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[Exclusive] 2024 Chiang Mai CAD Yi Peng Lantern Festival Tickets (with Transfer & Dinner)

[Exclusive] 2024 Chiang Mai CAD Yi Peng Lantern Festival Tickets (with Transfer & Dinner)

By LingUpdated Jan. 10, 2024

Chiang Mai Yi Peng Festival 2024 will be observed on November 15th–16th. The mass sky lantern release event organized by Chiang Mai Arts and Design (CAD for short), named Chiang Mai CAD Khomloy Sky Lantern Festival, is one of the most significant and visually stunning events in Chiang Mai and is worth a visit once in a lifetime.

Since 2019, we've proudly held the position of Premium Partner with Chiang Mai CAD, and we're thrilled to be the largest agent for premium tickets for 2024, offering an unparalleled selection. (Notably, Chiang Mai CAD does not have an official website, and all ticket sellers are agents, with us proudly being one of the largest among them.)

Join the 10,000+ clients from around the world who have trusted us to make their festival dreams come true.

Chiang Mai CAD Yi Peng Lantern Festival 2024

Don't just hear about the magic, be a part of it!

Tickets for Chiang Mai CAD 2024 are on sale now – reserve your spot today, and join us for an enchanting night that will leave you spellbound.

Here are the prices for three kinds of tickets.

  • Premium ticket + transfer + dinner: US$ 199
  • VIP ticket + transfer + dinner: US$ 169
  • Standard ticket + transfer + dinner : US$ 129

*Book a premium ticket for Exclusive Benefits!
Be a part of a select few who will be closest to the stage and the chanting monks. Enjoy exclusive services with a dedicated photographer and indulge in a buffet dinner at a designated special food zone.

Chiang Mai Yi Peng Festival 2023 Ticket Booking

*Cancellation policy

  • 30+ days before: cancellations fully refunded
  • 0–29 days before: no refunds (canceled festival revenue goes to charity)
  • No ticket name/date changes
  • No lost ticket refunds/compensation

Chiang Mai CAD Yi Peng Festival 2024 - Secure Your Exclusive Tickets While You Can!

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Adults and older children (8+ years old)

Children under 8 years old enter free; 8-year-olds and above are charged the same as adults. You can buy a ticket for your child under 8 if you would like her or him to enjoy the same provision.

Total price: $129

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Three Steps for You to Access Yi Peng Lantern Festival 2024

Step 1: Send us an inquiry with your personal information and make payment to receive an e-ticket within 1 working day. The picture below is a sample e-ticket for the Chiang Mai CAD Komloy Sky Lantern Festival. (Click to Enlarge)

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Step 2: Arrive at 16:00 at the designated meeting locations (Maya Shopping Center or More Space) on Nov 15th/16th (check your ticket), find the reservation desk and present your e-ticket for verification, and then get on the shuttle car/van.

Step 3: Arrive at the entrance of the venue (at the CAD Cultural Center Lanna Ethnicity, On Klang Subdistrict, Mae On District, Chiang Mai), and show your e-ticket to get your paper ticket(s) and your event pass card(s) on a lanyard.

Schedule for CAD Yi Peng Lantern Festival 2024

  • 04:00 pm- 04:30 pm: Pick up at the designated meeting locations (Maya Shopping Center or More Space) and transfer to the CAD Cultural Center Lanna Ethnicity, On Klang Subdistrict, Mae On District.
  • 04:30 pm - 06:30 pm: Arrive at the Venue, present your e-ticket to register your ticket at the main entrance. Take part in captivating activities, including the traditional Loi Kratong ceremony.
  • 06:30 pm - 07:30 pm: Enjoy authentic Thai Lanna Buffet Dinner, snacks, desserts, and non-alcohol beverages. (Veggie food available)
  • 07:30 pm: Enter the ritual area in from of the great pagoda. Witness an awe-inspiring display of drumming, candlelight shows, religious ceremonies, and monks chanting.
  • 08:15 pm: Launch lanterns and enjoy the breathtaking spectacle.
  • 08:45 pm: End of the celebration, transfer back to the designated place (Maya Shopping Center or More Space).

This schedule is for reference only, and it is subject to the venue arrangement of the festival day.

Tours Including Yi Peng Festival 2024

Here are the recommended small group tours including Yi Peng Festival 2024. We are also happy to customize a private tour including the experience of the Chiang Mai Yi Peng Lantern Festival according to your interests and schedule.

FAQs for Attending Yi Peng Lantern Festival 2024

1. Is it possible for children to participate? How much is it for one child?

There is no strict age limitation. However, the chaotic celebration, entry, traffic, and massive amount of people, as well as the fire used to launch lanterns, can be intimidating or even dangerous for children under 12 years old. This of course depends on each child's maturity.
Children under 8 years old enter free, but no separate seats and sky lanterns are provided. Children of 8 and above are charged the same as adults and receive the same provision. You can buy a ticket for your child under 8 if you would like her or him to enjoy the same provision.

2. Can I use this ticket to attend the Loy Krathong?

The Loy Krathong event is free to enter, held by the riverside at night. You may take part during your stay in Chiang Mai.

3. Can I pick a seat within the seating zone that my ticket belongs to?

Yes, we can help you book a seat according to your preferences. However, an early booking is advisable if you would like to have a seat as close to the stage as possible.

4. What is the dress code for the event?

No short pants, sleeve-less tops, or mini skirts are allowed. We recommend you get dressed up in Lanna style with a longyi as bottoms and a clothing on the shoulder.

5. Can I drink beer or wine at the event?

No, you may not. Alcohol drinking or selling is not allowed at the celebration.

6. Can I take photos or make videos of the Buddhism rituals?

Our Premium tickets allow you to get closest to the monks, photos and videos are possible. However, you cannot enter the seating zone of the monks.

7. Will there be somebody who can help me launch the lanterns?

A traditional Lanna lantern is big in size and it usually takes 2 people to launch. You will find some volunteers at the venue. They will be happy to help you out.

8. Will the floating lanterns cause environmental problems such as earth and water pollution or forest fire?

As a tour operator with a high awareness for social responsibility, we only provide our clients with lanterns that fit the local governmental standards.

At the Chiang Mai CAD, we will use the traditional Dhammachai lanterns for you.

This kind of lantern, although large in size, is smartly designed: it has a short heat-proof wire attached to the small candle wick that is no longer than 30cm inside the approximately 90 cm-long diameter. The candle wick will likely quench out after floating up for about 10 minutes. And the heat-proof wire prevents fire or short circuit if the lanterns fall on the high-voltage power transmission cables. Using only natural and recyclable paper and bamboo, all the materials are biodegradable and will not cause pollution on the earth. It is approved by Thai Industrial Standards TIS808/2552.

As for the Loy Krathong, the lantern boats are made of banana leaves and filled with flowers, which are also biodegradable.

For safety and environmental consideration, please don't make your own lanterns or lantern boats or purchase non-standard ones.

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