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February

 
Chinese New Year
 
Chinese New Year
Chinese New Year starts with the New Moon on the first day of the New Year and is the biggest social occasion in the Chinese calendar It is celebrated with gusto amongst Thailand’s sizeable Chinese community .. read more
 
 
Makha Bucha Day - Public Holiday
 
Makha Bucha Day - Public Holiday
Makha Bucha Day, which falls on the full moon of the third lunar month, commemorates the Buddha’s ordaining of 1,250 monks who had arrived unannounced from afar only seven months .. read more
 
 

March

 
Thao Thep Kasattri and Thao Sisunthon Fair
 
Thao Thep Kasattri and Thao Sisunthon Fair
Thao Thep Kasattri and Thao Sisunthon Fair is held on March 13 every year to commemorate the two great heroines who rallied the Thalang people to repel Burmese invaders .. read more
 
 
Laguna Phuket Sea Turtle
Conservation Ceremony
 
Laguna Phuket Sea Turtle Conservation Ceremony
Since 1994, Laguna Phuket has held this event within its complex to raise funds for the sea turtle conservation programs run by the Royal Thai Navy and Phuket Marine Biological Centre .. read more
 
 

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Songkran Festival (Public Holidays)
 
Songkran Festival (Public Holidays)
Songkran (Thai New Year). Also known as the Water Festival. Held during the driest months in Thailand, Songkran is celebrated by Thais throughout the country by pouring – traditionally only a little .. read more
 
 

May

 
Seafood Festival
 
Seafood Festival
Seafood Festival, held around May yearly, is designed to publicise the delicious seafood of Phuket and attract visitors during the rainy season .. read more
 
 
Phuket Celebrity Golf Tour
 
Phuket Celebrity Golf Tour
The tour will take place 26-29 May in Patong. This is a unique event where players of all handicaps can play a round of golf with celebrities from the UK’s top-class football, snooker and entertainment worlds .. read more
 
 

September

 
Phuket Vegetarian Festival
 
Phuket Vegetarian Festival
This festival is an annual event held during the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar, which normally falls in late September or early October. Though the origins of the festival are unclear .. read more
 
 

November

 
Tourist Season Opening Festival
 
Tourist Season Opening Festival
Tourist Season Opening Festival , starting from November 1, is usually called the Patong Carnival, from the place where celebrations occur. Colorful parades, sports events .. read more
 
 
Loi Krathong
 
Loi Krathong
Loi Krathong takes place on the night of the full moon in November and is the most magical of all Thai Festivals. Small lotus-shaped boats woven from banana leaves, called krathongs, are floated on water .. read more
 
 

December

 
Laguna Phuket Triathlon
 
Laguna Phuket Triathlon
Southeast Asia’s premier multi-sport event, the Laguna Phuket Triathlon, presented by Thai Airways International, the Tourism Authority of Thailand and Herbalife, is now in its 15th year .. read more
 
 
 
 
 
     
 
 
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