Hua Hin Cha-Am Golf Festival
The month-long Hua Hin Cha-Am Golf Festival, organized by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) in co-operation with the Phetchaburi-Prachuap Khiri Khan Golf Course Association, has proven to be very popular—not only with Hua Hin residents, but also with golfers worldwide. This annual event promotes golf in the region and provides a valuable boost to local businesses during the region’s “low-season”. In 2017 the participating golf courses include: Royal Hua Hin; Palm Hills; Imperial Lake View; Springfield Royal; Majestic Creek; Sea Pine Golf Club; Kaeng Krachan; Banyan Golf Club; and Black Mountain.
Raincoat Music Fest 2017
We may be well into the rainy season here in Thailand, but that doesn’t mean things have to be boring. Have fun this month with friends and family at the Raincoat Music Fest 2017, presented by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT). This free event will be held at Jollyland, in Khao Kho (Phetchabun province), and will feature many famous singers and bands, including: Aof Pongsak; Tattoo Colour; Mild, Instinct; Chilling Sunday; Fellow Fellow; Helmethead; and Bedroom Audio. In addition, there will be yummy food available. So, put on your raincoat and have a blast!
Miss Tiffany’s Universe 2017
This month the final round of the annual 2017 Miss Tiffany’s Universe Contest will be held at Tiffany Show Pattaya (464 Moo 9, Pattaya 2nd Rd). The contest has been running since 1998 and is open to all transgender women who may or may not have gone through sex reassignment surgery. The event is broadcast live on national Thai television to around 15 million viewers. The contest promotes equal rights for transgender communities in Thailand, and can also be a source of significant income for contestants. Tickets are B2,500 and B3,500, and the show begins at 9pm.
Mountain Bike Competition
If you think you’ve got what it takes then come out and participate in the Bhumibol Dam International Mountain Bike Competition, Thailand’s biggest mountain bike race. The 2-day sporting event is open to all cycling enthusiasts, and includes: a 62 km international mountain bike race; a long-distance mountain bike race; a mountain bike race in the family category; a mountain bike race in the tourism category; and an amateur mountain bike race. This will be the 16th edition of the popular annual competition, and it all takes place at Bhumibol Dam in Sam Ngao district, Tak province.