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Phuket Festivals & Events Guides

  • Calendar of events in Phuket

    Calendar of Events

    Whether they're held to honour a religious belief or just for fun, the festivals of Phuket are exciting, sometimes bizarre spectacles - certainly never bland. Read More...

  • Chinese New Year in Phuket

    Chinese New Year in Phuket

    Get ready for noisy firecrackers and colourful processions as Phuket celebrates the New Year. Vibrant celebrations and super shopping bargains are on offer. Read More...

  • King's Cup Regatta

    Phuket King's Cup Regatta

    Phuket's famous international yachting event, The King's Cup Regatta, returns to the azure waters of the Andaman Ocean in early December for a Read More...

  • Phuket Red Cross Fair

    Phuket Red Cross Fair

    With many activities and stage shows as well as delicious and unique food the annual Phuket Red Cross Fair is the place to be if you are in town in late December to early Read More...

  • Por Tor (Hungry Ghost) Festival

    Hungry Ghost Festival

    Por Tor or the 'Hungry Ghost' festival is an important merit-making event for the ethnic Chinese. Special food, flowers and candles are offered to ancestors on altars. Read More...

  • Phuket Old Town Festival

    Phuket Old Town Festival

    One of the most cherished celebrations is the Phuket Old Town Festival that follows Chinese New Year. This Festival is held in the historical centre of the Old Town. Read More...

  • Phuket Bike Week

    Phuket Bike Week

    Once you hear the roar of packs of big bikes rumbling around the hills and highways of the island, you’ll know that Phuket Bike Week is coming.

  • Phuket Gay Pride

    Phuket Gay Pride

    Colourful, eccentric, outrageous and full of fun, Phuket’s annual Gay Festival is a riot of well-toned bodies on floats and in parades. Read More...

  • Laguna Phuket Marathon

    Laguna Phuket Marathon

    Thousands of runners from around the world will ‘Run Paradise’ in the Laguna Phuket International Marathon at Asia’s most popular family-friendly Read More...

  • Baba (Peranakan) Wedding Festival in Phuket

    Baba Wedding Festival

    The Peranakan (or Straits Chinese people) are also known in Phuket as "Baba". The annual mass Phuket Baba wedding festival brings back memories of the tin mining Read More...

  • Kathu Festival

    Kathu Festival 2014

    At Kathu Festival, enjoy checking out the street stalls, stage shows, live music, exhibitions and Thai traditional children’s games.

  • Thao Thepkasattri-Thao Sri Suntorn Festival

    Thao Thepkasattri Festival

    Thao Thepkasattri-Thao Sri Suntorn Festival is one of the island’s major festivals and covers many cultural and sporting activities. Read More...

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