Cabaret shows featuring ladyboys and camp song and dance artistes are a superior visitor experience in Thailand. Cabaret shows are a feature of the tourist attractions in locations ranging from Phuket and Koh Samui to Pattaya and Chiang Mai. In Chiang Mai, there are currently three venues at which tourists are able to take in extravagant cabaret shows.
Last Updated: December 2018
Miracle Cabaret is just down a soi from the Mercure Hotel in the Chang Phuak area of Chiang Mai. A lot of care and thought has gone into the sets and the choreography. The song, dance, burlesque and comedy scenes are a real delight. The Miracle Cabaret Show Theatre can accommodate 400 people. The theatre got a makeover and new name in 2015. It had gone through several incarnations after beginning life as Simon Cabaret.
Miracle Cabaret Chiang Mai: #177, Chang Phuak Rd., A. Muang, Chiang Mai 50300 | Open: 20:00-21:30 (Daily) | Ticket Prices: 800-1,000 B | Showtime: 20:30 (Daily) | Tel: +66 53 216 116-8 | Website | Facebook
The theatre staging the original Chiang Mai Cabaret Show enjoys a prime location in Anusarn Market. The cast of performers dressed in outrageous costumes keeps audiences enthralled with a collection of routines covering everything from imitations of famous people to fantasy spectaculars enacted to world music. The show of strength skit is a visual testament to the fact beauty can be combined with power.
Chiang Mai Cabaret Show: – Anusarn Market, A. Muang, Chiang Mai 50100 | Ticket Price: 350 B | Showtime: 21:30 (Daily) | Tel: +66 85 249 9204 | Website | Facebook
The Ram Bar is nowadays Chiang Mai’s best known gay bar and is in the middle of the mini-gay district on Charoen Prathet Road Soi 6. Although not a theatre in the true sense of the word, the ladyboy and burlesque male performers lay on cabaret to rival that of other popular Thai cabaret shows. The Ram’s shows boast a mixture of dance, fun and burlesque. The audience is usually a mix of gay and straight. Added bonuses at the Ram Bar are a convivial atmosphere and a full list of drinks.
Ram Bar: #48, Soi 6, Charoen Prathet Rd, T. Chang Khlan, Chiang Mai 50300 | Open: 18:00-00:30 (Daily) | Showtime: 22:30 (Fri, Sat) | Tel: +66 85 034 5607 | Website | Facebook
When 6ixcret welcomed its first audience in mid-2018, it added a high adrenalin option to Chiang Mai’s ladyboy cabaret shows. 6ixcret’s cast of consummate professionals are talented and put on audience interactive shows which have won rave reviews. The shows at 6ixcret begin at 21:30 every evening. Admission is free, but patrons are required to order a minimum of two drinks to watch the performances.
6ixcret Show: #86-86/1, Sridonchai Rd, T. Chang Khlan, Chiang Mai 50300 | Open: 18:00-24:00 (Daily) | Showtime: 19:30 | Tel: +66 80 679 6897 | Website | Facebook