Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) pleases both Thai and foreign tourists who are enchanted with the Thai tradition to prepare for backpacking all year round. In order to create a flow of Thailand festival experience by grouping traditions and activities into 4 forms to support the tourists are 1. Food & Music Festival 2. Cultural & Art Festival 3. Creative Event & Festival 4. Recreation & Sport Event
The activities in July start with the activities to please the coffee lovers with the Kaeng Song Coffee Sipping and Khek River Rafting Festival to be held on 1st July – 31st October, 2017, at the Khek River next to the Highway No. 12 Phitsanulok – Lomsak (45-53Km Marker) from Ban Sapphraiwan to Kaeng Song Waterfall, Wangthong District, Phitsanulok Province. This is followed by the tradition of candle parade which is very great and beautiful held in the provinces in Thailand.
Tradition of Korat candle parade will be held on 7th – 10th July, 2017, at the Thao Suranaree Monument, Muang District, Nakhon Ratchasima Province and the Festival of candle parade and offering of food to monks on the elephant’s back, Surin Province to be held on 7th – 8th July, 2017, in front of Surin District Office and Phraya Surinphakdee Monument.
The event of candle parade on the river at Lat Chado market will be held on 8th July, 2017, at Lat Chado market, Phak Hai District, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province.
The candle festival, Ubon Ratchatheni Province, will be held on 8th – 9th July, 2017, on Upparat Road (in front of Si Ubon Rattanaram Temple) on the road around Thung Si Muang, Ubon Ratchatheni Province. This includes the tradition of flower offering to monks and offering the royal candles to be held on 8th – 10th July, 2017, at Phra Bhuddhabaht Ratchaworamahawihan Temple, Phraputthabath District, Saraburi Province.
There are also the activities to celebrate establishment of Mueang Ranong to be held on 21st July, 2017, at Ranong Municipality, Mueang District, Ranong Province. End the month with the activities of Pattaya Marathon Competition to be held on 16th July, 2017, Beach Road, Pattaya, Chonburi Province.
Anyone who interested in visiting the events can see more the information and news at Call center 1672 and www.tourismthailand.org/thaifest