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 (Thursday) – New Year’s Day
January 2 (Friday) – extra holiday for New Year

February

none

March

March 4 (Wednesday) –Makha Bucha Day

April

April 6 (Monday) – Chakri Day
April 13-15 (Monday-Wednesday) – Songkran

May

May 1 (Friday) – Labour Day
May 5 (Tuesday) – Coronation Day

June

June 1 (Monday) –Visakha Bucha Day

July

July 30 (Thursday) –Asahn Bucha Day
July 31 (Friday) – Khao Phansa

August

August 12 (Wednesday) –H.M. Queen's Birthday

September

none

October

October 23 (Friday) –Chulalongkoen Day

November

none

December

December 5 (Saturday) – H.M. King’s birthday
December 7 (Monday) – substitution day holiday for H.M. King’s birthday
December 10 (Thursday) – Constitution Day
December 31 (Thursday) – New Year’s Eve

Loy Krathong and other Thai Festivals in 2017:


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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