When it comes to the best Bangkok Chinese New Year Celebrations, nothing can match Chinatown in the city. If you want to celebrate this auspicious time of the year in Bangkok, Yaowaraj Road is always the place to be for all the best food options and a party-like atmosphere.


This year’s Bangkok Chinese New year festivities are taking place from 11 February to 25 February 2021. You can expect to see lots of festivals, fun, and frivolity this year to bring in Chinese New Year in Thailand.

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Bangkok Chinese New Year Celebrations

Are you looking for the best places in Bangkok to celebrate Chinese New Year? As of yet, not many events have been confirmed as the nation holds its breath to see how the pandemic will pan out. However, the cornerstone of Bangkok Chinese New Year festivals is the one that is held in the heart of China Town on Yaowaraj Road in Bangkok.


The two-week-long celebration in Chinatown epitomizes what the new year festivities are all about. If you are looking for the best place to celebrate in the city, this is a perfect choice.

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Bangkok Chinese New Year – The Year of the OX

2021 will be the year of the OX on the Chinese calendar. Chinese New Year is a massive time for the people of Thailand, even though only 13% consider themselves to have some kind of Chinese lineage. The festivities will take place across all Thailand’s major tourism regions in Bangkok, Pattaya, Phuket, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai. Koh Samui, Hua Hin, and everywhere else. You will find major celebrations in most destinations.


The largest Chinese community in Thailand is in Bangkok. The Bangkok Chinese New Year festivities are always celebrated the most in the city. And this year will be no different.

Celebrating Chinese New Year in Thailand

So, what will be happening on Yaowaraj Road in Bangkok for the Chinese New Year? Quite a lot as usual. The entire street will be turned into a massive parade and party with lots of market stalls selling all manner of Chinese type food.


There will also be lots of music and event live performances. Although at this moment in time the event criteria have yet to be confirmed. But we will start to hear more about that in the next month or so. One thing is for sure – the street will be colorful, noisy, and there will be lots happening. Just make sure you bring a camera along.


Are you looking to celebrate the Bangkok Chinese New Year festivities in fine style? If so, get over to Bangkok Chinatown and Yaowaraj Road in February 2021.

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