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The next public holiday in Thailand is

23rd October, FridayChulalongkorn Day

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Thailand in 2020

WednesdayWedJan 01, 2020Jan 01New Year's Day
SaturdaySatFeb 08, 2020Feb 08Makha Bucha Day
MondayMonFeb 10, 2020Feb 10Makha Bucha Day Holiday
MondayMonApr 06, 2020Apr 06Chakri Day
MondayMonApr 13, 2020Apr 13Songkran Festival
TuesdayTueApr 14, 2020Apr 14Songkran Festival
WednesdayWedApr 15, 2020Apr 15Songkran Festival
ThursdayThuApr 16, 2020Apr 16Songkran observed
FridayFriMay 01, 2020May 01Labor Day
MondayMonMay 04, 2020May 04Coronation Day
WednesdayWedMay 06, 2020May 06Wisakha Bucha Day
WednesdayWedMay 13, 2020May 13Royal Ploughing Ceremony
SundaySunJul 05, 2020Jul 05Asarnha Bucha Day
MondayMonJul 06, 2020Jul 06Buddhist Lent Day
WednesdayWedAug 12, 2020Aug 12The Queen's Birthday
WednesdayWedAug 12, 2020Aug 12King Bhumibol Adulyadej The Great Memorial Day
FridayFriOct 23, 2020Oct 23Chulalongkorn Day
SaturdaySatDec 05, 2020Dec 05The King's Birthday
ThursdayThuDec 10, 2020Dec 10Constitution Day
ThursdayThuDec 31, 2020Dec 31New Year's Eve

Public Holidays in Thailand

Chulalongkorn Day

Chulalongkorn Day

Friday Oct 23, 2020

The upcoming Thailand holiday Chulalongkorn Day is in 29 days from today.

The King's Birthday

The King's Birthday

Saturday Dec 05, 2020

The upcoming Thailand holiday The King's Birthday is in 72 days from today.

Constitution Day

Constitution Day

Thursday Dec 10, 2020

The upcoming Thailand holiday Constitution Day is in 77 days from today.

2020 Public Holidays Thailand Service

The above is the list of 2020 public holidays declared in Thailand which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide Thailand holiday calendar for 2020 in Word, Excel, PDF and printable online formats.

In the culture-rich nation of Thailand, public holidays are regulated by the government. Both private and public sectors observe nearly all holidays. Thailand, as of the year 2017, has a combined total of 17 public holidays observed every year by the public sector. Interestingly, the private sector is required to observe a mandatory 13 holidays, popularly known as bank holidays each year including Labor Day. The Bank of Thailand regulates this provision through the Labor Protection Act. The public holidays may incorporate other international events and observances.

The nation's cabinet may declare more public holidays. In the event where a public holiday falls on a weekend, a compensation holiday is offered on the following workday to cater for the coincidence. As for the observances, the country's government is responsible for regulation. However, observances are not considered holidays independently, and in some cases, only particular sectors of the nation observe them.

During religious holidays, the sale alcohol is prohibited countrywide except in duty-free shops located in the international airports. Through the Labour Protection Act of 1998, all employers are obliged to announce to their employees the schedule of the traditional public holidays in advance. Employers may agree with their employees on substituting days when public holidays are marked on a weekly day off, the failure to which it is punishable by law. Due to the nature and condition of work, employers and employees may settle on postponing the marking of the celebration to other preferred days or the employer is obliged to pay additional remuneration to cater for the holiday rather than allowing the employees remain off duty. A significant number of businesses and other sectors remain closed while others operate on limited schedules.