River Festival 2018 - part of Loy Krathong Festival celebrations that will be held in Bangkok. Loy Krathong is one of the main Thai festivals that shouldn't be missed if you are planning to visit Thailand late in November. For River Festival celebration in 2019 check River Festival 2019.
What is River Festival?
River Festival is an event related to celebration of the annual Thai festival called Loy Krathong Festival. This year River Festival comes with the theme Blissful Cultural Nights which will be held at 9 Piers of Contemporary Culture in Bangkok.
River Festival 2018 can be celebrated at nine different venues along the curve of the majestic Chao Phraya River. The venues taking part in the festival are:
- Wat Pho
- Wat Arun
- Wat Kalayanamitr
- Wat Prayoon
- Asiatique The Riverfront
- Tha Maharaj
- Yodpiman River Walk
Along the way, you will learn more about Thai culture, enjoy Thai traditional dances and live music, Chinese performances, Thai crafts and more.
River Festival will be celebrated on November 21 - 24, 2018, from 5.00 PM to 10.30 PM
How to get there?
There will be a free shuttle boat throughout 9 piers of Contemporary Culture. You can get on the free shuttle boat at any of these piers, just choose the nearest to you.
Route 1: R1 - R6
Tha Tien Pier - Wat Pho > Tha Maharaj Pier > Wat Arun Pier > Wat Kalaya Pier > Wat Prayoon Pier > Yodpiman River Walk Pier
Departure every 20 minutes
Route 2: R6 - R10
Yodpiman River Walk Pier > Lhong1919 > ICONSIAM Pier > Sathorn Pier > Asiatique The Riverfront Pier
Departure every 30 minutes
Other popular places for celebration Loy Krathong in Bangkok can be found here: Top Places to Celebrate Loy Krathong Festival 2018 in Bangkok.