Boat Races for His Majesty’s Trophy are held annually at
the end of the Buddhist Lent on the Chao Phraya River in
front of the Provincial Hall. There are also races at
temples along the river, such as Wat Ko Hong and Wat Takhian
Luan. The races show the unity of the people, as well as the
skill of paddlers and boat owners participating.
Chao Pho-Chao Mae Pak Nam
Pho Procession Festival
Chao Pho-Chao Mae Pak Nam Pho Procession Festival is
a festival of Thais of Chinese ancestry who live in Nakhon
Sawan. The festival has been continued since ancient times.
It is held during Chinese New Year (around February every
year) to bring good fortune. The festival features various
processions such as lion parade, dragon parade, angel
procession, the goddess Kuan Im procession, and others going
along main roads in the municipality. The festival is famous
among Thais and foreigners.