Songkran 2019 in Bangkok, what's the plan?
As every year, the Thai New Year Celebration, Songkran, will be one of the biggest event of the year in Bangkok.
In 2019, the festival is going to take place from Friday, April 12 to Tuesday April 16. Monday 15th and Tuesday 16th being public holidays in the Kingdom.
As every years, Silom, Khaosan Road, Central World, Siam and other key places in the city will be the theater of massive water fights.
But if like us you're more into festivals and pool parties, here's the list of events you shouldn't miss for this year Songkran celebration.
2019 Songkran Main Events
Every year, S20 Festival is the biggest event in Bangkok during Songkran. The festival is 3 days of water fights and party with some of the best DJs in the world.
The event cover the main 3 days of Songkran from Saturday 13th to Monday 15th.
This year they're not failing their reputation with huge international names such as Fatboy Slims, Tiësto, Steve Aoki, 3LAU, Bass Jackers, Said the Sky and more...
Tickets start from 2,000฿ per day.
Siam Songkran Music Festival
For its first Edition, Siam Songkran Music Festival will take place during 4 days from Friday 12th til Monday 15th.
Again, expect a huge water fight and a big international Line up such as Aforjack, Yellow Claw, Fedde Legrand, Seven Lions, Darren Styles...
Tickets start from 1,700฿ per day.
Wipeout Festival 2019
Wipeout Festival is back in RCA for another Songkran from Friday 12th to Tuesday 16th.
Main Lineuip include Cesqeaux, Dj Nano, Jewelz & Sparks, RoxY, Make You Freak, Dj Phunk, Yukio, Jwp and Zuper L.
Atlantis Water Festival 2019
Atlantis Water Festival is due to do their debut for Songkran 2019 but we are yet to see a lineup or a price.
So far, they announced they will have around 200 artists, both locals and internationals as well as over 100 pretties.
On March 4th they started to announce the artists with:
- From the Thai scene: Bang Bang Bang World, Twoppee Southside, Udt Boys + Ironboy, JSR, Ben Bizzy + Maiyarap, P-Hot and more...
- From the International scene: Mike Cervello, Cesqeaux, Snavs and more to be announced in the upcoming days.
Tickets are now on presale starting from 500฿ per day to 2,000฿ for 4 days of the event.
Songkran 2019 Pool Parties in Bangkok
As every years, all the main pool parties in Bangkok will host a special edition for Songkran.
- Songkran Pool Party at Ambar
- Saturday 13th
- Songkran Splash Away Weekend at W Bangkok
- Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th
- Blast Pool Series - Songkran Festival 2019
- Saturday 13th til Monday 15th
- Songkran SO Pool Party special edition
- Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th April 2019
- Famous Pool Party at Compass Skyview Hotel
- Absolut Big Splash Pool Party at Blue Parrot Bangkok
Where to join Water fights ?
This year, the giant water fight in Khaosan Road is canceled due to the preparation of the coronation for the King in early may.
More about that on the Bangkok Post.
But the water fight are still gonna happen everywhere else.
Like each year, the main areas include Silom Road, Soi Cowboy, Soi 22, Central World and Siam Square.