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Public Holidays in Thailand in 2016

Thailand List of National Public holidays of Thailand in 2016

Day Date Holiday Comments
Friday January 01 New Years Day Wan Khuen Pi Mai
Monday February 08 Chinese New Year Narathiwat, Pattani, Yala and Satun only
Monday February 22 Makha Bucha Day Date varies depending on the lunar cycle
Wednesday April 06 Chakri Day April 6th, or following Monday if it falls on a weekend
Wednesday April 13 Songkran Thai New Year
Thursday April 14 Songkran Festival Thai New Year
Friday April 15 Songkran Festival Thai New Year
Monday May 02 Labour Day (observed) May 1st, or following Monday if it falls on a weekend
Thursday May 05 Coronation Day May 5th, or following Monday if it falls on a weekend
Friday May 06 Public Holiday Bridge holiday after Coronation Day
Monday May 09 Royal Ploughing Ceremony Government
Friday May 20 Visakha Bucha Day Date varies depending on the lunar cycle
Monday July 18 Public Holiday Bridge holiday before Asanha Bucha
Tuesday July 19 Asahna Bucha Day Date varies depending on the lunar cycle
Wednesday July 20 Buddhist Lent Government
Friday August 12 H.M. Queens Birthday Aug 12th, or following Monday if it falls on a weekend
Friday August 12 Mother's Day Wan Mae. Aug 12th
Friday October 14 Public Holiday Government offices. Mourning the death of the King
Monday October 24 Chulalongkorn Day (observed) Oct 23rd, or following Monday if it falls on a weekend
Monday December 05 H.M. Kings Birthday Dec 5th, or following Monday if it falls on a weekend
Monday December 05 Father's Day Celebrated on H.M. Kings Birthday
Monday December 12 Constitution Day (observed) Dec 10th, or following Monday if it falls on a weekend
Saturday December 31 New Year's Eve Wan Sin Pi

Key

National Holiday Regional Holiday Not a Public Holiday Government/Public Sector

Notes

  • Where the actual date of the holiday falls on a weekend, a substitute day has been granted on the Monday as a day's holiday.
  • Alcohol is not served on religious holidays

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