Loy Krathong Festival

Loy Krathong Festival – November

Loy Krathong Festival - Is held on the full moon of the 12th month in the traditional Thai lunar calendar. In the western calendar this usually falls in November. “Loi” means “to float”. “Krathong” is a raft about a handspan in diameter traditionally made from a section of banana tree trunk (although modern-day versions use [...]
Phuket Vegetarian Festival

Phuket Vegetarian Festival – September/October

Phuket Vegetarian Festival A colourful event held over a nine day period in late September/early October, this celebrates the Chinese community’s belief that abstinence from meat and various stimulants during the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar will help them obtain good health and peace of mind. Though the origins of the festival are [...]
Songkran Festival

Songkran Festival – April 13th – 15th

April Songkran: 13th – 15th Beginning on the 13th of April Thai people all over the country celebrate the Thai New Year, the most important holiday on the Thai calendar. The holiday is best known for revellers playfully splashing water on each other and dabing scented powder on each others faces as a new year [...]