Vang Vieng Local Events
There a several events in Vang Vieng to see and take part in as part of your Vang Vieng holiday, see below for more details. Many of these events are very popular among Vang Vieng holiday visitors so it is important to book your Vang Vieng hotel in advance.
A ceremony for calling for the rains is performed in the temple during the morning. In the afternoon, people gather in fields on the outskirts of towns and villages to launch their rockets with much revelry.
Boun Ork Pansa occurs on the full moon marking the end Buddhist Lent. Monks who were ordained for the three months of Lent can leave the temple and rejoin their families.
Christmas and New Year in Vang Vieng is a very busy time with many local and international visitors. Advance booking is highly recommended.
Laos New Year is the biggest and most famous of the festivals in Laos, and is one of the Hid Sip Song (12 traditional festivals). Vang Vieng can get very busy aound this time and advance booking is highly recommended.