Songkran festival in Bangkok | Hotel Muse Bangkok

Songkran festival in Bangkok

A splash of fun, family gatherings and countless memorable moments — Songkran festival in Bangkok is easily one of the biggest occasions in Thailand as it is local residents’ New Year’s Day. There is a myriad of ways to celebrate this Songkran festival in Bangkok. While Songkran is often associated with pool parties and water fights, some return to their hometown or go temple visiting. Not only to stay cool during the warm April, but water splashing is also a traditional ritual. It is believed that water will then wash away sins, negativity and bad spirits for the New Year. This local ritual, as well as other cultural infusions, make Songkran a must during your stay in Bangkok.

Songkran festival in Bangkok is a lot of fun with numerous events going on in town. Namely, the annual S2O Festival is always a popular event over the Songkran. The three-day EDM party spans from April 13 to 15 at Live Park Rama 9. This year’s lineup features some of the biggest DJs such as electronic music producer and DJ Fatboy Slim, electronic and dance duo Cat Dealers, Dutch producer Tiesto, German producer Robin Schulz, Australian DJ Throttle and American DJ Steve Aoki. Over at the SHOW DC Arena, SIAM Songkran Music Festival 2019 will be happening. This includes a four-day pass where you can enjoy a wide range of music, from Brazilian bass, and melodic progressive. This Songkran festival in Bangkok encourages to dance on stage and explore traditional Thai delicacies at the TASTE Market. Whereas, gCircuit will host parties on each of the days during Songkran, where talented DJs will bring beats to elevate the holiday mood.

Silom probably boasts the biggest party with the wildest crowd during Songkran festival in Bangkok. First of all, the entire 5-km soi alleyway named Patpong will be blocked and reserved for local residents and travelers to engage in what might be the largest water fight ever. Here, you’ll want to bring all your gear — water guns, buckets and water balloons — and be prepared to get soaked. A fun occasion for young local Thais, the street will be packed with people and plenty of fun. To help you reenergize, there will be a number of food stalls and booths, selling food and drinks as well as more water guns. There will be beer on sale during the day for those who’d like to enjoy an ice-cold tipple in between.

During the Songkran festival in Bangkok, the fashionable district of Siam Square is transformed into a water battlefield. Step into this stylish hub well-prepared as the crowd of local teens will have their water guns ready. You’ll definitely beat the heat with the cool splashes here and there. Music is also a huge part of the festivities, so you’ll find that different bands and DJs will be filling the neighborhood with catchy beats day and night.

To fully immerse yourself in the Songkran festival in Bangkok, stay with us at Hotel Muse Bangkok. Situated in the chic neighborhood of Chidlom, our boutique hotel is minutes away from the BTS SkyTrain Chidlom Station which connects you to all the festivities. You are more than welcome to take a complimentary tuktuk shuttle ride to the BTS SkyTrain Chidlom Station and then head to the Songkran parties without being stuck in traffic. While Siam Square is only one station away, Silom Road is just a short stroll away from Hotel Muse Bangkok.

During the Songkran festival in Bangkok, Hotel Muse Bangkok offers special deals, such as the advanced saver package, for those who would like to celebrate Thai New Year with us. Imagine waking up to stunning skyline views in a plush king-sized bed and starting your morning with a rejuvenating soak. Hotel Muse Bangkok offers 174 sophisticated and spacious guestrooms and suites, including 88 Muse Deluxe Rooms, 32 Muse Grand Deluxe rooms, 43 Muse Residences, and 11 Muse Suites. Each of these stylish sanctuaries features a clawfoot bathtub and separate shower with modern bath amenities. Designed for modern travellers who are seeking for the local experience, Hotel Muse Bangkok weaves in subtle Thai touches in its décor.

As an award-winning boutique hotel, Hotel Muse Bangkok houses some of the best restaurants in town. When you stay with us during the Songkran festival in Bangkok, you get to savor creative and inspired gastronomy whenever you want. Each of our restaurants and bars offers a unique dining concept with a mix of delicious cuisines and creative cocktails. For instance, Medici Kitchen & Bar serves up Italian Inspirational cuisine. Babette’s The Steakhouse is a Chicago-style eatery that offers fine cuts of imported meats and fresh seafood creations. This includes marbled wagyu steaks, succulent lamb chops, grilled prawn and roasted chicken. The Speakeasy Rooftop Bar, which is located on the 24th and 25th floor of Hotel Muse Bangkok, is inspired by the speakeasies during America’s prohibition era. Here, you can take in the sunset views and pair it with craft cocktails.

Coupled with warm hospitality and convenient location, Hotel Muse Bangkok is an ideal boutique stay during the Songkran festival in Bangkok. If water fights aren’t your thing, you can also celebrate Songkran your way. You can take a dip in our infinity pool and watch the sunset sink into the skyline. After a long day of fun, you’ll fall in love with our Sleep Number adjustable beds and memory foam mattresses which are tailormade to ensure sweet slumber.

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