Just like many other parts in the world, people of Thailand also celebrate Gregorian New Year on 1st January however the celebrations are grand for the Thai New Year (Songkran) with generally takes place between 13 to 15 April.
Chiang Mai is the largest and most culturally significant city in northern Thailand. In recent years, Chiang Mai has become an increasingly modern city and has been attracting over 5 million visitors each year, many of which come here during Christmas and New Year Holidays.
In Thailand, Chiang Mai is well known for its New Year Celebrations. On the New Year’s Eve, it is truly spectacular to see hundreds of sky lanterns floating up into the night sky here. The streets of the city are filled with local people and tourists to view the New Year Fireworks display.
Apart from this, there are New Year Countdown events taking place in every corner of the city.
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The best place to enjoy New Year celebrations here is Thapae Gate area which is generally jam packed.
If you happen to come to Chiang Mai to enjoy your New Year Celebrations, then apart from fireworks display you can also see other famous places and monuments in the city like – Wat Chiang Man, Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, Wat Phra Singh, Chiang Mai National Museum, etc.
Apart from Chiang Mai, New Year Fireworks display, light and sound performances, cultural shows and concerts also take place in other major cities of Thailand like - Bangkok, Pattaya, Phuket, etc.
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Chiang Mai, Thailand falls in GMT/UTC + 7:00 hour timezone so it welcomes the New Year seven hours after the New Year strikes first at Kiritimati, Kiribati which falls in GMT +14 timezone.
In Thailand, you can watch Chiang Mai New Year Fireworks LIVE on TV on Channel 3, NBT, TPBS, etc.
To watch Chiang Mai New year Fireworks LIVE Streaming on internet you have to adjust your watch accordingly with relation to the timezone of your city.