Luang Pho Sothon Celebrating
The festival is held three times a year.
1. Around April to celebrate
the occasion of lifting Luang Pho Sothorn from the
river. Open theatres are provided all through these
three days and three nights.
2.Around November to commemorate the occasion of subsiding
of smallpox in 1890. It was believed that due to the
help of Luang Pho Sothon. Performed on the eve is the
chanting of sermons whereby magical power is instilled
in Luang Pho votive tablets. A procession of a Luang Pho
Sothon reproduction is held both on land and the water.
Red Cross Festival is held at the same time at Somdet
Phra Srinagarindra Park.
3. Around February (Chinese New Year Festival). This lasts
5 days 5 nights. A large crowd of people from every
direction come to the temple to pay respect to Luang
Mango Day Festival
Mango Day Festival is held around March –
April every year. This duration is the best crop of mango.