Festivals in Cambodia

Highest Recommended Festivals (Besides ETT standard tour availability)
S.no Name of Festival/Fair Festival Day/Dates
1 Boon Pee Mai ( New year Day) 1st January
2 Angkor Wat Marathon 18th - 19th January
3 Chinese New year 25th January
4 Makabucha Day 9th February
5 Khmer New Year (Chaul Chnam Thmey) 13th - 16th April
6 Royal Ploughing Ceremony (Pithi Chrat Preah Neanng Korl) 10th May
7 King Norodom Sihamoni's Birthday 14th May
8 Ancestors' Day (Pchum Ben) 16th September
9 National Independence Day 9th November
10 Water Festival (Bonn Om Touk) 30th October - 01 November
11 New year’s Eve 31st December

There are countless fairs, celebrations and festivals in Cambodia each year and travelers planning a trip to Cambodia often have a difficult time deciding which festivals in Cambodia they should experience. All the major festivals of Cambodia are spectacular in their own right, but some are better to include on your tour of Cambodia.