Sukhothai Loi Krathong and Candle Festival 2018

Province

Date 16 Nov 2018 - 25 Nov 2018

Detail

Sukhothai Loi Krathong and Candle Festival 2018

Schedule: 16-25 November, 2018.

Venue:
Sukhothai Historical Park, Tambon Mueang Kao, Amphoe Mueang Sukhothai, Sukhothai.

Activities: - Ceremony to welcome the Dawn of Happiness.
 from Saphan Bun, Wat Traphang Thong, to the Sukhothai Historical Park.
05.55 Hrs.
- Ancient market of the Sukhothai Period, local sports, sword and staff fighting show, thread-wound fist Thai boxing display.At the Four Pavilions.
- Stage for contemporary performances and a market selling products of the communities. At Wat Sorasak (modern zone).
- Lan Thet Lan Tham (Sermon of the Great Birth). At Wat Traphang Ngoen.
13.00 Hrs.
- Traditional Thai music. On the grounds in front of Wat Maha That, Sukhothai Historical Park.
17.00 Hrs.
- Light and sound performance. On the grounds in front of Wat Maha That, Sukhothai Historical Park.

16-22 November, 2018, at 19.30 Hrs. 
     (on 22 November, an extra show at 17.30 Hrs.)
     Contact for enquiries and tickets at Tel. 06 4538 9475.
- Khao Khwan Wan Len Fai Samrap Samran Ahan Sukhothai (Sukhothai Gala Dinner). On the grounds in front of Wat Maha That, Sukhothai Historical Park.

16-25 November, 2018, from 17.30 - 19.15 Hrs.
Contact for enquiries and tickets at Tel. 06 4538 9475.

- Nang Nopphamat Beauty Contest. At the Dong Tan Stage. 19.00 Hrs.
- Khon mask performance. At the back of Wat Chana Songkhram. 20.30 Hrs.
- Performance on the legend of Thao Si Chulalak, and Loi Krathong activity. At the pond of Wat Sa Si (Traphang Trakuan). 22.30 Hrs.
- Phlu, Talai, Fai Phaniang pyrotechnics. At the pond of Wat Sa Si (Traphang Trakuan). 23.00 Hrs.

* On 22 November (Loi Krathong Day), there are additional activities:
- Procession to invite the royal inauguration flame and lanterns. 8.00 Hrs. (Prepare the float to go around town at 14.00 Hrs.)
- Royal Float, Loi Krathong Festival processions of 9 districts, and a procession of Nang Nopphamat.
- Floating the royal lanterns by the Chairman of the Ceremony to mark the auspicious occasion. At the pond of Wat Sa Si (Traphang Trakuan). 23.00 Hrs.
 

Location

Sukhothai Historical Park, Tambon Mueang Kao, Amphoe Mueang Sukhothai, Sukhothai.

For more information

Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), Sukhothai Office,
Tel. 0 5561 6228-9,
Email: tatsukho@tat.or.th.

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