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Public holidays in Thailand for 2020

Public holiday dates are out for 2020 with a few waiting to be announced, The Thaiger reported. There are 19 public holidays expected in 2020, though a few more might be added on the list.

The new holidays commemorate Coronation Day (held in May this year), and the birthdays of the King and the new Queen. The birthdays for King Bhumibol and the Queen Mother will also remain part of the public holiday calendar.

Wednesday, January 1: New Year’s Day
Monday, February 10: Substitution day for Makha Bucha Day
Monday, April 6: Chakri Dynasty Memorial Day
Monday, April 13: Songkran Day (Thai New Year)
Tuesday, April 14: Songkran Holiday
Wednesday, April 15: Songkran Holiday
Friday, May 1: National Labour Day
Monday, May 4: Coronation Day
Wednesday, May 6: Wisakha Bucha Day
Wednesday, June 3: HM Queen Suthida’s Birthday
Monday, July 6: Substitution day for Asarnha Bucha Day
Tuesday, July 7: Buddhist Lent Day (Khao Phansa Day)
Tuesday, July 28: HM the King’s Birthday
Wednesday, August 12: HM Queen Sirikit’s Birthday (Mother’s Day)
Tuesday, October 13: King Bhumibol Memorial Day
Friday, October 23: King Chulalongkorn Memorial Day
Monday, December 7: Substitution Day for HM the King Bhumibol’s Birthday, National Day and National Father’s Day
Thursday, December 10: Constitution Day
Thursday, December 31: New Year’s Eve

Sources: The Thaiger, Richard Barrow