Central Festival Chiang Mai is a large shopping mall located north-east of the old city, right just off the superhighway.
The shopping centre is a modern mall with a number of popular clothing brands, a supermarket and electrical stores.
Central Festival Chiang Mai Shopping Mall, Stores & Shuttle, Thailand
The mall is home to a large Marks & Spencer department store which sells cosmetics, clothing and electrical items. There are also other popular brands including Top Shop, Mango, Zara, Esprit, H&M, Uniqlo, Sephora, the North Face, Hush Puppies and Lee.
There is also a large Tops Supermarket located on the ground floor where you can purchase both western and Thai products. There are also pharmacies, banks and food stalls located on this level.
You will also find a huge range of services including hairdressers, massage parlours and mobile phone stores as well as computer stores, electrical, jewellery shops and sporting goods stores. There is also a modern cinema complex which shows the latest blockbuster movies in both English and Thai.
You can get to Central Festival via scooter, red truck (songthaew) or tuk-tuk. If coming by scooter, there are clear directions to the parking bays and you can park for free. If taking a red truck, it will cost from the old city around 40-60 THB per person or around 150-200THB ( per ride) for a tuk-tuk.
There is also a free shuttle that runs from the mall into the Nimman area dropping people at various locations as follows: Furama Hotel, Chiang Mai Orchid Hotel, Victoria Hotel, S17@Nimman, Hug Nimman, Kantary Hill Hotel, Yantarasri Resort, U Nimman Chiang Mai, Chang Noi Herb (Think Park) and Eastin Tan Hotel. Check the timetable in the image below.