Thailand Holidays in 2024

This is the Year 2567 in Thai Years following the Buddhist Era.

Date: Name Details Alcohol?
Mon, 1st January 2024 new year's day/วันขึ้นปีใหม่ Ok
Tue, 2nd January 2024 Substitution for New Year's Day/วันหยุดชดเชยวันขึ้นปีใหม่ Ok
Sat, 24th February 2024 Makha Bucha Day/วันมาฆบูชา Makha Bucha is the second most important Buddhist festival after Visakha Bucha Day. Celebrated on the third full moon in Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Sri Lanka and on the full moon in Myanmar in Myanmar. NO
Mon, 26th February 2024 Substitution for Makha Bucha Day/วันหยุดชดเชย วันมาฆบูชา NO
Sat, 6th April 2024 Chakri Day/วันจักรี His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej and the Birthday Anniversary of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej Ok
Sat, 13th April 2024 to Mon, 15th April 2024 Songkran Day/วันสงกรานต์ Alcohol sales are prohibited during Songkran festival only. Ok
Tue, 16th April 2024 Substitution holiday Songkran day/วันหยุดชดเชย วันสงกรานต์ Ok
Wed, 1st May 2024 labor day/วันแรงงาน Ok
Wed, 22nd May 2024 Vesak Day/วันวิสาขบูชา Vesak, also known as Buddha Jayanti, Buddha Purnima and Buddha Day, is a holiday traditionally observed by Buddhists in South Asia and Southeast Asia as well as Tibet and Mongolia. The festival commemorates the birth, enlightenment, and death of Gautama Buddha in Theravada, Tibetan Buddhism and Navayana NO
Mon, 3rd June 2024 Her Majesty the Queen's Birthday Anniversary/วันเฉลิมพระชนมพรรษาสมเด็จพระนางเจ้าฯ พระบรมราชินี Ok
Sat, 20th July 2024 Asanha Bucha Day/วันอาสาฬหบูชา Asalha Puja is a Theravada Buddhist festival which typically takes place in July, on the full moon of the month of Āsādha. It is celebrated in Indonesia, Cambodia, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Laos, Myanmar and in countries with Theravada Buddhist populations. NO
Sun, 21st July 2024 Buddhist Lent Day/วันเข้าพรรษา The Vassa is the three-month annual retreat observed by Theravada practitioners. Taking place during the wet season, Vassa lasts for three lunar months, usually from July to October. In English, Vassa is often glossed as Rains Retreat or Buddhist Lent, the latter by analogy to the Christian Lent. NO
Sun, 28th July 2024 His Majesty's birthday His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej Phra Wachiraklao Chao Yuhua/วันพระบรมราชสมภพ พระบาทสมเด็จพระปรเมนทรรามาธิบดีศรีสินทรมหาวชิราลงกรณ พระวชิรเกล้าเจ้าอยู่หัว Ok
Mon, 29th July 2024 Substitution holiday for His Majesty the King's birthday His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej Phra Wachiraklao Chao Yuhua/วันหยุดชดเชย วันพระบรมราชสมภพ พระบาทสมเด็จพระปรเมนทรรามาธิบดีศรีสินทรมหาวชิราลงกรณ พระวชิรเกล้าเจ้าอยู่หัว Ok
Wed, 14th August 2024 Substitution for Mother's Day/วันหยุดชดเชยวันแม่แห่งชาติ NO
Sun, 13th October 2024 day of death His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej Maha Bhumibol Adulyadej the Great/วันคล้ายวันสวรรคต พระบาทสมเด็จพระบรมชนกาธิเบศร มหาภูมิพลอดุลยเดชมหาราช บรมนาถบพิตร Ok
Mon, 14th October 2024 Substitution holiday His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej Maha Bhumibol Adulyadej the Great/วันหยุดชดเชย วันคล้ายวันสวรรคต พระบาทสมเด็จพระบรมชนกาธิเบศร มหาภูมิพลอดุลยเดชมหาราช บรมนาถบพิตร Ok
Thu, 17th October 2024 Buddhist Lent Day/วันออกพรรษา NO
Wed, 23rd October 2024 Piyamaharaj Day/วันปิยมหาราช Piyamaharaj Day falls on October 23 of every year as the day of the death of His Majesty King Chulalongkorn. He is immensely loved by both Thais and foreigners. Ok
Thu, 5th December 2024 father's day/วันพ่อแห่งชาติ Birthday Anniversary of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej Maha Bhumibol Adulyadej the Great NO
Tue, 10th December 2024 constitution day/วันรัฐธรรมนูญ Constitution Day is a holiday to honour the constitution of a country. Constitution Day is often celebrated on the anniversary of the signing, promulgation or adoption of the constitution, or in some cases, to commemorate the change to constitutional monarchy. Abkhazia, 26 November NO

Also check out the No-Alcohol days for 2024

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