Koh Phangan Full Moon Party Schedule in 2023

Full Moon Party is one of the most massive beach parties in the world. The party takes place on the island of Koh Phangan in the southeast of the Gulf of Thailand, close to Koh Tao and Koh Samui. It is one of the events to consider visiting if you are traveling in Thailand. Find Full Moon Party Schedule in 2023.

Koh Phangan Full Moon Party Schedule

When is Full Moon Party?

As the name suggests, Thailand's famous Full Moon Party on the island of Koh Phangan is celebrated every full moon, unless it coincides with a Buddhist holiday or important election day or other event of national importance. Sometimes the actual party can be celebrating days before or after the full moon. The exact date of the party should always be reconfirmed before planning a trip.

When is Full Moon Party in 2023?

Below you will find the calendar of the Full Moon Party 2023.

  • January 6, 2023
  • February 5, 2023
  • March 7, 2023
  • April 5, 2023
  • May 4, 2023
  • June 4, 2023
  • July 2, 2023
  • August 3, 2023
  • August 31, 2023
  • September 29, 2023
  • October 30, 2023
  • November 27, 2023
  • December 27, 2023
  • December 31, 2023 (New Year Party)

*The schedule of the parties may change and will be carried out regularly, you should reconfirm the date in before booking the trip to Koh Phangan.

Half Moon Festival

Half Moon Festival is the second largest party that takes place in the middle of the forest. The atmosphere is much lighter as the party takes place on several stages playing electronic music. In the rest of the month there are other parties, like the Jungle Party and Black Moon Party, versions much less pumped than the previous ones.

Full Moon Party Accommodation

The island of Koh Phangan is filled with people during these dates, especially the areas closest to Haad Rin, where the party is celebrated. Many hotels and guesthouses require a minimum stay of 3 or 4 days during these days. You should plan to arrive at the island a few days in advance to get a hotel room during the peak season.

Some of the best rated accommodation for Full Moon Party:

Affordable Hostel: So Good Haad Rin Hostel

Mid-range Hotel: Palita Lodge

Luxury Resort: Skymoon Resort

More accommodation options are listed in this article: Best Hotels near Full Moon Party.

If you are coming in a period other than full moon, finding a suitable accommodation will not be a problem. You can check tips about where it is best to stay on the island at the following link: Best Area to Stay in Koh Phangan.

How to get to Koh Phangan

Due to the lack of an airport and mainland connection, Koh Phangan can only be reached by boat. To make your journey easier, we have prepared several tips on how to get to Koh Phangan easily and safely from different parts of Thailand.

How to get to Koh Phangan

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How to get from Koh Samui to Koh Phangan (and vice versa)


Koh Phangan is located between Koh Tao and Koh Samui, which is why it makes a very good sense to combine the three islands into one trip - it is quite easy to get from island to island by boat.

Koh Phangan has lots of incredibly impressive attractions that pull tourists all year round. Explore the best things to do in Koh Phangan to better prepare for your next holiday in Thailand.

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