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Festival dates

The dates of some events and festivals in Thailand aren’t always confirmed until much nearer the time. We will add details of more events when the dates are known.

December 2023

Vijit Chao Phraya, Bangkok

1-31 December
Wat Aruna and IconSiam are among the locations for Vijit Chao Phraya. The event in Bangkok takes place throughout December with light-and-sound shows, fireworks, projection mappings, and cultural performances. Vijit Chao Phraya will culminate on New Year’s Eve with the ‘Amazing Thailand Countdown 2024’.
More details

River Kwai Bridge Festival and Red Cross Fair, Kanchanaburi

8-17 December

King Bhumibol Birthday Commemoration Day

5 December, 2023
Public holiday
Also celebrated as Father’s Day and National Day.

Thailand Biennale, Chiang Rai

9 December 2023 to 30 April 2024
More details

Constitution Day

10 December, 2023
Public holiday

New Year’s Eve

31 December, 2023
Public holiday

January 2024

New Year’s Day

1 January, 2024
Public holiday

Thailand International Boat Show, Phuket

11-14 January, 2024

Children’s Day

13 January, 2024

Bo Sang Umbrella and Sankhampaeng Handicrafts Festival, Chiang Mai

19-21 January, 2024 (dates to be confirmed)

February 2024

Chiang Mai Flower Festival

2-4 February, 2024

Chinese Lunar New Year

10 February, 2024

Makha Bucha Day

24 February, 2024
public holiday

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