Full Moon Party
|The most famous outdoor party in the world, the original Koh Phangan Full Moon Party, takes place once a month on Haad Rin Sunrise beach on Koh Phangan in Thailand. The party zone on Haad Rin Sunrise beach with blacklights, fluorescent colours, fireworks and thousands of happy people dancing under the light of the full moon is an experience you will always remember.
Full Moon Party 2013 Dates
Please note that the Full Moon Party schedule can sometimes change due to Buddhist holidays.
Full Moon Party Accommodation
Because of the huge popularity of the full moon party on Koh Phangan it is recommended to book your resort in advance. See our Full Moon Party resorts below or find the resort that fits your needs best.
Koh Phangan Full Moon Party Music and Clubs
The first ever full moon party took place in the late eighties on Haad Rin beach on Koh Phangan. It was a goodbye party for some friends organised by the owner of Paradise Bungalows. In the nineties the Full Moon Party on Koh Pha-Ngan became famous all over the world partly due to the increasing popularity of electronic dance music.
During the Full Moon Party on Koh Phangan big sound systems play everything from psy-trance to house and mainstream music making the crowd on Haad Rin beach go wild. The nicely decorated arena at Paradise Bungalows is still the biggest venue with the coolest atmosphere and quality house played by resident Thai dj’s and international guest dj’s. At Paradise global dj heroes like Sven Väth and Danny Rampling performed in the past. This part of the beach is also referred to as “Paradise the Rock” as you can find there the famous rock with inscription which has been captured on the pictures of hundred thousands of visitors during the years.
At the furthest southern point of Haad Rin Sunrise beach you can enjoy a great view on the beach at The Rock. They play all kinds of music and it is a great place to take a little rest from the party. Drop In Club plays hip hop, RnB and hit music while Zoom Bar and Vinyl Club both play psy-trance and techno. The Cactus Bar plays mainstream tunes, the Orchid plays heavy drum & bass and Tommy’s plays trance. On the northern end of Haad Rin beach at Mellow Mountain you can relax and have a milkshake overviewing the full moon party crowd. In the street behind the Drop In Bar you can find Club 9, the largest indoor club on Koh Phangan. In Full Moon Party periods they organize special events with international djs.
Koh Phangan Full Moon Party Tips
We have a few tips to avoid that your visit to the Full Moon Party on Koh Phangan will be disappointing:
Other Koh Phangan Parties
The parties on Koh Phangan follow the cycle of the moon: full moon, half moon, black moon, half moon and back again. This means that apart from the full moon party you can also go to the Half Moon party, the Black Moon party and some other parties.