Thailand celebrates a wide variety of holidays throughout the year. The most popular Thailand holidays are during the second quarter of the year, with Songkran and Chakri Day both falling in April. Other major celebrations include Coronation Day (May 1), Labor Day (May 4), and the Royal Plowing Ceremony (May 15). Other notable dates include Queen Suthida’s birthday on June 3 and the King’s birthday on August 12.
The Songkran holiday is a popular Thai holiday, which celebrates the beginning of the Chakri royal dynasty in 1782. It features massive water fights and family reunions. People also visit Buddhist monasteries to celebrate the holiday. And, if you’re lucky, you can enjoy some of the country’s most iconic festivals on your Thailand Holidays.
The weather in Thailand is pleasant year-round. Temperatures generally range from 23 to 30 degrees Celsius. The rainiest months are July, and October, but temperatures are usually moderate in May and March. If you’d like to avoid the rain, visit the southern part of the country, where temperatures are mild year-round.
The first week of February also features the Chinese New Year. The new Chinese zodiac year begins on this day, but the exact date varies each year. The festival is celebrated in Thailand’s Chinatown, where Yaowara is closed to traffic and is decorated with hundreds of Chinese red lanterns. The festival is often attended by the Royal family.
Thai holidays follow a pattern of weekend holidays. The first weekend is a public holiday. Mondays and midweeks are also considering holidays. The first New Year’s Day in Thailand is a four-day holiday. Both the 31st of December and 1 January are statutory holidays. These are combined with the adjacent weekend.
The government of Thailand has declared several holidays during 2022. Some of these holidays are religious holidays and religious events. Some of these celebrations involve candles and religious rituals. For example, during King Bhumibol’s birthday, Thais light candles and parade. Most government offices close on these days. There are many parades and fireworks on these days.
Other popular Thai holidays include Songkran and Labor Day. The Songkran festival is the traditional Thai New Year and is a water festival. During this time, businesses close for the day so that people can visit family. Thais also celebrate Labor Day, the day that the current king, Rama IX, was crowned in 1949. Workers in Thailand are given the day off on Labor Day.
In Thailand, there are a number of public holidays, including King Vajiralongkorn Day. Most of the private sector will be open, but many shops and offices will be closed. King Vajiralongkorn’s birthday is also celebrated during this holiday. In addition, the Queen Sirikit holiday is named after the mother of the reigning king. In some ways, it is the Thai equivalent of Mother’s Day.
Thailand is an amazing vacation destination. There are many activities you can participate in while you’re there. If you’re a wildlife lover, you’ll love the Elephant Rescue Park, where you can feed and bathe mistreated Dumbo elephants. You’ll even have a chance to walk with the elephants.