Phuket Old Town Festival begins today

PHUKET: The annual three-day Phuket Old Town Festival kicks off this evening with a parade to celebrate the unique culture of Phuket’s residents.

With Queen Sirikit Park the heart of the festivities, events will be held along Thalang Road, Soi Rommanee and Krabi Road – the heart of the Phuket Old Town area.

Tonight’s opening parade starts at 5pm at the intersection of Phang Nga Road and Kanit Hongsyok Road.

From 10:30pm until midnight tonight, Phuket City Municipality will hold a candlelit ceremony to pray for good fortune in front of the dragon statue at Queen Sirikit Park.

The festival will last through the weekend.

For full itinerary of the parade and festival, see original story here.

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