Nightlife Guide for Chiang Mai’s Night Bazarre
Chiang Mai’s Night Bazarre is a great place to wander and explore when the sun goes down, with plenty of watering holes, restaurants and clubs to discover.
From rooftop bars to Muay Thai fights, the entertainment is diverse.
For those who have a particular vibe in mind, or who just prefer to head out with a destination, here are seven great places to visit in Chiang Mai’s Night Bazarre.
Boy Blues Bar
Perhaps the best live music in Chiang Mai, this second-story joint features Boy and an ever-changing lineup of Thai and foreign musicians six nights a week. The drink menu is limited, but the beer is cheap. Mondays are jam night, when visitors can sit in.
Blue Bat Rooftop Bar
On the 24th Floor of the Pornping Towner Hotel, this is the highest rooftop bar in Chiang Mai, with a stunning view. The drinks are reasonably priced and Blue Bat offers a barbeque buffet.
Come here is you like to play, as well as hear, live music. Anyone is invited to sit in. It’s a rock ‘n roll place, with posters on the walls.
Kalare Food Court
Offering Muay Thai matches and cabaret nearby, the Kalare Food Court offers food and entertainment, with traditional Northern Thai music and dance performances.
Night Bazarre Bar
A good place to relax mid-evening, getting away from the crowds and having a drink at a reasonable price.
The Red Lion
Another place to get away from the crowds, the Red Lion offers an air-conditioned bar and an open-air terrace with a view of the Bazarre. Drinks are reasonably priced, with a pink of Heineken going for just 100 baht.
The Kalare Night Bazarre is a great place to watch authentic Muay Thai matches. These are not just exhibitions—they are real fights, and the crowd is passionate. Fights are take place Friday nights.