A Short Guide to Just a Few of the Bangkok Songkran Festival 2023 Events

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Songkran, the Thai New Year festival, is celebrated all over Thailand, including in Bangkok. So, here are some recommendations for Songkran festivities in Bangkok.

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1. Khao San Road

Known for its lively atmosphere, Khao San Road is one of the best places to experience Songkran in Bangkok. You’ll find plenty of water fights, street food, and music here.

2. Siam Square

Get ready with your water guns, fellow Thais and foreigners! You cannot afford to miss out on this upcoming Songkran celebration, taking place at Siam Square in Bangkok from April 13th-15th. The event promises to turn the Square into the coolest Songkran playground you have ever seen!

S2O Songkran Music Festival 2023

3. S2O Songkran Music Festival 2023 at The Live Park Rama 9

Get ready to make a splash at the S2O Songkran Music Festival 2023! Join in on the 3-day celebration of music and water at The Live Park Rama 9 in Bangkok from April 13th-15th, 2023. This epic festival is one of the biggest Songkran celebrations in Thailand, so get ready to have a blast with the coolest atmosphere in the city!

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4. SARDsod at The Paseo Mall Ladkrabang

Get ready to soak up some fun with #SARDsod at The Paseo Mall Ladkrabang from April 1st-15th, 2023.

From April 13th-15th, celebrate Songkran by getting drenched with water from a more than 20-meter-long “water tunnel” for three days, from 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

Enjoy free concerts from various artists, including:

-April 8th: Meet “Big”, the champion from “THE STAR 12” stage.

-April 13th: Groove to the beats of “Janet Kiew”.

-April 14th: Discover “Rooftop,” the rising star of the music industry.

-April 15th: End the party with a bang and rock out with “SDF,” the creators of the hit song “ทำไมไม่คิดดีๆ (Why Not Think of Good Things),” with over 91 million views on Youtube. Don’t miss out on the fun!

5. Bangkok City Hall

Last but not least, come and join the cultural extravaganza at the Songkran Festival held at Bangkok City Hall! Experience the traditional Thai New Year festivities with a variety of cultural activities such as water pouring rituals, flower garland making, and traditional dance performances. Get a glimpse of Thai history and immerse yourself in the rich culture of Thailand and create lasting memories at the heart of Bangkok.

Note: Remember to stay safe during Songkran by wearing appropriate clothing and keeping valuables in waterproof bags. Don’t forget to also respect local customs and traditions during this important holiday. Happy Songkran!

These are only a few events and not meant to be inclusive of every event in the city!

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Aim Tanakorn
The local news translator at The Pattaya News. Aim is a twenty-four year old who currently lives in Bangkok. Interested in English translation, story-telling, and entrepreneurship, he believes that hard-working is an indispensable component of every success in this world.