There is always something fun going on in Thailand! This month, there is no shortage of cultural and nature festivals and sporting events around Thailand.
Check out the wonderful events launching this June:
Rayong Fruit Festival 2018
When: June 1-5, 2018
Where: Ta Phong Fruit Central Market, Rayong Province
What: Rayong is famous for its agricultural products and the annual Rayong Fruit Festival promotes and improves the quality of fruits and veggies in Rayong, while also supporting the people and farmers of Rayong and tourism to the province.
Laguna Phuket Marathon 2018
When: June 9-10, 2018
Where: Bang Tao Laguna Beach, Phuket
What: The award-winning Laguna Phuket Marathon is the leading international marathon in Southeast Asia organized by Go Adventure Asia. As the 13th annual marathon, this year is expected to attract 8,000 runners from more than 50 countries worldwide.
Boon Luang and Phi Ta Khon Festival 2018
When: June 16-18, 2018
Where: Wat Phonchai and in front of the Dan Sai District Office, Loei Province. (Thailand’s Northeastern Region)
What: A unique celebration in the Dan Sai district in Loei province! Phi Ta Khon, or Ghost Festival, is the colorful parade of locals who dance, and strike poses while wearing huge masks creatively made from carved coconut-tree trunks.
Chaiyaphum Dok Krachiao Blooming Festival 2018
When: June 1 – 30, 2018
Where: Pa Hin Ngam National Park and Sai Thong National Park, Chaiyaphum Province
What: The Siam Tulip, or Dok Krachiao flower, comes in to full bloom from June to August. During these months, the fields of Pa Hin Ngam National Park in Thep Sathit district and Sai Thong National Park in Nong Bua Ra Haew district will be blanketed these pinkish-purple flowers.
To learn more about festivals in Thailand, visit thaifest.tourismthailand.org.
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