The long awaited Esan music festival is held at Ubolrat Dam in November. Get together with music aficionados from all over Thailand for this three-day event in the open air, and get a feel for real Thai music from the Esan area. More details can be found at: https://www.facebook.com/ESANMUSICFESTIVAL
Water, the most precious of commodities, and what the livelihood of the farmers depends upon, is worshipped and given its due respect at this festival. Held by Khon Kaen University, the Loy Krathong festival is a spectacle here, with various beauty contests, a fire boat parade, a famous movie screening, and lots of food and drinks to taste and try. Temple fairs like those found 30 years ago, with Ferris wheels, live Mor Lam music, a night museum, and uch more await.
For more information, go here: https://www.facebook.com/SithanKKUFestival
Prepare your running shoes and brace yourself for an exhilarating race in Isan! The International Marathon takes place every year in January in the vibrant city of Khon Kaen. So, get your heart pumping and join in on this thrilling event. Check out the event details and register here: https://www.khonkaenmarathon.com