» Approximately more than 9,000 lanterns launched during Loy Krathong festival
» Places to be during the festival: Thapae Gate, Thapae Road, and Chiang Mai municipality.
Many provinces in Thailand were holding their Loy Krathong events, but the image of thousands of lanterns on the sky above should be your first impression that attracts you to visit Chiang Mai during this period.
Every year there will be vehicles decorated in flowers or any other Lanna sculptures, including this 2019's festival. It started on the 11th afternoon until the night of 12th November. They are fun to see, from Thapae Gate, along Thapae Road (that is where Shiraz Jewelry is!) to the Chiang Mai municipality.
People also started lighting candles around the moat and Old City from 10 to 12 November 2019. Here is our coverage on the 2019 Yi Peng and Loy Krathong festival in Chiang Mai: