Phuket Walking Street is one of the most popular weekend night markets in Phuket, set up on Thalang Road. The 350-meter-long commercial street has souvenirs, handicrafts, clothing as well as electronic goods. Phuket Walking Street is one of the best venues to sample local food, with numerous vendors hawking barbecued meat, Thai sweetmeats, and other delicious eatables.
Timings - 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM (Sunday)
Location - Phuket Old Town
A popular landmark among locals and tourists alike, the Phuket Weekend Night Market boasts an exciting range of products and an exceptional array of delectable cuisine. This night market in Phuket is known for quirky trinkets, pirated items, secondhand goods, souvenirs, fashion staples, and some exotic Thai cuisine.
Timings - 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM (Saturday and Sunday)
Location - Phuket Town, near Central Festival Mall
One of the liveliest night markets in Phuket, Bangla Night Market on Bangla Road, caters more to those who are looking to eat, drink, and party. One can expect to find a lot of stalls and street food shops selling freshly prepared meats and seafood and even Thai desserts. The open bars and cafes sell cheap beer and other drinks.
Timings - 6:00 PM to 2:00 AM (Daily)
Location - DTambon Patong, Kathu District, Phuket
Chillva Market on the side of Yaowarat Road is a fun and exciting place to explore, with its bohemian vibes and shops made out of ship containers. These shops sell a wide array of colorful goodies and local trinkets, including clothes and other jewelry. This night market in Phuket is also the perfect place to experiment with some exotic Thai cuisine.
Timings - 5:00 PM to 11:00 PM (Monday to Saturday). Closed on Sundays.
Location - Samkong area, near Phuket Town
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A relatively small night market, Phuket Indy Night Market offers shopping and eating options. Located right opposite the Limelight Avenue mall, this night market in Phuket is locally known as 'Laad Ploy Khong' or 'A place to let go of your goods'. Clothing, footwear, accessories, makeup, manicure services, and hair braid services are all available starting as low as 100 THB.
Timings: Thursday - Friday: 4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location: Limelight Avenue Mall, Phuket Town
Malin Plaza in south Patong is a bazaar known for its amazing offerings of local food. Some of the popular choices include tropical fruits like mango and star-fruits, Thai pancakes, sticky rice as well as buying fresh fish and getting it cooked by the locals. It is also a great place to pick up some traditional Thai trinkets, traditional souvenirs, and Thai knick-knacks at affordable prices.
Timings - 12:00 PM to 12:00 AM (Daily)
Location - Kata Beach
OTOP stands for 'One Tambon, One Product'. This night market in Phuket was primarily started as a hub to promote the various traditional handicrafts and food from each Tambon (subdistrict) of the region. While local handicrafts still continue to be sold, much of the market has been transformed into a haven for electronics, accessories, clothing, and footwear offered at low prices.
Timings - 5 PM to Midnight (Daily)
Location - Patong Beach
Located near Kata Beach, Kata Night Market is one of those night markets in Phuket that cater more to tourists than to locals. The great thing about this market in Phuket is that it is very spacious, with ample space to walk around without shoves and bumps when crowded. Shopping for small souvenirs is recommended above anything else. There is a food court to enjoy affordable Thai food.
Timings - 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM (Daily)
Location - Patak Rd, Muang, Phuket 83100
Karon Temple Market on Patak Road is popular for its cheap and delightful local trinkets, as well as the wide array of local cuisine. From mouthwatering meat skewers to delicious mangoes and passionfruit, the market is sure to whet any appetite. Street food, and Pad thai are other fast-selling favorites of this little night market in Phuket.
Timings - 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM (Tuesday), 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM (Friday)
Location - Karon Beach
Fun Friday Avenue Market opens only on Fridays and is a whole lot of fun. Its venue is the boat avenue near Phuket Laguna. Albeit among the smaller night markets in Phuket, this market does host a fairly large crowd. You will mostly find apparel, food stalls, bars and souvenirs and makeshift stalls, and vendors selling out of their cars and minivans.
Timings - 4 PM - 10 PM (Friday)
Location - Laguna Phuket area (Bang Tao)
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