Phuket Vegetarian Festival

The annual Phuket Vegetarian Festival is a vibrant celebration which takes place from 15th to 24th October 2023, during the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar. Also known as the Nine Emperor Gods Festival, it is a unique blend of tradition and spectacle.

The festival celebrates the local Chinese community’s belief that abstaining from meat and other negative stimulants during this time will bring good health and a clear mind.

10 Rules to follow during the festival

  1. Keep your body clean throughout the festival.
  2. Clean and separate all kitchen utensils used by participants from those used by non-participants.
  3. Wear white clothing during the festival.
  4. Behave respectfully and with a clear mind.
  5. Abstain from meat, eggs, honey, and other animal products.
  6. Avoid sexual intercourse during the festival.
  7. Do not drink alcohol.
  8. People who are grieving should not attend the festival.
  9. Pregnant women should not attend the festival or watch any rituals.
  10. Women who are menstruating should not attend the rituals.

Come and observe the Chinese Gods Street Processions with us!

Experience the unique and vibrant Chinese Gods Street Procession, a special ceremony that showcases the local culture and community.  
Date :  Friday 20th October, 2023
Time : 8.30 a.m. – 9.30 a.m.
Venue : In front of Boat Avenue intersection
Hotel guests are welcome with shuttle bus provided from hotel’s lobby
More information about the event, please contact :
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