Thailand Festivals 2023

List of all festivals in Thailand in 2023 to join, including cultural festivals, religious festivals, art festivals, music festivals, celebrations, anniversaries and more.

Chinese New Year Celebrations 2023 (Thailand)


Chinese New Year Celebrations 2023 (2023年泰国新春庆祝活动) in Thailand will take place from 14 January - 15 February 2023 at multiple locations across the country. A host of activities from lantern displays, dragon & lion dance performances, concerts, and food fairs have been organized by the Tourism Authority Thailand to celebrate the festival this year.

Burapa Bike Week 2023 (Pattaya, Thailand)

Eastern National Sports Training Center Eastern National Sports Training Center, Chaiyaphruek 2 Road, Bang Lamung District, Pattaya, Chon Buri

Burapa Bike Week 2023, the 26th edition of the annual bike festival for motorcycle enthusiasts, will take place from 9 - 11 February 2023 at Eastern National Sports Arena, Pattaya. This year, over 500 bikers from Thailand and beyond are expected to participate in the traditional 'Ride for Peace' parade through Pattaya city and along the Jomtien beach on the 11 February 2023. Apart from the parade, a host of activities from rock music, dance, motorcycle and horse performances, to a night market will be held throughout the 3-day event.


UnKonscious Festival 2023 (Pattaya, Thailand)

Alexa Beach Club Pattaya Alexa Beach Club Pattaya, 37/15, Moo 2, Na Soi Na Jomtien 8, Na-Jomtien Sattahip District, Pattaya, Chon Buri

UnKonscious Festival 2023 (UNK23), the biggest trance beach party in Thailand, will be back from 9 - 10 February 2023 at Alexa Beach Club Pattaya. Comprising of a pool party in the afternoon and a beach party from evening into the late night, the event will be hosted by a group of renowned international and regional DJs, bringing nonstop trance music to revelers all night long.


Subculture Thailand 2023 (Bangkok)

SHOW DC SHOW DC, 99/6-9 Chaturathit Rd, Khwaeng Bang Kapi, Khet Huai Khwang, Bangkok

Subculture Thailand 2023, a music festival by world-leading dance label Subculture, will be held at the Show DC Hall in downtown Bangkok on the 11 February 2023. The one night only trance party features prominent DJs such as John O'Callaghan, Bryan Kearney, Cold Blue, Factor B and more. 


KCON 2023 (Bangkok, Thailand)

IMPACT Arena IMPACT Arena Building Popular Rd, Ban Mai, Amphoe Pak Kret, Nonthaburi

KCON 2023, the world's largest celebration of Korean culture and music, is finally back in-person on 18 & 19 March 2023 after a 3-year hiatus. To be held at the IMPACT Arena, the convention offers fans a unique and exciting experience with a host of K-pop concerts, meet-and-greets, and Korean cultural activities.


Songkran Festival 2023 (Thailand)


Songkran Festival 2023 will last from 13 - 15 April 2023. Over the 3 days that mark the start of the Thai new year, locals will perform a series of activities from cleaning their homes, paying respect to elders by cleaning their feet with scented water, to performing religious rituals at the temples. Apart from these solemn activities, it is also a tradition for Thais and foreigners alike to roam the streets and spray water at one another as a symbol of celebration, purification and rejuvenation.

Rolling Loud 2023 (Pattaya, Thailand)

Legend Siam Pattaya Thailand Legend Siam Pattaya Thailand, 139 หมู่ 8 Sukhumvit Road, Na Chom Thian, Sattahip District, Chon Buri

Rolling Loud 2023, the world's largest hip hop music festival, will descend on the land of smile from 13 -15 April 2023. To be held at Thailand's first and biggest cultural theme park, Legend Siam, revelers can look forward to 3 full nights of rhythmic beats, rapping vocals, and groovy dance moves by international artistes while being surrounded by rich Thai heritage. The festival features both internationally renowned artists like Cardi B, Chris Brown, and Travis Scoot, as well as over 80 local and regional artists including Jay Park, URBOYTJ, ALYPH and more.


GCIRCUIT Songkran 2023 (Bangkok, Thailand)


GCIRCUIT Songkran 2023, the premier gay dance party in Asia, will take place from 13 - 16 April 2023 in downtown Bangkok, in conjunction with the Songkran Festival. Held at central locations in the city, party-goers have the option of joining either the traditional parties held at night, the boy/bear-themed pool parties in the day, or both.


Vegetarian Festival 2023 (Thailand)


Vegetarian Festival 2023, formally known as Nine Emperor Gods Festival (เทศกาลกินเจ / 九皇勝會), will be held for 10 days from 14 - 23 October 2023. Widely celebrated all over Thailand, devotees will observe a vegetarian diet over this period as a form of body purification.

Loy Krathong Festival 2023 (Thailand)


Loy Krathong Festival 2023 (ลอยกระทง 2566) falls on the 28 November 2023. It is the time again to thank the Thai Goddess of Water (Phra Mae Khongkha พระแม่คงคา) for the harvest and her blessings in the past year. On this full moon day in the twelfth month of the Thai lunar calendar, devotees will perform traditions such as releasing lanterns into the river and participate in a series of celebratory activities across the country.