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 Bangkok Festivals & Events

Bangkok, the City of Angels is a splendid city that never sleeps making it one of the best places in the world for living. Whether you are fond of shopping, dining, drinking, clubbing, or partying, Bangkok has all you want especially during vivid festival time. There is no doubt that Songkran, or the Thai New Year, is the most anticipated and exciting annual event in the country, also its capital-Bangkok. Many roads and areas in Bangkok would close down to celebrate Songkran with 3 days of water parties, especially on Khao San Road. Apart from Songkran, Loy Krathong and Chinese New Year are two other festivals with exciting festivities and celebrations in Bangkok, and La Fete and Ploenchit Fair are two other well-known international events as the city has the number of foreign expatriate communities increase. Below is a list of major events and festivals celebrated in Bangkok.

2011 Bangkok Festivals & Event Calendar

Date Event/Festival Location
2012/01/23-24 Chinese New Year China Town (Yaowarat area)
2011/02/14 Valentine’s Day Hotels, Restaurants & Shopping Malls
2011/02/08-2011/04/10 La Fete Central World, Museum Siam, Thailand Culture Centre & more
2011/03/09-2011/03/14 Bangkok International Jazz Festival Central World Square
2011/03/24-2011/03/27 Bangkok International Fashion Week Siam Paragon
2011/04/13-2011/04/15 Songkran Festival Khao San Road, Temples in Bangkok
2011/06/15-2011/08/15 Amazing Thailand Grand Sale Queen Sirikit National Convention Center (QSNCC) &Shopping Malls
2011/09/12 Moon Festival China Town (Yaowarat area)
2011/10 Vegetarian Festival China Town (Yaowarat) & Citywide
2011/11/10 Loy Krathong Chao Phraya River & Temples nearby riverbanks
2011/12/24-2011/12/25 Christmas Festivity Ratchaprasong Intersection & Shopping Malls
20/1112/31-2011/01/01 Bangkok New Year’s Countdown Central World Square

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