Phuket, Thailand is home to some of the world's most stunning beaches, unique events and festivals, and an active nightlife. Another gem coming out of Phuket is the Chillva Market. This open-air, trendy night market has some of the best entertainment and food in Phuket. When looking for things to do in Phuket, make sure the Chillva Market is high on the list. The Chillva Market opens daily at 16:00 and closes at 22:00. Beat the heat and the crowds at night by taking a stroll through the Phuket Night Market.
If you're looking for things to do in Phuket at night, exploring the young and fun vibe of the Phuket Night Market is your best bet. The market is radiating with positive, bohemian vibes. Every day the Phuket Night Market opens at 16:00, and locals advice going on Thursday, Friday or Saturday to catch the open flea market that comes to town. In the center of the market, find a small stage with music and shows for your entertainment. The market is lesser-known to tourists, giving visitors who find their way to the market the ultimate local Phuket experience. The Phuket night market is home to countless vendors selling clothing, jewelry, beauty products, and accessories at lower prices.
Don’t miss out on the opportunity to taste some local food! The food at Chillva Market is one of a kind. You can even try deep fried insects, but if bugs aren't your thing there are plenty of spicy, sweet, and sour snacks all over the market. With local food vendors making up more than half of the stalls, visitors of the market are guaranteed to try some authentic homemade Thai food. Along with the vendors, the market is home to permanent stores, bars, cafes, and ice cream shops. The Phuket Night Market is perfect for grabbing dinner while on the go, take a walk, or sit at the local pub. The market really comes to life after 18:00 when the air cools down a bit, people start to arrive, and the atmosphere begins to liven up.