Events & Festivals
Full Moon Party

Date: Every full moon night
of the month
Place: Koh Phangan
Event: Clubbers from around the world gather for some live DJ sessions, spun by local and international artists. Expect electronic, dance, house, trance and club music.
Contact: www.fullmoonparty-

Buffalo Fighting Festivals

Date: New Years, Songkran
Place: Various stadiums in Ban Saket, Ban Makham
Event: A traditional event held during Thailand’s big holidays. These monmental creatures fight each other for prize money. Bulls are adorned with colorful decorations as a form of blessing.

Samui Regetta

Date: May
Place: Various locations
Event: A week-long event of sailing competitions with parties and even festivities nightly.

The Fisherman’s
Village Festival

Date: August
Place: Fisherman’s Village
Event: 5-days of festivities to celebrate the charm of this wonderful part of Koh Samui where participants get to try delicious food, listen to local music performances and witness this cultural part of the island come to life with colors and lights.

Samui Food Festival

Date: August
Place: Chaweng Beach
Event: Local food vendors and restaurants gather together to present visitors a selection of local delicacies.
Contact: +66 (0)7742 1422.

The Ibis Koh Samui Trophy 2009 Adventure Race and Fun Run

Date: September 19, 2009
Place: Bophut, Koh Samui Island
Event: Tourism Authority of Thailand sponsored adventure race, a part of Amazing Thailand Adventure Race Series, which will award winners in Running, Cycling, Kayaking and Swimming categories.