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Phi Ta Khon Festival 2018
Where: Loei, Thailand
When:  Saturday, June 16, 2018 - Monday, June 18, 2018
 
Dan Sai is located in Loei region in North East Thailand near Laos’s border. The town celebrates, every year, from end June – start July (the 6th or 7th lunar month, different dates) a three days of attractive local festival. The festival’s roots come from local legends on demons and ghosts.   The festival combines the joy spirit with the fear from the unknown that is presented by figures of demons and ghosts. Other version claims that according to local legend, the root of the festival is about the last days of...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Pattaya Marathon 2018
Where: Pattaya, Thailand
When:  Sunday, July 15, 2018 - Sunday, July 15, 2018
 
Pattaya, which is located 165 km south east Bangkok, holds a Marathon, every year in mid July. In addition to the 42 km Marathon, more races take place: Half Marathon on 21 km course, Quarter Marathon on 10.5 km course and 3.5 Km course. Thousands of participants, local and guests from other countries compete in the races. Due to the numerous visitors during the Marathon and the high demand for accommodations it is recommended to check hotel rates and book rooms well in advance. The marathon's information,...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Por Tor - The Chinese Hungry Ghost Events 2018
Where: Phuket, Thailand
When:  Saturday, August 11, 2018 - Sunday, September 9, 2018
 
The Ghost Festival falls on the 15th day of the 7th lunar month -  25 August 2018. The residents of Phuket honor the traditions of the Chinese minority who leave on the island. The acknowledgment of the local Chinese culture created a civil tolerance between the two nations that allows the Chinese to celebrate, every year, the Por-Tor festival.   The events take place during the seventh month of the Chinese calendar (July – August, different dates). The festival symbols the opening of hell’s gates and the...(read more)
 
 
 
 
HM The Queen's Birthday Celebrations (Mothers' Day) 2018
Where: Bangkok, Thailand
When:  Sunday, August 12, 2018 - Sunday, August 12, 2018
 
It seems that there is no nation that honors its royal family as the Thailanders. One of the love and honor gestures is the celebration of the queen’s birthday on August 12th. The celebrations take place all over the country. It is a national holiday and a dies non. The country flags and the pictures of the queen are waved all over Thailand. The most beautiful celebrations are held in Ratchadamnoen Avenue in Bangkok and in the streets near the king’s palace. In the streets that are decorated with colorful decorations,...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Thai Health Songkhla International Marathon 2018
Where: Songkhla, Thailand
When:  Sunday, August 26, 2018 - Sunday, August 26, 2018 - Estimated date !
 
In end August, the streets of Songkhla are ready for the traditional marathons that include full marathon, half marathon, mini half marathon and marathon on wheel chairs. Local participants as well as foreigners compete on the largest monetary award given in Thailand for the winner in a race. The race courses start in the impressive Songkhla Provincial Hall.
 
 
 
 
Dive the Buddha Image into the Water Festival 20178
Where: Phetchabun, Thailand
When:  Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - Tuesday, September 25, 2018
 
The town residents of Phetchabun in north Thailand, 340 km from Bangkok, hold, every year, the Um Phra Dam Nam ceremonies in order to dive the Buddha statue in Pah Sak River. The events are mostly religious ceremonies.   The ceremony of washing the statue is held on the 15th day of the moon decrease, on the 10th month of the Thai lunar calendar. The habit of the statue’s washing is a result from a 400 years old local religion story. According to it, the statue was found in Pah Sak water.   The believers took it to...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Chon Buri (Chonburi) Buffalo Racing 2018
Where: Chon Buri, Thailand
When:  Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - Tuesday, October 23, 2018
 
Chonburi is the capital of the province with the same name. It is located about 100 km east of Bangkok, near Pattaya. The town holds, every year, a unique festival of riding water buffalos contests. The events are held usually a day before the full moon of October. The great mammals are dressed with colored cloths and are decorated with bouquets of flowers.   In addition to the riding contests, other events like contests of the most beautiful buffalo wear, parades and various culture events take place. Pattaya - Online hotel...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Elephant Round-Up in Surin 2018
Where: Surin, Thailand
When:  Saturday, November 17, 2018 - Sunday, November 18, 2018
 
As Thailand mourns the death of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, please check on the festival's website below, if the event is held as planned. Surin, which is located in North East Thailand, holds every year a colorful festival dedicated to elephants. The old festival started in 1960 and is held on the third weekend of November (Saturday – Sunday). The residents of Surin have an ancient tradition of raising and taming elephants as working animals.   In the last years, the economic value of the elephants as...(read more)
 
 
 
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