Night Bazaar
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Monday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Tuesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Wednesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Thursday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Friday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Saturday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Sunday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
About
This bustling night market—possibly Chiang Mai’s largest—has various stalls selling street food, carvings, antiques, clothing, and even furniture. The market is a favorite spot among bargain hunters because prices are not fixed. This is also a great place to try spicy street food amidst other Northern Thai specialties. Best-selling food highlights include pad thai, mango sticky rice, and crispy spring rolls. Join a street food tour for insider tips on where the best bites are, but if you plan to just roam around here, don’t miss the nearby Kalare Night Bazaar as well. – Tripadvisor
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  • Batis
    140 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Day tours and night markets to fill your day!
    A few steps away from our hotel is the huge street market leading to the indoor bazaar where you will find good food, massage and spa services and many choices of your shopping interests from clothes to essential.oils, decors and so many more. There is a band and some singers to entertain you while you eat your favorite food. Night market starts at 6pm and have foreign exchange shops in case you need extra money to change. Shopping is great!
    Visited June 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written June 26, 2023
  • Tiffany
    Johannesburg, South Africa566 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Absolutely worth the visit!
    We had such a great time here and some of the BEST fruit smoothies. The night market is a vibrant and bustling place. There are countless stalls selling delicious local street food, crafts and clothing. The atmosphere is bustling with live music and it's a great place to soak in the local culture. Definitely worth a visit!
    Visited December 2022
    Traveled as a couple
    Written July 11, 2023
  • Doris R
    Singapore, Singapore10 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    CHIANGMAI NIGHT BAZAAR
    It is a touristy place with prices jacked up. But considering the exchange rate you may not find it an issue. Lots of food stalls selling local food and one or two selling Mexican western and Indian food. I tried chicken kao soy, fried fish with garlic and tom yum goong. The kao soy was delicious and so was the tom yum goong. We bought a plate of fried pork ribs with the chilli sauce. It was more like many times refried pork ribs. Tough and tasteless. The chicken briyani was a joke. Don't even consider it. It was yellow rice mixed up with some pieces of masala chicken and dhall gravy and heated up over a wok. It was more like satti soru. Lots of souvenir options to buy home.
    Visited September 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written September 1, 2023
  • TheOExpress🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿🇭🇰
    Hong Kong, China4,603 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Not that I like shopping…
    …but wandering round here buying tat is quite fun. You’ll see the same stuff again and again but if you’re patient and insistent then you’ll probably find some stuff you really like! Also, don’t haggle unless you really can’t afford the prices. By definition, you’re a rich tourist…
    Visited October 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written October 27, 2023
  • Bea
    Orlando, Florida198 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Overrated
    Honestly, everyone said this was a must see in Chiang Mai, and it was good to see, I guess. I didn’t think it was worth all the hype. Just a big flea market. The best thing about it was that people weren’t pushy and just left you alone. If you want their wears, they’re there, otherwise they just stay out of your business, something I didn’t experience anywhere else in Thailand. Most of the wears are exactly the same at every booth you go to, which is annoying and feels like you’re being lied to. Don’t tell me your bracelets are handmade when the table three down has exactly the same one. Bought a pretty ‘handcrafted’ bracelet, only to turn the thing over and see in big letters ‘made in China’. Yeah, handcrafted in China. Cool. Every single place in this market makes you pay to use the restroom. Only 5 baht or so usually, but you can avoid this by going in a side entrance of any restaurant and acting like you just came from a table. They usually won’t stop you. So if you want elephant pants, the same 6 Thai T-shirts they sell everywhere, or the same bracelets they sell everywhere at 25+ different booths, stop by here. Bartering can only get you so far when the wears are garbage. Still, good to experience, and good to never bother with again.
    Visited December 2022
    Traveled solo
    Written November 12, 2023
  • davidwilliambarnes
    Blackpool, United Kingdom1,634 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    How bazaar
    You need to have your walking feet to cover all the stalls at the Night Bazaar. We did buy quite a lot of items and were able to barter as the sellers supposedly had a fixed price - haha. Obviously, the stalls did get repetitive but we were pleased with our ‘bargains’ There is also a very good food market with live music.
    Visited November 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written November 23, 2023
  • G9566
    United Kingdom37 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Huge!
    Amazing experience- absolutely vast, I have never experience markets as big as the ones in chiang mai. Whilst this is very touristy, it’s so worth going to, there is something for everyone food and drink wise, with a live band too. On stalls, you’ll find lots of the usual stuff but also some great handcrafted items and art. I’d particularly suggest this for groups of friends, as there’s plenty of seating and something to please everyone. 4 stars only because there’s so many repeats of items being sold (elephant trousers etc)
    Visited January 2024
    Traveled as a couple
    Written January 3, 2024
  • Daniel A
    Beijing, China33,059 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Nice area, but…
    This was not one of my favorite bazaars but it was not horrible. I guess you get used to the fantastic night markets and bazaars in Chiang Mai and it makes us spoiled. There are stalls and such but I didn’t find it any better than other night markets and bazaars. There were a lot of Indian stalls and people asking if they could make me a suite.
    Visited December 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written January 17, 2024
  • RIchard035
    Northwood, United Kingdom1,328 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Cheap and remarkably good quality goods
    The Night Bazaar in Chiang Mai is extensive with many stalls selling a huge variety of items. I bought several fake designer T-shirts that were very cheap and turned out to be very good quality. You can buy clothing, leather goods, luggage, food, souvenirs... You are expected to bargain - never pay the first price asked. Make sure you have cash as credit cards are not widely expected.
    Visited July 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written January 19, 2024
  • James I
    New York City, New York575 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Be Patient
    A good place to stop by if looking for some souvenirs, but do not jump on something the first time you see it. Many stalls sell the same merchandise and the prices and quality vary. Almost everyone gets will haggle a bit as well.
    Visited March 2024
    Traveled as a couple
    Written March 1, 2024
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markbBrisbane
Chiang Mai, Thailand24 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 • Solo
I thought Chinatown would be so-so but very good. Tons of food, clothes and then many restaurants nearby (Japanese samurai being the best). Just across the river bridge is a superb temple lit up every night like a jewel. But food, clothes, jewellery, get your nails done. One the bridge Sai Pang restaurant is nearby - more expensive but great singers for old and Chinese songs.
Written February 13, 2020
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Arianne R
Blairgowrie, UK9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Couples
The clothing and merchandise stalls weren’t particularly anything special and it can get very crowded, but we just came for the food, which was incredible. We also went to a night market in Ko Samui but the food was quite poor - mostly reheated and lacking in flavour. Everything we got from the Night Bazaar was made fresh and tasted great. The prawn gyozas, in particular, were outstanding.

There was also a singer/guitarist playing covers of western hits and you could get a cheap, ice cold beer to enjoy with your food. There were so many options as well. It’s almost a shame we only ventured in twice in five days.
Written January 5, 2020
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Skattch
Pleasant Hill, CA326 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 • Couples
To Chiangmai night bazaar is just a long collection of styles of your typical cheap tourist stuff in the food court with that the mediocre food. If you’re interested in the night market try to get to Chiang Mai on Sunday and go to the real nightmare. That’s one of the best in the world.
Written February 13, 2020
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ValOz
Australia120 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 • Couples
A big covered area and also roadside stalls. A lot of mass produced stuff, many stalls selling the same stuff for the same prices. Ho hum.

Food area was a bit interesting.
Written February 8, 2020
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jwhartmann
Zoetermeer, The Netherlands343 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023
The Night Bazaar in Chiang Mai is a bustling and lively market that is a must-visit destination for travelers to the city. It is open every evening and offers a wide range of products, including clothing, accessories, handicrafts, and souvenirs.
The market is particularly famous for its range of beautiful textiles and traditional Thai handicrafts, such as wood carvings, ceramics, and silverware. Visitors can also enjoy a variety of street food and snacks from vendors throughout the market.
The atmosphere at the Night Bazaar is vibrant and colorful, with street performers and musicians adding to the ambiance. The market can get quite crowded, especially on weekends, but it is generally a fun and enjoyable experience.
Overall, the Night Bazaar in Chiang Mai is a fantastic place to shop for unique souvenirs, sample local cuisine, and experience the city's vibrant nightlife. Visitors should be prepared to haggle for the best prices and take their time exploring the many stalls and attractions.
Written April 3, 2023
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GreenFong
Massachusetts45 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019
did not enjoy it at all. It felt too much like a giant tourist trap to be enjoyable. That sentence makes me sound like one of those travelers who avoids all things touristy at all costs, which is not true. Greg and I like to do the tourist stuff, because it is often popular for a reason. Unfortunately, this market was just too much. All the vendors are incredibly aggressive, and they are all selling the same thing. The only part we actually enjoyed was the Ansuran Market Cabaret Show. For 200 baht a person you gain entry and a free drink. All of the numbers were creative and entertaining.
Written June 5, 2020
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gekko
Zurich, Switzerland9 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Solo
Very nicely done venue with lots of stands offering everything from burritos to Thai food. Live music is very good, usually playing rock or pop songs. Not the place you want to go for an authentic Thai experience.
Written February 1, 2020
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ScottHarrison10
Leicester, UK127 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 • Couples
Friday night and not much happening or open.
Although we did find a fantastic artist (Instagram @the_lovidol) who drew a fantastic picture of our dog on a tote bag. We'll worth it solely for this!
Written February 9, 2020
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682Joanne
Johannesburg, South Africa170 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Couples
Our hotel was 1 minute away from night bazaar area. Loads of clothing stalls along the pavements every night. We enjoyed the “Phloen Ruedee” market .... it’s a food, clothing market with the Night Bazaar area with ample seating, 2 stages for great live bands & occasionally traditional Thai dancing. Good mixture of food options too. We went there most nights because of the good music.
Written January 17, 2020
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bcheong
Shanghai, China26,741 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 • Solo
A large area with several sub-sections and night markets. The centre has starbucks, mcdonald’s , hard rock cafe, haagan daaz and burger king, with street stalls all around. The best bit could be the more colourful, modern and livelier ploen ruedee night market
Written February 6, 2020
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