2018 Koh Samui Events Calendar: Island Calendar [Updated Often]
2018 Koh Samui Events Calendar: Island Calendar [Updated Often] | #kohsamui #thailand

What’s happening on Koh Samui in 2018? Jump into the Koh Samui annual events calendar to find Thai holidays, festivals, farmers markets, full moon dates – and more.

I update this calendar regularly as new or last-minute events are announced. Enjoy!

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Koh Samui events 2018

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January 2018

01 New Year’s Day
02 Full Moon Party (Koh Phangan)
26 Australia Day
27 Hyzenbrownie Open – The Flaskenpouch 2018 (disc golf tournament)
31 Full Moon Party (Koh Phangan)

January weather + details

February 2018

01 Samui Swine Classic V (disc golf tournament) to Feb 3
14 Valentine’s Day
16 Chinese New Year

February weather + details

March 2018

01 Makha Bucha Day (Buddhist holy day)
02 Full Moon Party (Koh Phangan)
24 Koh Samui Midnight Run (charity 5k and 10k)
25 Peace Resort 2nd Farmer’s Market
31 Full Moon Party (Koh Phangan)

March weather + details

April 2018

01 Koh Samui’s Jellyfish Petting Zoo (open 1 day only)
01 Easter (not a Thai holiday, some hotels do Easter egg hunts)
06 Chakri Day (Thai national holiday)
13 Songkran (Thai New Year, through April 15)
22 Earth Day (beach clean-up parties c/o Trash Hero Koh Samui)
29 Full Moon Party (Koh Phangan)

April weather + details

May 2018

01 Labour Day
26 Koh Samui Regatta 2018 (through June 2)
30 Full Moon Party (Koh Phangan)

May weather + details

June 2018

03 Samui Green Market (farmer’s market)
10 Samui Half Marathon 2018
27 Full Moon Party (Koh Phangan)
29 80s-90s Acoustic Night (live music)

June weather + details

July 2018

01 Trash Hero Koh Samui (beach clean-up party)
01 Fourth of July brunch at Nikki Beach
15 Samui Green Market (farmer’s market)
15 Bastille Day Brunch at Nikki Beach
20 Groover Night (Disco/Soul/Funk live music)
22 Paws for the Cause bar fundraiser
29 Full Moon Party (Koh Phangan)
30 His Majesty the King’s Birthday (observed)

July weather + details

 

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August 2018

03 The Backstage Festival (EDM) at W Koh Samui
04 The Backstage Festival (EDM) at W Koh Samui
12 Her Majesty the Queen’s Birthday (also Mother’s Day in Thailand)
18 Samui Asia Music Festival 2018 (rock/metal/blues – free!)
19 Samui Asia Music Festival 2018 (rock/metal/blues – free!)
26 Full Moon Party (Koh Phangan)

August weather + details

September 2018

16 Samui September Smackdown (disc golf tournament)
24 Full Moon Party (Koh Phangan)
30 Samui Festival Marathon & Trail 2018 (runs of various lengths)

September weather + details

October 2018

Rainy season on Koh Samui (usually) begins in late October/early November

14 Samui Spooky Screamer (disc golf tournament)
15 Passing of His Majesty the Late King Bhumibol (observed)
21 Skal Samui 10 Mile Run
23 Chulalongkorn Memorial Day (in honour of King Rama V)
25 Full Moon Party (Koh Phangan)

October weather + details

November 2018

01 Angthong Marine Park (usually) closes, through December
22 Full Moon Party (Koh Phangan)
23 Loy Krathong (Thai lantern festival)

November weather + details

December 2018

05 His Majesty the Late King’s Birthday (also Thailand’s Father’s Day)
09 Surat Half Marathon (Surat Thani)
10 Constitution Day
22 Full Moon Party (Koh Phangan)
23 Anthong Marine Park opens again after rainy season
25 Koh Samui Christmas
31 Koh Samui New Year’s Eve

December weather + details

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