Virgin Top Tip: Take part in Songkran, Thailand's traditional New Year celebration which takes place from April 13th-15th every year and marks the official start of summer. Participants throw water over each other in the streets, causing a huge water fight right in the middle of the city!
Songkran Water Festival in Thailand This Water Festival is a New Year’s celebration in Southeast Asian countries. Westerners refer to it as the ‘water festival’ because people pour water on one another as a cleansing ritual in preparation for the new year. In Thailand the festival starts on April 13 and extends to April 15.
Songkran Water Festival, Thailand: April 13-15 The Thai New Year festival falls on some of the hottest days in Thailand, and people celebrate by throwing water on each other, using water guns, buckets, hoses- whatever they can get their hands on. Basically the worlds biggest water fight