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New Year's Eve in Thailand

New Year’s Eve is one of the largest global celebrations because it marks the last day of the year in the Gregorian calendar, December 31, before the New Year. Count down to the New Year no matter where you are in the world.

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Many people celebrate New Year's Eve to farewell the year that ends and to welcome the New Year.
Many people celebrate New Year's Eve to farewell the year that ends and to welcome the New Year.
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About New Year's Eve

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New Year's Eve Observances

Note: Since 1996, if a holiday falls on a weekend, the following working day is observed as a compensatory non-working day, subject to Thailand's Cabinet declarations.
WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
FriDec 312010New Year's EveNational holiday
SatDec 312011New Year's EveNational holiday
MonJan 22012New Year's Eve observedNational holiday
MonDec 312012New Year's EveNational holiday
TueDec 312013New Year's EveNational holiday
WedDec 312014New Year's EveNational holiday
ThuDec 312015New Year's EveNational holiday
SatDec 312016New Year's EveNational holiday
MonJan 22017New Year's Eve observedNational holiday
SunDec 312017New Year's EveNational holiday
MonJan 12018New Year's Eve observedNational holiday
MonDec 312018New Year's EveNational holiday
TueDec 312019New Year's EveNational holiday
ThuDec 312020New Year's EveNational holiday

Quick Facts

New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.

New Year's Eve 2016

Saturday, December 31, 2016

New Year's Eve 2017

Monday, January 2, 2017 – Observed date
Sunday, December 31, 2017

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Note: Since 1996, if a holiday falls on a weekend, the following working day is observed as a compensatory non-working day, subject to Thailand's Cabinet declarations.

List of dates for other years

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Fun Holiday on December 31, 2016

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