A site like Thailand Festivals or Thailand Festivals and Events 2012 will do the trick.
Well, you can't have a quick look at the list -- and that's my point -- there are soooo many events, celebrations, and commemorations each year, there's barely any time to fall into the usual 9-5 workaday routine in any one week of the year.
|No, this is not the Katoey Eyelash Fluttering festival ...|
Ok, I made that last one up. But you get the idea ...
On the upside: check the events calendar and try to fit in with an event or occasion in the area you're travelling to to get a feel for the free-wheeling, fun-loving Thai lifestyle, jing jing.
|Royal Barge Procession, December 5|
So you might find yourself with your one and only big night out in Bangkok planned, and a glass of lemonade in your hand.
All of which reminds me: Why am I working on a public holiday?