Status of Events & Cultural Activities Following King’s Death
The Kingdom of Thailand is in mourning with the passing of the beloved monarch His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej. As a result, many events and cultural activities have been canceled, postponed, or scaled back.
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) made an announcement which requests all visitors to wear respectful attire as rites are observed while people mourn. The TAT is asking travelers listen to media announcements, including updates from the Bureau of the Royal Household and The Royal Thai Government to ensure accurate information.
Events in Thailand Cancelled
- Buffalo Racing Festival 2016, Chon Buri: 9-15 October 2016
- Nakhon Phanom Illuminated Boat Procession: 9-17 October 2016
- Oasis: Supersonic – Thailand Premiere, Bangkok: 17 October 2016
- Morrissey Live in Bangkok: 18 October 2016
- Scorpions 50th Anniversary Tour 2016, BITEC, Bangkok: 26 October 2016
- 2016 Lee Jongsuk Fan Meeting Variety in Bangkok, Thunder Dome, Bangkok: 28 October 2016
- BIGBANG Made [V.I.P] Tour in Bangkok, IMPACT Arena: 29-30 October 2016
- Ghost Fair at Mega Bangna, Bangkok: 20-31 October 2016
- Bangkok Symphony Orchestra 2016 – The Sound of Thai Heritage: 21 October 2016
- Yi Peng Chiang Mai: 12-15 November 2016
- Pattaya Loi Krathong Festival: 14 November 2016
- Pattaya International Fireworks Festival: 25-26 November 2016
- New Year Celebrations, Pattaya: 31 December 2016 – 1 January 2017
ADVISORY: Other local and international concerts have been cancelled, please contact venue or TAT call center by dialing 1672 within Thailand.
Events in Thailand Postponed Indefinitely or to New Dates
- The End of the Buddhist Lent at Indo-China Market, Mukdahan: 14-16 October 2016
- Concert Moderndog at IMPACT Muang Thong Thani: 15 October 2016
- Concert ECTat Bitec Bangna, Bangkok: 15 October 2016
- Group Riding Bangkok: 16 October 2016
- FB Battery River Kwai Half Marathon at Kanchanaburi: 16 October 2016
- Chanthaburi Scenic Marathon: 29-30 October 2016
- Harmony World Puppet in Kanchanaburi 2016: 1-7 November 2016 NEW DATES 20-26 February 2017
- Krabi Adventurous Trophy 2016: 4-5 November 2016
- Bangkok Street Show 2016 at Lumpini Park: 10-12 December 2016
NOTICE: New dates are not known for many of these events. Watch news media, check with The iTravel Channel TV for new information, or contact TAT at 1672 in Thailand.
Events in Thailand Scaled-Back but On-Schedule
- Rap Bua Festival at Bangphli, Samut Prakan: 12-15 October 2016
- Poi Lynn Sib Et Festival, Mae Hong Son: 14-16 October 2016
NOTE: You may always contact the TAT Call Center by dialing 1672 within Thailand.
We will provide updates as new information is received from official sources.