Holidays & Observances in Thailand
Thailand is a country in central Asia. It has never been colonized throughout history, so most of its cultural elements are uniquely Thai. The only cultural influences are from surrounding countries. Buddhism is the predominant religion practiced by nearly the entire country, and it is a very important part of the culture. Almost all of the holidays in Thailand celebrate either Buddhism or the monarchy, for which there are several holidays for birthdays of monarchs and important historical events.
Upcoming Popular Holidays
|Holiday Date||Country Holiday||Common Observance||Observance Type||Religion/Belief|
|Chinese New Year||Chinese New Year||Religious/Beliefs, Popular & Widely Observed||Chinese / East Asian, Taoism / Daoism, Confucianism|
|Lantern Festival||Lantern Festival||Religious/Beliefs, Popular & Widely Observed||Chinese / East Asian, Taoism / Daoism|
|Qing Ming - Tomb Sweeping Day||Qingming / Tomb Sweeping Day / Ching Ming Festival||Religious/Beliefs||Chinese / East Asian, Taoism / Daoism, Confucianism|
|Labour Day / May Day||Labour Day||Public, Popular & Widely Observed|