10 best night markets in Bangkok

Night markets in are popular in Bangkok, reasons being that they offer a unique atmosphere and cultural experience. Many night markets in Bangkok are held in outdoor spaces and feature a wide variety of food stalls, clothing vendors, and other types of merchants selling a range of goods. They also often have live music or other types of entertainment, making them a fun and lively place to spend an evening. Also night markets in Bangkok are popular is that they offer a wide range of affordable goods and services. Many night markets offer discounted prices on goods and services, making them a popular destination for tourists and locals alike. Best of all, they provide a convenient and enjoyable way to explore the city and its culture. Many night markets are located in central areas, making them easily accessible by public transportation or by foot. They are also open late into the night, allowing visitors to experience the city’s nightlife and culture.

Rod Fai Market (Srinakarin Road)

Talad Rod Fai (also known as the Train Night Market) is a popular weekend market in Bangkok, Thailand. It features a wide range of items for sale, including clothes, accessories, art, antiques, and other unique and unusual items. The market is known for its lively atmosphere, with vendors selling food, drinks, and other goods, as well as live music and other entertainment. It is typically open on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evenings, and is a popular destination for both locals and tourists alike. The market is located on Srinakarin Road in the Bang Na District of Bangkok, and can be easily accessed by taxi or public transport.

Location: 51 Srinagarindra Road, Nong Bon, Prawet, Bangkok 10250, Thailand

Open: Thursday–Sunday from 5 pm to 1 am (closed Monday–Wednesday)

The One Ratchada (formally known as Rod Fai 2)

The newer Rod Fai Market, in the Ratchada area of Bangkok, brings the same convivial night bazaar feel, antique curios, and street-food snacks and treats from its original location into an area of the city that’s much easier to access thanks to the nearby Cultural Centre MRT Underground Station. This new Bangkok train market is more central and compact, meaning it’s easier to pop in for a spot. Best of all there are plenty of interesting things to shop and great street food at affordable price.

Location: Ratchadaphisek Road, Din Daeng, Bangkok 10400, Thailand

Open: Thursday–Sunday from 5 pm to midnight (closed Monday–Wednesday)

Jodd Fairs Night Market

Jodd Fairs night market is known for its wide range of goods, including clothes, accessories, home goods, and other unique items. The market is organized into different sections, each with its own character and offerings. For example, there is a section dedicated to vintage clothing and accessories, as well as a section featuring art and handmade crafts. In addition to shopping, Jodd Fairs also offers a variety of food and drink options, with vendors selling local and international cuisines. The market is known for its lively atmosphere, with live music and other entertainment often taking place. 9 minutes walk from Rama 9 MRT station.

Address: Rama IX Rd, Huai Khwang, Bangkok 10310
Opening Hours: 
11AM – 12AM, Daily

Box Space Ratchayothin

Box Space Ratchayothin Night Market is in the northern part of the city. Items on sale here are a bit trendier, and with the market located next to the Major Ratchoyothin Cinema and IMAX complex, you can catch a flick before or after shopping around. A few bargain shops and eateries are also in the shopping complex. The easiest way to get to the market is to take the MRT subway to Phahonyothin station, catch a tuk tuk and tell the driver to take you to ‘talat‘ (market) Major Ratchoyothin. Bus number 543 runs by Ratchoyothin, or, just take a taxi from BTS Mo Chit station to the market.

Location: 20/126 Ratchadaphisek Rd, Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900, Thailand

Open: Monday–Friday from 6 am to midnight, Saturday–Sunday from 10 am to midnight

Chatuchak Weekend Market / JJ Market

Chatuchak Weekend Market, also known as JJ Market, is a large outdoor market located in the Chatuchak district of Bangkok, Thailand. It is one of the largest markets in the world, with more than 15,000 stalls selling a wide variety of goods, including clothing, jewelry, crafts, art, and food. The market is divided into sections, with each section specializing in a particular type of merchandise. For example, the clothing section features stalls selling everything from traditional Thai clothing to modern fashion, while the food section has stalls selling a variety of Thai street food and other snacks. If you’re planning a visit to Chatuchak Weekend Market, it’s a good idea to wear comfortable shoes and bring plenty of water, as the market can get quite crowded and hot. It’s also a good idea to set a budget before you go, as it can be easy to get carried away with all the shopping options available. Finally, be prepared to haggle with the vendors, as bargaining is expected at the market.

Location: Chatuchak Park, Kamphaeng Phet 2 Rd, Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900, Thailand

Open: Fridays from 9 pm to 3 am – Saturday and Sunday, from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

JJ Green 2

Bangkok’s JJ Green 2 is known as the cousin of Chatuchak Weekend Market, and to the sadness of many shoppers, it closed down due to problems with its location (covid-19 times are bad). But it’s finally back and this time, it’s located along Prachahuen Road. It’s also open till 12.30am, so no need to worry about rushing around while here. JJ Green is famous amongst vintage bargain hunters as its a hotspot to find all sorts of cool knick-knacks such as retro items at affordable prices. Some of the things here aren’t even sold in stores today, so keep a lookout for some cool finds. The new location on Prachachoen Road seems to be easier to access due to less traffic that’s constantly around the Chatuchak area. If you’re not coming via car, you can drop off at Nonthaburi Civil Center MRT and then take a Grab or taxi, which will take you around 10 minutes.

Address: 61/16, Prachachoen Rd., Lak Si, Bangkok 10210.
Opening Hours: Thurs – Sun from 6PM-12.30AM


Asiatique successfully combines 2 of the most popular shopping experiences in the city: a night bazaar and a mall. About 10 minutes downriver from Saphan Taksin BTS station, this once-bustling international trade port transformed with over 1,500 boutiques and 40 restaurants housed in a huge replica warehouse complex. Open from 4pm, spending an evening here is no problem: you’ll have good fun browsing the boutiques and you’re guaranteed to find something to eat. And, if this isn’t enough entertainment, cabaret shows performed nightly. Take the wheels high up to see the cityscape of Bangkok. Else that a cruise to see Chao Phraya River.

Location: 2194 Charoenkrung Road, Wat Phraya Krai, Bang Kho Laem, Bangkok 10120, Thailand

Open: Daily from 4 pm to midnight

Chang Chui Plane Night Market

Chang Chui Plane Night Market is an outdoor market located in the other side of the city across Chao Phraya River of Bangkok. The market is known for its unique setting, as it is located in a repurposed airplane hangar that has been transformed into a shopping and entertainment destination. The market features a wide variety of stalls selling clothing, accessories, crafts, and other goods, as well as a food court offering a range of international and Thai cuisine. In addition to shopping and dining, Chang Chui Bangkok Plane Night Market also offers a range of entertainment options, including live music, art exhibits, and cultural performances.

Location: 460/8 Sirindhorn Rd, Bang Phlat, Bangkok 10700, Thailand

Open: Thursday–Tuesday from 4 pm to 11 pm (closed on Wednesdays)

Hua Mum Night Market

Hua Mum Night Market makes this list as the go-to market for foodies in Bangkok due to the sheer variety of street food stalls here. The brightly lit area houses many famous restaurants, for those who fancy K-pop inspired Korean fare. After you’ve filled your bellies, or quenched your thirst with a coconut smoothie, browse through thousands of racks of trendy clothes in individual stalls around the night market. Set aside about an hour to browse around and a good tip is to look carefully at the options as you may encounter vintage pieces if you’re lucky. It’s definitely worth checking out this bustling night market to experience some of the local culture and flavor.

Address: 11 Prasert-Manukitch Rd, Lat Phrao, Bangkok 10230
Opening Hours: 
4PM – 12AM, Sunday – Friday | 6PM –  12.30AM Saturday

INDY Night Market

Indy Night Market is a large lifestyle night market in Thon Buri where locals flock to for dinner, drinks, and a spot of shopping. Besides being home to many must-try food spots on local Thai websites, some famous food franchises can be found here, like Burger King, Domino’s Pizza, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Starbucks etc. So if you’d like to combine well-known franchised F&B brands with the vibe of walking through a typical Thai market, this marketplace is truly the best of both worlds. Those on the prowl for clothing and accessory brands by local designers – besides those you’d find in mainstream malls like Platinum Fashion Mall in central Bangkok – will be pleased to note that you’ll find a lot of smaller, hipster caps, shirts, jeans wear. Clothes and food have been spoken for on this list.

Address: Dao Khanong, Chom Thong, Bangkok 10150
Opening Hours: 
5PM – 12AM, Daily