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May 2024’s Festivals and Events in Thailand

May 2024’s Festivals and Events in Thailand

May 2024 is set to be a vibrant month in Thailand, with a host of cultural and traditional celebrations taking place across the country. Here are some of the key events and festivals to look out for:

Visakha Bucha Day Celebrations (22 May 2024)
Visakha Bucha Day, one of the most important Buddhist festivals, will be celebrated nationwide on 22 May 2024. This day marks the birth, enlightenment, and death of Lord Buddha. Buddhists will visit temples to perform merit-making and candlelight ceremonies. A highlight of the day is the Wien Tien candlelit procession, where devotees walk around temples holding candles, symbolizing the Buddha, his teachings, and the monkhood.

Distinctive Visakha Bucha Day Celebrations:

  • Sukhothai ‘Wien Tien Ta Khan’ Visakha Bucha Day 2024
    21-22 May 2024
    Wat Chang Lom, Sukhothai Historical Park, Sukhothai
  • Nakhon Phanom Visakha Bucha Day 2024
    22 May 2024
    Wat Phra That Phanom, Nakhon Phanom
  • 51st World’s Only Wien Tien Ceremony on Water, Phayao Lake
    22-24 May 2024
    Wat Tilok Aram’s Pier and Wat Tilok Aram, Phayao Lake, Phayao
  • Kalasin Visakha Bucha Day 2024
    22-26 May 2024
    Phrathat Yakhu, Kamalasai District, Kalasin

Other Notable Events and Festivals:

  • Spotlight Koh Tao 2024
    3-5 May 2024
    Ao Luek, Ko Tao, Surat Thani
  • Mango Art Festival 2024
    7-12 May 2024
    River City Bangkok, Bangkok
  • Yasothon Bun Bang Fai Rocket Festival
    10-12 May 2024
    Chaeng Sanit Road, Yasothon
  • Wai Kru Nora Wat Tha Khae
    15-18 May 2024
    Wat Tha Khae, Phatthalung
    16-19 May 2024
    Hall 5-6, Queen Sirikit National Convention Center, Bangkok
  • Krabi Wellness Festival 2024
    17-18 May 2024
    Sport Complex, Thailand National Sports University, Krabi Campus, Krabi
  • OCEANMAN Krabi 2024
    17-19 May 2024
    Varana Hotel Krabi, Krabi
  • Kalasin Bun Bung Fai Talai Lan Festival
    18-19 May 2024
    Kutwa Municipality, Kuchinarai District, Kalasin
  • Samui Regatta 2024
    25 May – 1 June 2024
    Chaweng Beach, Ko Samui, Surat Thani
  • Supersports 10 Mile Run Series 2024 Thailand
    26 May 2024
    centralwOrld, Bangkok
  • Roi Et Bun Bung Fai Festival
    29 May – 2 June 2024
    Suwannaphum District, Roi Et

These festivals and events offer a wonderful opportunity to experience Thailand’s rich culture, traditions, and vibrant celebrations. Whether you’re a visitor or a resident, May 2024 promises to be a month filled with joyous festivities and memorable experiences.

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