Thailand Festivals January 2016

December 29, 2015 By Richard
Hmong children in their village. Doi Pui, Chiang Mai

A List Of Thailand Festivals January 2016

Thailand Festivals January 2016. 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.

Thailand Festivals January 2016

Flora Park Festival

When: 1 November 2015 – 31 March 2016

Where: Wang Nam Keaw District, Nakhon Ratchasima

The festival will showcase more than 100,000 flowers of over 20 different species, on a 360 degree angle viewpoint with the spectacular vertical garden. Over 5,000 English roses of 400 species will be arranged beautifully across the landscape. Event will be held on an area of over 50 rai at Khao Phaeng Ma, Wang Nam Keaw district, Nakhon Ratchasima province.

Thailand Festivals January 2016

Lop Buri Sunflower Blooming Festival

When: 1 November 2015 – 31 January 2016

Where: Lopburi

Festival open around November till December of every year because it is the period when the sunflowers are in full bloom. The festival highlights include photography, scenic, train / bicycle in the sunflower field, the distribution of OTOP products, such as tours of soldiers living in the wild for recreational boating, tires, etc.

Thailand Festivals January 2016

Phu Ruea Flower Festival

When: 1 December 2015 – 31 January 2016

Where: Phu Ruea District, Loei

Sea of Fog and Beautiful Flower Blossom on Phu Ruea is held on the ground in front of Phu Ruea District Office during the New Year Festival, around December – January every year. Activities in the festival comprise of a temperate plant fair, floral float parade, temperate flowers and decorative plants contests, Mae Khaning evening party, dances in the winter breeze, and Phu Ruea agricultural produce for sale.

Thailand Festivals January 2016

Sing Buri Fish-Eating and Red Cross Fair

When: 15 December 2015 – 3 January 2016

Where: Singburi

Being close to many natural water ways, Sing Buri is well known for abundant fish particularly the Mae La catfish. The province is also where the Khrua Hua Pa recipe originated. The fair features some of Song Buris best culinary creation, usually held in late December each year.

Thailand Festivals January 2016

Chiang Rai Flower Festival

When: 24 December 2015 – 31 January 2016

Where: Tung and Khom Park, Chiang Rai

Chiang Rai Flower Festival has flower exhibition, the Miss Thinn Thai Ngarm competition, agricultural exhibition and music shows. In additional there are the contest decorative plants and flower and local products fair.

Thailand Festivals January 2016

Sakura Blossom Festival at Doi Mae Salong

When: 28 December 2015 – 2 January 2016

Where: Doi Mae Salong, Chiang Rai

Enjoy drinking with tea from Doi Mae Salong and enjoy watching Nang Phaya Sua Krong is the same as Sakura Blossoming extend through Doi Maesalong and along on the side road.

Thailand Festivals January 2016

Blossom flowers at Mo Hin Khao

When: 30 December 2015 – 1 January 2016

Where: Mo Hin Khao, Mueang District, Chaiyaphum

The event features mini-marathon activity, mountain bike race, riding horse to visit the rock park, planting a tree in honor for H.M.the King, drawing and photographing, concert, New Year party and offering color sticky rice to monks in the morning.

Thailand Festivals January 2016

Red Cross and Winter Festival

When: 30 December 2015 – 12 January 2016

Where: Chiangmai

Red Cross Fair and Winter festival is the premier event are held at the end of the local harvest season. It is an exhibition agriculture fair from farmers & locals. Besides agricultural fair, visitor will enjoy the beauty queen contest, music, and shop for low-priced goods from factories. Furthermore, appreciate the invaluable arts in the local shows and concerts.

Thailand Festivals January 2016

Count Down @ Central world Bangkok

When: 31 December 2015 – 1 January 2016

Where: Central World, Bangkok

Central World, Ratchaprasong Road, Bangkok, The biggest and most famous countdown festival in Bangkok happens at Central World. The participants can experience spectacular light and sound shows and live on-stage performances by popular local artists in front of Central World Square. Also, they can enjoy the beer garden, lucky draws and countdown with other countries around the world on large-screen projections.

Thailand Festivals January 2016

Cross Year Prayer for New Year

When: 31 December 2015 – 1 January 2016

Where: Participated temples in Bangkok

Let’s sending away the old year in Thai style and welcome the new year in Buddhist way with praying and maditation together with listening to sermon. And you can join the clap the Gong for welcoming the New Year in Bangkok. There are more than 50 temples participate the activity such as Wat Thep Lila from Bang Kapi district, Wat Phra Sri Mahathat from Bang Khean district, Wat Sraket Ratcha Woramahawihan from Pom Prab Satru Pai district, Wat Rachatiwat Ratcha Worawihan from Dusit district, at Phra Chetupol Wimol Mangkalaram Ratcha Woramahawihan from Phra Nakhon district, Wat Mahathat Yuwaratcharangsarit from Phra Nakhon district, Wat Tri Mitre Wittayaram Worawihan from Samphanthawong district and Wat Yannawa from Sathon district etc.

Thailand Festivals January 2016

Pattaya New Year Countdown Celebrations

When: 31 December 2015 – 1 January 2016

Where: Bali Hai Pier, Pattaya

Pattaya Countdown is taken place at Bali Hai Pier with the longest New Years celebrations in Thailand. The long festivities will begin on Christmas day with Christmas tree decorating followed by fireworks over the bay. There are a fair all week long with merchants selling delicious foods from all regions of Thailand as well as souvenirs and craft which is set up all along beach road. There are also many concerts from famous Thai artists and celebrities.

Thailand Festivals January 2016

Thailand Countdown 2015

When: 31 December 2015 – 1 January 2016

Where: Throughout Thailand

Help ring in the New Year and have a great time with traditional Thai activities by making New Year wishes in Bangkok or elsewhere throughout the kingdom with a roster full of entertainment and activities; such as, cultural performances, laser shows, and fireworks – free!! Then on 1 January, the Thai people will make merit at the temple, which is a tradition of requesting for a prosperous year ahead.

Thailand Festivals January 2016

Watching the First Sun Rise in Siam

When: 31 December 2015 – 1 January 2016

Where: Pha Chana Dai, Ubon Ratchathani

Send off the sun into the sky and welcome the New Year before anyone else in the country, agro and ecotourism, cruise along the Mekong River, countdown, local folk and cavemen’s lifestyle performances, making merit to welcome the New Year.

Thailand Festivals January 2016

Pai Reggae & Ska Music Festival

When: 7 – 9 January 2016

Where: View Point, Pai District, Mae Hong Son

Pai Reggae & Ska Music Festival s Celebrate 10th Anniversary. Visitor will meet with many activities inside the Festivals such as Roots, Rasta, Reggae, Riddim, Ska Club, Dub Academy, Roots Yard, Dance Hall, Drum Circle, Fire Dance, Tipi Camp, Bonfire, Indy Market, Gypsy Music, Art Symposium, Balloon, Vegon Food, Living Energy, Food & Drinks and more !!

Thailand Festivals January 2016

Bor Sang Umbrella Festival

When: 15 – 17 January 2016

Where: Bor Sang Village, Chiang Mai

This annual event celebrates Bor Sang village’s reputation as the community that creates Thailand’s most famous umbrellas made from Saa paper. During the three-day festival, streets are illuminated by lanterns, while hundreds of umbrellas are hung from the rafters and beams of houses and shops. Bands play, while villagers compete to design the year’s most attractive umbrella. Concerts, a food festival and beauty contest all compete for the attention of the audience, a mix of both tourists and residents, who gather to celebrate Bor Sang’s innovative handicraft skills.

Thailand Festivals January 2016

Phor Khun Ramkhamhaeng’s Day Festival

When: 17 January 2016

Where: Sukhothai

Phor Khun Ramkhamhaeng’s Day Festival, annually held on January. It honors of the Great King of Sukhothai Kingdom. People will visit to the Monument of Phor Khun Ramkamhaeng the Great for praising Phor Khun Ramkhamhaeng. People will make merit and present food to a Buddhist priest. At the night, there are merry making and many shows that all people can enjoy. There are fireworks too.

Thailand Festivals January 2016

Khon Kaen International Marathon

When: 24 January 2016

Where: Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen

The 11th Khon Kaen International Marathon is open to everyone from professionals to fun runners under a range of race and age categories. It will feature a 42.195 km (26 mile) full marathon for participants of 18 years or above, a 21.1 km (13.1 mile) half marathon for participants of 16 years or above, an 11.55 km (7.17 mile) mini marathon for participants of 12 years or above, and a 4.5 km (2.79 mile) fun run.

Thailand Festivals January 2016

King Mengrai Annual Festival

When: 26 January – 4 February 2016

Where: Provincial Stadium, Chiang Rai

The King Mengrai Annual Festival is held on Early-February at the provincial stadium in Chiang Rai’s Muang district. It features a variety of products for sale including many local handicrafts. Other entertainment on offer includes beauty contests and various games for everyone to enjoy.

Thailand Festivals January 2016

The North Face 100 Thailand

When: 30 January 2016

Where: Pak Chong District, Nakhon Ratchasima

The North Face 100 Thailand is part of eight Asia – Pacific countries challenging runners to the 100km ultra distance. The competition offers a distance for everyone including; 100km solo, 100km duo which is run in pairs, 50km each, 50km solo, 25km run, and a 10km run.

Thailand Festivals January 2016

Siam tulips in Suphan Buri

When: December 2015 – January 2016

Where: Agricultural Occupation Promotion and Development Centre, Suphan Buri

Fifteen strains of Siam tulip, or krajiao, are in full bloom this time of the year. Apart from enjoying the beauty of Siam tulips and posing for pictures in the centre’s big field, visitors can buy various…

Thailand Festivals January 2016