TAT updates on the status of events and festivals during the Mourning Period


As Thailand is currently in a period of national mourning after the passing of the beloved monarch His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, some festivals and activities in the kingdom have been cancelled or postponed. Other events will go ahead as planned but may be toned down as a mark of respect.

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to recommend that any visitors with travel or tourism plans reconfirm with agents and check local media regularly as well as follow the advice of the local authorities for announcements and updates. We also ask tourists and visitors for their understanding during this time.

Status of events and festivals

Events cancelled (in order of events’ dates)
Oasis: Supersonic – Thailand Premiere, Bangkok, 17 October 2016
Morrissey Live in Bangkok, 18 October 2016
Bangkok Symphony Orchestra 2016 – The Sound of Thai Heritage, 21 October 2016
Scorpions 50th Anniversary Tour 2016, BITEC, Bangkok 26 October 2016
2016 Lee Jongsuk Fan Meeting Variety in Bangkok, 28 October 2016
BIGBANG Made [V.I.P] Tour in Bangkok, IMPACT Arena, 29-30 October 2016
Pattaya Loi Krathong Festival, 14 November 2016
River Festival 2016, Bangkok, 14 November 2016
Pattaya International Fireworks Festival, 25-26 November 2016
Farm Festival on the Hill at Singha Park, 25-29 November 2016
Bangkok Street Show 2016, Lumpini Park, 10-12 December 2016
New Year Celebrations, Pattaya, 31 December 2016 – 1 January 2017

Events postponed indefinitely or to new dates (in order of events’ dates)
Chanthaburi Scenic Marathon, 29-30 October 2016
Krabi Adventure Race Trophy 2016, 4-5 November 2016
Harmony World Puppet in Kanchanaburi 2016, new dates 20-26 February 2017

Events going ahead (in order of events’ dates)
Triathlon Challenge Kanchanaburi, 23 October 2016

Annual events, status under consideration (in order of events’ dates)
River Kwai Bridge Week 2016, 25 November – 7 December 2016
Sukhothai Loi Krathong and Candle Festival 2016, 10-14 November 2016
The Glorious of Ayutthaya Fair 2016, 16-25 December 2016

For further enquiries on status of events, please contact TAT Call Centre: 1672

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