1. 38th Bo Sang Umbrella and San Khampaeng Handicraft Fair
This cultural event has been taking place in Thailand for years. It is one of the most beautiful and colourful events full of interesting and creative local handicraft products found only in Northern Thailand. The event takes place at Bo Sang, Tonpao sub-district, San Khampaeng district, Chaing Mai.
2. Don Chedi Commemoration Day of 2021 in Suphan Buri
This event is held annually to commemorate King Naresuan the Great’s victory in the Elephant Battle and for his greatest achievement of liberating Siam (Thailand) from Myanmar. Some activities in the event include a mock elephant battle as well as entertainment and cultural shows. There are stalls selling various foods and goods. The event takes place at the Don Chedi Monument in Don Chedi district, Suphan Buri.
3. Khao Khitchakut’s Lord Buddha Phluang Footprint Worship Day
Khitchakut mountain is where a footprint of the Lord Buddha is enshrined. It is also the highest Buddha footprint in Thailand. It is believed you will be blessed with good fortune if you pay respect to the footprint. In 2021, Khitchakut mountain will be open to visitors for 3 months, starting from January. The event takes place at Khao Khitchakut district, Chanthaburi.
4. Red Lotus Lake Festival and Phra That Ban Diam Worship Day
Be amazed by the stunning red lotus lake at Nong Han Kumphawapi. Take a boat ride across the lake where hundreds of thousands of red lotus flowers blossom beautifully, occuring only once a year. Next, pay respect to Phra That Ban Diam at Phra That Ban Diam Temple. The Phra That is an important religious place in Kumphawapi district. The events take place at Chiang Haeo sub-district, Kumphawapi district, Udon Thani.
5. Boon Khoon Lan Cultural Festival
Experience the lifestyle of Esan people, who are descendants of Phraya Tan, through the Boon Khoon Lan Cultural Festival. This cultural festival takes place in the second month of the lunar calendar. “Heet Sip Song, Khong Sip Si” in Esan language means “12 cultural events” that are held in each month and “14 moral principles” that everyone should follow. Boon Khoon Lan Cultural Fair is held after the rice harvesting season ends. The grandest Boon Khoon Lan Cultural Festival takes place at Lue Amnat district, Amnat Charoen.