Your guide to what’s on in Thailand during October 2020 with key events and festivals to look out for in Thailand plus Thai-themed events in the UK and Ireland.
The current worldwide health concerns relating to coronavirus (Covid-19) means that some upcoming events in Thailand may be postponed or rescheduled.
HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej Memorial Day (public holiday)
Commemorating the passing of HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX).
Phuket Vegetarian Festival
The Vegetarian Festival is celebrated at various locations in Thailand including Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Krabi, Phuket and Trang. The biggest and most elaborate Vegetarian Festival takes place in Phuket.
Chulalongkorn Day (public holiday)
Commemorating one of Thailand’s most revered monarchs, King Chulalongkorn (Rama V).
Loy Krathong Festival
Although Loy Krathong usually takes place in November, this year the full moon night for Loy Krathong falls on the last day of October.
October 30-November 1 (to be confirmed)
Yi Peng Lantern Festival, Chiang Mai
The Yi Peng Lantern Festival is a traditional event held in areas of North Thailand with the celebrations in Chiang Mai being the most famous.
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