Thai Holidays 2020

This list contains both the official holidays in Thailand (red), on which banks and government offices are closed, and the non-official (black).

As in Britain, if the official holiday falls on a weekend, then the next working day is substituted. In our calendar we have marked these as substitute holidays.


1 January Wednesday New Year`s day
11 January Saturday Children's Day
16 January Thursday National Teacher's Day
18 January Saturday Royal Armed Forces Day
25 - 27 January
Saturday to Monday
Chinese New Year
8 February
Saturday Makha Bucha
10. Februar Monday Substitute holiday for Makha Bucha Day
14 February Friday Valentine's Day
8 March Sunday International Women's Day
13 March Friday National Elephant Day
6 April Monday Chakri Day
13 - 15 April Monday to Wednesday
Songkran (Thai New Year)
1 May Friday Labour Day
4 May
Monday Holiday in honour of the coronation of His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn
6 May
Wednesday Visaka Bucha Day
11 May Monday Royal Ploughing Ceremony (only authorities have closed)
3 June Wednesday Birthday of Her Majesty Queen Suthida
5 June Friday National Farmer's Day
5 July Sunday Asanha Bucha
6 July Monday Substitute holiday for Asanha Bucha Day
6 July
Monday Khao Phansa
28 July Tuesday Birthday of His Majesty Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun
29 July Wednesday National Thai Language Day
12 August Wednesday Birthday of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit
18 August Tuesday National Science Day
20 September Sunday National Youth Day
2 October Friday Oog Pansa
13 October Tuesday Remembrance of His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej
13 October Tuesday National Police Day
14 October Wednesday National Democracy Day
23 October Friday Chulalongkorn Day
31 October Saturday Loi Krathong
5 December Saturday Birthday of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej
7 December Monday Substitute holiday for the birthday of King Bhumibol Adulyadej
10 December Thursday Constitution Day
31 December Thursday New Year's Eve

posted on: 07.10.2019 - last update on: 30.10.2019

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