Events & Festivals
Phitsanulok Boat-Racing Festival
Contact Details


TAT Phitsanulok Office TAT Phitsanulok Office


TAT Call Center 1672


+66 5525 2742-3, +66 5525 9907


Date 21 - 22 Sep 2013

Venue : Nan River in front of Phra Sri Rattana Mahathat Maha Worawihan Temple, Phitsanulok province

Long Boat-Racing Festival is arranged every year during Thai Buddhist Lent Period about September or October on days that river tide is highest. It will be held by local people beside rivers from provinces which big rivers pass by. Boats, which they use on the festival, will be chose and made from auspicious trees of each area's believing. They train and prepare rowing-crews to be most fit and ready for being their agent of the festival. The visitors can enjoy the excited racing and see each beautiful decorative long boat that be made from each local believing and idea. The racing will be divided into 5 categories: Big Boat, Middle Boat, Small Boat, Very Small Boat and Relationship Boat.


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