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Thailand’s tourism events and activities updates as of 22 October 2016

October 25, 2016 Destination Thailand No Comments Email Email

Although Thai people are in a period of remembrance of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, Thailand welcomes all tourists to the kingdom. It is business as usual with respect and appropriateness.

  • The Department of Fine Arts, Ministry of Culture, would like to invite both Thai and foreign tourists to visit national museums and historical parks throughout Thailand with FREE ADMISSION from now until 31 January 2017.
  • A number of events and festivals will be going ahead as usual. Some celebrations will be scaled back as a mark of respect for the King. The TAT recommends visitors to check with booking and tour agents as well as monitor the local media and government announcements for updates.

Here is the updated list of events and festivals:


Event Province Dates
Creative Thailand Bangkok 19-23 October 2016


Event Province Dates
The Phuket Cycling Race by Thanyapura Phuket 13 November 2016
Loi Krathong Festival (details to be followed) Nationwide 12-14 November 2016
Loi Krathong Yi Peng Festival Chiang Mai 12-15 November 2016
2018 World Cup qualifier (Thailand VS Australia) Bangkok 15 November 2016
Laguna Phuket Triathlon Phuket 20 November 2016
Bridge of the River Kwai Festival Kanchanaburi 25 November 2016
Iron Man 70.3 Thailand Phuket 27 November 2016
Monkey Party Lopburi 27 November 2016
Starwood Run to Give Phuket 27 November 2016


Event Venue Dates
King’s Jet Ski Cup Pattaya 1-4 December 2016
King’s Cup Regatta Phuket 3-10 December 2016
Flower Show Suan Luang Rama IX Park Bangkok 1-12 December 2016
Nimmanhaemin Art and Design Promenade Chiang Mai 16 December 2016
Asia Superyacht Rendezvous Phuket 16-18 December 2016

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