By Gui Oliveira September kicks off the Richmond District’s Autumn Moon Festival. Needless to say, this year the event won’t be like in previous years but neighbors can still participate virtually here. […]
By Gui Oliveira The third annual Richmond District Autumn Moon Festival, also known as the Mid-Autumn Festival, was held on Sept. 14 on Clement Street between Sixth and Ninth avenues. The […]
Autumn Moon Festival by Assemblyman Phil Ting Now that it’s September and our kids are back at school, we are officially done with summer and can welcome fall. Many cultures mark the change in seasons in a variety […]
Autumn Moon Festival celebrations have been held throughout Asia for more than 1,000 years. The holiday is a time to reflect upon the bounty of the summer harvest, the fullness of the moon, and the myth of the immortal moon goddess, Chang-O.
Hundreds of local San Francisco residents began crowding the already busy
commercial section of Clement Street, between Fifth to Eighth avenues, by 10 a.m.
on Sept. 23 for the Richmond District’s first annual Autumn Moon Festival.
The Autumn Moon Festival is often considered a “Chinese Thanksgiving” because of its
celebration of gratitude and inclusion of abundant food – including the popular