Tuesday, 30 December 2008


December 25 – 31, 2008
19.00 – 01.00 hrs
Bali Hai Pier, Pattaya
Admission is free.

Pattaya, Asia’s premier beach resort and one of Thailand's leading international seaside playgrounds, will be hosting a grand Pattaya Countdown and New Year extravaganza along Bali Hai beach. The festive celebrations kicks-off on Christmas evening (25 December) and continues right through to 1.00 a.m. on New Year’s Day. Admission is free.

The leading brands with retail outlets in Pattaya will be participating in the festive extravaganza. Temporary stalls will be located near Bali Hai Pier. Browse around looking for terrific offers and great buys and indulge in some last-minute festive shopping.

Participate in fun and games and win a few lucky prizes or have fun taking part in song and dance contests.

Enjoy the Thai cultural presentations and showreels showcasing the very best that Thailand offers or simply enjoy the concert performances by Thai artists under the Grammy label, such as So Cool, Paradox, Tik Shiro, Black Head, Slot Machine, Istinct, Boy Peace Maker, Buddha Bless, Playground and Pancake as well as artists from The Star … and move to the beat all night long.

Pattaya’s New Year Countdown will culminate in an awesome fireworks display that will light up the night sky for an impressive 15 minutes.

Contact information:
Tourism Authority of Thailand, Pattaya Office
Tel: +66 (0) 3842 3990 ,(0) 3842 7667, (0) 3842 8750
Fax: +66 (0) 3842 9113
E-mail: tatchon@tat.or.th