Dok Khoon Siang
Khaen Flower Festival. Dok Khoon Siang Khaen Flower Festival
is held annually at Bung Kaen Nakhon, one of the province's
premier recreation areas, on 12-15 April.
Silk Festival. Sometimes
called Phuk Sieo, this traditional Silk Festival is held annually
in late November or early December at Khon Kaen City Hall,
to promote silk weaving and silkworm culture.
Phi Ta Khon Festival.
Phi Ta Khon Festival is quite unique to Thailand and unrivalled
by any other ghost festival.
Thao Suranari Festival.
This annual festival, held from 23 March until 2 April, is
in reverence to Khun Ying Mo, a woman who saved the city from
Lao aggressors in 1823. One of the regions most colorful and
lively celebrations, this festival draws thousands of people
from the surrounding areas.
Phimai Boat Races.
This annual boat race has been held for over a hundred years,
and attracts thousands of picnicking spectators to the shores
of the Mun River.
Prasat Hin Phimai Festival.
This annual festival, which coincides with Loy Krathong, draws
thousands of people to the ancient Khmer ruins in the small
town of Phimai.
Prap Ho Monument Festival.
Nong Khai hosts this festival in honor of the brave Thais
who held off Ho Chinese armies twice in the nineteenth century.
Songkran Festival. During the Songkran Festival, the town
of Nong Khai hosts a traditional ceremony in tribute to the
town's most sacred Buddha image, the Luang Pho Phra Sai.
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