Christmas and New Year Events 2016

 | Tue 20 Dec 2016 09:44 ICT

CityNews – It’s that time of year again, with Santa preparing his sled and for us to hang up a new calendar for 2017. Chiang Mai is making no exceptions this year so expect a full, fun and festive holiday season with many events to choose from!


Lighten Up Together 2016
Now – 31 December
@ Central Festival Chiang Mai

Welcome this Christmas and New Year 2017 with Central Festival’s White Winter.

Tulip Festival
Now – 28th February
@ Royal Park Rajapruek
You can visit on Mondays to Thursdays from 8am to 6pm and Fridays to Sundays from 8am to 7pm. For more information call 053 114 110-5.

Fin Market Present Ping Fai Festival 2
23rd – 30th December
@ Nimman Soi 6
Facebook: finthemarket
Take the slow life as you walk around many shops, snack on delicious foods and toast marshmallows at the bonfire with hot chocolate or cool beer this winter. From 5 to 11.30pm.

Farang Community Christmas & New Year Get Together
23rd December
@ Eat is Life Kantary Terrace Nimmanhaemindha Road Soi 12
Time: 6pm-12am
50 visitors confirmed and counting! Its your time to shine! Don’t forget to bring your business card Beer and Food buffet (1000 baht per person) (optional) for further details or reservations email [email protected]

Rocking Christmas
24th December
@ Roadhouse Charoen Prathet Road
Merry Christmas! Not a silent night at the Roadhouse Lansa Band (Pop/Rock) Lords of Rock (Rock/Rock/Rock) and special guests from Japan: Merry Jean Band (Jazz/Funk/Pop). From 8.30pm.

Christmas Eve Charity Christmas Dinner at aykra
24th December
@ aykra Hotel
Tel. 053 216 219
[email protected]
In the true spirit of Christmas, akyra wants to take the opportunity to give back to people less fortunate then us. So they decided to partner with Goethe Yor Poe local orphanage and have the kids join the event and take part singing Christmas carols with a Santa Claus escort. 2,500 baht net per person.

Christmas Eve Barbecue Party
24th December
@ Chiang Dao Nest
Due to the King’s passing the Chiang Dao Nest has spent considerable time deciding whether to proceed with their events this year or not. Having discussed with a number of people they have decided to continue pretty much as usual, although it may be slightly toned down, with additional respectful elements. From 3pm-12am.

Christmas Celebration at Duangtawan Hotel
24th – 25th December
@ Marco Polo Restaurant, ground floor, Duangtawan Hotel
Tel. 053 905000 Ext. 3227
Celebrate Christmas Eve dinner on Saturday 24th. International buffet dinner 890 baht net included a glass of sparkling wine per adult and 450 baht net included a cup of hot chocolate or milk shake per child under 12 years old, from 6-10.30pm. Christmas Day brunch on Sunday 25th, price 590 baht net per adult and 290 baht net per child under 12 years old from 11am-3pm.

Promotions at Siripanna Villa Resort & Spa
24th and 31st December
@ Slee Banyan, Siripanna Villa Resort & Spa
Tel. 053 294 656
[email protected]
Christmas Eve Dinner Buffet with seafood on ice 6.30 – 10.30pm, 1,900 baht per person. New Year Gala Dinner 7pm – 1am, 2,900 baht per person. Half price for children between 4-12 years of age and no charge for children under three years old. 30% discount for reservations before December 15th.

Christmas Eve Buffet Dinner at Kad Kafé
24th December
@ Kad Kafé, Shangri-La Hotel, Chiang Mai
Tel. 053 253 888 ext. 6807
Celebrate the joy of Christmas with your family and friends. Indulge in an extensive Christmas Eve buffet dinner consisting of appetisers, salads, soups and desserts, along with Christmas carols and live music by the DJ to keep you entertained. From 6 – 10pm. Price: Adult at 2,888 baht net/person. One child (under 12 years old) FREE with one paying adult.

Christmas Day at Kad Kafé
25th December
@ Kad Kafé, Shangri-La Hotel, Chiang Mai
Tel. 053 253 888 ext. 6807
Calling all kids! They are throwing a super party just for you with nonstop games, fabulous food, a photo booth, kiddie corner, amazing lucky draw prizes and a special guest appearance by Santa himself. So, leave the folks behind and enjoy a fun good time at Kad Kafé.
Christmas Day Brunch Price: Adult at 2,288 baht net/person
Christmas Day Dinner Price: Adult at 2,288 baht net/person
* One child (under 12 years old) FREE with one paying adult.

Chiang Mai Countdown Festival 2017
25th – 31st December 2016
@ Tha Pae Gate, Chiang Mai
Join Chiang Mai countdown under the concept of fun without alcohol and lots of activities. From 6pm – 12am.

Singha Corporation Presents Stylish Countdown 2016
28th – 31st December
@ Maya Lifestyle Shopping Centre
Tel. 052 081 555
-Tabasco & Apartment Khunpa (28th December)
-Playground (29th December)
-Lipta (30th December)
-Sin Singular & Sqweez Animal (31st December)

Baan Tawai Creative Village Festival
28th December – 2nd January 2017
@ Baan Tawai Song Fang Klong Community
Handcrafted souvenirs by Chiang Mai’s artisans from the village of talented carpenters.

Winter Fair 2017
28th December – 8th January 2017
@ Behind Chiang Mai City Hall (opposite 700th Anniversary Chiang Mai Sports Complex)
OTOP products from 25 districts will be showcased here, along with ethnic cultural activities and a Miss Chiang Mai contest.
Hmong New Year
29th December – 2nd January 2017
@ Hmong Village, Mae Rim District and all Hmong villages in the north
Tel. 053 279 264 ect. 110, 086 188 6909
Lots of traditional ceremonies, games, events and activities to celebrate the Hmong New Year.

Double Shot Countdown Party
30th – 31st December
@ Prasert Land
A party and concert in Chiang Mai. For more information calls 093 279 5492.

Chang Presents Chiang Mai Countdown 2016
31st December
@ Central Festival Chiang Mai
Tel. 053 998 999
Welcoming the year 2017 with Jennifer Kim, Two Popetorn, Aon and Note the Star, Season5 and more, from 5pm onwards.

Count Down Zapp 2016
31st December
@ Kad Suan Kaew
For more information calls 053 224 999

Countdown Party Safari Night 2016
31st December
@ Sfari Night Chiang Mai
Tel. 053 999 000
From 6.30pm-12am (free entry after 10pm).

The Good View Bar & Restaurant 2016
31st December
@ The Good View Bar & Restaurant
Countdown to 2017 and fireworks by the Ping River, from 10pm-1am.

Home Sit Café 2016
31st December
@ Home Sit Café, Nimman Soi 1
Party countdown at Home Sit Café. From 5pm-12am. For more information contact 084 171 1666, 086 916 7754.

The Mask Gala Night
31st December
@ Duangtawan Pavilion, on the 3rd floor, Duangtawan Hotel
Tel. 053 905 000
Dress up and experience the magnificence of ‘The Mask Gala Dinner’ themed New Year’s party to welcoming New Year 2017 at midnight. Party starts 6pm-1am. Tickets 2,500 baht net per adult and 1,250 baht net per child between 6-11 years old.

New Year’s Eve at Le Crystal Restaurant
31st December
@ Le Crystal Restaurant
Tel. 053 872 890
[email protected]
Special seven courses set dinner with complimentary glass of champagne to welcome in the New Year. 3,800 baht net per person.

New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner at Holiday Inn
31st December
@ Holiday Inn
Tel. 053 275 300, 053 801 460
[email protected]
From 7pm until midnight. 4,900 baht net per person including signature surf n’ turf grill station, seafood on ice, magnificent night of nostalgic music live band and free flow beer and house wine. Early bird special – enjoy a bottle of sparkling wine free with every booking of 5 or more people if booked by 20th December.

New Year’s Eve Party at 137 Pillars House
31st December
@ 137 Pillars House
Tel. 053 247 788
[email protected]
Theme: “Black and White”. 8-course set dinner (9,400 baht++ including champagne or 4,700 baht++ for 6-11 year-olds) featuring Norwegian salmon, Hokkaido scallops and wagyu beef with contemporary performance and live entertainment until countdown.

New Year’s Eve Dinner by the Pool
31st December
@ Shangri-La Hotel, Chiang Mai
Tel. 053 253 888
[email protected]
Join and celebrate the arrival of 2017 with a red-carpet-night gala dinner. It is the perfect occasion to dress up in your finest gowns, walk the red carpet and party. Enjoy live entertainment, including a live band, exotic dances, amazing lucky draw prizes and a finale with an extravagant fireworks show. Price: Adult at 7,000 baht net/person. 50% discount for children aged under 12 years old.

Year End Sale
1st -3rd December
@ Lobby Level 2, Shangri-La Hotel, Chiang Mai
Tel. 053 253 888
[email protected]
Enjoy special offer and save up to 50% on accommodation, restaurant, spa, health club and meeting packages. From 10am – 8pm.