Poi Sang Long
4-6 April 2019
@ Wat PaPao Chiang Mai.
The annual Poi Sang Long Festival is an aged-old ordination ceremony undergone by boys between 7 to 14 years old from the Shan-Thai Yai community. In Chiang Mai, there are two temples where this ceremony takes place, one of them is Wat PaPao. It is a colourful and beautiful ceremony to witness.
12 April 2019
@ CentralPlaza Chiang Mai Airport
Songkran period is always a time with high accidents numbers, so blood is very needed at this time of the year. CentralPlaza Chiang Mai Airport, in collaboration with National Blood Service region 10 and Chiang Mai Red Cross, invites everyone to donate blood on April 12th.
13 April 2019
@ Chiang Mai Zoo. 8.00pm to 10.00 pm
A fun night run that will be organize at Chiang Mai Zoo... don’t get lost in the lion cage!
Distance 22 km : price 800 THB
Distance 10 km : price 500 THB
Distance 5 km : price 450 THB
Registration at Chiang Mai Zoo For more information, check website :
12-16 April 2019
In addition to being a wonderful Thai festival, with many traditions and celebrations, Songkran festival is also an amazingly fun water festival, very famous in Chiang Mai (read our cover story page 10). Expect a lot of water splashing!
5-9 April 2019
@ Baan Don Luang Village, Lamphun.
If you are a true cotton lover, don’t miss “Do Luang Cotton Fair”, from 5 to 9 April: this exhibition promises to be a beautiful event with the whole village transformed into an extensive walking street, hundreds of vendors form the local community, all dressed in traditional cotton attire, as well as products and workshops. It’s all going to be about cotton spinning, dyeing and weaving!
Outside Chiang Mai
FULL MOON PARTY AT KOH PHANGAN
19 April, 2019
Thefull moon party in Koh Phangan is one of the biggest party in the world. It is held every full moon on the small Haad Rin Beach
PHUKET BIKE WEEK
12 to 14 April, 2019 @ Patong Beach, Phuket
19 to 20 April, 2019 @ Phuket Boat Laboon, Phuket.
“World Ride Together”, the legendary Asian event will celebrate it’s 25th anniversary on 12nd to 14th April 2019. This event will be the largest gathering of motorcyclists, expecting over 10,000 motorcycles and 50,000 visitors from 30 countries.The event goes up to 19th and 20th, at an other location.