Flower Festival Chiang Mai
Each year in February, Chiang Mai organises its famous Chiang Mai Flower Festival. The festival showcases a huge variety of beautiful flowers, and decorative plants, which come into bloom at this time of year. The festival takes place in Suan Buak Hat Park which is transformed into an open-air exhibition centre where you can wander around a multitude of floral displays, agricultural exhibitions and stalls selling plants and seeds. Orchid lovers in particular are usually very excited to see a large number of beautiful orchids which have been grown by locals as well as professionals.
Highlights of the festival include a parade of flower-decorated floats that show off exotic flowers, as well as dancers in traditional costumes, and which compete for a trophy from HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn. Other highlights include plant and flower sales, as well as several kinds of competition including one for the most beautiful and creative display.Back to experiences in Thailand