Top events in Thailand

December
31

The largest New Year celebration in Northern Thailand, Chiang Mai's New Year Countdown revolves around good food with a large food festival with...

December
31

Phuket is one of the prettiest places in Asia to see in the New Year, a great celebration that attracts a good mix of visitors from all over the...

January
01

One of the biggest boat shows in the region, PIMEX is a glitzy event that showcases the latest products from the boating world including a range...

Thailand Public Holidays

Below are Public Holidays for the January 2014-December 2015 period.

Public holiday note

Buddhist festivals are declared according to local astronomical observations and it is not possible to forecast the date of their occurrence exactly.

2016

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2016
January
11
Makha Bucha Day
Start date:
11 January 2016
April
06
Chakri Day
Start date:
6 April 2016
April
13
Songkran (Thai New Year)
Start date:
13 April 2016
End date:
15 April 2016
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2016
May
05
Coronation Day
Start date:
5 May 2016
May
20
Visakha Bucha Day
Start date:
20 May 2016
June
19
Asarnha Bucha Day
Start date:
19 June 2016
July
01
Mid Year Bank Holiday
Start date:
1 July 2016

Observed only by banks.

August
12
HM The Queen's Birthday
Start date:
12 August 2016
October
23
Chulalongkorn Day
Start date:
23 October 2016
December
05
HM The King's Birthday
Start date:
5 December 2016
December
10
Constitution Day
Start date:
10 December 2016
December
31
New Year's Eve
Start date:
31 December 2016

2017

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2017
February
13
Makha Bucha Day
Start date:
13 February 2017
April
06
Chakri Day
Start date:
6 April 2017
April
13
Songkran (Thai New Year)
Start date:
13 April 2017
End date:
15 April 2017
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2017
May
05
Coronation Day
Start date:
5 May 2017
May
10
Visakha Bucha Day
Start date:
10 May 2017
July
01
Mid Year Bank Holiday
Start date:
1 July 2017
July
10
Asarnha Bucha Day
Start date:
10 July 2017
August
12
HM The Queen's Birthday
Start date:
12 August 2017
October
23
Chulalongkorn Day
Start date:
23 October 2017
December
05
HM The King's Birthday
Start date:
5 December 2017
December
10
Constitution Day
Start date:
10 December 2017
December
31
New Year's Eve
Start date:
31 December 2017
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