Songkran Festival

Songkran Festival
Phuket Festivals and Events 

Songkran Festival

Phuket Festivals and Events

Songkran Festival

Songkran Festival

Songkran Festival

Phuket Festivals and Events

Songkran Festival

Songkran Festival is the traditional Thai New Year celebrated on April 13th. Families and friends gather to celebrate by visiting temples, sprinkling water on Buddha images in reverence, and sprinkling water on each other’s hands as an act of wishing good luck.

Songkran Festival

In recent years, the tradition of sprinkling water has been interpreted by youngsters as a great excuse for a water fight, and it is not uncommon to have buckets and containers of water thrown at you by teams of merry makers in the backs of trucks as you make your way down the street – particularly in major tourist areas like Patong.

Small children delight in equipping themselves with water guns and spraying anyone who comes in their path – no one is exempt!

Remember this date when you are in Patong and leave your cameras and anything likely to suffer water damage behind in your hotel room, because you will get wet.

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