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Phuket Race Week

Date: 18-22 July 2012
Location: Chalong Bay
www.phuketraceweek.com

Coming into its ninth year, Phuket Raceweek comprises four days of world-class yacht racing and five nights of magical, beachside parties at the 5-star Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket – all captured for international TV broadcast to 140 million households.
The regatta is run over six or seven classes, including cruising/bareboat/charter yachts. It’s competitive, high-octane racing for the serious boats and fun courses around the islands for the less serious racers.
The evening parties are legendary. According to one competitor, “It just gets better and better. It’s my favorite. We're very lucky to have such a regatta on the doorstep.”

Phuket International Sportfishing

Date: 21-24 November 2012
Location: Chalong Bay

The Phuket International Sport Fishing 2012 is a three-day team fishing event with top team honors going to the team that tallies the most points during the tournament. The tournament also awards prizes to the team that catches the largest fish (by weight) in each eligible species. Registration will be on the 21 November from 18:00 onwards at the Tamarind Bar & Grill, Chalong. The final evening and prize-giving party will also be held on 24 November at the same venue. A special Release Trophy will be awarded to the team releasing the most billfish.

Laguna Phuket Triathlon

Date: 25 November 2012
Location: Laguna Phuket

Southeast Asia's premier multi-sport event, the Laguna Phuket Triathlon, has been going on for almost two decades. The event comprises a 1.8km swim, 55km cycle and 12km run. Over the past seventeen years the popular race has attracted thousands of age group athletes as well as triathlon legends Mark Allen, Greg Welch, Craig Alexander, Paula Newby-Fraser, Michellie Jones and Chrissie Wellington, to name just a few.

Phuket King’s Cup Regatta

Date: 8-12 December 2012
Location: Kata Beach
http://www.kingscup.com

The Phuket King's Cup Regatta is Asia's biggest and most popular regatta. Inaugurated in 1987 to celebrate the 60th birthday of His Majesty the King of Thailand, the event has been held every year since during the first week of December.
With Royal Patronage, the Regatta is organized by the Phuket King's Cup Regatta Organizing Committee under the auspices of the Royal Varuna Yacht Club, in conjunction with the Yacht Racing Association of Thailand, the Royal Thai Navy and the Province of Phuket.

Ironman 70.3 Asia-Pacific Championship

Date: 2 December 2012
Location: Laguna Beach Resort
http://www.ironmanphuket.com

Ironman 70.3 Laguna Phuket has its roots in the Laguna Phuket Triathlon, one of the most popular destination races on the circuit. Over the years, this race has attracted many of the sport's top performers, all who have routinely listed Laguna Phuket as a favorite race.

Phuket International Blues Rock Festival

Date: February 2013

The last year the Phuket International Blues Rock Festival was a great success and raised 101,000 baht for local charities; the Ban Bangtao School and the Rotary Club of Patong Beach, were earmarked for the children's education fund. The 2013 event is expected to be even bigger and will see many different international bands flown in for the occasion as well as Phuket’s very own house bands and artists. Stay tuned!

PIMEX – Phuket International Marine Expo

Date: March 2013
Location: Royal Phuket Marina

The Phuket International Boat Show (PIMEX) must be one of the most interesting marine showcases in Asia. Last year it displayed a collection of well-known yachts from prestigious shipyards around the world including Ferretti Yachts, Sunseeker, Princess Yachts and Fairline, with an estimated value of US$250 million over the four-day event. The 2013 PIMEX is again at the Royal Phuket Marina with its date to be announced. The event will cover over 2,000sqm of air-conditioned exhibition space as well as many of on-water display boats.

Phuket Bike Week

Date: April 2013
Location: Patong Beach
http://www.phuketbikeweek.com

Now in its 19th year, the annual Phuket Bike Week is one of the biggest motorcycle events in Southeast Asia. Get to see an amazing collection of Harleys, Hondas and superbikes at this annual event. It features music, contests, parties and charity rides around the island. Fun for bikers and hangers-on alike.

Phuket Festivals

Celebrate Phuket with us! Thai- or Chinese New Year, the well-known Vegetarian Festival, Loy Kratong, Phuket Old Town Festival and many more. Check this page for dates and information about the traditional festivities in Phuket.

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Phuket Events

Regattas, Marathons, Music and Film Festivals, Shows, Exhibitions or Parties. Phuket is hardly a boring place, so join the fun and check this page to get to know what is going on on the Island.

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Resort Events

The Mangosteen Team invites guests to join activities, parties and Thai Festivals. You are welcome to celebrate with us and learn about the local culture.

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