Holiday Guide for Thailand in 2020

Thailand 2020
Thailand
2020

Thailand information

Please note that the Songkran Public Holidays from April 13th - 15th 2020 have been postponed. The new dates will be announced in due time.

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

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.