The day commemorates the spontaneous gathering of 1,250 monks to hear the Buddha preach.
Thailand enforces a no alcohol sales day. Bars and discos should be closed.
Whenever a public holiday falls on a weekend, an alternate holiday is designated. In this case Monday is an alternate holiday, banks and public offices are closed.
Monday, February 6, 2017
Saturday is Makha Bucha day
Labels: Buddhist Holiday