Public Holiday 2017

Government offices will close on public holidays. Small shops may also close though most larger shops and department stores will remain open. Bars and pubs are usually obliged to close on royal and religious holidays.

January

January 1 (Tuesday) – New Year holiday
Januray 2 (Wednesday) – New Year holiday (not yet confirmed)

February

February 19 (Tuesday) – Makha Bucha Day

March

none

April

April 6 (Saturday) – Chakri Day
April 8 (Monday) – substitution holiday for Chakri Day
April 13-15 (Saturday-Monday) – Songkran Thai New Year Water Festival
April 12 (Friday) – substitution holiday for Songkran (not confirmed)
April 16 (Tuesday) – substitution holiday for Songkran

May

May 1 (Wednesday) – Labour Day
May 18 (Saturday) – Visakha Bucha Day
May 20 (Monday) – substitution holiday for Visakha Bucha Day

June

none

July

July 16 (Tuesday) – Asahna Bucha Day
July 28 (Sunday) – birthday of H.M. King Maha Vajiralongkorn (Rama X)
July 29 (Monday) – substitution holiday for birthday of H.M. King Maha Vajiralongkorn

August

August 12 (Monday) – H.M. Queen’s Birthday. Also celebrated as Mother’s Day.

September

none

October

October 13 (Sunday) – HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej Memorial Day
October 14 (Monday) – substitution holiday for HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej Memorial Day
October 23 (Wednesday) – Chulalongkorn Day (Rama V Day)

November

none

December

December 5 (Thursday) – King Bhumibol Birthday Commemoration Day. Also celebrated as Father’s Day and National Day.
December 10 (Tuesday) – Constitution Day
December 31 (Tuesday) – New Year’s Eve

Loy Krathong and other Thai Festivals in 2019:


There are some festivals in Thailand, such as Loy Krathong, that are celebrated nationwide but are not public holidays and most stores and offices remain open as normal. is observed in a number of areas of Thailand and although it isn’t a public holiday, some businesses (e.g. in Bangkok’s Chinatown area) do close.

 
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