Popular Chinese Mid Autumn Festival Greetings

The Mid-Autumn Festival is considered the second most important festival in China. Since the Shang Dynasty (c. 1600–1046 BCE), the harvest has been celebrated during the autumn full moon. The holiday is known for its family gatherings, food, moon watching, lantern lighting, fireworks, and dragon dancing. If you are looking for ways to wish someone who celebrates the moon festival, below is a list of some popular greetings. 

  • Happy Mid-Autumn Festival!
    中秋快乐!
    Zhōngqiū kuàilè!

‘Zhōngqiū’ means ‘Mid-Autumn’ and Zhōngqiū kuàilè’ is used to say ‘Happy Mid-Autumn Festival’. 

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The Chinese also worship the moon during this festival and hence pray that their loved ones are blessed by its beauty and radiance. Many of their greetings include references to the moon, as listed below:

  • Happy Mid-Autumn Festival! May the round moon bring you a happy family and a successful future.
    祝福中秋佳节快乐,月圆人圆事事圆满. 

Zhùfú zhōngqiū jiājié kuàilè, yuè yuán rén yuán shì shì yuánmǎn.

  • May the glow of the moon surround you and light your way to health, happiness, and prosperity.

愿 明 月 常 与 你 相 伴, 照 亮 你 的 健 康、 幸 福 和 繁 荣 之 路.

Yuàn míng yuè cháng yǔ nǐ xiāng bàn, zhào liàng nǐ dě jiàn kāng、xìng fú hē fān róng zhī lù.

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  • Wishing us a long life to share the graceful moonlight, though thousands of miles apart.
    但愿人长久,千里共婵娟.
    Dàn yuàn rén chángjiǔ, qiānlǐ gòng chánjuān.
  • A bright moon and stars twinkle and shine. Wishing you a merry Mid-Autumn Festival filled with bliss and happiness!
    皓月闪烁,星光闪耀,中秋佳节,美满快乐!
    Hàoyuè shǎnshuò, xīngguāng shǎnyào, zhōngqiū jiājié, měimǎn kuàilè!
  • The roundest moon can be seen in the autumn. It is time for reunions. I wish you a happy Mid-Autumn Day and a wonderful life.
    月到是秋分外明,又是一年团圆日,祝你节日愉快,身体安康.

Yuè dào shì qiū fèn wài míng, yòu shì yī nián tuányuán rì, zhù nǐ jiérì yúkuài, shēntǐ ānkāng.

  • Wish you a perfect life just like the roundest moon on the Mid-Autumn Festival.

愿 你 的 生 活 像 十 五 的 月 亮 一 样, 圆 圆 满 满.
Yuàn nǐ dě shēng huó xiàng shí wǔ dě yuè liàng yí yàng, yuán yuán mǎn mǎn.

  • The moon is bright, the moon cake is sweet, and may you enjoy a happy and safe Mid-Autumn Festival!

中秋佳节明月圆,良辰佳节月饼甜,中秋佳节平安快乐!

Zhōng qiū jiā jiē míng yuè yuán, liáng chén jiā jiē yuè bǐng tián, zhōng qiū jiā jiē píng ān kuài lè!

  • May the bright Mid-Autumn moon illuminate your every journey and sweet happiness accompany you on every journey.

愿皎洁明月照亮你每一程,愿甜蜜幸福陪你每一程.

Yuàn jiǎo jié míng yuè zhào liàng nǐ měi yī chéng, yuàn tián mì xìng fú péi nǐ měi yī chéng.

  • May the full moon bring blessings and happiness from our home to yours.

希 望 明 月 能 把 我 们 的 祝 福 和 欢 乐 都 带 给 你.

Xī wàng míng yuè néng bǎ wǒ mén dě zhù fú hé huān lè dōu dài gěi nǐ.

  • I want to make a toast. I wish that the round moon takes my best blessings to you. May you have a happy family and a bright future.
    举杯仰天遥祝:月圆人圆花好,事顺业顺家兴.

Jǔ bēi yǎngtiān yáo zhù: Yuè yuán rén yuán huā hǎo, shì shùn yè shùn jiā xìng.

Happy Mid Autumn Festival
  • I wish that your career and life, just like the round moon on Mid-Autumn Day, are bright and perfect.
    祝你的事业和生活像那中秋的圆月一样,亮亮堂堂,圆圆满满.

Zhù nǐ de shìyè hé shēnghuó xiàng nà zhōngqiū de yuán yuè yīyàng, liàng liàngtangtáng, yuán yuánmǎn mǎn.

  • Happy Mid-Autumn Festival to you, and may your family reunite for the rising of the full moon.

在 这 圆 月 升 起 的 夜 晚,祝 你 中 秋 节 快 乐,阖 家 团 圆.

Zài zhè yuán yuè shēng qǐ dě yè wǎn, zhù nǐ zhōng qiū jié kuài lè hé jiā tuán yuán.

During this time, people wish each other success, prosperity, and a life filled with joy and cheer! Some of the other most widely used wishes are:

  • On Mid-Autumn Day, may your life be filled with happy times, and may all your wishes come true.

中 秋 佳 节 之 际,愿 你 的 生 活 充 满 欢 乐,心 想 事 成.

Zhōng qiū jiā jié zhī jì, yuàn nǐ dě shēng huó chōng mǎn huān lè, xī xiǎng shì chéng.

  • Wish you and your family a happy Mid-Autumn Festival.
    祝你和你的家人中秋快乐.
    Zhù nǐ hé nǐ de jiārén zhōngqiū kuàilè.
  • Happy Mid-Autumn Day! I wish that everything goes well, and you have a successful and bright future!
    中秋节快乐,万事如意,心想事成!

Zhōngqiū jié kuàilè, wànshì rúyì, xīn xiǎng shì chéng!

  • May the Mid-Autumn Festival bless you with six warm wishes: that you will have happiness in your life, satisfaction at your work, true love, a happy family, caring friends, and a wonderful year.

中秋节送你六颗心,生活很开心,工作很称心,爱情很舒心,家庭很顺心,朋友很贴心,当然,还有我的关心。中秋快乐!

Zhōng qiū jiē sòng nǐ liù kē xīn, shēng huó hěn kāi xīn, gōng zuò hěn chēng xīn, ài qíng hěn shū xīn, jiā tíng hěn shùn xīn, péng yǒu hěn tiē xīn, dāng rán, hái yǒu wǒ de guān xīn. zhōng qiū kuài lè!

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