Thailand's School & Public Holidays, 2019

Here's a look at the international school and public holidays that you can expect in 2019. Some of the dates may vary according to your school's own calendar, so make sure you check with the school before booking any flights!
Thailand's School & Public Holidays, 2019
By Carli Allan
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Now that we have welcomed in the New Year, it’s time to start planning for the next holiday!

Here’s a schedule of international school holidays as well as public holidays in 2019. Do bear in mind that some of the school holidays may differ.

These are the dates however that you can pencil in your diaries so you can start planning your mini-breaks and long summer holidays from... now!


Spring Half Term

Half term holidays are dependent on your school but they will mostly fall between February 16-25, which includes the New Year holidays.

Spring Holidays

Songkran Festival will be included in the holidays from April 6 to 21.

Summer Holidays

Depending upon the school, the last day of this academic year is expected to be June 20. The summer holiday will run until August 19.

Autumn Half Term

This is scheduled between October 12-21.

Christmas Holidays

The Christmas holidays or winter break will start from December 14 and run until January 4, 2020.


Chinese New Year:  February 5

Makha Bucha Day:  February 19

Songkran:  April 13-16

Labour Day:  May 1

Visakha Bucha Day:  May 20

Asahna Bucha Day:  July 16

King Maha Vajiralongkorn's Birthday:  July 29

H.M. Queen Mother's Birthday:  August 12

Passing of King Bhumibol:  October 14

Chulalongkorn Day:  October 23

King Bhumibol's Birthday:  December 5

Constitution Day:  December 10

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