So many parties, promotions, places to be…so here are a few ideas for your New Year celebrations…
Tha Pae Gate Countdown
Get merry with 22 famous Thai Bands including: Nut+Tol AF4, Bow AF5, Bixae, Slot Machine, SoKrup, Flure, Ben Chalatit, Prikthai and Ton AF7.
You might also get on Thai TV!
For more information please call Chiang Mai Municipal Office 053 259 258-62.
Lanna Style Gala
New Year’s Eve gala dinner at the Rati Lanna is themed as ‘retro’ this year. Lavish buffet dinner with live band and prizes with the gentle Ping flowing past. 5,000 baht a head and you can get further details by visiting their web site.
Tel: 053 999 333
Dish Out the Big Bucks
The Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi New Year’s ‘Sparkling Night’ will set you back 10,000 baht a head, but you also get a bottle of champers (per couple), and there are dance shows, fireworks, a live orchestra and live bands. The party then goes on at The Horn Bar. This is a spectacular night for those wanting something really really special.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations, or call 053 888 888.
Party it Up at Warm Up
They’re not sure of exact details just yet, but they tell us it is guaranteed to be a big party! It will no doubt be rammed in here.
Nimmanhaemin Road, between Soi 12 and traffic lights.
To get details call 053 400 677 or visit www.warmupcafe1999.com
D2 always puts on a good deal on New Year, you can do their set dinner before hand, or just skip the food and just party the night away at the Mix Bar. There’s a 450 baht cover charge that includes two cocktails drinks.
Get more info at 053 999 999 or visit www.dusit.com/dusit-d2
Huge Out of Town Party!
‘Magic Forest…Creativity without Bounds’ with Club Martini at 909 Gardens. For 350 baht (advanced purchase) you can join the hoards at this stunning outdoors location just out of the city centre. International DJs from clubs all over the world, live percussions and saxophone, funk fusion jazz bands, Magic Forest special effects, fire shows, games, prizes, hot air balloons…this is going to be massive. There will be international food stalls, dance areas, shisha and chillout zones, and you can also go posh and join their VIP table and take a helicopter tour.
Check out Loy Kroh Soi 1’s Number 1 Bar. Each year fairly festive and fairly packed, many expats choose to bring in the New Year here.
Rave like a Lunatic
‘Dance into New Year’ from 6 p.m. onwards. With a ‘Sexy & Fresh’ dress code…at Infinity.
Nimmanhaemin Soi 6, in Prasertland, just call 053 400 085 for info.
Of course there will be hundreds of other venues celebrating around town as well as private parties and get-togethers. We really hope that you have yourselves a ball whatever you choose to do and wherever you choose to go!