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Events in Hua Hin -Moments where the town comes alive

Each year, Hua Hin hosts a number of functions and festivities that are attended by locals and tourists. As the dates of the following events are tentative, do verify the dates before you set out.

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Hua Hin Vintage Car Parade

Hua Hin Vintage Car Parade

As the year dies, annual Vintage Car Parade of Hua Hin come to life with its assortment of old-time classics. The parade usually lasts for several days, starting at a leisurely drive from Bangkok to Hua Hin. The participants, which were around forty during previous years, are usually attired in time-appropriate attire, creating a sight riding their cars in the 1920s to 1940s costumes. The official opening of the event is followed by a public buffet dinner. On the day after the opening ceremony, cars parade Hua Hin, offering the chance for not only some memorable pictures but also for you to ride as a passenger in one of the cars.

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Hua Hin Golf Festival

Hua Hin Golf Festival

While you may be able to play golf at luxury resorts in Hua Hin, the Golf Festival provides an opportunity to do so at most of the major golf courses in Hua Hin at remarkably reduced prices. The period of Golf Festival is usually in August and September, which is a busy period for all the local hotels and resorts. This organized tournament takes place every Sunday and offers tempting prizes for the winners.

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King's Cup Elephant Polo

King's Cup Elephant Polo

You may have seen horse polo, but elephant polo is a sight to behold, with elephants demonstrating a nimbleness that is amazing to see considering their size. The tournament is organized by Anantara Hua Hin Resort and has been live for over ten years. Once a small domestic event, the King's Cup Elephant Polo Tournament has about 16 teams competing in 4 leagues, with competitors ranging from about 15 countries. The tournament is held to raise funds for conservation of wild and domestic elephants in Thailand, who are often mistreated or neglected.

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Hua Hin Jazz Festival

Hua Hin Jazz Festival

In June, musical people from all across the country as well as abroad gather at Hua Hin beaches for the annual Jazz Festival. The festival is free of charge, with all the performances done for free. The festival showcases a mesmerizing mix of local and foreign talent, where the music goes on from afternoon to late evening. It is best that you stay at a Hua Hin beach resort to fully enjoy this festival. The audience simply lounges on the golden sands to enjoy the music, propelled by the festive vibes brought out by the street food stalls and handicraft sellers.

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