“Experience the Touch of Thainess”
Explore authentic Thai street food, tradition, art, culture, heritage, and true Thai hospitality.
A perfect opportunity for anyone living or visiting Ōtautahi- Christchurch to taste a wide range of authentic Thai food in all regions of Thailand, experience Thai tradition, art, culture, and heritage.
- Thai Festival – Touch of Thainess is something that presents the true selves of Thai people in Canterbury. With our friendly smile - we are fun, we like to help each other, and we are humble, respectful, and grateful to our elders. These themes are an integral part of the festival, culture, tradition, and heritage, making them a unique experience that you can’t find anywhere else.
- Thai Festival 2023 will be delivered under COVID-19 Protection Framework set by the NZ Government if necessary. We will provide any updates via website, social media, and/or direct communication with registered attendees.
- An abundance of activities lined up from morning until evening – Thai costumes parade from four regions of Thailand, traditional dances, cooking demonstrations, Thai arts and crafts, Muay Thai kickboxing, folk games and kids fun zone, Thai massage, Thai folk songs, live music, Singha Beer marquee, Tourism of Thailand Information marquee and more. There will also be over 10 stalls and a variety of Thai food to taste.
- The Thai Festival 2023 will take place on Sunday, 22nd January from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm at Victoria Square, Christchurch Central corner of Armagh and Colombo Street.
Gather your friends and family to discover the best of Thailand at the free entry Thai Festival 2023!