Koh Samui
September 21, 2023

The 2023 Koh Samui events calendar

Your source for annual Koh Samui events, holidays, festivals and 2023 Full Moon Party dates (on nearby Koh Phangan).

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2023 Koh Samui events

With wild-eyed optimism, let's hope that the fourth time's the charm and 2023 is great. Ready? Below, the 2023 Koh Samui events calendar is ready for anyone clever enough to plan things in advance (and always here for those of us who will show up and hope for the best).Are you more of a last-minute sort? You're in luck – Koh Samui is often a last-minute kind of place. Below, you'll find annual Koh Samui events, holidays, festivals and 2023 Full Moon Party dates (on nearby Koh Phangan). I update this calendar regularly as new or last-minute events are announced so make sure you don't miss email updates. Enjoy!

Key Events

January 2023

February 2023

March 2023

April 2023

  • 05 Full Moon Party (Koh Phangan)
  • 06 Chakri Day (Thai national holiday)
  • 09 Easter (not a Thai holiday, some resorts celebrate)
  • 13 Songkran (Thai New Year, through April 15)

May 2023

June 2023

  • 03 H.M. Queen's Birthday
  • 03 Visakha Bucha Day (Buddhist holy day)
  • 04 Full Moon Party (Koh Phangan)

July 2023

August 2023

September 2023

October 2023

  • 13 Anniversary of His Majesty the Late King Bhumibol
  • 30 Full Moon Party (Koh Phangan)

Tip: Rainy season on Koh Samui (usually) begins in late October/early November

November 2023

December 2023

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