Thailand which is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world is also famous for its amazing and cultural festivals. As there are many different communities situated in Thailand, so many festivals are celebrated annually at different times of the year.
Main Festivals of Thailand
Here is the list of important festivals of Thailand as they are celebrated during each year. The events are sequentially ordered starting with the month of January.
Bangkok International Film Festival
Bangkok International Film Festival is held during the month of January and there is a magnificent exhibition that is held during this time. It consists of conferences and various seminars that are related to different films. Moreover there is a Jazz concert that is held during this festival that is the main attraction and everybody eagerly waits for this Jazz concert.
Bo Sang Umbrella Fair and San Kamphaeng Handicraft festival
This is one of the most colorful festivals of Thailand and features beautiful and colorful events and contests. This festival takes place in the month of the January at Chiangmai and there are many traditional and cultural performances that take place. In case you are looking for handicraft material like paper umbrellas you can visit this festival at the main street of Bo Sang in Thailand.
Thailand Festival- Chiang Mai Flower Festival
Chiang Mai Flower Festival also called as the Thailand Festival takes places during month of February at Chiangmai and is famous for its flower show and flower decorated boats. There is a beauty pageant that takes place and the theme of the pageant is based on beautiful flowers.
Phuket Vegetarian Festival
The Phuket Vegetarian Festival is held during the month of October and is held in the famous city of Phuket. In case you love vegetables then this festival is a must visit for you. There are many contests that take place and people can be seen cutting vegetables in a matter of seconds with great speed.
Fruit Day in Chanthaburi
This special festival is celebrated during May and June month and it consists of modified fruit products and there are many fairs that take place. This event is organized by community housewives and OTOP called as One Tumbon One Product.
Hua Hin Jazz Festival
As the month of June starts Hua Hin Jazz Festival also starts and there are many famous Jazz artists that take part in this festival. The whole air is filled with the tunes of Jazz music and everybody is drenched in the spirit of music and enjoys to their heart’s content.
Bun Luang & Phi Ta Khon Festival
The Bun Lunag & Ta Khaon Festival takes place during the month of June at Wat Phonchai, Loie and is celebrated as the biggest and largest merit making ceremony of Dan Sai District. The participants can be seen wearing colorful and fancy ghost masks and have sharp and pointed noses.
Now you can very well judge that there are many different festivals that take place in Thailand every year and in case you are planning to come to Thailand then you can plan your journey in a way that you are able to attend maximum festivals and enjoy everything.