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What's On in Chiang Mai and Beyond

26th September - 5th October : Vegetarian Festival

.gif26th September - 5th October : Vegetarian Festival It’s the right time for all veggie lovers (and those who want to try). You are invited to JJ Market on Atsadathorn Rd. (near Tesco Lotus Kamtiang) to sample a variety of clean, tasty vegetarian foods from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. See you there.

14th October : CM Expats Club Coffee Morning

.gif14th October : CM Expats Club Coffee Morning  Meet the members and join the CM Expats Club Coffee Morning at Mokador Coffee Lounge, near Wat Phra Singh, Samlan Rd., from 10 a.m. until noon. For more information, please contact, or visit

3rd September - 27th October : 50/50 Painting Division Exhibition

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.gif3rd September - 27th October : 50/50 Painting Division Exhibition  See the ??/50 Painting Division Exhibition by Painting Division, Faculty of Fine Arts, Chiang Mai University at Tita Gallery, Mae Rim District. The gallery is open daily from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

15th August – 31st October : “The Journey of Jewelry Past, Present and Beyond” Exhibition

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.gif15th August – 31st October : “The Journey of Jewelry Past, Present and Beyond” Exhibition  Visit “The Journey of Jewelry Past, Present and Beyond” Exhibition, which is the latest collection launch and mini-exhibit, featuring works of nine young designers from Dreams of the North Exhibition at The Tamarind Boutique, Tamarind Village, Chiang Mai on Rajdamnoen Rd., from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. For more information, call 053-418 896- 9, or visit

29th - 31st October : “Halloween” at dusitD2

.gif29th - 31st October : “Halloween” at dusitD2  DusitD2 Chiang Mai on Chang Klan Rd. turns its lobby, Mix Bar, and Moxie Restaurant into a quarantine zone of Zombie Land, to celebrate freaky Halloween for 3 days. Try being crazy at this unique Halloween-themed venue for all party-goers, and take some mad photos while sipping dusitD2’s bloody creative drinks. Don’t miss the highlights on Halloween night, 31st October 2011. Halloween dinner buffet is from 6.30 p.m. to 10.30 p.m. at Moxie Restaurant. Halloween DJ party rocks from 9 p.m. onwards at Mix Bar. Dance till you drop with DJ Scooby Doo in a fancy Halloween outfit to win the best costume award of the night. For more information and reservations, please contact 053-999 999, or

14th - 21st October : The 24th Chiang Mai Food Festival

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.gif14th - 21st October : The 24th Chiang Mai Food Festival If you love to cook and eat Thai and Northern Thai food, you shouldn’t miss the 24th Chiang Mai Food Festival, because there will be various kinds of food as well as many restaurants for you to enjoy eating at.

.gifCentralPlaza Chiang Mai Airport and Chiang Mai Restaurant Club along with the Fish Marketing Organization invite you get to know more than 100 famous Northern Thai restaurants with their 1,000 menu items to choose from. Along with cooking demonstrations, and Thai cooking classes, you can sample desserts and Thai drinks. There are lessons by professional chefs from the Food Institute and the Institute of Education, and a free concert by famous singers. Don’t miss sampling the seafood menus, with its guaranteed fresh and stimulating tastes, which is the highlight of this campaign. There are also international food products on offer at reasonable costs. The festival will be held to promote tourism in Chiang Mai city from 14th to 21st October 2011 at Muan Jai Lan, CentralPlaza Chiang Mai Airport.

Don't Miss Corner


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.gif Thai Massaman Curry has just ranked as the top of the world’s 50 most popular dishes by CNN GO. Just taste a dish of Australian lamb massaman curry at Charcoa at the special price (149 baht down from 189 baht). This promotion is valid until the end of this October. And you can buy a glass of house red wine at 90 baht when ordering Thai Fillet Steak until the end of this year. Open daily from 7:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Charcoa is located in Soi 1 on Sripoom Rd, near Sriphum Corner (Inner wall). Tel. 053-212 681.

Star Hotel Chiang Mai

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.gifArerang Restaurant of Star Hotel, Chiang Mai, in the Night Bazaar area, proudly presents a special SAI UA SPECIALITY menu, including traditional sai ua sausage with sticky rice served with ginger, lime, peanut, chili and shallot. Don’t hesitate to order Spaghetti sai ua kee mao or stir-fried spicy spaghetti with sai ua, green pepper corn, mushrooms and sweet basil – combinations of western and eastern food styles. And the recommended one is sai ua with garlic potato wedges. All these are only 180 baht each. Open daily 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Tel. 053-270 360-70.

The Steak House Pub and Restaurant

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.gifEnjoy steak menu items and other specialties at The Steak House Pub and Restaurant in JJ Market on Assadathorn Rd. Special for this month, all beer lovers are invited to chill out at the restaurant, offering a special promotion “Oktoberfest” on selected beer. Open daily from 11.30 a.m. - 2 p.m. and from 6.30 p.m.-10.30 p.m. For more information and reservations, please contact 053-224 123,, or visit

Oasis Spa

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.gif Oasis Spa, luxurious spas located in varying atmospheres based on the Thai-style features of many of Thailand’s major tourist destinations, recently opened three branches in Phuket – Laguna, Bang Tao; Kamala; and Kata. During this grand opening occasion, take advantage of the buy 1 get 1 free promotion at the Oasis Sky Breeze Spa, Kata and free transportation in Karon, Kata and the Patong areas. Fly to experience the gentle breezes of the sea while perched on a mountain top. For information or reservations, please call (076) 337 777, or visit

The Other 11 Months


  • Chiang Mai Red Cross and Winter Fair (First days of year)
  • King Mengrai Festival (Chiang Rai)
  • Bo Sang Umbrella Festival
  • Handicraft Fair, Ban Tawai, Chiang Mai


  • Flower Festival
  • Weddings on elephant back (Lampang)
  • Tea Tasting Festival (Mae Hong Son)
  • Dteen-jok Festival, Mae Jaem
  • Chiang Mai Mardi Gras, Chang Klan Road,
  • Strawberry Fair, Samoeng District, Chiang Mai


  • Phra That Cho Hae Fair (Phrae)
  • Poy Sang Long (Mae Hong Son)
  • International Elephant Day, Mae Rim


  • Poi Sang Long, Shan-style Ordination Ceremony, Mae Hong Son and Chiang Mai
  • Songran Festival
  • Cricket Sixes Tournament, Gymkhana Club


  • Lychee Fair (Chiang Rai)
  • Song Nam Phra That Hariphunchai (Lamphun)
  • Walking Up Doi Suthep Annual Celebration (Visakha Puja - May or June)
  • City Pillar (Sao Inthakhin) Festival (May-June)


  • City Pillar (Sao Inthakin) Festival
  • Buffalo Sacrice Ceremony - Piti Bu Se Ya Se
  • Doi Suthep Pilgrimage


  • Buddhist Lent (Asalaha Puja)
  • Khao Pansa (Rains Retreat for Monks)


  • Longan Fair (Lamphun)
  • Northern Horticultural, Flower & Orchid Show


  • Tan Kuay Salak


  • Yi Peng / Loi Krathong (Festival of Lights)
  • Mexican Sunflower Blossom Festival (Mae Hong Son)
  • Chiang Mai Hilltribe Festival, Doi Suthep


  • Sukwan Kao Festival
  • Northern Souvenir Fair
  • Nimmanhemin Street Fair
  • Chiang Mai Food Festival
  • Doi Kham Annual Royal Project Fair
  • Chiang Mai Red Cross and Winter Fair (Last days of year)

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