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Lunar New Year's Day in Thailand

Lunar New Year is the first day of the New Year in the Chinese calendar, which differs from the Gregorian calendar. It is also known as the Spring Festival or Chinese New Year. Every year is represented by a zodiac animal sign.

Is Lunar New Year's Day a Public Holiday?

Lunar New Year's Day is not a public holiday. Businesses have normal opening hours.

Lunar New Year is a festive occasion that calls for celebration in many places around the world.

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About Lunar New Year's Day

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Lunar New Year's Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2017SatJan 28Lunar New Year's DayObservance
2018FriFeb 16Lunar New Year's DayObservance
2019TueFeb 5Lunar New Year's DayObservance
2020SatJan 25Lunar New Year's DayObservance
2021FriFeb 12Lunar New Year's DayNational holiday
2022TueFeb 1Lunar New Year's DayObservance
2023SunJan 22Lunar New Year's DayObservance
2024SatFeb 10Lunar New Year's DayObservance
2025WedJan 29Lunar New Year's DayObservance
2026TueFeb 17Lunar New Year's DayObservance
2027SatFeb 6Lunar New Year's DayObservance

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