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Thailand Holidays
Thailand Holiday
JAN
1

NEW YEAR'S DAY

FEB
MAR
-

MAKHA BUCHA DAY

Buddhist holiday which takes place annually on the night of the full moon during the third lunar month of the year.

APR
6

CHAKRI MEMORIAL DAY

Honoring the dynasty of the reigning royal family.

APR
13-15

SONGKRAN DAY

Traditional Thai new year

MAY
-

ROYAL PLOUGHING CEREMONY

To honor farming season; date determined by royal astrologer.

MAY
-

VISAKHA PUJA DAY

Commemorates the Buddha's birth, enlightenment and death

MAY
1

LABOR DAY

MAY
5

CORONATION DAY

Commemorating the coronation of present King of Thailand.

JUL
-

ASALHA PUJA DAY

Buddhist observance commemorating the Buddha's first discourse, the Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta

JUL
-

KHAO PHANSA DAY

beginning of Buddhist lent on first waning moon of 8th lunar month.

AUG
12

HM THE QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY (NOTHER'S DAY)

OCT
23

CHULALONGKORN MEMORIAL DAY

Commemorates the passing of King Chulalongkorn in 1910

DEC
5

KING'S BIRTHDAY (FATHER'S DAY)

Commemorates the birthday of King Bhumibol Adulyadej in 1927. Also observed as National Day and National Father's Day

DEC
10

Constitution Day

Commemorates the promulgation of the first permanent constitution in 1932.

DEC
31

New Year's Eve