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Laos festival dates for 2017

Here are the dates for the main festivals in Laos in 2017. Dates are sometimes fully confirmed a little nearer the time, but hopefully this will help a little when planning your trip. We are more than happy to plan your trip around a specific festival, as everything we do is customized, so just let us know what you are interested in seeing.

01 January 2017

International New Year’s Day

Throughout Laos
20 January 2017

Army Day

Throughout Laos
28 January 2017

Chinese New Year

Throughout Laos
13-19 February 2017

Lao Elephant Festival

9-11 February 2017

Vat Phou Festival

Vat, Phou, Champasak
11 February 2017

Boun Maka Bousa

Throughout Laos
08 March 2017

International Womensday

Throughout Laos
22 March 2017

Day of the Lao People's party

Throughout Laos
March 2017

Boun Phavet

Throughout Laos
14-16 April 2017

Laos New Year

Throughout Laos
May - June 2017

Boun Bang Fai (Rocket Festival)

Throughout Laos
01 May 2017

Labour Day

Throughout Laos
10 May 2017

Visakha Bouxa Day

Throughout Laos
01 June 2017

Childrens Day

Throughout Laos
08 July 2017

Boun Khao Pansa

Throughout Laos
21 August 2017

Haw Khao Padap Din

Throughout Laos
21 August 2017

Luang Prabang Boatracing

Luang Prabang
05 September 2017

Boun Khao Salak

Throughout Laos
October 2017

Boat races

Throughout Laos
05 October 2017

Boun Ok Pansa (Vientiane)

06 October 2017

Boun Ok Pansa (Luang Prabang)

Luang Prabang
06 October 2017

Vientiane Boat racing

22 October 2017

Luang Prabang Half Marathon

Luang Prabang
03 November 2017

Boun That Luang

02 December 2017

Lao National Day

Throughout Laos
December 2017

Luang Prabang Film Festival

Luang Prabang
November- January 2018

Hmong New Year

Various locations throughout Laos

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