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Chiang Mai Yi Peng Festival 2022: Date and Tickets

Chiang Mai Yi Peng Festival 2022: Date and Tickets

By CindyUpdated Jun. 22, 2022

Yi Peng (sometimes written as Yee Peng), a famous Thailand festival, usually coincides with Loy Krathong Festival. It is a festival unique to northern Thailand and is usually celebrated in November.

During the festival, people launch paper lanterns into the air for good fortune. Hence, it is also known as the Floating Lantern Festival or the Festival of Light.

When Is Yi Peng Lantern Festival 2022?

In 2022, Chiang Mai's Yi Peng Lantern Festival will take place from November 8th to 9th, 2022.  

The date of the Yi Peng Festival changes every year. Yi Peng festival was created by the Lanna people of Northern Thailand and its date is based on the Lanna Lunar Calendar. Its name indicates when the festival is celebrated.

Yi means 'two' and Peng means 'full moon day'. Yi peng means the full moon night in the second month according to the Lanna lunar calendar (the twelfth month of the Thai lunar calendar).

Yi Peng is celebrated in tandem with Loy Krathong, normally starting one or two days before Loy Krathong.  Get to know the interesting history and stories about Yee Peng Festival

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Tickets for Yi Peng Lantern Festival Chiang Mai 2022

The tickets for the famous Chiang Mai CAD Khomloy Sky Lanterns Festival 2022 are on sale now. Limited to 3500 seats/day. Asia Highlights is the official partner of Chiang Mai CAD. Contact us to book a ticket or submit an inquiry below. 

Ticket Type Price (USD) for Early-Bird Bookings before July 31st Includes
Standard Ticket + Free Shuttle Transfer from Maya Shopping Center 122 $ Free round-trip transfer; standard ticket (QR code); 2 lanterns; Dinner
VIP Ticket + Free Shuttle Transfer from Maya Shopping Center 159 $ Free round-trip transfer; VIP ticket (QR code); 2 lanterns; Dinner
Premium Ticket + Free Shuttle Transfer from Maya Shopping Center 170 $ Free round-trip transfer; Premium ticket (QR code); 2 lanterns; Dinner

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Yi Peng Dates: 2022 to 2030

The official date of Yi Peng is announced the year before. So we don't know exactly when the festival will take place in future years, but we know it will likely happen on the night of the full moon, or one day before or after. Here are the upcoming full moons (and tentative Yi Peng Lantern Festival dates).

  Date and activities in Chiang Mai Date and activities in Chiang Mai
Year Yi Peng Lantern Festival (mass event); Loi Krathong (small krathong) Yi Peng Lantern Festival (mass event); Parade in the city/big krathong
2020 Oct,31 Saturday Nov-01 Sunday
2021 Nov,19 Friday Nov,20 Saturday
2022 Nov,8 Tuesday Nov,9 Wednesday
2023 Nov.27 Monday Nov,28 Tuesday
2024 Nov,15 Friday Nov,16 Saturday
2025 Nov,05 Wednesday Nov,06 Thursday
2026 Nov,24 Tuesday No,25 Wednesday
2027 Nov,13 Saturday Nov,14 Sunday
2028 Nov,1 Wednesday Nov,2 Friday
2029 Nov,20 Tuesday Nov,21 Wednesday
2030 Nov,9 Saturday Nov,10 Sunday
2031 Nov,17 Friday Nov,18 Saturday
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