Events

Full Moon Party 2019 / 2018

Since the start, the Full Moon Party on Koh Phangan turned out to be one of the biggest party events in South East Asia. Every month there are about 30,000 party people coming together from all around the world. Each bar has its own DJ’s. So you will hear all types of music loudly blasting onto the beach every few feet. The beach itself is lined with people selling the (in)famous buckets. Fire dancers putting on shows. And little booths selling glow-in-the-dark face paint. By the end of the night you will see people passed out on the beach… and lost flip-flops littering the beach looking for new owners.
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1. Facts and Figures

The year 1985 is a magical year in the history of the Full Moon Party Koh Phangan. About 30 people bore witness to the first edition of the Full Moon Party on Haad Rin Beach, and to the magic that surrounded it. The story goes that these few travelers decided to celebrate ‘the most beautiful view of the full moon on earth’.

Since then, every time during the full moon, the crescent shaped beach of Koh Phangan is transforming into a fairy tale dominion. Thousands of people are coming together to enjoy all kinds of music. From EDM, psychedelic trance and techno, to drum & bass, R&B and reggae. Until sunrise, enchanting sounds are to be heard from behind every palmtree on the beach, to far in the jungle.

2. Next Full Moon Party this month

Plan your trip to the next Full Moon Party this month. As the name would suggest, the party is on the night of the full moon. If you miss it, no worries at all. There are a still lot of big parties where you can go. For example the Half Moon Festival, Black Moon Culture, Jungle Experience and the Sramanora Waterfall Party. Really, every night is a party here on Koh Phangan!Check the agenda for the complete list of parties when you come to Koh Phangan.

november, 2018

2018thu22nov(nov 22)20:00fri23(nov 23)07:00Full Moon Party 201820:00 - 07:00 (23) GMT (+7) Haad Rin, Ban Tai, Koh Phangan, Surat Thani, Thailand 84280 Event TagsBackpacker,Boattrip,Festival,Haad Rin Beach,Koh Phangan,Party,Thailand,Travel

3. How to get there

There’s no airport on the island, so everyone comes by ferry. Ferries are leaving from Surat Thani on the mainland. You can also travel from the nearby islands Koh Samui or Koh Tao. Ferry tickets can be booked in advance via 12go.asia or via local travel agencies.

VENUE
Haad Rin Beach, Koh Phangan

ADDRESS
Ban Tai, Koh Phangan
Surat Thani, Thailand 84280

A lot of companies run overnight buses from Bangkok to Koh Phangan for 450 up to 600 baht. This price also includes the ferry.If you decide to fly, flights to Surat Thani Airport generally cost around 1,600 baht if you leaving from Bangkok on Air Asia. Or 2.000 bath if you leaving from Chiang Mai. This including additional taxes and fees.

Want to learn more about traveling to Koh Phangan and how to get around the island? Read more on our travel page.

4. Hostel and hotel recommendations

Koh Phangan is a wonderful place to stay. There’s accommodation all over the island. The most (but definitely not all!) of the nightlife is on and around the beach of Haad Rin. For the best party experience, you might want to have a place to stay in this area, so you can be close to the action.

If you looking for a nice hotel or hostel near Full Moon Party, then we have 6 of our favourites here for you! Make sure you book in time. Around the Full Moon Party often all (the nice) hotels and hostels nearby are fully booked. The closer you get to the actual night of the party, the more you’ll need a miracle to find something — at any price range ;).

5. Tickets and entrance fees

Tickets for the Full Moon Party Koh Phangan are available at the entrance of the party. This is at the beach of Haad Rin. Here you will receive an official Full Moon Party wristband. The wristband gives you unlimited acces to the beach party for the whole night.

GENERAL TICKET: US$ 3,00 / THB 100
Price at the gate is same same

6. Frequently Asked Questions

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