Your guide to what’s on in Thailand during January 2024 with key events and festivals to look out for in Thailand plus Thai-themed events in the UK and Ireland.
New Year’s Day (public holiday)
11-14 January, 2024
Thailand International Boat Show, Phuket
The prestigious Thailand International Boat Show (TIBS) takes place at the Royal Phuket Marina. From dinghies to superyachts, boats of all sizes will be on display.
13 January, 2024
Children’s Day (Wan Dek)
Held annually on the second Saturday of January, Children’s Day (Wan Dek) is a day when Thai youngsters can look forward to being treated by their parents with many visitor attractions offering free admission to children.
19-21 January, 2024 (to be confirmed)
Bo Sang Umbrella and Sankhampaeng Handicrafts Festival, Chiang Mai
The twin villages of Bo Sang and Sankhampaeng in Chiang Mai province are famous for the production of traditional umbrellas and handicrafts. A low-key, but enjoyable festival celebrates the heritage of the area and is usually held on the third weekend in January.
January (dates to be confirmed)
Concert in the Park, Bangkok
Free entertainment courtesy of the Royal Bangkok Symphony Orchestra (RBSO) with outdoor concerts on most Sundays from mid-December through to the end of February. Please note, concert dates and venues may vary and it’s best to check with the RBSO Facebook page for details. The two venues which have been used in previous years are the Chulalongkorn University Centenary Park and Lumpini Park.
Events in Thailand aren’t always confirmed until much nearer the time. We will add details of more events when dates are known.
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