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Public Holidays in Thailand in 2018

Thailand Upcoming Holidays in Thailand

The passing of King Bhumibol (observed)
The passing of King Bhumibol (observed)

15 October 2018 This National holiday is in 61 days. In remembrance of His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, King Rama IX

Chulalongkorn Day
Chulalongkorn Day

23 October 2018 This National holiday is in 69 days. Commemorates one of Thailands most revered kings, King Chulalongkorn

King Bhumibol's Birthday
King Bhumibol's Birthday

5 December 2018 This National holiday is in 112 days. Commemorates the birthday of the late King of Thailand, Bhumibol Adulyadej

Thailand List of National Public holidays of Thailand in 2018

Day Date Holiday Comments
Monday January 01 New Year's Day Wan Khuen Pi Mai
Tuesday January 02 New Year's Holiday Compensation Day for Sunday 31 December 2017
Friday February 16 Chinese New Year Narathiwat, Pattani, Yala and Satun only
Thursday March 01 Makha Bucha Day Date varies depending on the lunar cycle
Friday April 06 Chakri Day April 6th, or following Monday if it falls on a weekend
Thursday April 12 Songkran Festival Thai New Year
Friday April 13 Songkran Thai New Year
Saturday April 14 Songkran Festival Thai New Year
Sunday April 15 Songkran Festival Thai New Year
Monday April 16 Songkran Festival Thai New Year
Tuesday May 01 Labour Day May 1st, or following Monday if it falls on a weekend
Monday May 14 Royal Ploughing Ceremony Government
Tuesday May 29 Visakha Bucha Day Date varies depending on the lunar cycle
Friday July 27 Asahna Bucha Day Date varies depending on the lunar cycle
Friday July 27 Buddhist Lent Government
Monday July 30 H.M. King's Birthday (observed) July 28 or following Monday if it falls on a weekend
Sunday August 12 Mother's Day Wan Mae. Aug 12th
Monday August 13 H.M. Queens Birthday Holiday Aug 12th, or following Monday if it falls on a weekend
Monday October 15 The passing of King Bhumibol (observed) October 13 or the following Monday if it falls on a weekend
Tuesday October 23 Chulalongkorn Day Oct 23rd, or following Monday if it falls on a weekend
Wednesday December 05 Father's Day Celebrated on H.M. Kings Birthday
Wednesday December 05 King Bhumibol's Birthday Dec 5th, or following Monday if it falls on a weekend
Monday December 10 Constitution Day Dec 10th, or following Monday if it falls on a weekend
Monday 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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