Connect with us

Thai Life

Big fun for the little ones



Thaiger deals

PHUKET: This one is for the kids! Thailand is celebrating its annual Children’s Day on Saturday, January 11 and there sure won’t be a lack of good fun for the little ones on the island. Planned activities in Phuket are as follows:

Phuket Municipality

At the grounds of Phuket provincial hall, from 8am to 4pm, this year’s festivities will encompass the theme “Encouraging Thai youth turn the key to open the door for Asean”. Activities include an awards ceremony to acknowledge moral youth; the opportunity to tour the office of the governor as well as president of the PPAO; numerous games; passing out coupons for a chance to win a bicycle; performances by students including a special show by “Look Sorn Tee Tib” and a “Bozo Mayagorn” magic show, as well as guest appearances from famous Thai stars “Noon Woranoot”, also known as Lam Yong from the popular Channel 3 drama “Thong Neua Gao”.

Other places to celebrate the Children’s Day are as follows:

Bangkok Hospital Phuket

This year’s theme – pets. Children who post photos of their pets on the hospital’s Facebook page ( or who bring a photo to the registration counter in the hospital will get a teddy bear. The event at the hospital’s car park begins at 8:30am and will last until noon. The program is full of games and performances including a yoga show by autistic children. There will be free snacks and drinks for all.

Laguna Phuket

Fun at the Laguna Phuket Y junction begins at 4pm. Make sure you’re there to enjoy the magic show presented by Thailand’s most sought after illusionist Naris from Bangkok. The magician goes on stage at 5:10pm. An hour later the official opening ceremony will begin with Phuket’s governor Maitri Inthusut as the guest of honor. From 6:30 to 7:30pm children can enjoy a concert of Kateeraya English. All children will get souvenirs and there will be free ice cream and drinks, multiple games and activities with prizes.

Patong Municipality

If you’re in Patong on Saturday, head for Loma Park where Children’s Day events will last from 8:30am to 3:30pm with 18 booths and various games and activities.

Chalong Municipality

Celebrations at the grounds of the Chalong municipality office, near Wat Tai temple, begin at 8am and end at 2pm.

Navy organized Children’s Day events were moved this year from Phuket’s Deep Sea Port to Phang Nga. For boats and helicopters head for the Tablamu Royal Navy Office in Phang Nga. The fun begins at 8:30am.

Sri Soonthorn Municipality

Starting at 8:30am, there will be a lot of fun games, including ATV riding. Free food and drinks will be provided.

Best wishes from the staff of Phuket Gazette to all the children on the island!


Get more from The Thaiger

Join the conversation and have your say on Thailand news published on The Thaiger.

Thaiger Talk is our new Thaiger Community where you can join the discussion on everything happening in Thailand right now.

Please note that articles are not posted to the forum instantly and can take up to 20 min before being visible. Click for more information and the Thaiger Talk Guidelines.

Click to comment

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply

Archiving articles from the Phuket Gazette circa 1998 - 2017. View the Phuket Gazette online archive and Digital Gazette PDF Prints.

Follow Thaiger by email:

Crime21 mins ago

Document forgers arrested in Chon Buri

Phuket2 hours ago

Canadian hitman in Phuket killing moves closer to extradition

Thailand2 hours ago

The Ultimate Thrill & Chill, Day & Night Place in Phuket | Blue Tree Phuket

Sponsored1 hour ago

St. Andrews International School, Green Valley, proud to achieve globally recognised Green Flag award

Video2 hours ago

Dancing to the rhythm of her own beat ft. Sophie Indracusin | Thaiger Podcast EP.15

Crime20 hours ago

VIDEO: Thieves mess with the wrong gold shop owner in northern Thailand

Thailand20 hours ago

Thailand News Today | Immigration Police to Revise Visa Extension Criteria

Join the conversation on the Thaiger Talk forums today!
Expats20 hours ago

Pattaya visa legend dies of cancer

Tourism20 hours ago

Transport officials expect tens of thousands of bus travellers in Thailand during three-day weekend.

Phuket21 hours ago

Chinese tourist found dead in Phuket

Crime21 hours ago

Overstaying former pro footballer arrested for hawking lottery tickets in Thailand

Thailand22 hours ago

Twitter investigation discovers mass censorship & blacklisting under previous regime

Thailand22 hours ago

Brief history of the Japanese Onsen in Thailand

Patong22 hours ago

Officials say no to floating lanterns and fireworks on Patong Beach

Protests23 hours ago

Teen protestor claims police harassment

Thailand23 hours ago

Thailand’s Full Moon Party attracts 12,000 tourists

Thailand1 year ago

Morning Top Stories Thailand | Police to end protests, Human Trafficking | September 14

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Thai Airways in rehab, All go for Songkran | March 4

Tourism2 years ago

Phuket’s nightlife. Yes, bars and clubs are still open | VIDEO

Phuket2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Covid passport talks, Thai Airways heads to court | March 2

Tourism2 years ago

Phuket Thai food treats you need to try | VIDEO

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Bars, pubs and restaurants ‘sort of’ back to normal | Feb 23

Tourism2 years ago

In search of Cat & Dog Cafés in Phuket Town | VIDEO

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Gambling crackdown, Seafood market to reopen, Vlogger challenge | Jan 21

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Covid testing for visas, Business impact, Vaccine approval | January 19

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Weekend Bangkok bombs, Thailand fires, Covid update | January 18

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Stray car on runway, Indonesian quake, 300 baht tourist fee | January 15

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Governor off respirator, sex-trafficking arrest, condo prices falling | January 14

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Chinese vaccine, Thailand ‘drug hub’, Covid update | January 13

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Bangkok may ease restrictions, Phuket bar curfew, Vaccine roll out | January 12

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Covid latest, Cockfights closed down, Bryde’s Whale beached | January 11