Upcoming Events and Festivals in Thailand - 2015

Events and Festivals in Thailand - 2015

Every month there are many Thailand festivals being celebrated throughout the country. Following are list for upcoming event happening at Thailand :-

March +

Makha Bucha Day, 2015:

Makha Bucha Day is an important public holiday in Thailand, which commemorates the event where 1,250 of the Lord Buddha’s disciples spontaneously gathered to hear him preach. Makha Bucha Day usually falls in February or March, but like many Buddhist holidays the exact date varies depending on the lunar cycle.

Date: March 4, 2015

Makha Bucha Day, 2015

National Elephant Day, 2015:

In Thailand, March 13 is designated as a National Elephant Day to highlight the importance of the Thai elephant in Thai history and culture. It’s a day where special events take place at various zoos and elephant parks throughout Thailand.

Date: March 13, 2015

National Elephant Day, 2015

National Muay Thai Day, 2015:

In Thailand, March 17 is the day when those involved in Thai boxing (Muay Thai) celebrating a hero of the sport. Boxer’s Day isn’t a public holiday, but there are commemorative events at various Muay Thai stadiums and training camps.

Date: March 17, 2015

National Muay Thai Day, 2015

Pattaya International Music Festival, 2015:

The Pattaya International Music Festival is one of the biggest international beach music festivals in Thailand. The event happens along Pattaya beach road in Chon Buri. Audiences will be fun by various music genres including pop, rock, hip-hop and R’n'B, Also, both Thai and foreigner music lovers almost a thousand every year can enjoy the different styles of music including International Music, Asian Music and Thai Music.

Date: March 20 To 24, 2015

Pattaya International Music Festival, 2015

February +

Chinese New Year:

Chinese New Year begins with the new moon and is the biggest festival in the Chinese calendar. As throughout the region, Thailand's Chinese community celebrate this occasion in grand fashion.

Date: 19-February-2015

Chiang Mai Flower Festival:

The Flower Festival in Chiang Mai is an annual event held in February during the first weekend of the month. The city is all dressed up in vibrant colors of electric orange, various shades of pink, purple and even white.

Date: 4-February 2015 To 5-February-2015

Trang Underwater Wedding Festival:

Trang Underwater Wedding Festival is held on 14 February of each year. Every year hundreds of brides and grooms from many countries come to south Thailand for this unique event, with traditional Thai wedding ceremonies, lavish processions and beach parties, plus an underwater declaration of marriage vows at Koh Kradan.

Date: 12-February-2015 To 14-February-2015

King Mengrai Annual Festival:

The King Mengrai Annual Festival is held from January 23 to February 1 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.

Date: 23-January-2015 To 1-February-2015

Dok Siew Blooming Festival:

  • Thai Phu Kao's perfromance.
  • Seeing Siew (Chongko) flowers blooming and fogs.

Date: 13-February-2015 To 15-February-2015

International Kite Festival:

The kite flying season takes place between February and April when winds move in from the Gulf of Thailand.

Date: Mid February-2015 To April-2015

January +

New Year’s Day 2015:

01 January 2015 is the first day of the new year according to the Gregorian calendar. Thailand has its traditional festival for their new year in April, but January 1 has also become a time to celebrate. Most people will enjoy this as a long weekend because New Year’s Eve (also a holiday) is on the Monday preceding.

Date: Thursday, 01 January, 2015

Children’s Day 2015:

In Thailand, the second Saturday in January is designated as Wan Dek (Children’s Day). It’s a day when children receive gifts from family members and are generally treated with even more affection than normal.

Date: Saturday, 10 January, 2015

Bor Sang Umbrella Festival:

The Bo Sang Umbrella & Sankampang Handicrafts Festival is held during 15 - 17 January. The festival venue is Ban Bo Sang, Sankampang, where the village's central road is used to host a ‘street fair'.

Date: Thursday, 15 to 17 January, 2015

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