Roadtrip Worthy Events Happening in Thailand This October 2018
The start of October brings about the Halloween rush, and what better way to ring in the month than going on a road trip with good company! We’ve put together a list of road trip worthy events this October of 2018 that we feel are great options to spend your weekend before closing out the month with spooks and scares on the 31st!
Concert Sai Noom | Ratchaburi
Leo and Heavy Organizer combine forces for Concert San Nom. The one-day music event will be held at Suan Phung Highland in Ratchaburi this coming 6th of October. Acts on the billing include Room 39, Stamp, Singto Namchoke and Buddha Bless Band. The performances will run from 4PM till 12AM. Tickets are currently on sale at 700 baht.
Here are some of the things you could do while in Ratchaburi:
- Visit the Coconut Sugar Farm for a hands-on insight on seeing how coconut sugar is made!
- Stop by the Damnoen Saduak Malai Ostrich Farm for a chance to get up close and personal with the animals.
- The Bo Khlueng Hot Springs are frequented by travelers young and old alike who are interested in experiencing the natural heated ponds. The Damnoen Saduak waterfall is located quite nearby as well for nature enthusiasts who would like to explore more of the scenery.
TLT Beach Party | Cha Am
Trance Lovers Thailand brings about the return edition of Trance on the Beach! A different take to your usual festival in the city center, the party, dubbed “The Deepest Blue” invites trance enthusiasts to spend the 6th of October on the beaches of Hansar Casuarina, Cha Am with headliner Paul Denton. More acts on the lineup include EJZ, Jonnie B, Hybrid Jay, Hype Viper and many others across two special stages. Tickets are now on sale for 900THB.
Here are some of the things you could do while in Cha Am:
- Spend your afternoon wandering around Santorini Park, whether it be enjoying the amusement rides, dining on delicious meals or taking photographs around the picturesque replica of Santorini in Greece!
- Feed the animals at Swiss Sheep Farm, where guests can interact with furry creatures - from sheep to horses to alpacas.
- Have a picnic at the Cha-Am Forest Park! Located not far from downtown with free entry, take the day off to unwind among nature and fresh air.
Hippo Party | Pattaya
Leo and Radio FM Get 102.5 celebrates a night of fun at the Cartoon Network Amazone in Pattaya on the 20th of October! Acts who will be performing include The Toys, The Parkinson, Tattoo Colour, Joey Boy, Slot Machine and many more who have yet to be announced! Tickets are currently on sale at an early bird price of 690THB.
Here are some of the things you can do while in Pattaya:
- Floating markets might be aplenty in Thailand, but the one in Pattaya has a special charm to it. The market is divided into four sections, each representing a region of Thailand. Hire a small boat and venture all the areas to make the most of it!
- Climb up the steps at Wat Phra Khao Yai to marvel over the biggest Buddha in the region, at 18 meters tall and sits 100 meters above sea level.
- Have lunch at Mum Aroi in the fishing village of Naklua. Popular dishes include the variety of seafood, served fresh from the ocean!
Mui Fest | Koh Samui
Mui Fest, Thailand’s first ever annual lifestyle event will take place on the 26th to 28th of October on the island of Koh Samui. Aiming to combine the tropics with music, food, art, and mindfulness, the event will showcase a variety of music performances, activities and art installations. Soulful Nights, Sunny Days, Future Oasis Pool Party, and the Island Tunes Yacht Party are some of the parties that will be held. Tickets are now on sale for 2000THB. Attendees are also able to purchase complete travel packages that include flights, accommodation and entry pass to the event.
Here are some of the things you could do while in Koh Samui:
- Take a day trip to Koh Tao, also known as turtle island. Koh Tao has earned its name as being one of the most beautiful scuba diving destinations in Thailand, with pristine beaches and crystal clear waters surrounding the island.
- Check out the popular ladyboy cabaret shows along Chaweng Beach, with their extravagant outfits and flamboyant dance moves.
- Visit Bophut’s Fisherman’s Village in the historical part of Samui. The rustic buildings and boutique shophouses have become the site for a night walking market, attracting a large number of tourists each evening.