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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  • Scott N
    Seattle, Washington28 contributions
    Night Bazaar is loads of fun!
    This review is all encompassing for the several night markets that are all right there on this street. While it’s true that Covid hit these markets hard, it is nearly back in full swing compared to my 2019 trip. Although most of the residents that were on the perimeter once you go in - are completely gone. It’s a shame for sure but the reason most go to the Night Bazaar is for the shopping. And there’s plenty of that! Vendors everywhere selling pretty much everything. I had a blast! This city definitely comes alive at night and this should be a must-see destination in the city. Like all Asian markets like this, as long as you realize those US big brand names are actually knock-offs, you be just fine. Negotiate with them, they expect it.
    Visited March 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 16 March 2023
  • jwhartmann
    Zoetermeer, The Netherlands343 contributions
    Fantastic place to shop
    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.
    Visited February 2023
    Written 3 April 2023
  • Batis
    133 contributions
    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
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 26 June 2023
  • Tiffany
    Johannesburg, South Africa566 contributions
    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
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 11 July 2023
  • Doris R
    Singapore, Singapore10 contributions
    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
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 1 September 2023
  • TheOExpress🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿🇭🇰
    Hong Kong, China4,572 contributions
    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
    Travelled with family
    Written 27 October 2023
  • Bea
    Orlando, Florida198 contributions
    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
    Travelled solo
    Written 12 November 2023
  • davidwilliambarnes
    Blackpool, United Kingdom1,620 contributions
    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
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 23 November 2023
  • G9566
    United Kingdom37 contributions
    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
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 3 January 2024
  • Daniel A
    Beijing, China33,054 contributions
    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
    Travelled with family
    Written 17 January 2024
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Maps13362463309
3 contributions
Feb 2024 • Couples
Worth the effort we had a great time there. Friendly people lots to see and do. We took 2 trip's there and it wasn't enough.
Written 15 February 2024
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RIchard035
Northwood, UK1,315 contributions
Jul 2023 • Family
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.
Written 19 January 2024
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Daniel A
Beijing, China33,054 contributions
Dec 2023 • Family
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.
Written 18 January 2024
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G9566
United Kingdom37 contributions
Jan 2024 • Couples
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)
Written 3 January 2024
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davidwilliambarnes
Blackpool, UK1,620 contributions
Nov 2023 • Couples
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.
Written 23 November 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Bea
Orlando, FL198 contributions
Dec 2022 • Solo
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.
Written 12 November 2023
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TheOExpress🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿🇭🇰
Hong Kong, China4,572 contributions
Oct 2023 • Family
…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…
Written 27 October 2023
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Sherpa kaelan
Singapore, Singapore4 contributions
Oct 2023 • Friends
Whenever you go to Chiang Mai, this bazaar is a place you must go. Tourists like this bazaar a lot. A little crowded.
Written 18 October 2023
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Viarsq57
American Canyon, CA14 contributions
Oct 2022 • Solo
A must see experience when in chaing mai. Loads of stalls with souvenirs and foods alike. Don’t miss this on your chaing Mai trip
Written 10 September 2023
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The Travelling Social Worker in Thailand
Chiang Mai, Thailand16 contributions
Sept 2023 • Couples
This whole area is full of tourist shops, massage places, street food courts, bars and has a couple of pubs in the area, restaurants and also has alot of forms of accommodation in the area. It's a must do if you are in Chiang Mai and this whole area is open every night in Chiang Mai.
Written 10 September 2023
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