movments about our event. 

05 Aug  - Launch of CMF Website, YAY!
05 Aug  - Vote your favrourite logo starts.
13 Aug  - Voting close.
20 Aug  - Sponsor application close.           
23 Aug  - CMF official logo annoucement.
05 Sep  -  Vendor confirmation sent.
09 Sep  -  Rainy day notification.
10 Sep  -  Event DAY!