Why Visit Bangkok Thailand in July
July Tourist Events in Bangkok
Asalha Puja Day (on the full-moon day of the 8th Thai lunar month = 22 Jul)
Asalha Puja Day is celebrated in Thailand as On this day the Buddha gave his first sermon to his first five disciples after his Enlightenment.
Khao Phansa Day (1st day of 8th waning moon = 23 Jul)
Khao Phansa Day is also celebrated in Bangkok as The first day of the three-month period of Rain Retreat, Now monks meditate and study the Buddha's doctrine and laymen renew their commitment to follow the precepts of Buddhism. Monks are required to stay at their resident temples throughout the Rain Retreat period.
Candle Festival (July)
Candle Festival People in many provinces in the Northeast celebrate Khao Phansa Day by arranging processions of folk dances and floats to the monasteries, carrying huge, intricately carved candles to be lit continuously throughout the Rain Retreat period. Grand celebrations take place in Ubon Ratchathani province.
July Weather in Thailand
In Bangkok, the rainy season starts in May and lasts till September, but really picks up in June. So in July, Rain can sometimes come as a welcome release from the temperatures that stand in the high 20’s. The rain normally falls in the afternoon, so if you really want to enjoy Rains, July is the weather for you..