Chiang Mai Flower Festival (February 1-3, 2002 at Nong Buak Had Park, Amphor Muang, Chiang Mai Province)

Chiang Mai is famous for having some truly valley flowers. Most bloom early in the year from January to February. Colorful flowers like African marigold, globe amaranth, orchids, Ban Chun, chrysanthemum, celosia, and assorted roses like Fa Mui and thin Uang Dok Lek. This is regarded as the most beautiful period of Chiang Mai. The celebratory atmosphere and the tradition of locals that enjoy floral beauty since old times are why the grand Flower Festival is organized.

Activities :
- Miss Flower Pageant and floral floats procession.
- Agriculture exhibition and flower contests.
- Garden arrangement contests, stores selling goods and farmer housewives groups from districts in Chiang Mai.
- International foods contest and cultural performance

Information from: TAT