Amazing Thailand's Amazing New Year

Take your pick of a plethora of events to ring in 2020 across the Kingdom

Amazing Thailand Countdown @ Iconsiam. Iconsiam

Are you ready to kiss 2019 goodbye? You have only tonight to get in the last fun of the year but, with so many countdown events being held in and around town, it might be difficult to decide what to do.

Here are some of the most popular parties and festivals in Bangkok where you will be kept entertained with music rendered by your favourite artists throughout the night. And don't worry about finding your way back home after the wee hours, both skytrain and subway will remain on service until 2am, specially for this occasion.

Alternatively, there are interesting countdown events at six emerging destinations in six provinces for those preferring to spend New Year's Eve in a more traditional way.

Tonight will be a memorable moment to count down to 2020 together with loved ones. And a spectacular fireworks display will light up the night sky and inspire our souls to live a bright life throughout the new year.

1. The International Carnivals

Siam Paragon, Rama I Starting at 4pm

Dudesweet 2020 Countdown River City Bangkok

The event will conclude with two rounds of the world-class street show, Traps, featuring 4m-high playful and colourful dinosaurs roaming at the Parc Paragon of Siam Paragon, at 4pm and again at 5.30pm. Get ready for the most entertaining New Year's Eve with a countdown concert by top artists including Palmy, The Toys, 4 Podum including Kan, Kam, Dome and Tum plus J-Jetrin and his son Jaonai and rapper Joey Boy. The renowned DJ Hello Kitty from Japan will entertain the crowd with nonstop upbeat dance music for the special New Year countdown party.

There is no admission fee. Call 02-610-8000.

2. Dudesweet 2020 Countdown

Helipad, 5th floor of River City Bangkok Charoen Krung Road From 4pm to 2am

Held for the first time ever, the fun evening encourages visitors to bring their own food for a late afternoon picnic to witness the year's last sunset together. Then enjoy the countdown party presented at three zones from 8pm onwards. The helipad will be turned into a rocket launch pad equipped with a gigantic spaceship of peace and love. Enjoy music of various genres -- rock, indie, garage, electro rock and nasty pop by DJs Monster P and Young You and join Dudesweet Space Station to launch the rocket at midnight. Expect to see a gay version of the famous Wonderfruits festival at Wondertoots where pop, hip-hop and R&B music of the 80s to early 90s will be delivered by DJ Khun Na. The party is restricted for those aged 20 years and over.

Tickets cost 1,600 baht (1,200 baht if purchased from

3. Amazing Thailand Countdown 2020 @ Iconsiam

River Park, Iconsiam Charoen Nakhon Road Starting at 4.30pm

The evening will start with "The Power Of Seven Blessings", a show featuring more than 50 performers on stage. Then enjoy mini concerts by Pecky Srithanya, Chilling Sunday, Daisy Daisy, Trinity, Two Popetorn, B5, Nont Tanont, Ton Thanasit, Ice Tamonwan, Jintara Poonlarp featuring Tor Saksit and Ben Chalatit, and Nadech Kugimiya. Also set to perform will be Sireethorn "Bint" Leearamwat, Miss International 2019. Then count down to the New Year, which will be marked with a display of 20,000 spectacular fireworks made of Thai sticky rice that will light up the sky above the charming curve of Chao Phraya River. Presented under the "Seven Wonders Of Blessings" concept to illustrate the rich heritage of the Kingdom, the show is divided into seven acts -- "The Glory", "Sustainability", "Prosperity", "Joy To The World", "Diamond In The Sky", "Lucky Star" and "Power Of Love". The late night will conclude with a mini concert by Twopee Southside.

Call 02-495-7000.

4. Asiatique Thailand Countdown 2020

Asiatique The Riverfront Charoen Krung Road Starting at 5pm

Asiatique Thailand Countdown 2020 Asiatique The Riverfront

Held under the concept of "Boost Your Energy Up", the countdown event will feature light and sound performances and stage productions by international professionals and concerts by top Thai artists. The line-up includes Da Endorphine, Mild, Scrubb, Stamp Apiwat, UrboyTJ, Atom Chonnakan, Black Head, DJ Gail Werner (EDM) and DJ Foamberry. For the first time, listen to a new version of the traditional Thai New Year's song rearranged exclusively for Asiatique by Pump from Apartment Khunpa. It will be sung by R&B diva Mariam Grey. The highlight will be a fireworks display from PYRO 2000, the world champion team from England that has won many competitions around the world.


5. Forestias by MQDC Presents Mega Countdown 2020

Megabangna, Bang Na-Trat Road Starting at 5pm

This is a must-attend party where everyone can dance the night away to the concerts performed by well-known acts and singers including Nont Tanont, Getsunova, Potato, Slot Machine, Polycat, UR Boy TJ, and Golf Fuckling Hero.

Visit or call 02-105-1000.

6. The Helipad 360 degrees exclusive party at sky experience

Helipad, 50th floor Sky Walk Condominium W District, between Sukhumvit 69 and 71 From 5.30pm to 1am

The Helipad 360 degrees exclusive party at sky experience2020 W District

Held for the first time, the event features amusement on the rooftop where party animals will have fun with electronic dance music rendered by DJ Barge (Met 107FM) and DJ Faahsai. There will be full entertainment with special laser effects and sound technology and spectacular fireworks. The night also presents an international buffet countdown dinner with fascinating 360 degrees view at Cielo Sky Bar and Restaurant, 46th floor. There are two periods to choose from -- the "last light of the year" from 5.30pm-8.30pm and "new light of the year" from 9.30pm-1am. Food and beverages are served by executive chef Surakit Khemkaew (aka Chef Ping) and bar manager Tommy Suwan Seelee.

Visit or call 084-337-6201 and 081-916-4270.

7. AIS Bangkok Countdown 2020

CentralWorld, Ratchadamri Road From 6pm to midnight

AIS Bangkok Countdown. CentralWorld

The grand night will feature a giant concert stage measuring 220m in length and four-storeys in height fully equipped with Southeast Asia's largest ever hydraulic system. Set to perform will be 10 acts and artists including The Toys, Pek Palikchoke, Slot Machine, Joey Boy, SB Five, Titanium and Twopee, Palmy, Trinity and Getsunova. Famous actor and actress -- Great Warintorn and Prang Kannarun -- will appear as guests. There will also be a special performance by AIS presenters -- Pek Palitchoke and James Jirayu -- right before the New Year countdown and a spectacular fireworks display. The night will be broadcast via Channel 3.


8. Future Park & Zpell Countdown 2020

Future Park, Phahon Yothin Road From 6pm to 1am

Future Park's parking lot will be turned into a big stage covering 6,500m² for a full-scale concert with complete light and sound. Taking turns to perform will be leading acts and artists including Youngohm, Lazyloxy & Og-anic, 25 Hours, Modern Dog and Cocktail. Showing up as special guests will be actors Champ Chanathip and Pon Nawasch. Acting as MCs will be Sarah and Tack Pharunyoo. A lot of food trucks will be there to serve sumptuous dishes.

Call 02-958-0011.

9. Seacon Countdown Concert 2020

Seacon Square, Srinakarin Road From 8.30pm to midnight

The night is for music lovers to enjoy the last free concert of the year by three leading acts who will take turns to perform for one hour. The Earth Band featuring Pirapat will take to the stage at 8.30pm, followed by the band with the soothing voice ETC at 9.45pm. Ready to take the audience to count down to the new decade will be the pop and hip-hop band Mild, which will perform at 11pm. There will be a marvellous gift for the person with the most outstanding dress.

There is no admission fee. Call 02-721-8888.

10. Midnight Forest Countdown 2020

Pippa restaurant Mytt Beach Hotel Pattaya, Chon Buri Starting at 4.30pm

Midnight Forest Countdown Tourism Authority of Thailand

Guest will discover magic amid the trees and celebrate the New Year with crafted food and drink creations made with the highest quality ingredients, quality music from Gab Rhome (All Day I Dream) and Richard Judge (Armada). They will also be inspired by eclectic Pippa Tree, the latest rooftop attraction with 360-degree Pattaya city view.

Tickets cost 4,500 baht including free-flow wine and beer and popcorn from and the hotel's reception desk. Visit or call 038-259-589.

11. Suanphueng Highland Countdown Festival 2019

Suanphueng Highland Ratchaburi From 6pm to midnight

Another choice for those wishing to count down to the New Year with cool music crooned by famous artists amid the chilling atmosphere on a green mountain. Poy Portrait, Bel Supol and Lamun Band will keep the audience warm with pop, blues and choral music. There are also food stalls to refuel visitors with delicious dishes as well as balloon activities from 5pm-7pm.

Tickets cost 700 baht for two days from Visit

12. Amazing Night Sukhothai Countdown 2020

Wat Mahathat in Sukhothai Historical Park From 5pm to 12.30am

Myriad lanterns will light up the night sky. There will be contemporary music and dance performances, art and craft demonstrations, sales of community products and local delicacies, raffle draws and DIY workshops. Witness a fireworks display and make merit at Wat Traphang Thong on New Year's Day.

Call TAT Contact Center on 1672.

13. Amazing Thailand Countdown 2020 @Kalasin

Kaeng Don Klang Park Muang district, Kalasin From 4pm to 1am

Visitors will witness model dinosaurs and enjoy taking photos at a tunnel full of colourful lanterns and giant flags. Local delicacies will be served and both local and famous artists will take turns performing. The line-up includes Kaimook Rungrak, Nong Tuwten, Rakkaen Family and HunNaew. Then count down to the New Year and witness a fireworks display before the night will conclude with a mini concert by The Dust.

Call TAT Contact Center on 1672.

14. Amazing Thailand Countdown 2020 @Lop buri

Pibulwitthayalai School Muang district, Lop Buri From 5pm to 1am

Visitors are encouraged to dress in Thai costumes and learn about the provinces in a photo exhibition, try outstanding dishes, and shop for local crafts. Set to perform on stage will be Tor Saksit, Phujhan Microphone Checker, Friday, Blue Shade, Zani & ZN Band and more. Expect to see fireworks light up the sky above Phra Prang Sam Yot, an ancient landmark of the city.

Call TAT Contact Center on 1672.

15. Amazing Thailand Countdown 2020 @Ratchaburi

Rattha Pracha Pattana Dam Muang district, Ratchaburi From 4pm to midnight

Witness light decorations, a light tunnel and a display of giant gift boxes decorated with lighting. Various kinds of products and sumptuous dishes will be available while famous acts will take turns to give a mini concert. They include No One Else, Lumyai Hai Thongkam and Clash. The night will end with a fireworks display.

Call TAT Contact Center on 1672.

16. Amazing Thailand Countdown 2020 @Sa kaeo

Indochina Trade Center Aranyaprathet district, Sa Kaeo Starting at 4pm

Expect to witness Thai-Cambodian cultural performances and concerts by Thai and Cambodian artists including R and Singto The Star, Typhoon KPN, Mint AF, Lala-Lulu R Siam, Fruity and Sok Pisey. Shop for delicious dishes and outstanding products. The highlight is a fireworks display to mark the relationships between the two countries.

Call TAT Contact Center on 1672.

17. Amazing Thailand Countdown 2020 @Phatthalung

Coliseum Intersection Muang district, Phatthalung From 4pm to 1am

Amazing Thailand Countdown 2020@Patthalung. Tourism Authority of Thailand

Witness cultural performances of the South, including manorah traditional Thai dance and shadow puppets, as well as have fun with mini concerts by Gun&Rapper Band, Tong Wattana from Slow band, Ekachai Sriwichai. There are also fun games with prizes and sales of local delicacies and community products. Zoom band will perform after the fireworks display.

Call TAT Contact Center on 1672.

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