Mid-Autumn Festival at PLQ
Mark your calendars, everyone – the annual Mid-Autumn Festival is happening on 29th September this year. While we still have a couple of weeks till D-Day, it’s never too early to start celebrating. If you’re looking for inspo on where to go, look no further as Paya Lebar Quarter (PLQ) has an array of activities for you and the fam.
From now till 1st October 2023, expect a tonne of dining deals, IG-worthy photo ops, and live music performances that’ll make your journey to the East worth it. Read on to find out more:
Snap photos with Mid-Autumn-themed decor at PLQ Parkside
Be prepared to fill up your camera roll as there are plenty of chio decorations at PLQ. Head to PLQ Parkside to see strings of holographic lanterns and shimmering fairy lights hung on the trees, mimicking the stars in the sky .
Adding in elements of the rainbow are the colourful lights under the benches, so your pics will have fun pops of pink, purple, and green.
There are several lounge chairs placed around the area too – perfect for those who need to rest their feet after hours of shopping. And while there aren’t any real fireflies buzzing around, there are dozens of tiny firefly lights in the planters instead.
Catch live music performances for free at PLQ Plaza
Arya Yunata (left) and Amanda Lee (right).
Image adapted from: Arya Yunata, Paya Lebar Quarter
Adding some tunes to the mix are the live music performances happening at PLQ Plaza every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 15th September to 1st October 2023, 7pm-10pm. We won’t spoil the surprise, but you can expect a mix of English and Mandarin songs that are Mid-Autumn Festival-related.
Aika and Aili (left) and June and Jabez (right).
Image adapted from: @aika.aili via Instagram, Paya Lebar Quarter
The performing artists include June and Jabez, Aika and Aili, Amanda Lee, and Arya Yunata, and these are their respective performance dates:
- Arya Yunata: 15th, 22nd, and 29th September
- June and Jabez: 16th September
- Aika and Aili: 17th, 23rd, and 30th September
- Amanda Lee: 24th September and 1st October
1-for-1 promos on mains, desserts & fancy drinks at PLQ Parkside
Drinks from A Beautiful Day.
Image credit: @maco_sg via Instagram
The festivities continue with an array of F&B deals available exclusively at PLQ Parkside. From a refreshing fruit tea from A Beautiful Day to a healthy bowl of Acai from Poke Theory, these dining promotions will satisfy your cravings and keep your tummy full as you go about snapping photos.
Dropping a minimum of $20 in a single receipt at any F&B retailers within PLQ Parkside will also get you 10,000 Plus$*.
Chug Chug’s signatures – King Prawn Pasta, Scallop Mentaiko Pasta, and King Prawn Kimchi Ramyeon.
Image credit: @chugchugsg via Instagram
We’ve rounded up a list of PLQ Parkside dining deals you can enjoy:
- Chug Chug (#01-09): 10% off total bill with min. spend of $50
- Killiney Bistro & Bar (#01-10): Nasi Lemak with Lime Juice at $10.20 (U.P. $11.70)
- Salvo by Pasta Fresca (#01-05): 10% off Truffle Caviar Mushroom Pizza (U.P. $26.90++)
Image credit: Tanglin Cookhouse
- Tanglin Cookhouse (#01-06/07): 1-for-1 Breakfast (Valid for dine-in from Mon-Fri, 9am-11am only)
- A Beautiful Day (#01-09): 1-for-1 fruit tea (valid for dine-in & takeaways), and 1-for-1 crystal bottle tea (valid for dine-in only)
- Poke Theory (#01-04): 1 free Regular Acai Bowl (U.P. $6.50) with every purchase of 2 Regular Poke Bowls (limited to 200 redemptions after 2pm only)
Image credit: Jimmy Monkey
- Jimmy Monkey (#01-10): 1 free Bacon & Egg Muffin or Chocolate Brownie with purchase of any coffee (valid from 2pm-5pm on weekdays only)
- Rempapa (#01-01/03): 1 free Kueh Kosui with purchase of any set meals (valid for any 2 or 4 pax dinner set menu order only)
- Zing (#01-06/08): 20% off early bird discount (valid till 15th September only) and free reusable designer-style gift bag for every 4 mooncakes purchased (valid till 1st October only)
Check out the full list of PLQ Mid-Autumn F&B deals.
Aside from these, you can also score $10 Lendlease E-Voucher** when you hit $200 or more – so don’t hold back on your shopping spree. Additionally, you’ll receive a $10 Lendlease Voucher*** when you spend $120 or more with your Citi Mastercard.
Instagram stars, this is your time to shine. Upload a pic of your time at any of the PLQ Parkside F&B retailers on Instagram and you’ll stand a chance to walk home with $100 Lendlease Plus E-Vouchers. 10 winners will be chosen, and remember to tag PLQ and the store along with the hashtag #PLQparkside23 to enter the giveaway.
*Limited to the first 1,000 redemptions only.
**Limited to the first 5,000 redemptions only.
***Limited to the first 600 redemptions only.
Celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival with PLQ
For the uninitiated, Paya Lebar has a bunch of surrounding malls and entertainment spaces, including the aforementioned PLQ Parkside.
Those planning to head to PLQ Parkside can alight at Paya Lebar MRT and take Exit E. Then, walk towards Wine Connection and cross the street to Sims Avenue. Once you see the giant sign right by the traffic lights, you’ll know you’re at the right place.
Alternatively, you can also head there via PLQ Mall, Level 2. Just walk towards Watsons (#02-19) and cross the bridge over to Park Place Residences, and head to Level 1 from there to find PLQ Parkside.
Aside from stuffing your face silly with mooncakes, consider planning a fun get-together with your friends and family at PLQ. You’ll find that the place is pretty lit, with its live entertainment and gorgeous photo ops. And hey, you can also take advantage of the F&B promos available!
This post was brought to you by Paya Lebar Quarter.
Photography by Liu Xing Ying.
PLQ Mid-Autumn Events
Things to note:
Dates and timings for live performances vary.
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