Phuket Vegetarian Festival

Phuket Vegetarian Festival

 

This years Phuket Vegetarian Festival will be held from the 24th of September to the 2nd of Oct 2015 or known as the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar. An annual event which draws thousands of devotees of Chinese descent who strictly observe a vegetarian diet throughout the festival. The strict vegetarian observation is for spirit cleansing as well as merit-making. During this time many devotees perform sacred rituals and aesthetic acts during the street processions. For those interested, below is the schedule of the street processions to be held.

 

Schedule for street processions of Chinese Shrines
Fri September 26, 2014  Sapam Shrine
Sat September 27, 2014  Samkong Shrine
Sun September 28, 2014  Ban Tha Rve Shrine
Mon September 29, 2014  Bang Neow Shrine
 Cherng Thalay Shrine
Tue September 30, 2014  Jui Tui Shrine
Wed October 01, 2014  Kathu Shrine
 Yokkekeng Shrine
Thu October 02, 2014  Sui Boon Tong Shrine

 

 

 

 

 
 

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