Prachin Buri Province, Events and Festivals around the Province
Events and Festivals
Makha Purami Si Prachin Festival takes place yearly on Makha Puja Day at Wat Sa Morakot,
Amphoe Si Mahosot. In the event, both monks and the public will practice meditation,
as well as, pay respect and participate in the candle light ceremony around the biggest
and the most ancient Buddha's Footprints in Thailand with lighted candles, incense
The Bang Fai Sky Rocket Festival is organized annually on Visakha Puja Day at Wat
Ton Pho Si Maha Pho, Amphoe Si Mahosot. There is the lighting of the Bang Fai sky
rocket, the competition of Soeng Traditional Dance in the Sky Rocket Procession,
as well as, performances celebrating the event.
Agriculture and Well-known Products of Prachin Buri Fair happens during May-June
every year in front of the city hall. In the fair, there are fruits and agricultural
product market, fruits and vegetable contests, agricultural competition and demonstration,
exhibitions by various authorities, as well as, competition of agricultural vehicles
and entertainment celebrating the event.
Whitewater Rafting at Kaeng Hin Phoeng Week is organized annually around August-September
at the 9th Safeguard Unit, Khao Yai National Park, Amphoe Na Di. In the event, there
is a rafting competition and an economical Whitewater rafting at Kaeng Hin Phoeng.
Traditional Long Boat Races take place during the second week of September every
year on the Bang Pakong River, in front of the Mueang District Administration Office.
There are both traditional long and local boats competing to win Her Royal Highness
Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn's Cup.
Loi Krathong Festival is organized on the full moon night of the 12th lunar month
at the edge of the dam next to the conference hall of the Mueang District Administration
Office. There is the Nang Nopphamat Beauty Contest, Krathong procession contest,
students' performances, as well as, performances celebrating the festival.