Wan Dek: Ultimate Guide to Children's Day in Thailand 2024

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Wan Dek: Ultimate Guide to Children's Day in Thailand 2024

Explore Wan Dek, Thailand’s Children’s Day, held every second Saturday of January. Uncover crucial information to make the most of this special day for both kids and adults.

A distinctive celebration dedicated to children nationwide, Wan Dek is not a public holiday, but it hosts a myriad of activities to joyfully commemorate every child.


Transportation Tips for Wan Dek

The abundance of activities and attractions sometimes makes travel through Bangkok inevitable. Luckily, in Bangkok, the BTS and MRT are free on Sundays for children under 14 measuring less than 140 cm. Similar free transportation services are available in other cities.


Museums Opening Doors for Children’s Day

On this special day, museums open their doors for free, providing additional activities with animations and educational trails for children.

Although many activities are tailored for young Thais, limited to no events are conducted in English.


Our Top Pick - Cultural Activities at Chang Chui

Don’t miss the cultural activities organized by the artist collective from Chang Chui this Saturday. Engage your children in activities such as paintings, sculptures, exhibitions, watercolors, projections, various performances, and enjoy a small market tailored for children, especially with delectable food.

This year, on Saturday, January 13th, from 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM, the heart of Chang Chui at ช่างชุ่ย Creative Park Pin Klao will host the “Children’s Day Music Fest.” This event promises a festive day filled with free fun and memories, featuring musical performances by young talents like Echo Vox, Paramount, Secteur24, Silence Please, Penmanship, and Homeless.


Must-Visit Places for Children’s Day:

  • Chang Chui at ช่างชุ่ย Creative Park Pin Klao:

    • “Children’s Day Music Fest” on Saturday, January 13th, from 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM, featuring musical performances by young talents.
      -Location : ChangChui Creative Park
  • Snake Farm:

  • Science Center for Education (Planetarium Bangkok)

  • NSM Science Square:

  • BACC (Bangkok Art and Culture Center):

  • Shopping Malls (Siam Paragon, Siam Center, Siam Discovery, Iconsiam):

    • Special offers and diverse animations depending on the mall.
  • Official Buildings:

    • Many official buildings open their doors, such as the parliament, certain military complexes, the prime minister’s office, etc.

Make the most of Children’s Day by exploring various locations, from markets to malls, offering a unique experience for families. Activities create a joyful atmosphere, providing children with memorable moments.