Visakha Bucha Buddhist Ceremony
29 May [email protected] Nationwide
This day commemorates the birth, the enlightenment and the entry into Nirvana of Buddha. Temples throughout the country are crowded with people listening to
sermons about Dharma (Buddha’s Teaching) and in the evening there are candlelit processions in every temples.
Walking Up Doi Suthep Annual Celebration
28-29 May 2018 @ Chiang Mai University
Starting at the front gates of Chiang Mai University and ending with three walks around the golden Chedi of Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, thousands of people make the trip up the mountain to respect the Lord Buddha. The entire experience has a carnival atmosphere to it as volunteer hand out free water along the way and the street is lit with colorful lights.
Home Pro Fair Chiang Mai
5-14 May, 2018 @ CM Inter. Convention Center (Hall 1,2 &3)
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.
Mon Doi Chang 1st Adventure Run-Bike 2018
June 3rd 2018 @ Mae Rim Area
A fun adventure organized for the first time in Mae Rim area. Mon Doi Chang is a mix of run race and cross country and you can choose the adventure you want to join: 3.5 km, 14.5 km, 22 km, 32.5 km, run + bike, bike or run only. For registration,
Inthakin - Chiang Mai City Pillar Ceremony
11-17 May, 2018 @ 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 is a yearly large celebration very important to Chiang Mai citizen. The 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.