Phra Buddha Bat Fair

Phra Buddha Bat Fair

February-March
This annual festival takes place at the Phra Buddha Bat or Phra Phutthabat temple (the Shrine of the Holy Footprint), a hill temple in Saraburi, Thailand, where the Holy Footprint of the Buddha is enshrined. This is one of the most sacred places in Thailand, and pilgrims throng here during the festival to pay homage. The festival features performances of folk music and a handicraft bazaar.
CONTACTS:
Tourism Authority of Thailand
611 N. Larchmont Blvd., 1st Fl.
Los Angeles, CA 90004
800-842-4526 or 323-461-9814; fax: 323-461-9834
www.tourismthailand.org