Chiang Mai Loy Krathong program 2018

Loy Krathong at Doi Ti many sky lanterns Chiang Mai Loy Krathong

Chiang Mai Loy Krathong program 2018

This is the official Chiang Mai Loy Krathong program as has been published by the Tourist Authority of Thailand (TAT) office in Chiang Mai. It is very similar to the program of 2017. There is no mention of the dates and time that it is allowed to release sky lanterns. Usually this would be allowed on November 22 and 23 from 1900 until 0100. We are waiting for official confirmation.

Sunday, November 4, 2018

Activity

Press conference for the Chiang Mai Loy Krathong Festival aka the Yee Peng Festival

Time

1700-1830

Place

Three Kings Monument

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Activity

Opening ceremony of lighting candle tray

Lanna thai dance performance

Lighting candle tray around city moat

Time

1800

 

1830

1930-2300

Place

Three Kings Monument

 

Three Kings Monument

All City Fortresses

Chiang Mai Loy Krathong Start of the candle dance
Start of the candle dance at the Three Kings Monument 2017

Tuesday, November 20 – Friday November 23, 2018

Activity

Lighting candle tray to worship the Lord Buddha,
Lanna handicraft demonstration booths

Lighting candle tray around city moat

Time

1900-2300

 

 

1930-2300

Place

Three Kings Monument

 

 

Around the moat

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Activity

Opening ceremony for the Chiang Mai Yee Peng Festival

Yeepeng Kids contest

Time

1800

 

1900

Place

Thaphae Gate

 

Chiang Mai Municipality Office

Wednesday, November 21 – Thursday, November 22, 2018

Activity

Mister and Miss Yeepeng contest

Time

1900-2300

Place

Thaphae Gate

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Activity

Worshipping rituals for house spirits, the White pagoda and the Ping River

Kratong Making Contest

Floating the candelit Krathong down the Ping River

Time

0800 – 1030

 

0900-1500

1900-2200

Place

Chiang Mai Municipality Office Sri Khong Pier

Chiang Mai Municipality Office

Chiang Mai Municipality Office

Thursday, November 22 – Friday, November 23, 2018

Activity

Traditional Lanna Dance Performances

Time

1900-2200

Place

Chiang Mai Municipality Office

Friday, November 23, 2018

Activity

Grand Krathong Parade contest that parades across the city

Firework displays in honor of his Majesty the King

Time

1900-2300

1930-2130

Place

Thaphae Gate – Chiang Mai Municipality

Chiang Mai Buddhist Society

Tuesday, November 20 – Saturday, November 24, 2018

Activity

The great Tang Tham Luang sermon, candle tray decoration
and other ceremonies

Time

1600-2000

Place

Jed Lin Temple

Wednesday, November 21 – Friday, November 23, 2018

Activity

The great Tang Tham Luang sermon, candle tray decoration 0900-2200
and other ceremonies

Time

0900-2200

Wednesday, November 21 – Friday, November 23, 2018

Activity

Anti-alcohol stage with musical performances

Time

1800-2400

Place

The First Church of Chiang Mai, Nawarat Bridge

Chiang Mai Loy Krathong on the Ping River
Ping River Chiang Mai Loy Krathong
  • Chiang Mai a la Carte is always looking for the unique places, small restaurants, lesser-visited markets, hidden temples and special events that will make your visit out of the ordinary. We will make sure you will meet people, learn about daily life, customs and traditions, history, religion and culture and makes an extra effort to make your experience unforgettable.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Let us create a fantastic experience just for you

  • Chiang Mai a la Carte is always looking for the unique places, small restaurants, lesser-visited markets, hidden temples and special events that will make your visit out of the ordinary. We will make sure you will meet people, learn about daily life, customs and traditions, history, religion and culture and makes an extra effort to make your experience unforgettable.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.