Loy Krathong is a festival of lights which happens every year in the cities of Bangkok, Ayutthaya, Chiang Mai, Tak and Sukhothai. It originated in Sukhothai and that's why it makes it more special here. Many dazzling events and traditions are carried out during the period of five days and nights. Most of these events happen in the Historical park itself, which is completely lit up in a magnificent way. There are light and sound shows, sky lanterns, fireworks, folk music and dance, puppet shows and exhibitions. Visiting Sukhothai during this festival period can be the best idea. It happens anytime in the month of November, you can look up the dates before making you bookings.