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How to Experience Nightlife in Chiang Mai

Last updated: July 15, 2020 /86 Views

The nightlife in Chiang Mai is very lively because the city offers many options for visitors such as drinking and dancing. In this article, you can discover the best nightlife activities in Chiang Mai.

1. Chill at local bars 

In the old town area, you can find live music, night clubs and lively bars. Certainly, they will appeal to you no less than temples and crafts. We will suggest some good nightlife places in Chiang Mai for you.

Zoe in Yellow

It is located at 40/12 Ratvithi, Old City. There is no denying that this is an ideal place for you if you want to relax and dance comfortably. You will hear lively music before you can see this bar. Here, you can sit back, drink beer and talk carefree in the lively music. In addition, there are some other small bars behind playing reggae and rock music if you are interested.

Zoe in Yellow - Top Nightlife activities in Chiang Mai

Zoe in Yellow, a good ideal place for you if you want to relax and dance comfortably

THC Rooftop Bar

It is located at 4-5 Kotchasarn Road, opposite Thapae Gate. If you are a fan of graffiti and are attracted to neon graffiti drawings on the stairs, please come here! The music here is very diverse including reggae to dance and trance.

THC Rooftop Bar - Top Nightlife activities in Chiang Mai

THC Rooftop Bar which is very diverse including reggae to dance and trance

North Gate Jazz Co-Op

It is located at Sri Phum Street, close to Chiang Puak Gate. North Gate Jazz Co-Op is one of the top vibrant nightlife places in Chiang Mai. Come here to soak up some quality live jazz with a crowd of both friendly foreigners and locals. If you want to sit on the sofa opposite the band, come early. Alternatively, you can sit on the chairs around this bar to enjoy the atmosphere at a slightly lower volume

North Gate Jazz Co-Op - Top Nightlife activities in Chiang Mai

North Gate Jazz Co-Op, one of the top vibrant nightlife places in Chiang Mai

2. Explore Night Bazaar

Night Bazaar becomes the focal point for tourists and locals in Chiang Mai at night. You can easily find some bars and nightclubs around this area.

Boy Blues Bar is the best place to listen to live music in this charming northern city. It is located at 2/f Kalare Night Bazaar. Boy Blues Bar is open six nights per week (closed on Sundays). Especially, here, you can go on stage to present your song.

On the other hand, the Blue Bat Rooftop Bar is also a bar that you will not want to miss. In fact, this is the highest rooftop bar in Chiang Mai. Therefore, it gives you the best view of the Night Market, the Riverfront and the Old City.

O'Malleys is the largest bar in the Anusarn market of the night market. It is located at Anusarn Market (on the right-hand side of the market as you enter from Chang Klan Road). The great thing here is that you can enjoy great European beers.

Night Bazaar - Top Nightlife activities in Chiang Mai

Night Bazaar gives you the best view of the Night Market, the Riverfront and the Old City

3. Enjoy Riverside Nightlife

In fact, this place is home to the most sought after nightlife spots in Chiang Mai. Dining and enjoying live music in a restaurant or café by the riverside is a quite interesting nightlife experience when visiting this city. You can drop by Brasserie - a great band led by a guy named Took. They performed the old songs of Hendrix, Dylan, Marley and Stones.

On the other hand, the Bus Bar, The Good View, The Roof at Sala Lanna are also good choices for you if you are looking for a lively and fun-filled bar at the riverside at night.

Riverside Nightlife - Top Nightlife activities in Chiang Mai

Riverside Nightlife is home to the most sought after nightlife spots in Chiang Mai

The reason for international visitors coming to Thailand and not forgetting to go to Chiang Mai is the excitement and power which it brings. You will be sure to regret it if you do not try to visit and enjoy the nightlife in Chiang Mai

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