Lao Cai is known by near and far visitors not only by the beautiful scenery, but also fairs attracting tourists as Sa Pa love market or Bac Ha cultural market. Fair in Muong Khuong is also a market system with many unique and distinctive characters reflecting a clear way, the most active ethnic minorities culture here.
Cao Sơn Market
Cao Son Market is meeting on Wednesday morning. This is the fair of the ethnic minorities living in Cao Son Commune, Muong Khuong district. Like other markets, Cao Son market has divided into small areas include the area of food, agricultural products and items of local Brocade. This is a famous bazaar of a large Cao Son region.
Lung Khau Nhin Market
Typically, market is meeting on Thursday morning. Come to the fair visitors will have the opportunity to participate in a most famous fair atmosphere in Muong Khuong with full of agricultural products by local people, and there are dishes visitors can enjoy at the market as a Coc Ngu corn wine, Thang Co and many other appealing dishes awaiting guests.
Ta Gia Khau Market
Ta Gia Khau usually meets on Friday morning. Fairs is taken place around a hill with an area of only a few hundred square meters but full convergence from agricultural goods to the food, brocade goods. Especially here, tourists can see the green vegetables by local people to sell, it looks attractive.
Pha Long Market
Pha Long Market is meeting every Saturday morning. This market is not only fair to serve the Pha Long people but also attract People from neighboring commune as Din Chin, Ta Ngai, Ta Gia Khau. The market focus a lot of items diversed in design categories, especially the Brocade booth. Pha Long is not only fair, visitors here also have the opportunity to participate Gau Tao festival taken place in the spring of the new year.
Muong Khuong Market
Muong Khuong Market is the largest market of the district on Sunday morning. Muong Khuong Market is full of market areas, in which most particularly market is nightingale market. Nightingale market is concentrated in a small street of Muong Khuong but focus a lot of nightingale from all walks gathered here. Moreover this market has bird cages, the craft products from hand made local people as well as the preferred food for nightingales. Muong Khuong Market is a place to meet of Hmong and exchange feelings with each other after a week of hard, enthusiastically work.
Muong Khuong market system is not only a place of exchange and trade goods, but also a place for cultural exchange as well as labor and production experience of the local people.