15-17 March 2019Elephant Boat Race & River FestivalNext to Anantara Riverside Bangkok
Majestic Fun on the
River of Kings
Join us for a weekend of festivity on the banks of the mighty Chao Phraya to celebrate Thailand’s majestic national animal, the elephant. The inaugural event will feature Elephant Boat Racing on the water and a host of family fun activities on land at the River Festival.
The week of
Anantara Golden Triangle and the GTAEF camp throws open its doors to welcome all to celebrate Thai National Elephant Day..
From the regal Royal Barge processions to longboat races to demonstrate military prowess..
A huge array of entertainment and fun for all ages. Ranging from music, to food, to educational immersive experiences and celebrations of Thai culture throughout the weekend.
Dry Dock Rowing
The atmosphere will be electric at the digital dry dock rowing tent. Work up a sweat to win Anantara Holidays and a host of other luxury prizes.
Meet our elephant friends, learn their stories and immerse yourself in the spirit of elephants at this educational art installation.
Your favourite VIP teams will make a splash at the head to head races. One team will bravely challenge the legendary Thai Navy Seals in an unmissable head to head! Details of the full timetable to follow.
After sundown, party the night away with mini concerts and live music, whilst DJs spin the decks til late. Listen out for line up announcements soon.
Renowned chefs and restaurants from Bangkok and beyond will be serving up their signature dishes throughout the weekend.