Thailand Gearing up to Welcome Songkran Festival with Spectacular Events


Thailand is gearing up to welcome the Songkran Festival with a spectacular lineup of events in Bangkok. The festival, marking the Thai New Year from April 11-15, will see the capital city come alive with traditional water rituals, music festivals, and cultural showcases.

According to the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), key events include the Maha Songkran World Water Festival 2024, taking place along Ratchadamnoen Klang Avenue and at Sanam Luang, offering visitors a rich taste of Thai traditions. Music enthusiasts will enjoy the Songkran Bazaar Music Festival 2024 at the Bazaar Ratchadapisek and the Siam Songkran Music Festival 2024 at RCA Central Park, featuring scores of artists and performances.

Water festivals such as the Samyan Water Festival 2024 and S2O Songkran Music Festival 2024 promise thrilling water fights alongside live music, creating a unique festival experience. “World Water Festival: The Songkran Phenomena” also extends the celebration with events such as the Iconic Songkran Festival 2024 at ICONSIAM and the Ultrasonic Water Festival 2024 at Siam Paragon, among others, blending traditional festivities with modern entertainment.

The public can stay informed about these events by following their social media channels, including and, among others.

The preceding is a press release from the Thai Government PR Department.

Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.