Looking for the Full Moon Festival in Thailand?

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Are you looking for more information about the Full Moon Festival in Thailand, but you just don’t find any travel guides or exact dates? Many people face this problem and can’t understand what the problem is. When you use the search term “Full Moon Festival”, you can’t find a lot of information because the official name of this travelers’ event is the Full Moon Party. You can learn more about this event from our website and the useful guides we have.

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It’s not Full Moon “Festival”, It’s Full Moon Party

Even though there is music, dancing, a festival-like atmosphere and a huge area full of things to do, the event is called the Full Moon Party. Yes, nowadays it’s like a festival but when the event was first held it was just a small party for a group of travelers. The modern version of the Full Moon Party has thousands and sometimes tens of thousands of attendees every month. It may seem like a festival, but people many get confused if you talk them about the Full Moon Festival because it’s officially titled a “party”.

Where is the Full Moon Party held?

The Full Moon Party festival is held in Thailand’s island named Koh Phangan. You can easily get there by ferry from Koh Samui or mainland Thailand. Read our transportation guides for more information. To be exact the party happens in the area named Haad Rin and the on paradise-like Sunrise beach. You have to pay a small fee of 100 THB to get inside the party/festival area.

What kind of festival is the Full Moon Party?

The Full Moon Party is an event organized for travelers and tourists. DJs, music, dancing, funny activities like fire jumping rope and colorful body paintings are some of the main things you can experience. The atmosphere is like in any upbeat festival. The only differences are that this one happens only during the night and it’s held on a paradise-like island in warm and exotic Thailand. It feels like a giant beach rave. So, paint yourself with neon colors, make new traveler friends and dance under the black lights that make everything seem surreal.

Plan your Full Moon Party trip

Use our website to plan your own Full Moon Party holiday. Read our guides about what to dress, where to stay, and how to get to the island. Also, don’t forget to check the party dates and remember to book your accommodation early.

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