Songkran Splashes Success at ICONSIAM: Tourists Flock to Celebrate Thai New Year

ICONSIAM, the iconic landmark on the Chao Phraya River, is making a splash with its “THAICONIC SONGKRAN CELEBRATION”. This 12-day extravaganza, running from April 10th to 21st, is exceeding expectations and attracting tourists from all over the world.

The event coincides with Songkran’s recent designation as an Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO. ICONSIAM, in collaboration with the government and private sectors, is aiming to create a world-class celebration that honours Thai traditions while offering a taste of contemporary entertainment.

Early numbers are promising, with attendance already surpassing initial targets. Organizers anticipate welcoming over 2 million visitors throughout the festival’s duration. This surge in tourism is expected to be a boon for the Thai economy.


  • Songkran Mahothorndevi Parade: A mesmerizing 7-day procession along the Chao Phraya River, featuring top Thai celebrities and internationally renowned K-pop artist Minnie from (G) I-DLE as Miss Songkran 2024.
  • Bathing of the Buddha Sihing: Visitors can participate in this traditional water-pouring ceremony for blessings and good luck.
  • Songkran Water Splashing: The only place in Thailand offering water splashing festivities against the scenic backdrop of the Chao Phraya River. Live music and cultural performances add to the vibrant atmosphere.

“THE ICONIC SONGKRAN FESTIVAL 2024” at ICONSIAM offers a unique blend of traditional Thai activities and contemporary entertainment. This approach aims to not only celebrate cultural heritage but also resonate with future generations.

ICONSIAM invites visitors from around the world to experience the joy and cultural richness of Songkran. This 12-day festival promises a memorable combination of traditional festivities, modern entertainment, and exciting activities.

For more information, visit ICONSIAM’s website at or Facebook page.

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