Best events and Popular festivals in Koh Tao
1st: Koh Tao Underwater World Festival
The island's own annual festival ro celebrate and focus on Koh Tao's environmental and conservation offorts. Held in March or April, the dates aren't fixed, the festival goes on for 2 days and 2 nights. There's usually lots going on, with beach and underwater clean-ups, turtle release, conservation information booths and live performances on stage.
2nd: Songkran Festival
Celebrated on the 13th - 15 th April each year and marks a time of cleansing and renewal with water. It is symbolizes washing all the "bad" away, to start anew. The 13th is the Thai traditional new year, where everyone can join in the throwing of water along the main roads.
3rd :Loi Kratong Day
On the full moon of the twelfth lunar month, in November, this festival celebrates the releasing of misfortune. "Loi Kratong" means to float a "kratong" an object decorated like a lotus bloom which is laid.