EVENTS….Apart from enjoying some great golf there are a few other attractions taking place which you may wish to see.
November is one of the magical and much-anticipated months on the Thailand event calendar with the annual Loi Krathong celebrations, the Pattaya Music and International Fireworks Festival, and the Laguna Phuket Triathlon.
November 19th 05.00hrs onwards
Laguna Phuket Triathlon.
Asia’s finest integrated destination, Laguna Phuket, has announced the schedule for the 29th Laguna Phuket Triathlon, known as the race of legends. The triathlon will be held on Sunday, November 19, 2023. Registrations are open until November 13 online and November 19 onsite. The race designation includes full Individual and Team Triathlon, Sprint Triathlon, and Duathlon.
Held across the famous Laguna Phuket destination race course, athletes enjoy the unique swim taking in both the Andaman Sea and fresh water lagoon. The challenging bike course includes scenic rides through the Phuket countryside and local villages, with the climax coming over the imposing Naithon hills. The run course takes in the entire Laguna Phuket destination, with the climax finish back at Laguna Grove.
November 24th – 25th 2023 19.00hrs onwards
Pattaya International Fireworks Festival
Pattaya’s famous and award-winning International Fireworks Festival Returns!
Pattaya Beach Front near the Hilton. One of the major fireworks shows in the world, with different competitions between plenty of countries.
Besides impressive shows of fireworks from different parts of the world, you will also enjoy parades, music, traditional dances, and many exhibitions during the festival.
27th November 18.090hrs
Also known as the ‘Festival of Lights’, Loy Krathong is national celebration that takes place every year in Thailand. The festival falls on the evening of the full moon of the 12th month in the traditional Thai lunar calendar.
The festival usually takes place at Pattaya’s Beach Road, and is a sight to witness as when the offerings float away, the romantic lantern lights shine their paths beautifully along the water way. Celebrations are also held along Jomtien Beach road as well from sunset onwards.
There are several public holidays this month.
- 5 December 2023 (Tuesday), H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej The Great’s Birthday / Father’s Day
- 10 December 2023 (Sunday), Constitution Day
- 11 December 2023 (Monday), Substitution Day
- 24 – 25 December 2023 (Sunday – Monday), Christmas’s Eve & Christmas Day
- 31 December 2023 (Sunday), New Year’s Eve
Hua Hin Vintage Car Rally
The Hua Hin Vintage Car Rally is an annual December event in Thailand that showcases rare vintage and classic cars. Car enthusiasts and history buffs flock to Hua Hin to witness the colorful parade of beautifully restored cars, along with exhibitions, competitions, and challenges. It’s a unique experience that offers entertainment and education. Check with the local tourist office for the event schedule, as dates and activities may vary from year to year. Check out https://www.vintagecarclub.or.th/ for details.
December 14 – December 18
Wonderfruit Festival 2023 (Pattaya, Thailand)
The Wonderfruit Festival 2023, one of the leading music festivals in Thailand, is set to return to The Fields at Siam Country Club from 14 – 18 December 2023.
Apart from the much anticipated dance parties in the evening, sumptuous food and a host of cultural activities will keep revelers energized and entertained in the day throughout the 5-day festival. Pattaya’s own version of Glastonbury.
This post has already been read 16 times!