Thailand 2010 Public Holidays & Festivals Calendar

September 2, 2009 by  
Filed under Related Interests

Here is a list of Thailand Public Holidays & Festivals of calendar Year 2010.

There are national holidays, as well as some of the most important festivals and celebrations in Thailand. Many of Thailand important holidays are based on Thai lunar calendar, thus it will have different dates from year to year. The dates for these 2010 Thai holidays are estimates. We do not and cannot guarantee the accuracy.

Celebrate the festivals and events in the Kingdom as follows:

New Years’ Eve
The day before the Western New Year day is always marked a national holiday.
Thursday, 31 December 2009

New Year’s Day
The beginning of the western New Year is a national holiday in Thailand, one of three “new year” holidays celebrated every year.
Friday, 1 January 2010

Chinese New Year
The beginning of the Chinese lunar year is celebrated in the Chinatowns of every city throughout Thailand. Some businesses close for the day, but it is not a national holiday.
Sunday, 14 February 2010

Makha Bucha
Makha Bucha celebrates the Buddha’s first sermon in to his disciples.
Sunday, 28 February 2010
Monday, 1 March 2010 (substitution)

Chakri Day
Chakri Day commemorates the founding of the current dynasty