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Festivals In Thailand

As a country rich in culture and tradition, Thailand offers many exciting festivals during the year. It’s no surprise. Every month offers a great chance to celebrate with family , friends and loved ones. There’s plenty for excited visitors from important events such as Songkran, which are held throughout the country to region-specific festivals such as the Surin Elephant Festival.

Thai Festivals

Here are some on the main Festivals celebrated in Thailand:


Yi Peng (Lantern Festival)



Location : Chiang Mai, Thailand
Dates : November 1, 2020



Songkran (The Water Festival)



Dates : 13 April – 15 April, 2020



Phi Ta Khon (Ghost Festival)



Location : Dan Sai, Loei Province, Isan, Thailand
Dates: 26 June – 28 June, 2020



Boon Bang Fai (The Rocket Festival)



Location : Yasothon Province, North-east Thailand
Dates : First Week of May, 2020



Surin Elephant Festival



Location: Surin Province, Isan, Thailand
Dates: 3rd week of November



Wing Kwai (Water Buffalo Racing Festival)



Location: Chonburi Province
Dates: 29 October, 2020



Phuket Vegetarian Festival



Location: Phuket, Thailand
Dates: 16 October – 25 October, 2020



Lopburi Monkey Banquet (Food Festival)



Location: Lopburi, Thailand
Dates: 28 November – 29 November, 2020



Mekong Naga Fireballs



Location: Mekong River
Dates: October – November



Chinese New Year



Dates: 25th February, 2020



Mother’s Day and Father’s Day



Dates: 12th August, Mother’s Day | 5th December, Father’s Day



Candle Festival



Location:Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand
14 July – 15 July, 2020



Thailand is full of music and festivals, with stunning beach breaks and lively city life. All these festivals in Thailand are perfect opportunities to immerse yourself in local culture and to appreciate the rich cultural heritage and traditions of Thailand.

Loy KrathongSongkran

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