If you prefer a more traditional SongKran, head over to Phra PraDaeng district where the Thai-Raman communities live out their SongKran traditions. SongKran in Phra PraDaeng or also known as ‘SongKran PakLad’ is the ‘Raman’ (a group of Burmese-Thai) tradition of celebrating SongKran Festival.
Here, the celebrations take place around Phra Pradaeng Municipality Building, Samut Prakarn, with uniqueness on the last day of the festivity about a week later than in central Bangkok and is filled with cultural significance.
You will not only get splashed here, but also enjoy an array of cultural activities, such as the Thai-Raman flag ceremony, ‘SaBa’ game, Raman dances, boat races, floral floats parade, local cooking and many more.
Take this route to join the most beautiful and memorable SongKran Phra PraDaeng: