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New Year's Eve in Thailand

New Year’s Eve is one of the largest global celebrations around the world because it marks the last day of the year in the Gregorian calendar, December 31. Many people celebrate the end of the year with mixed emotions – joy and reflection – while anticipating for the New Year.

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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
MonDec 311990New Year's EveNational holiday
TueDec 311991New Year's EveNational holiday
ThuDec 311992New Year's EveNational holiday
FriDec 311993New Year's EveNational holiday
SatDec 311994New Year's EveNational holiday
SunDec 311995New Year's EveNational holiday
TueDec 311996New Year's EveNational holiday
WedDec 311997New Year's EveNational holiday
ThuDec 311998New Year's EveNational holiday
FriDec 311999New Year's EveNational holiday
SunDec 312000New Year's EveNational holiday
MonJan 12001New Year's Eve observedNational holiday
MonDec 312001New Year's EveNational holiday
TueDec 312002New Year's EveNational holiday
WedDec 312003New Year's EveNational holiday
FriDec 312004New Year's EveNational holiday
SatDec 312005New Year's EveNational holiday
MonJan 22006New Year's Eve observedNational holiday
SunDec 312006New Year's EveNational holiday
MonJan 12007New Year's Eve observedNational holiday
MonDec 312007New Year's EveNational holiday
WedDec 312008New Year's EveNational holiday
ThuDec 312009New Year's EveNational holiday
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 2015

Thursday, December 31, 2015

New Year's Eve 2016

Saturday, December 31, 2016

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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.
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