In addition to weekly recommendations, our guide will feature the market fairs to make an unforgettable Tazaungdaing holiday experience.

New things we have noted

The floating market will be open for the first time at Jetty No 5 at the Botahtaung Strand near the Botahtaung Pagoda on 4 November. The 10-day market will see many vendors in ethnic costumes selling traditional products and food. Inle-style markets on the boats will reportedly be there. A can’t-miss opportunity for a refreshing shopping experience.

SheCreates’ first outdoor event

The first outdoor activity of SheCreates, the Creators’ Market,  will be held on 6 Nov in the little green paradise of Kokkoya Organics farm in Thingangyun. Try food and drinks, hunt for handicrafts and take part in activities by the creators of SheCreates. Details are here.

(10am-5pm) 6 Nov | Kokkoya Organics

Loy Krathong & Tazaungdaing Festival at Chatrium

The Tazaungdaing festival and Krathoung event will be celebrated together at the Chatrium Hotel for two days. There will also be a market where you can shop for arts and crafts, farm produce and lifestyle products. More info here.

(12pm-7pm) 7-8 Nov | Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon

Promotion you can’t miss

Stay at Novotel Yangon for US$89 per night inclusive of a buffet breakfast for two people. You will also get 10 complimentary vouchers to use at the Nateban Zay (Tazaungdaing market fair) at The Square Restaurant. Call 01 230 5878 for details and booking.

5-7 Nov | Novotel Yangon Max

Sunday Market at Rangoon Tea House

This weekend, RTH’s Sunday Market will feature a painting workshop by Baydar & Co and a wine masterclass by Time for Wine (reservation required). Shop around a dozen of vendors in the beautiful courtyard while listening to a live jazz band. Details here.

(10am-6pm) 6 Nov | Rangoon Tea House

Cover photo credit: Pyae Phyo Thu

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