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King Bhumibol's Birthday in Thailand

Father’s Day is celebrated worldwide to recognize the contribution that fathers and father figures make to the lives of their children. This day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting. Although it is celebrated on a variety of dates worldwide, many countries observe this day on the third Sunday in June.

Is King Bhumibol's Birthday a Public Holiday?

King Bhumibol's Birthday is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

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Father's Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting.

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About King Bhumibol's Birthday

Read more about King Bhumibol's Birthday.

King Bhumibol's Birthday 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.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2010SunDec 5King Bhumibol's BirthdayNational holiday
2010MonDec 6King Bhumibol's Birthday observedNational holiday
2011MonDec 5King Bhumibol's BirthdayNational holiday
2012WedDec 5King Bhumibol's BirthdayNational holiday
2013ThuDec 5King Bhumibol's BirthdayNational holiday
2014FriDec 5King Bhumibol's BirthdayNational holiday
2015SatDec 5King Bhumibol's BirthdayNational holiday
2015MonDec 7King Bhumibol's Birthday observedNational holiday
2016MonDec 5King Bhumibol's BirthdayNational holiday
2017TueDec 5King Bhumibol's BirthdayNational holiday
2018WedDec 5King Bhumibol's BirthdayNational holiday
2019ThuDec 5King Bhumibol's BirthdayNational holiday
2020SatDec 5King Bhumibol's BirthdayNational holiday
2020MonDec 7King Bhumibol's Birthday observedNational holiday

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