Creative festivals in Thailand throughout December 2019

Thailand is getting lively with arts and creative events towards the end of the year. So, if you plan your visit to Thailand, here are a list of some interesting events for art lovers and creative people to check out! Studio 88 wishes you an enjoyable and creative exploration!

Chiangmai Design Week 2019
Chiangmai Design Week 2019

1 to 15 December 2019

Chiangmai Design Week (CMDW19), an annual festival of craft and design in the city of Chiangmai, showcasing work from established designers and design professionals. It is also a platform for exchange between established and emerging designers, and local craft communities.

Nimmanhaemin Art and Design Promenade 2019
Nimmanhaemin Art and Design Promenade 2019

5 to 11 December 2019

NAP2019, the Nimmanhaemin Art and Design Promenade is one of pioneer in design market in Chiangmai and is still going, now in its 20th edition. This is where number of local designers launch their new collection.

Phrae Craft
Phrae Craft

6 to 8 December 2019

Phrae Craft is an event organised by the network of craftsmen and creative businesses in Phrae, a small northern province in Thailand. The city is famous for teak tress and Mor Hom, which is natural indigo dye derived from plants.

Chiangmai Craft Fair 2019
Chiangmai Craft Fair 2019

7 to 15 December 2019

Chiang Mai Crafts Fair 2019, initiated by the Chiang Mai City of Crafts and Folk Art under the concept of “Preserving Local Music for the Future” is an event in which local arts, cultures, crafts and ways of life are presented through a variety of activities suitable for everyone.

7 to 8 December 2019

Chiangmai Film Craft, an event for passionate lovers of film, cameras and photography. There is a film market, photography workshops, film developing workshops, and a photo exhibition.

7, 8, 14 and 15 December 2019

Loang Him Kao market features a slow-life concept. It is just a short drive from the old city, by the Kao River in Sankampaeng District. It’s a village with a tradition of arts and crafts by the Mon community and famous for its cotton.

Sriprakad iCHI
Sriprakad iCHI

9 to 11 December 2019

Sriprakard iChi, is hosting a dual event; Enjoy the Moment and Time Travel Meeting by the Thais and the Japanese. Sriprakard is an initiative to bring back the tradition of living in an old wooden building built in 1905. Over the years, the house was used as a kindergarden, a clinic and a printing business. After World War II, it was converted into the Sri Prakard Hotel until it closed down in 2002.

Wonderfruit 2019
Wonderfruit 2019

12 to 16 December 2019

Wonderfruit, is a celebration of art, music, food and ideas to catalyse positive impact. The festival takes place at the fields at Siam Country Club, in Pattaya.

Sakon Hed 2019
Sakon Hed 2019

19 to 22 December 2019

Sakon Hed is an initiative of a group of local artisans working on crafts, local dishes, organic products and social enterprises. The city is in the north-eastern part of Thailand.

21 to 25 December 2019

Sawasdee Craft #4, a crafs event organised by Baan Kang Wat, a small community located in the Wat Umong area opposite Wat Rampoeng in Chiangmai. This craft village is made up of around 10 unique houses, centred around an outdoor communal area and amphitheatre.

And a little glimpse of next year’s events…

Bangkok Design Week 2020
Bangkok Design Week 2020

1 to 9 February 2020

Bangkok Design Week, a creative and design festival that takes place across creative districts, such as Charoenkrung, Khlong San, Rama 1 and Sukhumvit.

Share with us what you think about these events. Do let us know if you wish to spend time at Studio 88 to explore these creative festivals!