Get on the Road for These 7 Music Festivals in February
Here are 7 events happening around Thailand this February where you can enjoy music, party, and a chill road trip.
It’s been barely two weeks into the new decade. If you’re already missing the rush of concerts, we’re assuming you’re one of those fans constantly on the move for the next music festival.
Maybe you enjoyed some of Bangkok’s grand events or joined full-blown parties with awesome lineups and production in other provinces. Whichever is the case for you last year, now is the time to chase the stage and dive into that atmosphere again.
If you agree with that, then why are you still home? Check out these eight music festivals happening around Thailand in February.
We at Siam2nite have curated a diverse list of music events, from casual marketplaces with concerts to all-out festivals with massive lineups to entertain music lovers. These are looking to be an absolute can’t-miss.
Cheeze Carbootsale Festival 2020 | Khao Yai
Thailand’s biggest hillside car boot sale has returned! Cheeze Carbootsale Festival 2020 is a two-day event happening this February 1 at 8Speed Motor Track, Khao Yai. Come enjoy an awesome chill fest surrounded by forests, nature, and the cool night breeze.
This time, the festival promises a caravan of over 500 vendors from around Thailand, including social influencers and celebrities from various spheres. They’ll be bringing their freshest and most fashionable wardrobes to the market. Get ready to shop ‘til you drop from a dazzling array of items and accessories.
As for the concert, the performances will be hosted on two grand stages and three smaller ones. The lineup is massive, joined by legends of the industry, rising stars, and up-and-coming bands. Plus, party in the hills with the event’s long list of talented DJs from all over.
Get ready for a feast at drink bars, food trucks, and selected eateries, as the event is serving you even more delicious munchies than it did last year.
Cheeze Carbootsale Festival will provide various amenities, such as tent areas, toilets, and shower rooms. Campers can also enjoy coffee and hot meals at the breakfast area in the early morning. Plus, there’ll be exciting outdoor activities to look forward to!
The organizer is committed to making sure everyone can say “I’m fine” this year, so this party is free-of-charge! If you want to join such a cool festival, be sure to grab your friends and meet up at the hillside site.
The event offers free admission. For more information, be sure to visit its Facebook Page.
Check-in Worthy Spots in Khao Yai
Khao Yai is a popular vacation spot year-round, as it has some of Thailand’s top tourist highlights. Before you join the event, don’t forget to drop by these hotspots. Summer is quite ways away yet, so you might be able to catch a cool breeze. And doesn’t that sound wonderful?
- Visit the famous Khao Yai Thiang Windmills at the Lamtakong Hydro Power Plant’s upper reservoir. A row of 12 giant windmills sits on the hilltop, making for a spectacular backdrop to your selfie. There are also bikes for rent, so you can take a ride around the area.
- Get warmed up for the evening festivities at The Scenical World – the biggest amusement & water park in Northeastern Thailand. Spanning over 130 rais and nestled in verdant mountains, it is equipped with entertainment and amenities, including splash zones, attractions, shops, and resorts.
- Café hoppers should definitely check out Please Don’t Tell Khaoyai – a loft-style coffee shop sitting on the side of the mountain. Its scenic balcony area allows you to take in the natural sights and surroundings.
Gypsy Carnival 5 “Golden Mountain” | Ratchaburi
The festival for the gypsy-at-heart has returned after much anticipation, now bigger than ever! Gypsy Carnival is celebrating its half-decade anniversary in Gypsy Carnival 5 “Golden Mountain”, which is promised to be even grander than the previous years.
The event promises to transform Suan Phueng into “Golden Mountain Temple Fair”, with impressive light & sound production and exciting activities. This February 1, come and enjoy the cool breeze and mountain air at Ton Phueng Farm, Suan Phueng, Ratchaburi.
Since it’s Gypsy Carnival’s fifth anniversary, you can bet there will be all kinds of fun to explore. The lineup now includes Thai country stars, for one. You can also classic temple fair activities like dunk tanks, balloons & darts, Ferris wheel, and airguns.
In collaboration with CAT Radio, the festival is adding an extra indie stage, which will be taken over by a roster of amazing acts.
The Gypsy Stage lineup includes Apaporn Nakornsawan, Borisat Haa Mai Jam Kad, Pu Pongsit, PolyCat, Mean, Taitosmith, Whal & Dolph, Zweed n’ Roll, and Safe Planet. Meanwhile, CAT Stage is featuring wholesome indie acts like Alyn, Temp., T_047, Solitude is Bliss, Telex Telexs, Earth Patravee, and Pai Song Ku Bor Khor Sor Duu.
Other highlights include a food zone with over 40 vendors serving up delicious treats, a marketplace offering handmade goods, and the exclusive Moto Village, where bikers are welcome to enjoy fun activities and meet up with new friends.
Interested? Grab your tickets now for 1,400 THB per pax on Thaiticketmajor. There’s currently a special deal that lets you get four tickets for 1,200 THB each. (Available now until January 31.) At the event, GA tickets will be sold at 1,500 THB.
Check-in Worthy Spots in Ratchaburi
Suan Phueng is a small Amphoe in Ratchaburi known for its mountainous terrains, fresh air, and gorgeous natural attractions. So before you join the event, why not check out these local landmarks?
- Visit the archaeological site of Khao Ngu Stone Park. Once a stone mine in the Rattanakosin era and a place of Thawarawadi historical import, it’s now one of Ratchaburi’s top tourist destinations. Here, you can enjoy the day in nature and a breathtaking vista of limestone formations.
- You can’t really say you’re in Ratchaburi if you’ve never been to Damnoen Saduak Floating Market. Not only has it been established for over a century, but it’s also a world-famous attraction and easily Ratchaburi’s most iconic landmark.
The marketplace offers all sorts of goods, from delicious treats to household items, souvenirs, and handcrafted knick-knacks.
- Chill at The Scenery Vintage Farm – a country sheep farm with a bunch of fun activities to enjoy throughout the day. Feed adorable lambs, tour the farmstead, and shop from food vendors and souvenir booths in the fresh air and lush nature.
KARMA KRACHAO | Bang Krachao
Karma Klique is a collaboration of music lovers and party organizers looking to bring a one-of-a-kind experience to life. The team happily welcomes 2020 with the first event of the year – Karma Krachao. Come join a high-energy party in the garden at Hidden Woods on February 1.
Expect a lineup of top DJs from Giegling, such as DJ Dustin and Molly, along with DJ Roberto Michael, Thailand’s very own Elaheh (Unstๆ), and Wong Echo (Slum Disco Soundsystem).
If you’re joining this party, know that you’ll be a part of a privileged few. As the venue has limited space, only 200 tickets are available, making this one of the most exclusive parties Karma Klique has organized in two years.
Karma Krachao will take place between 14.00 - 22.00. Afterward, get ready for an after-party downtown! (More details coming soon.) If you’re craving a new kind of party, be sure not to miss this one! Grab your tickets now on Ticketmelon for 1,800 THB.
Check-in Worthy Spots in Bang Krachao
Considering its vast swaths of forests and green areas, Bang Krachao is rightly dubbed Bangkok’s lung. It’s the perfect destination for a one day trip. Be sure to spend the day scouting out these highlights.
- Tour the nature trail on a bike and take in a breath of fresh air at Sri Nakhon Khuean Khan Park & Botanical Garden. Also known as Bang Krachao park, it’s essentially 148 rais of dense local flora and home to countless animals.
- Taste the mouthwatering treats of Bang Namphueng Floating Market, where you can see how the locals live their day-to-day life. At this long-standing market, you can shop for savory and sweet treats, traditional Thai desserts, fresh produce, and cute souvenirs.
- Get a feel of ecological tourism at The Siamese Fighting Fish Museum, and marvel at the beauty of Thailand’s iconic Fighting Fish. The museum itself is also stylishly designed and blends in with the natural surroundings.
UNKONSCIOUS | Phuket
UnKonscious Festival 2020 – one of Asia’s biggest trance music fests – returns for the third year. The event has transformed Phuket’s beaches into transcendent party space time and again since 2018.
UnKonscious has recently been named Asia’s #1 and the world’s #5 trance music festival. As the team is bringing back another round of world-class entertainment, expect a spectacular lineup to shake up the stage throughout two days. The event is happening on February 6-7 at Paradise Beach, Phuket.
First day’s lineup features VII, John Askew, Simon Patterson, Sean Tyas, Will Atkinson, Avalon, Alex Di Stefano, and Orkidea. They’ll be followed by Ferry Tayle, Dan Stone, The Thrillseekers, Driftmoon, and Elucidus on the next day, and supported by Asteroid and RAM pres Dubyard.
Party lovers can warm-up at the pre-party on February 5 between 21.00 - 03.00. Be sure to test out your moves on the dance floor before the actual event takes you on a whole new experience.
And that’s not all! After the event has concluded, there will be an after-party night on February 8 to send the grand celebration off.
UnKonscious is four days and four nights of non-stop parties; it’s as sweet a deal as you’ll get. Wanna join the fun? Grab your tickets now on Ticketmelon for 3,200 THB per pax (or pre- and after-party only for 1,200 THB, also available on Ticketmelon).
Check-in Worthy Spots in Phuket
Steal away during the day to take in the sounds and sights of this tropical paradise, featuring crystal clear waters and white sands.
- Lounge around Karon Beach, Phuket’s second-longest stretch of fine sands. Sunbathe, take in the view, or take a swim in the ocean – either way, you’re guaranteed to have a great time!
- Karon Viewpoint, a.k.a. Three Beaches Viewpoint, offers a breathtaking sight of Kata Noi, Kata, and Karon Beaches. It’s a popular spot among tourists looking for a spectacular backdrop.
- Float in the waves at Koh He. Located merely 10 km from the Phuket shore, the small island boasts white beaches and clear blue waters. You can even see schools of fish in the shallows as they swim around the island’s beautiful coral reefs.
GENIE FEST 2020: Rock Mountain | Khao Kho
Chang Music Connection is gearing up to take rock fans to a music festival that features almost a dozen of Thailand’s top rock acts.
GENIE FEST 2020: Rock Mountain lets you take a seat on the grassy ‘natural stadium’, surrounded by lush hills and cool breeze. For the first time ever, the event is happening at Jolly Land, Khao Kho, Phetchabun on February 9 (Sun).
With a lineup full of legendary acts bringing high-energy shows through ten hours, it’s guaranteed to be a blast. Expect Bodyslam, Potato, Labanoon, Num Kala, Big Ass, Paradox, as well as Cocktail, Klear, 25Hours, and Palmy.
And since the event takes place on the long weekend around Makha Bucha Day, you’ll have some downtime before going back to work. If you want to join this hardcore rock fest, be sure to grab your tickets now on Thaiticketmajor for 2,000 THB.
Check-in Worthy Spots in Khao Kho
While you’re in Khao Kho, don’t forget to check out these highlights during the day before joining the evening concert.
- Get a 360º view of the sea of fog at Khao Takhian Ngo Scenic Spot. Enjoy the beautiful scenery and calm atmosphere, especially in the early morning as the sun comes up.
- You’ll look and feel like you’re whisked away to the other side of the world at Khao Kho Wind Farm. Situated on the top of a hill, the highly visible landmark can be recognized by rows of 24 giant windmills.
- Visit Khao Kho Palace on Khao Ya, which sits 1,050 meters above sea level. Built in 1984 during the reign of King Rama IX, the place offers one of the best views in the Khao Kho area.
SangSom Presents Single Festival | Chiang Mai
Raise your hand if you’re single! SangSom Presents Single Festival 2019 is the biggest bachelor and bachelorette party in Thailand. After having seen the exciting event took place in five other provinces, Chiang Mai locals can finally sing their heart out at Larn Prasertland, Kat Choeng Doi Market this February 15.
Joining the party are the favorites of lonely hearts; get ready for MEAN, Stamp, and the charming rapper, Twopee Southside. They’re bringing the party for the single gents and ladies out there, so prepare for some high-energy performances.
And who knows, you might not go home alone. The event dress code lets you show your relationship status on your shirt: black for singles, and white for couples. Single and don’t want to be anymore? Join up! Your future partner might just be around the festival’s corner.
Grab your tickets now on the Single Festivalwebsite or via AllTicket at 7-Elevens for 199 THB each. Note that the event is restricted to party lovers aged 20 and up only.
Check-in Worthy Spots in Chiang Mai
When you’re in Chiang Mai, it’s best to chill and take a walk around the city. These are some of the top must-see spots.
- Snap a shot with Tha Phae Gate, Chiang Mai’s iconic landmark that welcomes visitors to the city. Naturally, the most distinctive feature is the preserved walls from Chiang Mai’s olden days.
- If you went to Chiang Mai and didn’t go to Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep, can you really say you’ve been there? The site is considered Chiang Mai’s most important place of worship, shining with brilliant Lanna architecture and art.
- Chill out at One Nimman, Chiang Mai’s hip community mall that features plenty of Instagram-able corners and a fusion of European and Lanna style. There’s a wide array of shops, restaurants, and cafés to explore.
ALOHA Art & Music Festival | Rayong
Aloha Art & Music Festival 2020 is making a debut as one of the biggest feel-good festivals in Eastern Thailand. The two-day, two-night event is set to take place on Laem Mae Phim Beach, Ao Khai, Klaeng, Rayong on February 28-29.
Between three stages – MAIN Stage, INDY Stage, and DJ Tower – the lineup includes over 40 acts from all kinds of genres.
On the list are Pu Phongsit, Singto Namchok, Pop Pongkool, Wanyai x Monik, 25Hours, Joeyboy, Urboy TJ, Lazyloxy, Lipta, Scrubb, MEAN, Greasycafe, The Parkinson, Moving and Cut, Whal & Dolph, Safeplanet, Srirajah Rockers, T-Bone, T_047, Somkiat, Julaholarn, Khian Khai Lae Wanich, as well as several well-known DJs and special guests.
The event will also offer fun activities such as shopping markets, BBQ parties, workshops, as well as beach sports like jetski, motorbikes, and surfboards. With all this excitement, you can bet you’ll be getting a true one-of-a-kind experience.
So come on and join the party at Aloha Art & Music Festival 2020. Grab your tickets now on Eventpop; prices start at 1,200 THB.
Check-in Worthy Spots in Rayong
Although the event is packed to the brim with activities, you should still take advantage of being in Rayong. Don’t forget to explore the unseen nature of the surrounding islands and check out these cool attractions.
- Tour the 12 bays of Koh Samet. Popular among both Thai and foreign tourists, the island is known for its magnificent nature – fine white sands, crystal clear waters, and a serene setting.
- Take a boat ride to Rayong’s Koh Thalu. The small island has its version of beautiful beaches and blue waters. It is also one of the province’s best-preserved and liveliest coral reefs.
- If you’re more into chilling and walking around, then Khao Laemya National Park should be perfect for you. The spot offers a calm, natural setting with a gorgeous view, as well as a tent area and a nature trail along the shore.