Festivals in Thailand

Highest Recommended Festivals (Besides ETT standard tour availability)
S.no Name of Festival/Fair Festival Day/Dates
1 New Year Day 1st January
2 Chiang Mai Flower Festival 7th - 9th February
3 Chinese New year 25th January
4 Makabucha Day 9th February
5 Songkran Festival 13th - 16th April
6 Asahna Bucha Day 5th - 6th July
7 Buddhist Lent Day and Candle festival 6th July
8 Buffalo Racing Day in Chonburi 29th October
9 Vegetarian festival 16th - 25th October
10 Commemorating the passing of HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX) 13th October
11 Loykratong and Yi Peng Festival 1st November
12 Monkey Banquet Festival 29th November
13 King Bhumibol Birthday Commemoration Day 07th December
14 New year’s Eve 31st December

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