Bar Closures in Thailand are Buddhist religious days and some public holidays. Our constantly updated Holiday Calendar & List of bar closures in Bangkok & Pattaya – Thailand, will help ensure you don’t get stuck outside a closed bar.
There are days when the sale of alcohol is officially banned nationwide and all bars are closed. These days are likely Buddhist religious days and some public holidays.
Our Holiday Calendar & List of Bar Closures in Thailand is constantly updated to include all religious holidays, Buddhist days and public holidays that are being celebrated in Bangkok & Pattaya – Thailand.
On such days, you will find an abundance of girls available on platforms like Smooci freelancers available at one of the many freelance bars or venues.
Enjoy and make sure to check all the items n our Bangkok Bucket List on your holiday!
|Name of Holiday||Date in 2023||Status|
|New Year’s Day||1st Jan||Open|
|Chinese New Year||1st Feb||Open|
|Magha Puja / Makha Bucha||6th Mar||Closed|
|Chakri Day||6th Apr||Open|
|Thailand Labor Day||1st May||Open|
|Royal Ploughing Ceremony||13th May||Open|
|Visakha Bucha / Vesak Day||3rd Jun||Closed|
|H.M. Queen’s Birthday||3rd Jun||Open|
|Asahna Puja Day||1st Aug||Closed|
|Buddhist Lent Day||2nd Aug||Closed|
|H.M. The King’s Birthday (Rama X)||28th July||Open|
|H.M. Queen Dowager’s Birthday||12th Aug||Open|
|End of Buddhist Lent Day||29th Oct||Closed|
|The Passing of Rama IX||13th Oct||Open|
|Thod Kathin (Kathina)||25th Oct||Open|
|Chulalongkorn Memorial Day||23rd Oct||Open|
|Loy Krathong||9th Nov||Open|
|H.M. The King’s Birthday (Rama IX)||7th Dec||Open|
|Thai Constitution Day||10th Dec||Open|
|New Years’ Eve||31st Dec||Open|
Significant Events & Bar Closures in Thailand Thailand
- New Year’s Day – The start of the Western New Year is celebration in Thailand.
- Songkran Festival – The Songkran Festival in Thailand. While only three days, in places like Pattaya, the celebration can last a week.
- H.M. The King’s Birthday – Rama X – Birthday of the recently crowned King Vajiralongkorn – Rama X
- H.M. Queen Dowager’s Birthday – Birthday of the recently crowned Queen Suthida
- H.M. The Queen’s Birthday – Also Mother’s Day in Thailand
- The Passing of Rama IX – A new holiday in Thailand after the passing of the King in 2016
- End of Buddhist Lent – Also known as Wan Awk Phansa
- Loy Krathong – Not technically a holiday, but a major national festival
- H.M. The King’s Birthday (Rama IX) – Father’ Day – Also Father’s Day in Thailand, the birthday of the previous King Bhumibol (Rama IX)
Will the Nauru massage parlours be closed on 17th July 2019, I arrive in BKK that day
@Chris – Typically alcohol isn’t allowed on the Buddhist holidays. As such, I don’t think the Massage Shops should be affected.