This is from TATnews website about Chiang Mai Flower Festival 2014 which will be held during7 to 9 February. This festival will take place at Suan Buak Hat in Mueang district, the 38th Chiang Mai Flower Festival will turn the park into an open-air exhibition venue where local and international visitors can marvel at a magnificent tapestry of floral splendor that blankets the land. Elsewhere in the city, there can be found beautiful displays of various kinds of blooming flowers, including the Damask Rose, which is a variety found only in Chiang Mai.
One of the festival’s highlights is the parade of elaborately-decorated flower floats at the opening ceremony, to be held on 8 February, 2014. The procession starts from Nawarat Bridge and going along Thapae Road, Kotchasarn Road and Changlor Road, before turning into Arak Road and concluding at Suan Buak Hat. The floral floats compete to find the most beautiful and creative display, and the best float for cultural preservation receives a trophy.
Other highlights include several kinds of plant and flowers competitions, Miss Flower and Miss Flower Blooming Beauty Contest, agricultural exhibitions, plant and flower sales, mini garden landscaping, local product fair and mini concerts. Activity times during the three-day event at Suan Buak Hat are from 09.00 to 24.00 hrs.