Holiday Guide for Thailand in 2020

Thailand 2020
Thailand
2020

Thailand information

Coronavirus Notice The Thai government has decided to keep the kingdom under a state of coronavirus emergency until July 31.
Coronavirus: Travel status The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand has lifted a landing ban on international flights. But it will still apply a new set of stringent international travel restrictions that will last until further notice. Under those measures, tourists will effectively continue to be kept out of the kingdom. Thailand Travel Guide
Coronavirus: Business status Work-permit holders and their spouses and children, however, will be allowed in. Foreign spouses and children of Thai nationals, foreign students, and foreigners with permanent residence status will also be allowed to enter. Those seeking medical treatment in Thailand will also be able to visit.

Population: 65.33m
Capital: Bangkok
Calling Code: (66)
Time Zone: +7 UTC
Currency: Thai baht
Language: Thai

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Thailand List of National Holidays in Thailand in 2020

New Year's Day


New Year's Day

Thailand: New Year's Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar, with the exception of Israel

Chinese New Year


Chinese New Year

Narathiwat, Pattani, Satun, Yala: The Chinese New Year is very similar to the Western one, swathed in traditions and rituals

Makha Bucha (in lieu)

 Long Weekend! 
Makha Bucha (in lieu)

Thailand: Shortly after Buddha began his teachings, 1250 monks gathered to hear Buddha preach.

Chakri Day

 Long Weekend! 
Chakri Day

Thailand: Chakri Day commemorates the establishment of the Chakri Dynasty by Phra Buddha Yodfa Chulaloke in 1784

Labour Day

 Long Weekend! 
Labour Day

Thailand: This holiday is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the labour movement

H.M. King's Coronation

 Long Weekend! 
H.M. King's Coronation

Thailand: The Thai government has announced May 4th will be a public holiday henceforth to mark the coronation of the King in 2019

Visakha Bucha Day


Visakha Bucha Day

Thailand: Marks three key events in Buddhas life - his birthday, the enlightenment and his achievement of Nirvana

H.M. Queen's Birthday


H.M. Queen's Birthday

Thailand: This holiday marks the birthday of the queen of Thailand, Queen Suthida.

Asahna Bucha Day (in lieu)

 Long Weekend! 
Asahna Bucha Day (in lieu)

Thailand: Marks the day when the Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon in India over 2500 years ago

Buddhist Lent (in lieu)


Buddhist Lent (in lieu)

Thailand: Marks the start of the three month period when Monks have to stay in the one place

H.M. King's Birthday Holiday

 Long Weekend! 
H.M. King's Birthday Holiday

Thailand: The day commemorates the birthday of the King of Thailand, Vajiralongkorn, also known as Rama X.

H.M. King's Birthday


H.M. King's Birthday

Thailand: The day commemorates the birthday of the King of Thailand, Vajiralongkorn, also known as Rama X.

H.M. Queen Mother's Birthday


H.M. Queen Mother's Birthday

Thailand: This holiday marks the birthday of the queen mother of Thailand, Queen Sirikit.

The Passing of King Bhumibol


The Passing of King Bhumibol

Thailand: In remembrance of His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, King Rama IX who died on October 13th 2016.

Chulalongkorn Day

 Long Weekend! 
Chulalongkorn Day

Thailand: Commemorates one of Thailands most revered kings, King Chulalongkorn

King Bhumibol's Birthday

 Long Weekend! 
King Bhumibol's Birthday

Thailand: Thailand's National Day commemorates the birthday of the late King of Thailand, Bhumibol Adulyadej

Thailand Constitution Day


Thailand Constitution Day

Thailand: Commemorates the announcment of the first permanent constitution in 1932

New Year's Eve


New Year's Eve

Thailand: The last day of the year in the Gregorian calendar is usually celebrated with parties as midnight approaches

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.