In June of every year, the town hosts
the exuberantly celebrated Boon Bung Fai Festival
(Rocket Festival) amidst a carnival atmosphere. The
two-day event is staged to ensure plentiful rains during
the coming rice-planting season. The first day features
a parade of carnival floats and huge, colorful bamboo
rockets made by the locals themselves, as well as fairs,
music and folk entertainment. The huge, homemade rockets
are then launched on the second day.
The annual, holy Erawan Cave
pays homage to the Buddha image situated in the cave
perched atop a mountain in April.
the Great Fair
The King Naresuan the Great Fair
is held on January 25th of every year to pay homage to
the highly revered king and features religious
ceremonies and fun-filled activities.