Thai Holidays 2021

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

posted on: 19.11.2020 - last update on: 23.11.2020

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