Bangkok: Unmissable Events

Chinese New Year kicks off in February in Chinatown, the streets come alive with dragon dancers, performers and fun festivities.

Music fans will enjoy Bangkok International Jazz festival, which is held in March.

In April, a huge (but friendly) water fight takes places on the streets, it’s considered to be a good luck ritual.

Loy Krathong is usually celebrated in November, when respect is paid to the goddess of water. People meet around rivers and lakes and release pretty lotus shaped rafts that are decorated with flowers and candles.