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Phuket Vegetarian Festival

2017 Phuket Vegetarian Festival will be toned down, making it much smaller and quieter than usual. This is out of respect for the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, whose funeral and cremation will be held in Bangkok around the same time as the festival on Oct 26. Welcome to the Land of Black Magic, Spirits and Spells. […]

October 21, 2017

Phuket Vegetarian Festival

Phuket Vegetarian Festival (Oct 1 – Oct 10) celebrates the beginning of Taoist Lent, when devout Chinese abstain from eating all meat and other vices. The festival takes place on the first 9 days of the 9th lunar month of the Chinese calendar. Everyone dresses in white and shopkeepers set up small alters with offerings of […]

September 15, 2016

Thailand’s Vegetarian Festival

Phuket Vegetarian Festival (Oct 12 – Oct 22) celebrates the beginning of Taoist Lent, when devout Chinese abstain from eating all meat and other vices. The festival takes place on the first 9 days of the 9th lunar month of the Chinese calendar. Everyone dresses in white and shopkeepers set up small alters with offerings […]

October 19, 2015