Public Holidays 2017
This page contains a national calendar of all 2017 public holidays for Thailand. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.
— The cabinet has decided to remove the Coronation Day of King Bhumibol Adulyadej on 5 May as a national holiday effective 2017.
— Two new public holidays (28 July for His Majesty the King’s Birthday & 13 October for the Passing of the Late King Bhumibol Adulyadej) have been declared.
— 26 October 2017 has been declared a public holiday for the royal cremation ceremony of the Late King Rama IX.
|1 Jan||Sun||New Year's Day|
|2 Jan||Mon||New Year Holiday|
|3 Jan||Tue||New Year Holiday|
|28 Jan||Sat||Chinese New Year *|
|11 Feb||Sat||Makha Bucha Day|
|13 Feb||Mon||Makha Bucha Holiday|
|6 Apr||Thu||Chakri Day|
|13 Apr to 17 Apr||Thu to Mon||Songkran Festival|
|1 May||Mon||Labour Day *|
|10 May||Wed||Visakha Bucha Day|
|25 Jun||Sun||End of Ramadan *|
|9 Jul||Sun||Khao Phansa Day|
|10 Jul||Mon||Khao Phansa Holiday|
|28 Jul||Fri||His Majesty the King's Birthday|
|12 Aug||Sat||Her Majesty the Queen's Birthday|
|14 Aug||Mon||Her Majesty the Queen's Birthday Holiday|
|13 Oct||Fri||Passing of His Majesty the Late King|
|23 Oct||Mon||Chulalongkorn Memorial Day|
|26 Oct||Thu||Royal Cremation of His Majesty the Late King|
|5 Dec||Tue||His Majesty the Late King's Birthday|
|10 Dec||Sun||Constitution Day|
|11 Dec||Mon||Constitution Day Holiday|
|25 Dec||Mon||Christmas Day *|
|31 Dec||Sun||New Year's Eve|
— Chinese New Year, Christmas Day and End of Ramadan are observed in Narathiwat, Pattani, Yala and Satun provinces only.
— Labour Day is observed by all sectors except the Government sector.
Thailand officially observes 23 national holidays and several religious observances. Buddhism is the predominant religion, practiced by over 98 percent of Thai citizens. The majority of traditional holidays are based on Buddhist culture and beliefs.
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