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Thailand’s list of 2020 public holidays

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As 2019 flies by, many of us have either got our end-of-year travels planned out, or are looking forward to the next long weekend holiday in Thailand.

Once you’re done planning this year’s holiday activities, here’s a list of Thailand’s 2020 public holidaysas shared on the Bank of Thailand’s website.

There will be eight long weekends (in red), with two public holidays falling on a Friday and six on a Monday.

  • Wednesday, 1 January – New Year’s Day
  • Monday, 10 February – Magha Puja in-lieu (Official day falls on Saturday, 8 February)
  • Monday, 6 April – Chakri Memorial Day
  • Monday, 13 April to Wednesday, 15 April – Songkran Day
  • Friday, 1 May – Labour Day
  • Monday, 4 May – King’s Coronation Day
  • Wednesday, 6 May – Visakha Bucha Day
  • Wednesday, 3 June – Queen Suitida Patchara Suthaphimollaksanaram’s Birthday
  • Monday, 6 July – Asanha Bucha in-lieu (Official day falls on Sunday, 5 July)
  • Tuesday, 28 July – King Vajiralongkorn’s Birthday
  • Wednesday, 12 August – Queen Mother Sirikit’s Birthday/National Mother’s Day
  • Tuesday, 13 October –  Anniversary of King Bhumibol’s death
  • Friday, 23 October –  Chulalongkorn Day
  • Monday, 7 December –  King Bhumibol’s birthday in-lieu (Official day falls on Saturday, 5 December)
  • Thursday, 10 December – Constitution Day
  • Thursday, 31 December – New Year’s Eve

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