Holiday Events Listing

 |  December 2, 2013

Getting Into the Spirit

Christmas & New Year’s Eve 2013

Saturday, 7th December 

Christmas Charity Dinner Party

@ Seven Fountains Spirituality Centre (Huay Kaew Road)

For reservations call 053 365 349 or 091 141 8720

Support the Education Sponsorship Fund while indulging in an International Buffet Dinner and entertainment. Wander stalls selling goodies and partake in the silent auction. Adults 500 baht. Children below 12 years of age 200 baht.

Thursday, 12th December

SKAL Christmas Fundraiser

@ Le Coq d’Or

Tim McGuire (

SKAL Chiang Mai & Northern Thailand will host their annual SKAL Christmas Fundraiser at Le Coq d’Or. This year’s dinner will benefit the Mae Ma School & Orphanage in Chiang Dao. There will be plenty of great door prizes and a silent auction. Tickets are 1500 baht each with an optional 400 baht addition for unlimited wine with dinner.

Friday, 13th December

Christmas Cheer, A Holiday Concert @ CCI

Chiang Mai International School will feature performances by elementary school students of music as well as high school dance group Dynamic Fusion, Thai Dance Club and JRB Band Students. Dinner and visits to Santa Claus available. Starts 5 p.m. 

Friday, 13th December

An Almost Correct Christmas Story

@ Pantip Hall, 3rd floor, Pantip Plaza, Night Bazaar

080 134 5502

Chiang Mai Youth Theatre will present An Almost Christmas Story by James O’Sullivan, a comic twist on the traditional story of Christmas. Starts 6:30 p.m. Ticket price: 100 baht. 

Friday, 13th December

Four Seasons Christmas Tree Lighting

@ Four Seasons Resort, Terraces Restaurant

Please book in advance:

Christmas Tree Lighting followed by an Italian Wine Dinner. Will include carolers and a jazz band. 3,000 baht per person. Starts at 6:30 p.m.

Sunday, 15th – Sunday, 29th December

5 Course Traditional Christmas Dinner

@ Perns Restuarant  (Huay Kaew Road)

499 baht per person. Book and pay in advance for a 10% discount. 

Saturday, 14th December

A Night of Classical Ballet for Charity

@ Corneila McGilvary Harris Auditorium, The Prince Royal’s College 

083 208 3836

Hosted by On Point Ballet Studio and Church of Christ in Thailand, join and raise money for World AIDS Day with favourite holiday performances including Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, Giselle, The Sleeping Beauty, and Romeo and Juliet. Tickets priced at 300 and 500 baht. Starts 7 p.m. 

Monday, 23rd December

Film Night: Rare Exports

@ Documentary Arts Asia

12/7 Wualai Road Soi 3

881 387 470

A heart-warming holiday movie that ventures deep into the Korvatunuri Mountains where the closest guarded secret of Christmas lies. Starts 7 p.m.

Tuesday, 24th December and Wednesday, 25th December

Christmas Special Dinner@ OYORI the Grill

053 213 175

Celebrate Christmas for a cause with four courses and a glass of wine. Choose from risotto, slipper lobster, Alaska salmon, and NZ sirloin steak. 

Tuesday, 31st December

Chiang Mai Countdown Festival 2014

@ Tha Pae Gate

Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT): 053 248 604 

Celebrate the New Year with fireworks and hundreds of floating lanterns to be let up into the night sky. When morning comes this is an excellent time to offer monks food for good fortune for your coming year. Kodchasan and Chaiyaphum Roads may be closed for this event.

Tuesday, 31st December 

Viva Masquerade

@ The Imperial Mae Ping Hotel

053 283 900 or 053 276 420

An enchanted evening of talent, games, fine dining, and live entertainment. 

@ Chiengmai Gymkhana Club

349 Lamphun Road

053 241 035

Friday, 20th December

Christmas Carols Around the Tree

6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Saturday, 21st December

Club Christmas Open Golf Comp

8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Tuesday, 24th December

Kids Christmas Party 

Saturday, 28th December

Gymkhana Friends New Year Comp

7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Friday, 20th December

Carols by Candlelight

A Pre-Christmas highlight, enjoy the sweet sounds of carolers at the Gymkhana Club. Including a drama of Jesus’ birth, and reenactment of the Christmas story outdoors through pageantry and song. Desserts to share are welcome. Starts 7 p.m.

@ Chiang Mai Community Church

053 244 82

Sunday, 15th December

“This is Christmas” Celebration

Come and celebrate Christmas with savoury foods and Christmas cookies after the regular service! 

Tuesday, 24th December

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service

Christmas Eve service will include hot drinks for midnight attendees.  Arrive 11 p.m. 

Wednesday, 25th December

Christmas Morning Service

A celebration of Christ’s birth will be starting at 10 a.m.

@ Chang Dao Nest

053 456 242

Tuesday, 24th December

Christmas Eve Barbecue Party

As part of Chiang Dao Nest’s annual Christmas festivities including live entertainment and a barbecue dinner buffet, 1195 baht per person.

Wednesday, 25th December

Christmas Day Dinner Party

Entertainment and barbecue dinner buffet included, 1495 baht per person.

Tuesday, 31st December

New Year’s Day Barbecue Party

Entertainment and barbecue dinner buffet included, 1195 baht per person.

@ Dusit D2 

053 999 999

Tuesday, 24th December

Christmas Eve Dinner Buffet

Be dazzled by festive Christmas displays and dine on delectable items while being entertained by a live jazz band and dusitD2’s charming Santa and Santarina. 7 p.m. to 10.30 p.m. Price 2,500 baht for adult and 1,250 baht for children (food only). Free for children aged 3 and below.

Wednesday, 25th December

Merry Christmas!

Treat your friends and family to a delightful Christmas lunch and heavy cocktail at Mix Bar. Live trio music and special gifts from Santa and Santarina are on the way. Christmas lunch buffet is between noon and 3 p.m. at Mix Bar. Price 1,800 baht for adult and 900 baht for children (food only). Free for children aged 3 and below.

Tuesday, 31st December

New Year Eve Gala Dinner

@Moxie Resturant, Dusit D2

Celebrate New Year’s Eve 2014 with family and friends. Enjoy the grandest dinner buffet showcasing stations of caviar, foie gras and imported cheeses. Chef Chalong Sakkapalangkul will be preparing some of the best prime rib eye roasts, barbeque station, ocean harvests and divine festive desserts including home-made ice cream, chocolate fountain, tiramisu and much more. 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Price 4,200 baht for adult and 2,150 baht for children (food only). Free for children aged 3 and below. 

@Sala Lanna

053 242 588

Tuesday, 24th and Wednesday, 25th December

Christmas Dinner @ Italia Restaurant & Wine Bar

Come enjoy a traditional Italian Christmas Set Menu with a glass of Prosecco while listening to Christmas caroling. 2,000 baht per person.

Tuesday, 24th and Wednesday, 25th

December Special Christmas Platter @ Sala Lanna Eatery & Bar

Come enjoy the Special Christmas Platter, 1,500 baht per person.

Tuesday, 31st December

New Year’s Eve Special Italian Set Menu@ Italia Restaurant & Wine Bar

3,500 Baht per person.

Tuesday, 31st December

New Year’s Eve International Buffet @ Sala Lanna Eatery & Bar

Free flow welcome cocktails from 6-7 p.m. while you enjoy a live band and countdown on the rooftop bar. 3,000 baht per person.

@ Kantary Terrace, Kantary Hills

053 222 111

Come visit a fantastic display of lights and decorations for Christmas and the New Year at the Kantary Terrace, Kantary Hills, designed by students of the Faculty of Fine Arts, Chiang Mai University. The Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony will be held on 20th December 2013, featuring celebrity guests, Santa Claus, and free presents! Watch for Christmas Carolers from 22nd – 24th December 2013, as well as souvenir booths from 26th December 2013 – 30th January 2014. More information, please contact Kantary Hills Hotel, Chiang Mai at Nimmanhaemin 12 or visit the website.

Tuesday, 24th December

Christmas Eve Dinner@ Nimman Bar & Grill

Sink your teeth into a festive buffet feast featuring traditional roast turkey, honey baked ham, and roast beef with all the trimmings. 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Tuesday, 31st December

New Year’s Eve Dinner @ Nimman Bar & Grill

Cap the year off with a splendid New Year’s Eve buffet that will feature a seafood corner, carving station, BBQ, hot dishes, appetiser, salad bar and scrumptious desserts. There will also be a glass of sparkling wine for everyone! 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

@ Siripanna Villa Resort and Spa 

053 371 999

Tuesday, 24th December

Christmas Eve Dinner @ Slee Banyan Restaurant

Christmas Eve, pamper yourself with festive European and Asian delicacies. Colour up the night with a live band and carol singing. Dinner buffet: 6:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. 1,700 baht per person. Special 50% discount for children age 4 – 12. Children age 3 and below dine with our compliments.

Tuesday, 31st December

Siripanna’s Moonlight and Music Lover @ Huen Silp Slah and Panna Field

Say farewell to 2013 under the golden moonlight with this special night for music lovers and celebrate by the green Panna rice field with the classic “Huen Silp Slah” (Thai house) as your backdrop. New Year’s Eve dinner buffet: 7p.m. – 1a.m. 4,200 baht per person. Special 50% discount for children age 4 – 12. Children age 3 and below dine with our compliments.

@Dhara Dhevi

Tuesday, 24th December

Christmas Eve with a Thai Touch @ Le Grand Lanna

Offering a delicious line-up of Thai dishes, the cuisine will be complemented by an enchanting Thai dance show starting at 8 p.m. Priced at 4,000 baht per person or 5,200 baht per person to include free flow sparkling wine, wine and beer.

Tuesday, 24th December

Christmas Eve Gala Dinner @ Akaligo’s

Enjoy Christmas carols while dining on delicacies. 4,500 baht per person or 5,700 baht per if opting for free flow sparkling wine, wine and beer.

Wednesday, 25th December

French Festive Feast @ Farang Ses

A superb menu, a true fine dining experience. The Christmas Day Set Menu is priced at 4,700 baht per person.

Tuesday, 31st December

The Magical Kingdom New Year’s Eve 2013

Enjoy the entertainment of a live band and DJ and a Magical Kingdom performance, then release traditional hot air-filled balloons and countdown to fireworks. The New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner will offer vast choices and utterly delicious desserts. Priced at 15,100 baht per person to include one bottle of champagne per two persons.

Wednesday, 1st January

New Year’s Dim Sum Delight @ Fujian

A Special New Year’s Day All You Can Eat Dim Sum lunch promotion featuring a scrumptious selection of steamed and fried dim sum to choose from. Served alongside is hot and sour soup, fried egg noodles with beef, chilled coconut cream, and beverages. Priced at 1,200 baht per person.

Tuesday 31st December

2013 New Year’s Eve @ Wat Phan Tao

Meditate and chat with monks before you ring in the new year realeasing lanterns in the beautiful candlelit Wat Phan Tao. Be there before 11 p.m.