Celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival with the Chinese Canadian Museum and the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre! Join us for a unique show in the Planetarium Star Theatre where ancient Chinese folklores of the Moon come together with the latest lunar science. Take a journey to the Moon, through space and even navigate through time with the lunar calendar!

You are invited to this immersive experience to admire the Moon through unique Chinese folklore, customs, and lunar science. During this program, the significance of the Mid-Autumn Festival will be introduced along with narrated stories about the Moon goddess Chang’e, and her companion, the jade rabbit. Take a closer look at the Moon and enrich your knowledge of lunar science!

Date: Friday, September 9, 2022  (14th day of the eighth month of the lunar calendar)
Time: 7:00 pm (Doors open 6:30pm)
Tickets: $20+ taxes and fees

After the show visit the Cosmic Courtyard exhibit space and the Observatory (viewing is weather dependent).

Co-presented by the Chinese Canadian Museum and the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre.


Come early for "A Seat at the Table"

In celebration of Mid-Autumn, ticket-holders to "Pieces of the Moon: Culture and Science of the Mid-Autumn Festival" event can visit the "A Seat at the Table" exhibition on Chinese Migration to BC along with the other exhibits at the Museum of Vancouver at a discounted rate.

Present your ticket at the Museum of Vancouver's front desk to get 50% off admission during their opening hours of 10am – 8pm on September 9, 2022.

Event Details

September 9, 2022 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm