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Festivals in Thailand
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The date and time of the following festivals in some provinces may be changed as a result of the weather or the postponement by the organising host of the events. Please check the date and time again before travelling. Tourism Authority of Thailand provides tourist information centre at call centre 1672 or 0 2250 5500.
Pang Sida Butterfly Watching Festival

Pang Sida Butterfly Watching Festival

When: May - July 2017

Where: Pang Sida National Park, Mueang District, Sa Kaeo

Let's join more than 300 species of butterfly watching, the butterfly exhibition and butterfly watching demonstration by officers from Pang Sida National Park, camping activity, sleep in tents and play Pang Sida waterfall. Besides, you can go hiking to study the forest, take the memorable pictures at the 25th km. scenic point.

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Samed In love

When: 3 June 2017

Where: Koh Samed, Rayong

Samed in Love Music Festival is held on the powdery sand beach of Sai Kaew Beach, in this theme is "Luv Us Luv Earth", calling all music lovers to chill and have fun with popular Thai artists including Scrubb, Tattoo Colour, Somkiat, Paradox, Slot Machine, Joey Boy, and many more.

Laguna Phuket International Marathon

Laguna Phuket International Marathon

When: 4 June 2017

Where: Laguna Beach Resort, Phuket

The Phuket International Marathon is a race in which anyone can participate as it features five different achievable courses for you to choose from. The races include a full marathon (42.195 kms), half marathon (21.097 kms), fun run (10.5 kms), community walk (5 kms), and kids’ run (2 kms). The topography of Phuket provides participants with the challenge of running flat sections as well as ones involving rolling hills and, at the same time, runners can enjoy the beautiful scenery as the courses take in villages, rubber plantations, and beaches. Highlight: Not only are there the runs but there is also a ‘Pasta Party’ on the eve of the event at which you can stock up on the carbohydrate to provide you with the energy for the race, as well as the opportunity to meet fellow runners.

City Pillar Shrine Ceremony at Samut Sakhon

City Pillar Shrine Ceremony at Samut Sakhon

When: 11 - 15 June 2017

Where: City Pillar Shrine of Samut Sakhon’s Dam, Samut Sakhon

City Pillar Shrine Ceremony held annually in June, City Pillar Shrine is a centre of the heart of the fishermen in Samut Sakhon, so every time before sailing off, they have to pay respect and light a firework in front of the city pillar shrine for good luck. In the festival, visitor will be join in the worship and seeing the great city pillar shrine parade not only at the land but also in water and the entertainment.

Baba Wedding Festival

Baba Wedding Festival

When: 16 - 17 June 2017

Where: Phuket

The Baba Wedding is annual festival by Peranakan Association for celebration of Peranakan culture and is intended to promote the island as a wedding and honeymoon destination. The event there is a magnificent parade was set to commemorate the couples' wedding along Thalang Road.

Khao Pratabchang Trail 2016

Khao Pratabchang Trail 2017

When: 18 June 2017

Where: Ban Chom Bueng Literary Botanical Garden, Ratchaburi

Let the first trail running of Thailand this is the first trail running of you. Khao Pratabchang Trail is formerly known as cross-country running at Ban Chom Bueng Literary Botanical Garden, Khao Pratabchang, Chombueng District, Ratchaburi. Race category provide run 32 km, run 21 km, run 10 km, walk & run 3 km (no competition) and kid run 2 km.

Save Koh Tao Festival

Save Koh Tao Festival

When: 18 - 19 June 2017

Where: Koh Tao, Suratthani

Koh Tao Festival is back together again this year for their annual festival to conserve our environment, such as cycling activity, underwater clean up to keep our sea clean and releasing sea turtle and giant clams back to the oceans.

Lanna Expo 2016

Lanna Expo 2017

When: 23 June - 2 July 2017

Where: Chiang Mai

Lanna Expo 2016 will be organized under the concept: “Lanna health & wellness” at Chiang Mai International Exhibition and Convention Center, hoping to boost local entrepreneurs’ competitiveness following the opening of the ASEAN Economic Community. The expo will offer visitors various types of products and services, including tourism products, industrial crafts and health services. There will also be exhibitions showcasing the potential of entrepreneurs in the Upper Northern Provincial Cluster in various aspects, along with academic seminars.

Phi Ta Khon Festival

Phi Ta Khon Festival

When: 24 - 26 July 2017

Where: Dan Sai District, Loei

Phi Ta Khon is a type of masked procession celebrated on the first day of a three-day Buddhist merit making holiday known in Thai as “Boon PraWate”. The annual famous festival takes place on the second or third weekend in Juneat a village of Dan Sai, Loei Province. The festival is held to worship spirits, the protectors of the village, and to ask for plentiful rain for the coming farming season. Phi Ta Khon is paraded by young men who wear huge masks made from carved coconut-tree trunks, topped with wicker work and sticky-rice steamers, and dress as ghosts to parade a sacred Buddha image. The procession is marked by a lot of music and dancing. In addition, on the second day of the festival, the villagers gather at Wat Ponchai to listen to the messages of the thirteen sermons of Prince Vessandorn recited by the local monks.

Sunthon Phu Day

Sunthon Phu Day

When: 26 June 2017

Where: Sunthon Phu Monument, Rayong

Sunthon Phu Day held annually on 26 June to commemorate the Thailand's great poet Sunthon Phu, the royal poet in the reign of King Rama II, the fair features light and sound presentation, fountain with light and sound presentation with the recitation of the poet's biography.

Chiang Mai Mangoes and Best Products Fair

Chiang Mai Mangoes and Best Products Fair

When: June 2017

Where: Chiang Mai

This is the best of mangoes from Chiang Mai Mango Farmers Network and more than 10,000 people are expected to visit the fair and partake in one Thailand’s favorite fruits. Chiang Mai Mangoes and Best Products Fair held annually at Chiang Mai City Hall to promote agricultural products of Chiang Mai. In addition to fresh mangoes there will be processed mangoes including dried fruit, and other innovations in agriculture. The fair will give local farmers the chance to market their high quality mangoes directly to the public and will feature a mango yield contest, booths selling high quality locally grown mangoes and other local products from Chiang Mai.

The Dok Krachiao Blossom Festival

Dok Krachiao Blossom Festival

When: June - August 2017

Where: Pa Hin Ngam National Park, Thep Sathit District, Chaiyaphum

The Siam Tulip, or Dok Krachiao, flower comes in to full bloom in the early part of the rainy season from June to August. During these months, the fields of Pa Hin Ngam National Park in Thep Sathit district and Sai Thong National Park in Nong Bua Ra Haew district will be blanketed with the exceptional beauty of these pinkish-purple flowers. Every year, the Chaiyaphum province in cooperation with the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) are joining hands to organise a range of fun-filled activities including special sightseeing tours to see the fields of the pinkish Krachiao flowers and the rock garden, music concerts, trekking tours in the two National Parks and also booths selling local indigenous One-Tambon-One-Products (OTOP) items of Chaiyaphum province.

Kaeng Hin Phoeng Whitewater Rafting Festival

Kaeng Hin Phoeng Whitewater Rafting Festival

When: June - October 2017

Where: Kaeng Hin Phoeng, Prachinburi

Whitewater Rafting at Kaeng Hin Phoeng Festival is held annually around June to October. During this time, the water level is high, providing a faster flow, cleaner rapids, and generally less hazardous conditions. In the event, there is a rafting competition and an economical whitewater rafting competition at Kaeng Hin Phoeng.

Prachin Buri Agricultural Products Fair

Prachin Buri Agricultural Products Fair

When: June - July 2017

Where: Muang Prachin Buri, Prachinburi

You will see the market of fruits, vegetables, plants, agricultural products and OTOP products. Let's see quality fruit, giant fruit, longest vegetable, flower garden contest and also beautiful farmer contest. Besides, there are agriculture decorated car parade and demonstration activities.

Rayong Fruit Festival

Rayong Fruit Festival

When: June 2017

Where: Tapong Fruit Market, Rayong

Rayong is heaven for fruit lovers. During the festival, you can enjoy the sight, the taste and some spending on the quality tropical fruits of Thailand. There are also fruit procession, Miss Fruit Orchard beauty pageant, fruit eating competition, fruit basket arrangement competition, papaya salad cooking contest and cultural performances. More than top 30 restaurants in the province as well as fruit farmers present their best products in the festival.