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Chiang Mai Christmas Events 2017

Christmas is fast approaching and there is a lot to see and do at home, let alone out in town too! So to make it easy for you, we have listed all the Christmas events we could find this year so you can easily pick and choose as you please! Have a very merry Christmas to all who celebrate it!

To find out more about each event, just click the event name! 

Concerts and Shows

Thailand’s Smile Jazz Festival

Over 200 artists will be performing jazz music in various styles. Live performances from Coco Jazz feat.Naree Krajang, WVC Teat Winnie HO, The Sound Of Siam Feat. ASEAN Jazz All Stars, North Gate Jazz and more. At Central Festical Chiang Mai

Dec 23 – 24

Blues with Bert & Willie

Traditional blues and roots guitarist Willie Salomon & blues mandolinist Bert Deivert diving deep into the history of the blues. The Mai Anupol Trio will open the show. At Thapae East – Venue for the Creative Arts

Dec 25


Christmas Party at Celebrity Ink Tattoo Chiang Mai

To celebrate Christmas this year and a successful 6 months in Chiang Mai, Celebrity Ink Tattoo are offering 50% discount on all tattoos for this day only. Free flowing beer for customers and their friends.

Dec 23

Christmas Eve Exhibition Opening and Party at Three Owls Gallery

Exhibition and Christmas Eve Party showcasing new paintings with drinks and music.

Dec 24

Sangdee Christmas Party

Free food with live DJ. Party will start at 8pm

Dec 24 – 25

Christmas Party at Namton’s House Bar

Taste the special tap “House Brew Christmas Ale With Pine Needle” and special Christmas craft beer. Live music performance from Upper Cut. Lucky draw and more special activities. From 3pm – 11pm.

December 24 – 25

All Genre Anthem

A live music by GangBang and DJ Chan performed in various style. At Japan Village, 8pm – midnight.

Dec 23

Fairs and Family Time

PingFai Festival 3

Soda LEO presents PingFai Festival 3. Gathering over 200 stalls offering craft products and homemade goods, this pop-up winter market is the event not to be missed.

Dec 21 – 30

Christmas Campfire Dinner at Ginger Farm Chiang Mai

Celebrate Christmas in campfire style, roasting marshmallow, sausage on fire and more foods and drinks. Enjoy the Christmas delightfully workshops, singing, party and meet with Santa who will come with presents!

Dec 23

Sawasdee Craft Chiang Mai 2017

Workshops, games, outdoor movie screening and various craft and art stalls.

Dec 23 – 27

Family Christmas at Nic’s Restaurant & Playground

Serving a festive family Christmas set menu and Santa Claus will be visiting children at 2pm, 5pm and 8pm.

Dec 24 – 25

Casual Dining

Christmas Day at Yummy’s Pizza

Garlic bread, soups, roast butterball turkey breast OR honey mustard glazed ham or roast pork OR salmon steak with lemon butter sauce served with buttered potatoes & spinach.

Dec 25

Christmas Outside the City at Auf der Au

Just come with a simple gift, and join in the Gift Exchange at the event! Dinner will be a sumptuous Christmas buffet worthy of the trip, and lovingly prepared by Udo and his wonderful cooking crew!

Dec 23

Christmas at Trace Hotelistro

Trace Hotelistro recently received the Premier Award in the Architecture and Interior Design at the Chiang Mai Design Award 2017. To celebrate this good news, this charming hotel with historical atmosphere will hold a fine dining event in collaboration with Chef Tom from Baan Landai this weekend Friday the 22nd, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Dec 22 – 25

Christmas Eve at 9 Moo 9

Spend your lazy Christmas Eve’s afternoon with the greenery of this casual cafe. All dishes are home made, serving roasted chicken, ribs, cassoulet, pork chop croquette and delicious fresh baked sweets and bakery.

Dec 21 – 24

Christmas Eve Dinner at Ole Gourmet Mexican

Serving a 5-course healthy Christmas menu in both vegetarian and non-vegetarian set. This event is hosted by Birds Nest Café.

Dec 24

Christmas Lunch at Pern’s Restaurant

A 4 course set menu, Pumpkin soup with home made bread Half Roasted Chicken with bacon wrapped sausage, Bread Sauce, gravy, or Pan fried fillet of beef medallions with wild mushroom sauce both served with Roast potatoes, Brussel sprouts, Parsnip puree, Carrots and red cabbage Xmas Pudding or Mince pies with brandy sauce.

Dec 25

Christmas Day at The Pub

Serving roast chicken OR beef served with roast potatoes, seasoning vegetables, Yorkshire pudding, homemade gravy.

Dec 25

Christmas Dinner at Free Bird Café

Serving a 5 course of Traditional Shan cuisine in a family style dinner. 100% of profits help support our Shan College Scholarship Fund, almost time to pay for next term!

Dec 25

Christmas Day at Ragu Promenada

Serving turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy and stuffing, green bean casserole, sweet potatoes, Cranberries, Paker house rolls, Caesar salad, 695 baht, OR holiday cioppino with mussels shrimp king crab and fish, 895 baht, OR filet mignon with red wine mushroom sauces served with rosemary potatoes and seasonal vegetables.

Dec 25

Christmas Charity Dinner at The Flying Pig

Serving the Flying Pigs signature ribs at 800 baht per person. Drinks can be purchased on the night separately. All proceeds will go to Bandekdee Orphanage. There will be 29 orphan children from the foundation joining.

Dec 25

Fine Dining

Festive Events by Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai

Experience a market-themed evening, inspired by the lively street food culture of Chiang Mai. Sample local favourites, bursting with flavour and freshness, at the interactive cooking stations.

Dec 18 – Jan 1

Christmas at Shangri-La

Indulge in a festive fare this Christmas with a lavish traditional buffet at Kad Kafe restaurant, including house-roasted turkey with its traditional stuffings, scrumptious Canadian lobsters, Australian Black Angus beef, French oysters, Foie Gras, Alaskan king crab, a wide variety of live-cut sashimi and more.

Dec 24 – 25

Christmas Eve at L’elephant

Welcome drink with Champagne and crème de cassis, amuse bouches; pistachio coated foie gras mousse with rubarb jelly, goat cheese stuffed date almond & palma ham, salmon graviax roulade, grilled shrimp with royal project strawberry salsa, escargots volau vent, l’elephant brown crab bisque.. Vodka lime sorbet, then either the ultimate beef wellington OR French duck leg confit in orange balsamic reduced.. unlimited cheese platter and plenty of homemade desserts.

Dec 24

Christmas Eve at La Fringale

Foie gras mousse with fresh salad and grilled toast OR barracuda terrine with scallops and Norwegian salmon mousse/duck confit with sautéed potatoes and small salad OR Norwegian salmon fillet with caper sauce and braised vegetable assortment / small plate of French ripened cheeses served with walnut bread / Christmas log.

Dec 24

Christmas Eve Charity Buffet Dinner at Buristro Bar & Café

Serving roasted Turkey Carving, roasted beef striploin carving with pasta station, cold cuts platter, cheese platter, sushi platter, lamb stew, chicken tikka, sea bass with tomato wine sauces, stir fried beef with black pepper, grilled pork ribs and more. Proceeds will be donated to Wildflower Home Foundation.

Dec 24

Christmas Eve at Kantary Hills

Visit Kantary Hills, Chiang Mai for Christmas cocktails and canapés to the gentle strains of our Carol singers and enjoy a sumptuous array of mouth-watering seasonal dishes at the Nimman Bar & Grill Dinner buffet.

Dec 24

Christmas at The Dhara Dhevi

Starting the festive celebrations in fine fashion will be the Christmas Eve programme on 24 December’s dinner, offer at both Akaligo and Le Grand Lanna complete with Christmas carols and a special visit for the hotel’s young guests from Santa Claus himself! On Christmas Day, celebrate the season in style with an elegant set dinner at Farang Ses.

Dec 24 – 25

Celebrate Festive Season at Na Nirand

A charming romantic restaurant with Ping River’s view. Join a traditional Lanna style market, Kad Mua with international buffet and a dinner set. Activities throughtout the night including live music, lucky draw and more entertainment.

Dec 24 and 31

Christmas Dinner at Anantara

A buffet dinner featuring Christmas classics and signature Asian culinary feast. Live jazz performance and carol acapella.

Dec 24 – 25

Christmas Thai Dinner at Villa Mahabhirom

This Christmas Villa Mahabhirom would like to invite residents and visitors of Chiang Mai to experience our restaurant Krua Mahabhirom serving a home-style “Mama Cuisine” of Thailand featuring organic produces from the Royal Project.

Dec 24 – 25

Christmas at Imperial Mae Ping

Enjoy a 5-course Christmas lunch or dinner with optional main dish from Imperial Mae Ping’s menu and a Christmas gift.

Dec 24 – 25

Season’s greetings from Oxygen Dining Room

A Michelin Christmas Eve on the Ping River. Live entertainment. 8 course set Michelin menu (Including Chapon, Yule Log and a glass of Mulled Wine)

Dec 24 – 25 and 31

Christmas and New Year at Rachamankha

A traditional candle-lit dinner in Rachamankha’s courtyard with open log fire and a string ensemble playing classical music throughout the evening.

Dec 24 – 25

Christmas Eve Charity Dinner at Akyra Manor

This Christmas, Akyra Manor Chiang Mai Dinner’s real stars are all the kids from Goethe Yor Poe orphanage choir who will be performing the Christmas celebration songs.

Dec 24

Christmas Eve at DusitPrincess Chiang Mai

A classical Christmas Eve dinner buffet serving seafood on ice, lamb leg with rosemary sauce, Butterball turkey, assorted cheeses, holiday desserts and much more. Live music, carol singing from children, lucky draws, Santa Claus and Santarinas.

Dec 24


Christmas at Chiangmai Grandview Hotel

Serving international buffet with a special Christmas mocktail. Live music, carol singing.

Dec 24 – 25

Christmas Eve at Khum Phaya Resort

Sumptuous of the international buffet with Butterball Turkey, pasta and grilled stations. Live music and entertainment including carol singing, Santa Claus and magic show.

Dec 24

Christmas Dinner at Le Coq d’Or

A 6-course dinner with live music performance. Optional main course of roasted turkey and stuffing served with port wine & cranberry sauce OR roasted charolais angus striplion served with bone marrow sauce OR boston main lobster steamed.

Dec 24 – 25

Christmas at Le Crystal

A full course set dinner menu with complimentary a glass of Champagne and souvenir to take home.

Dec 24 – 25

Festive Season at Holiday Inn

Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve lunch and dinner options. Exclusive offer for Chiang Mai residents, 40% discount valid until December 20th.

Dec 24 – 25 and 31

Christmas Dinner at Le Bistrot

Serving traditional French Christmas dinner will be served on the 24 December with French oysters, Foie Gras, salmon and beef wellington with a glass of Champagne on welcome drink.

Dec 24- 25

Christmas at dusitD2

A Christmas dinner buffet serving New Zealand roast leg lamb, oysters, salmon carvery, assorted of cheese and flavorful festive desserts.

Dec 24 – 25


Christmas Eve Dinner at RatiLanna

Offering international buffet under the candle lights with a beautiful view of the Ping River, live music and more.

Dec 24

Are you hosting an event and are not in this list? Email [email protected] to add yourselves to our list!