Kanchanaburi Festivals

River Kwai Bridge Week

Each year, late November and/or early December, the world famous bridge becomes the focal point of celebrations. Highlights include exhibitions and historical and archaeological displays;a carnival featuring sideshows, roundabouts, folk entertainment and cultural performances: rides on trains hauled by World War ll vintage steam locomotives; and a nightly light and sound and sound presentation re-enacting the Bridge’s Second World War history, including an Allied Bombing raid.