Detailed below is the official Thai government list of public holidays in Thailand for 2013. Although this is the official list, some companies and businesses in Thailand may also close for additional local or regional celebrations (e.g. Chinese Lunar New Year). Where the actual date of the holiday falls on a weekend, a substitute day has been granted on the Monday as a day’s holiday.
January 1 (Tuesday) – New Year’s Day
February 25 (Monday) – Makha Bucha Day
July 22 (Monday) – Asahna Bucha Day
August 12 (Monday) – H.M. Queen’s Birthday
October 23 (Wednesday) – Chulalongkorn Day (Rama V Day)
Loy Krathong and other Thai Festivals
There are some nationwide festivals that are not public holidays (e.g. Loy Krathong).
Please click here to see dates for Loy Krathong and other festivals and special events in Thailand »