HOUSTON — Revel in the magnificence of the moon and the joys of harvest as the Children’s Museum of Houston and the Vietnamese Culture and Science Association (VSCA) celebrate the Vietnamese Mid-Autumn Festival.  Learn about Vietnamese and Asian culture through moon-related activities and performances.


Lion Dancers:   Catch Hung Vuong School of Vietnamese doing a traditional lion dance.

Event Time:  10:30 to 11 a.m. in Brown Auditorium.

Vietnamese Storytime:  Experience traditional tales during a mini language lesson in Vietnamese.

Event Time:  11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. in Parent Resource Library.

 Costume Workshop:  Create your own Mid-Autumn Fest outfit with appropriate cultural guidance.

Event Time:  11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in Brown Auditorium.

 Costume Contest:  See who wins the award for the most creative cultural dress.

Event Time:  12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in Brown Auditorium.

 Lavang Lion Dancers: Enjoy a traditional acrobatic dance in celebration of the Mid-Autumn Festival.

Event Time: 2 p.m. in Brown Auditorium. 

Vietnamese Martial Arts:  Be amazed when Vovinam Hoa Lu Center students present an exciting demo.

Event time: 3 to 3:15 p.m. in Brown Auditorium.

Lantern Parade:  Show off your lantern in a traditional parade with your friends and family.

Event time: 3:30 to 4 p.m. in Brown Auditorium. 


  • Mid-Autumn Festival Lanterns: Crease, pleat and fold yourself a traditional lantern in
  • Face Painting: Get your face painted in celebration of the festival in Alcove.
  • Photo Booth: Capture a timeless keepsake in front of a Mid-Autumn backdrop in Alcove.

 WHEN:  Vietnamese Mid-Autumn Festival, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, starting at 10 a.m.

***Activities, events and times subject to change.

WHERE:  Children’s Museum of Houston, 1500 Binz St., Houston, TX  77004

HOURS/COST:  For more information, visit or call (713) 522-1138.

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