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Songkran Water Festival


Sun 13 Apr 2014, 10:00am–3:00pm

Where: Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre, Cnr of Devonport and 11th Ave, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Child: $2.00
  • Family of 4 (2 adults): $12.00
  • Adult: $5.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Listed by: Chintana C

Songkran Water Festival is the Thai traditional new year celebration. The Buddhist Society of Wat Pak Nam New Zealand would like to invite everybody to join their Songkran celebrations on Sunday 13th April, 2014.

10:00am Gate open
10:30 am Official opening ceremony
11:00am various Thai performances (by Thai who live in Bay of Plenty) will commence. e.g. dancing, singing, games, fruit & vege carving, Thailand's Tuk tuk rides, lucky dips, Miss Songkran Beauty Contest & lots more.

Thai food will be available for purchase by Thai Restaurants in Tauranga & Rotorua. Prizes to be won!

Everybody & the young at heart are welcome to "fully participate" in the event by bringing along their water pistols. Water fights between all and sundry who want to play normally break out early afternoon.

Tickets available from Wat Paknam New Zealand or on the door.

The Buddhist religious ceremony will be held separately at Wat Paknam NZ.
For more info: Chintana 07 308 9000.

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