Longboat racing in Phimai – 2015

This coming weekend (31 October and 1 November) there will be longboat racing in Tam Yeah (ตำแย), organised by the sub-district of gra-bueang-yai (กระเบื้องใหญ่), small neighbouring villages about 4 miles from Phimai town.

Long boat racing in Phimai district 2015

Below is an image from last year’s longboat racing event in the same location.

Longboat race teams Phimai

Below is a map showing the approximate location of the racing.


Next month will see the Phimai festival in Phimai town. Longboat racing is scheduled for 14-15 November in the usual location, Lam Jakarat. Good views of the racing can be had along the sides of the river and from the bridge on Anantachinda Road.

More details to follow on this year’s Phimai festival.