Night Markets are part of Thailand’s culture. But what are the three must-go night markets in Hua Hin?

Night markets are part of Thailand’s culture. There are numerous night markets in Thailand, from the ones catering to the locals and the ones inviting tourists alike. In Hua Hin alone, there are many night markets to choose from, depending on which day that you are in Hua Hin. In this post, we will share with you three must-go night markets in Hua Hin, Thailand.

Hua Hin Night Market

Hua Hin night market is one of the largest night markets in Hua Hin. It is situated in the middle of the city, between the Phetkasem Road and the railway line. The market starts from 6.30 pm onwards but if you are driving here, it is advisable to come early since parking spaces are scarce.

Hua Hin Night market is one of the must-go night markets in Hua Hin.

Will you love Hua Hin Night Market? We would say yes! Hua Hin Night Market is obviously one of the must-go night markets in Hua Hin. It is huge and there are also many things that you can find! Here, you can find traders lining the street selling apparels, crafts, and an amazing choices of seafood restaurants. Some of the restaurants line the road that hosts the night market and some open their stalls within the night market itself. The price is also very reasonable. If you are here, do not forget to sample the fried insects. They offer free samples for you to try!

Try the insects at one of the must-go night markets in Hua Hin

Hua Hin Night Market

  • Opening Hours: 6.00 pm to 11.00 pm
  • Location: Phetkasem Road

Cicada Market

As compared to other night markets in Hua Hin, Cicada Market is different because its focus is more on the artsy side of Hua Hin. It is an open air art market where locals are encouraged to show and display their creativity through art. Cicada Market is situated on Phetkasem Road, in the middle between Hua Hin city centre and Khao Takiab. However, this market only opens on weekend evenings.

There are four sections at Cicada Market and each has different approach to invite visitors to enjoy the vibes at the Market. There are Art a la Mode, Art Indoors, Art of Act and Art of Eating. Art a la Mode is situated outdoor and it has many stalls selling clothes, decorative items, and handmade arts. On the other hand, Art Indoors is situated in the art gallery where you can find sellers selling their paintings and sketches. As for Art of Act, it is situated at the open-air amphitheater where locals are invited to perform and visitors can enjoy their performances. Finally, food lovers can enjoy the vast selection of food at the Art of Eating area.

Be artsy at Cicada night market

Cicada Market is really one of the must-go night markets in Hua Hin because it is different from the other night markets in Thailand that you have been to.

Cicada Market

  • Opening Hours: 4.00 pm to 11.00 pm (Friday, Saturday), 4.00 pm to 10.00 pm (Sunday)
  • Location: Suan Sri, Khao Takiab (on Phetkasem Road)

One of the must-go night markets in Hua Hin: Tamarind Night Market

Tamarind Night Market is situated just a stone-throw away from Cicada Market. It is situated beside the main road and it is very hard to miss this market. First, the signs of Tamarind Night Market is very prominent as you drive by the road, so it is very easy to locate. Secondly, there are many tamarind trees in the area, namesake for the night market.

All about food at one of the must-go night markets in Hua Hin

Tamarind Night Market is all about food. Here, vendors selling local food line the square area and visitors can buy them and eat the food on the chairs and tables provided all around the market. The price of the food is also very reasonable. You can see the eagerness of the sellers as you go around the market area and choose the food that you want to try. Apart from local food, Western food are also available here. The extensive choices of food coupled with the live band playing nice music make this market one of the favourites among visitors to Hua Hin.

Tamarind Night Market

  • Opening Hours: 5.00 pm to 11.00 pm (Thursday to Sunday)
  • Location: Suan Sri, Khao Takiab (on Phetkasem Road)

So, if you are planning to visit Hua Hin, do not forget to include these three must-go night markets in Hua Hin in your itinerary!

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We are Khai and Amira, Malaysian travel bloggers behind Kaki Jalans. Our travels have taken us to almost all the countries in Asean and several countries in Europe. We are still actively travelling and adding to this list.

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