Don's Life In Thailand (Chiang Mai)
Shopping in Chiang Mai
Updated December 2015

Sunday Night Market   Night Bazzar   Saturday Walking Street   Airport Plaza   Kad Suan Kaew   Panttp   Plaza   
Promenada Mall    Chili Park   The harbour   Hill Tribe Center   Big C   Tesco Lotus   Macro   Home Pro   
Borsang Umbrella   Baan and Beyond    Global House   Central Festival    Maya Shopping Mall   Central Festival

Chiang Mai is Thailand's major centre for quality handicrafts. Hundreds of shops all over Chiang Mai
sell hilltribe and Northern Thandicrafts. Besides, the town is surrounded by small cottage factories and
workshops where visitors can watch artisans at work.
          Night Markets & Bazaar's

Sunday Night Market - Tha Pae Gate (Ratchadamnoen Walking Street )
The Sunday Market features shopping at reasonable prices for various kinds
of goods, ranging from local handicraft products to portrait paintings.
Besides, local food and music are also key attractions to both locals and
tourists. Expect to find activities of all kinds alongside special theme events
for young and old alike. This pedestrian market starts around 4 p.m. and runs
to 10 p.m.

Night Bazzar -
Comprising numerous stalls and shops stretching along a long section of
Chang Khlan Road, this big famous night market offers many good buys
including hilltribe crafts, hand-woven fabrics, clothes, silver jewellery,
antiques, lacquerware, woodcarvings, pottery, basketry, and other local
items. Due to the keen competition, buyers can easily make a good bargain

Saturday Walking Street  (Wualai Walking Street)
Is located to the south west of the old city opposite the Chiang Mai Gate.  It is
open every Saturday from 4pm till midnight. Like the Chiang Mai Sunday
Market the road is closed to all vehicular traffic

Kad Suan Keaw (Kad Sum Murd - Midnight Market)
Takes place in front of Kad Suan Keaw Shopping Center on every Thursday
to Saturday from 6 p.m.-11 p.m

         Shopping Centers and Malls

Central Airport Plaza
Anchored by a Robinson department store this mall is more upmarket with
more international brands and a more affluent clientele. The Northern Village
complex on the 2nd floor sells high-quality souvenirs with set prices. Silks
and ready-made clothes are good buys.
2 Mahidol (Highway 1141)
Airport Plaza Opening times
Monday - Friday 10.30am - 9pm
Saturday, Sunday & Holidays 10am - 9pm

Pantip Plaza
Shopping › Electronics
Near the night bazaar, this shiny shopping centre is a more legitimate
version than its grey-market counterpart in Bangkok. Mainly licensed
suppliers of electronic hardware, such as computers and cameras, fill the
space without a single bootleg software vendor in sight.
For more info:  

Kad Suan Kaew Shopping Centre
Kad Suan Kaew is the largest shopping centre in Chiang Mai. It is a huge and
sometimes confusing complex housing among others a hotel, mini bowling
alley, a department store, supermarket, food court, restaurants and cinema..
Kad Suan Kaew (Central) Address
99/4 Moo 2, Huay Kaew Road Chiang Mai,  50200
Kad Suan Kaew Opening Hours
10am - 9pm

Promenada Resort Mall Chiang Mai
Partially open.  Complete with canals and waterfalls.  it will house a Rimping
supermarket, Chi Chang, Sports World, Major Hollywood cinema. There will
also be bowling and ice skating

Central Festival Chiang Mai
Consists of Central Department Store and over 250 retail shops as well as
parking lot for over 2,000 vehicles. There are food courts, restaurants, a
Depot Office, B2S, Super Sport, fitness centre, SFX Cinema, loads more
chains and many small retailers. This is a BIG project

Maya Shopping Mall
Maya opened February 2014.  This mall is located on the corner of Huay Kaew Rd
and Super Highway.  Maya is a special retail center, aiming to be the icon and
landmark of Chiang Mai. "Building as Art", "Window of Nimman" is the concept of the
project.   Size 80,000 Sq m

The Chill Park
NOW OPEN.  Across from Big C Hang Dong 1, Chiang Mai’s first pet friendly
mall with places to take and play with your dog.  parently you’ll be able to take
your dog in and out of any shop.  plus there will be gardens and places to
relax with your pet.   
Middle Ring Road intersection with Chiang Mai, Hang Dong, Chiang Mai, .
089-7770228 / 081-5950076 / 086-3173263.

V Community                              
This project is now open. It is located close to Payap University. There are 4
zones which make up a commercial plaza and a park. The plaza zone has lots
of shops and places to eat .  345 Moo 3, Tambon Sai district, Chiang Mai 50210

The Harbour
NOW OPEN.  This community mall is on Huay Keaw Road.  There aare clothing
shops, restaurants and other small retail outlets here. The main thing will be
clothing and fashion, and small boutiques will come up from Bangkok. You
can find some of the
outlets that will come to Chiang Mai at Terminal 21, JJ market, and Asia Teak
in Bangkok.  
The Habour opens daily from 10.30 a.m. – 11.30 p.m.
No Website yet

                 Department Stores

Big C
Big C is a large Thai owned superstore that stocks and caters largely for the
Thai market but it also offers excellent value and a wide product selection.
Big C has 3 location in Chiang Mai.  
Open Daily: 9.00 am - midnight
For more info:  

Tesco Lotus
Tesco, the giant British supermarket chain along with their local partner
Lotus, have invested heavily in Thailand and now have over 350 store
throughout the country.
Address: Chang Phueak, Mueang Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai 50300
Phone:053 872 777
For more info:


Address: Nong Pa Khrang, Mueang Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai 50000
Phone:  053 116 209
For more info:  

Baan and Beyond
Provide customers a convenient way to shop, with its wide selection of
everything, be it furniture, garden tools, kitchen ware, bathroom. Hardware
so customers can shop for a new home or renovation is a beautiful old
house back to life again.  Located behind Airport Plaza
Phone:  052 001 600
Click Here

Global House
Distribution Business) with emphasis in construction materials and its DIY
(Do It Yourself) under one roof. A wholesale business Self-service retail
sector The distribution of the new line.
Phone:  Customer Service  1160
Click Here

Home Pro

94 Moo 4 Chiangmai-Lampang Road, next to Carrefour
50000 Nong Pa Khrang
Call center: 02-831-6000
Telephone : 0-5385-1229
Fax : 0-5385-1232
Open Everyday : Monday - Sunday 9.00 - 21.00
For more info:  

                Specialty Shops

Borsang Umbrella - Hand-painted Umbrellas
Located in San Khampaeng, this is where the famous umbrellas are made and
you’ll find traders selling everything from silk and toys to gems, jewellery and
wood carvings

Hill-Tribe Products Promotion Centre
Shopping › Tribal crafts
This royally sponsored project sells handmade hill-tribe crafts and touristy
souvenirs. There are tribal costumes available from six hill-tribes. All the
profits from sales go to hill-tribe welfare programs. It's right next to the
entrance of Wat Suan Dok.
21/17 Suthep Road, Chiang Mai 50200.
Hrs. 09:00-17:00,
Tel: 053277743

For a more comprehensive list,   

Doi Suthep
Chiang Mai Zoo
Night Safari
Elephant Camp
Tiger Kingdom
Chang Dao Cave

Water Falls

Mae Sa Falls
Doi Inthanon Falls
Huay Kaew Falls
Mae Takhrai
Mae Takhrai

Elephant Shows
Elephant Camps

Conservation Center
Chiang Dao
Elephant Sanctuary
Mae Ping

Thai Cooking School

A Lot Of Thai
Smart Cook
Thai Kitchen
Thai Cookery
Siam Rice
Baan Thai


Doi Inthanon
Doi Suthep
Sri Lanna
Ob Luang
Huay Naam Dang
Doi Wiang Pha

National Parks

Doi Inthanon
Doi Suthep
Sri Lanna
Ob Luang
Huay Naam Dang
Doi Wiang Pha

Hot Air Baloon
Rock Climbing
Sky Adventure

Museum's Gallery's

Chiang Mai National
Hill Tribe Museum
Museum of World
Dhara Phirom Palace
Wat Gate Museum

Computers Stores
Computer Repairs

Pantip Plaza
IT City
Electronic Plaza
Computer Plaza