The activities in July start with something to please the coffee lovers with the Kaeng Song Coffee Sipping and Khek River Rafting Festival to be held on 1st July – 31st October, 2017, at the Khek River next to the Highway No. 12 Phitsanulok – Lomsak (45-53Km Marker) from Ban Sapphraiwan to Kaeng Song Waterfall, Wangthong District, Phitsanulok Province.
This is followed by candle parades around Thailand. Tradition of Khorat candle parade will be held on 7th – 10th July, 2017, at the Thao Suranaree Monument, Muang District, Nakhon Ratchasima Province and the Festival of candle parade and offering of food to monks on the elephant’s back, Surin Province to be held on 7th – 8th July, 2017, in front of Surin District Office and Phraya Surinphakdee Monument. The event of candle parade on the river at Lat Chado market will be held on 8th July, 2017, at Lat Chado market, Phak Hai District, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province. The candle festival, Ubon Ratchatheni Province, will be held on 8th – 9th July, 2017, on Upparat Road (in front of Si Ubon Rattanaram Temple) on the road around Thung Si Muang, Ubon Ratchatheni Province. This includes the tradition of flower offering to monks and offering the royal candles to be held on 8th – 10th July, 2017, at Phra Bhuddhabaht Ratchaworamahawihan Temple, Phraputthabath District, Saraburi Province.
There are also the activities to celebrate the establishment of Ranong city to be held on 21st July, 2017, at Ranong Municipality, Mueang District, Ranong Province. At the end of the month, the Pattaya Marathon Competition willbe held on 16th July, 2017, Beach Road, Pattaya, Chonburi Province.