Holidays in Cambodia

Cambodia Holidays: King’s Birthday (Norodom Sihamoni)

The Khmer celebrate the Cambodian King's Birthday (Norodom Sihamoni) on May 13 every year along with two extra days of celebration!

Cambodia Holidays: Khmer New Year

Learn all about Khmer New Year, an important 3-day Cambodian celebration! We will let you know why the New Year in Cambodia is 3 days long and what kinds of fun activities you should participate in.

Cambodia Holidays: Cambodian Water Festival

The Cambodian Water Festival, also known as Bon Om Touk is a three-day boat racing festival! Learn the history behind this holiday, get the dates, and figure out what to do in this short article.

King’s Mother Birthday (Norodom Monineath Sihanouk)

The Cambodian King's Mother Birthday (Norodom Monineath Sihanouk) is held on June 18 every year! Learn more about this special day here.

Cambodian King’s Coronation Day

The Cambodian King's Coronation Day (Norodom Sihamoni) is celebrated every year on October 29! Learn more about this special day.

Cambodia Holidays: Commemoration Day of King’s Father (Norodom Sihanouk)

The Commemoration Day of the King's Father (Norodom Sihanouk) is an important Khmer holiday. Learn what it is, what happens, and when in our Cambodia Holidays guide.

Cambodia Holidays: International Human Rights Day

International Human Rights Day events are held in Cambodia and worldwide on December 10 every year! Find out how you can make the most of this holiday.

Cambodia Holidays: Independence Day

Cambodia Independence Day falls on November 9 every year! The same day that the country gained its independence back in 1953.

Cambodia Holidays: Anniversary of the Paris Peace Accord

The anniversary of the Paris Peace Accord is an important Khmer holiday. Learn what it is, what happens, and when in our Cambodia Holidays guide.

Cambodia Holidays: Cambodia Constitution Day

Cambodia Constitution Day is an important Khmer holiday. Learn more about this special day, what happens, and when.

International Children’s Day in Cambodia

International Children's Day events are held in Cambodia and worldwide on June 1 every year! Find out how you can make the most of this holiday.

Cambodia Holidays: International Labor Day

International Labor Day events are held in Cambodia and worldwide on May 1 every year! Learn more about this day dedicated to worker's rights.

Cambodia Holidays: International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day events are held in Cambodia and worldwide on March 8 every year! Find out how you can make the most of this holiday.

Cambodia Holidays: Meak Bochea Day

Meak Bochea is an important Khmer holiday. Learn what it is, what happens, and when in our Cambodia Holidays guide.

Cambodia Holidays: International New Year’s Day

If you find yourself in Siem Reap during International New Year’s, you’re in for a great time!

Cambodia Holidays: Pchum Ben

Find out the meaning behind one of Cambodia's most important holidays: Pchum Benh. Also, learn what to do and where to go during this Cambodian holiday.

Cambodia Holidays: Royal Ploughing Ceremony

Find out the meaning behind Cambodia's Royal Ploughing Ceremony. Also, learn what to do and where to go during this Cambodian holiday.

Cambodia Holidays: Visak Bochea Day

Learn about Visak Bochea Day, aka Buddha Day, in Cambodia! “If you knew what I know about the power of giving, you would not let a single meal pass without sharing it in some way.” - Buddha

Cambodia Holidays: Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is coming soon! February 16th to be exact. Learn about this years zodiac sign and what you can expect to see in Cambodia!

Cambodia Holidays: Victory Day Over Genocide

Learn about Victory Day Over Genocide, a national Cambodian holiday. January 7th, 1979 is when Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge were overthrown from power!