Festivals in Thailand

Rub Bua Festival in Bang Phli, Samut Prakan

Over the past 21 years I have traveled all around Thailand and I have seen some really great Thai festivals. I think I have seen all of the major festivals by now. Now I spend a lot of my time looking for the smaller festivals and events that most foreigners haven’t heard about. Below are some of my favourite festivals coming up.


  • January: National Children’s Day
  • until January: Jim Thompson Farm Tour
  • January: Thailand Tourism Festival 2016 at Lumpini Park
  • TBC: Don Chedi Memorial Fair
  • January: Elephant Parade Bangkok 2016 at Lumpini Park
  • January: Mini Light and Sound in Phimai, Nakhon Ratchasima


  • February: Lantern Festival at Katanyu Foundation in Samut Prakan
  • February: Mini Light and Sound Show at Sukhothai Historical Park
  • February: Flora Festival at Royal Park Rajapruek in Chiang Mai
  • February: International Balloon Fiesta in Chiang Rai
  • February: Japanese Film Festival at SF World Cinema, CentralWorld, Bangkok
  • February: Ban Chiang World Heritage Festival
  • February: Old Phuket Town Festival 2016 at Queen Sirikit Park
  • February: Makha Bucha Day
  • February: Makha Puja Hae Pha Khuen That Festival in Nakhon Si Thammarat
  • TBC: King Rama II Memorial Festival in Samut Songkhram
  • Until March: Udon Thani’s Amazing Red Lotus Sea
  • TBC: Satun International Kite Festival
  • TBC: Ban Chiang World Heritage Festival





You may find more events in the archives for Event Posters >> JULY 2017:






You can also see information about all of my latest trips over at Thailand Photo Map.

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