17-18 May 2019
@ from CM University to Suthep Temple
On the eve of Visakha Bucha Day in Chiang Mai, a large candle night walk up to Doi Suthep temple is organized. It’s about 9 km (3 to 4 hours) and everyone is welcome. The next morning a great alm offering ceremony to monks takes place at the temple. Chiang Mai people usually walk up to the temple at night and wait for the morning ceremony.
18 May 2019
@ Every temple in Thailand
This day commemorates the birth, the enlightenment and the entry into the nirvana of Buddha. Temples throughout the country are crowded with people listening to sermons about Dharma (Buddha’s teaching) and in the evening there is a candlelit procession around the main building of all temples.
All during May and June 2019.
@ Mae Jo Golf Club
All during this month, enjoy exceptional rates during Chiang Mai Golf Festival at Mae Jo Golf Course: 900 THB green Fee 750 THB golf cart 350 THB caddy or 1,600 THB for the whole package. Reservation : 053-354 431
30 May - 6 June 2019
@ Chedi Luang Temple, Chiang Mai
Inthakin is also known as Sai Khan Dok Ceremony: the worship of the city pillar. This is a tradition of flower offering to the city's pillar which is located at Chedi Luang temple. This important ceremony begins with a procession around the old city, a Buddha image called Phra Fon Saen Haa (the Five Hundred Thousand Raindrop Buddha) is carried, blessed with lustral water and placed in the courtyard of the temple. After that, devotees are allowed to venerate the Buddha and the City Pillar and to place flowers, candles and incense in each of the twenty-eight bowls laid out on mats in the temple. During this festival, the temple is lit up with hundreds of lights and Chiang Mai citizens come to pay respects until late at night.
The Royal Coronation Ceremony of His Majesty Rama X
4-6 May 2019
@ Wat Pha Keow, Bangkok
The coronation of His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn, Rama X, will be made of centuries old rituals dating as far back as the start of the Thai monarchy.
The official coronation will be a mix of Buddhist religious ceremonies and Hindu Brahmin rituals. The king will be crowned on May 4, followed the next day by a celebration procession. He will meet the public and foreign dignitaries on May 6. Monday May 6th, will be a national holiday.
Fairs Chiang Mai
HOME PRO FAIR
3-12 May, 2019 @ CM International Convention Center
More than 100 different boots will present home decor articles with up to 60% off discount. Also, watch out for Trang and Hat Yai Tourism Associations who will come and present holiday packages at special prices.
FUTURE FLASBACK FACTORY
17-19 May, 2019
@ Villa Virtuosa - The Hill Place (inner ring Road) Have you ever wondered what the world will look like in 2030? Visit the event and see by yourself. It will be a fun show with performers coming from the future. Doors open at 6.30. Ticket 400 THB.