Food & Drink in Cha-am

Gin Hoy, Do Nok, Tak Meuk

You really can do it all at this annual festival held in September. The festival's English name is ‘Shellfish Eating, Bird Watching & Squid Catching’ and is a catchy slogan for some of Cha-am’s local attractions…
Cultural in Phetchaburi

Phra Nakhon Khiri Fair

Centred on Khao Wang hill, this provincial-style celebration lasts 10 days and usually takes place in February. Phra Nakhon Khiri Historical Park is festooned with lights, and there are traditional dance performance…
Music in Hua Hin

Hua Hin Jazz Festival

In honour of King Rama IX’s personal interest in the genre, the city that hosts royal getaways also hosts an annual jazz festival featuring Thai and international performers. All events are free. It takes place in a…
Art in Cha-am

Thailand International Kite Festival

Most years, but not every, artistic kites from around the world take to the skies over the beach for a long weekend.
Cultural in Chumphon

Chumphon Traditional Boat Race

To mark the end of Buddhist Lent (Ork Phansaa), which usually occurs in October, traditional long-tail boats race each other on the Lang Suan River about 60km south of Chumphon. Unlike long-tail boat races everywher…
Cultural in Chumphon

Chumphon Marine Festival

Normally held in mid-March, this festival takes place at the seaside town of Paknam, 13km southeast of Chumphon city. There are four days of sea-related events, including boat trips, sand sculpture and underwater ru…