2021 Thailand Holidays

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January
Friday January 1: New Year’s Day holiday

February
Friday February 12: Chinese Lunar New Year (government holiday, not public holiday).
Chinese New Year is also New Year for Lisu & Mien (Yao) hilltribes.
Friday February 26: Makha Bucha Day. No alcohol.

March
Friday March 26: Wai Phra That. North Thailand only.

April
Tuesday April 6: Chakri Day
Monday April 12: Additional holiday for Songkran
Tuesday April 13: Songkran Thai New Year Water Festival
Wednesday April 14: Songkran Thai New Year Water Festival
Thursday April 15: Songkran Thai New Year Water Festival

May
Saturday May 1: Labour Day
Monday May 3: Substitution holiday for Labour Day
Tuesday May 4: Coronation Day
Monday May 10: Rocket Festival. N-E Thailand only.
Wednesday May 26: Visakha Bucha Day. No alcohol.

June
Thursday June 3: Birthday of HM Queen Suthida

July
Saturday July 24: Asahna Bucha Day. No alcohol.
Sunday July 25: Khao Phansa
Monday July 26: Substitution holiday for Asahna Bucha Day. No alcohol.
Tuesday July 27: Additional holiday for Khao Phansa
Wednesday July 28: Birthday of HM King Maha Vajiralongkorn (Rama X)

August
Thursday August 12: Birthday of HM Queen Sirikit The Queen Mother. Mother’s Day.

September
Friday September 24: Mahidol Day. Prince Mahidol is the father of modern Thai medicine and who was the grandfather of HM King Rama X.

October
Wednesday October 6: Sart Thai Festival. South Thailand only.
Wednesday October 13: HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej Memorial Day
Thursday October 21: Awk Pansa. Central Thailand only.
Friday October 22: Substitution holiday for Chulalongkorn Day (moved forward from October 25)
Saturday October 23: Chulalongkorn Day (Rama V Day)

November none
Friday 19 - Saturday 20 November: Loy Krathong Festival. No holiday.

December
Sunday December 5: King Bhumibol Birthday Commemoration Day. Father’s Day & National Day.
Monday December 6: Substitution holiday for King Bhumibol Birthday Commemoration Day.
Friday December 10: Constitution Day.
Friday December 31: New Year’s Eve.
 
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