Chinese New Year 2023 in Chiang Mai – What to do & Where to go

By | Fri 20 Jan 2023

Chinese New Year 2023 in Chiang Mai – What to do & Where to go


What better place to celebrate Chinese New Year than Chinatown itself? From January 21st to 23rd, Chinatown welcomes the new year at Lao Zhou Alley.

Activities include:

January 21st (New Year’s Eve):

Performances – 18:00
Kids’ Pageant – 19:00

January 22nd (New Year’s Day):

New Year Parade – 07:30-09:00
New Year Celebration Opening Ceremony – 09:30
Traditional Chinese & Thai Performances – 19:00-22:00

January 23rd:

Chinese & Thai Culinary Competition – 16:00-18:00
Performances – 19:00-22:00



Central Airport Plaza

At Central Airport this year, the celebration lasts an entire week! From January 19th to 25th, not only will there be rabbit landmarks displayed at the shopping center, traditional Chinese music and lion dance will be performed too. Along with the kids’ fashion show and wishing for another year’s good luck.

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Location: Ground floor, Central Airport Chiang Mai

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Shangri-La Hotel

Celebrating the new year with great food is always a tradition! At hotel Shangri-La from January 21st to 23rd, chef from the Michelin-awarded China Kitchen restaurant will present a grand feast with an 8-course set menu.

Lunch: 11:30-14:00
Dinner: 18:00-22:00

Deluxe set (1,288 THB/person)

Premium set (2,188 THB/person)

Hotel Shangri-La also introduces the special Chinese New Year Goodies & Hamper that will be available until January 31st, starting from 70 THB.

Available at S-Press Shops at:

  • Shangri-La Hotel, level 1
  • Central Festival Chiangmai, G Floor
  • Central Plaza Chiang Mai Airport, 1st Floor
  • Rimping Meechok Plaza, inside Rimping supermarket

Chinese New Year 2023


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Passionate Chiang Mai

Passionate Chiang Mai will serve a special menu JUST for the Chinese New Year, including the special-special offer, Singapore Hainanese Chicken Rice (January 21st ONLY until 15:00), the classic Claypot Rice Cantonese Style, Handmade Pan Fried Gyoza, and so on and on and on. You wouldn’t want to miss it!


Opening hours: 11:30-21:00

(ONLY on January 21st: 11:30-15:00)

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Delivery available on:

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Mövenpick Suriwongse Hotel Chiang Mai

On January 22nd (New Year’s Day) from 18:00-22:00, a buffet dinner celebration will be held at Mövenpick Suriwongse Hotel. A special menu will be served JUST for the new year!

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Anantara Chiang Mai Resort

There will be a traditional Chinese Lion Dance performance on New Year’s Day (January 22nd) at Anantara Chiang Mai Resort, starting at 10:15 in the morning. Along with other promotions at the resort.

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Wishbeer Chiang Mai

Wishbeer will celebrate this year’s Chinese New Year with a special promotion of 888 THB for 4 dishes and drinks. Available only between January 20th and 22nd.

Opening hours: 11:00-14:00, 17:00-00:00

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