International Balloon Fiesta 2020


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If you are in Thailand and are in for a quick weekend trip, consider dropping by the Northern provinces to enjoy what’s left of the Thai winter season. 

Sneak away from the crowds in Chiang Mai and visit Chiang Rai to enjoy the International Balloon Fiesta at Singha Park which is going on from now to 16th February. 

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Tons of balloons from all around the world


Balloon festival at Singha Park Chiang Rai

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The International Balloon Fiesta at Singha Park Chiang Rai is an annual festival that both local and foreigners look forward to enjoying each year.

Giant lovely balloons in Chiang Rai Thailand

Lovely cartoon balloons
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Chiang Rai is be one of the world’s most loved destination because of it’s chilly weather and beautiful surroundings, and this adorable balloon festival makes it even more exciting!

international balloon festival

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With colourful and fancy balloons floating around, all photo buffs should get your cameras ready and prepare your costumes to match the theme. 

balloons from different country at Singha Park Chiang Rai

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Aside from being a photogenic spot, there are many activities and performances that take place during the event too. You will even have the chance to hop on a balloon with the Balloon Tethering activity. 

Note: This is limited for only 200 couples/day and you can win a chance by purchasing non-alcohol drinks of up to ฿250.

Balloon show at Singha Park Chiangrai

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At night from 8pm till late, there will be a balloon and light performance. Different Thai-style performances like traditional kites shows and the pantomimes are also worth checking out. 

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Thai pantomime performance
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Other than enjoying the event, you’ll also be contributing to a good cause because portions of the entrance fees of ฿150/person will go to a charity supporting underprivileged children and schools in the region. 


Enjoy your day at Singha Park Chiang Rai 


Singha Park also has impressive flower gardens, tea fields, and more activities for visitors to explore. 

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Adventure lovers can take a zip-line tour to enjoy 360-degree views surrounded by green hills and nature. 

flower field singha park

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Visit their Facebook page for more details. It’s not too late for a quick Valentine’s Day trip, or to start planning for a trip to Chiang Rai next year! 

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Singha Park Chiang Rai,
99 Moo 1,
Mae Korn,
Chaing Rai,
Thailand 57000
Date:
12 - 16 February 2020
Time:
7:00 am - 12:00 am
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Telephone: +66 53 160 636