Monkey Buffet Festival – Lopburi Province, Thailand

The Monkey Buffet Festival in Thailand is a grand feast… for the monkeys!

Where: Lopburi Province, Thailand. The event takes place at the Pra Prang Sam Yot temple.

When: The last Sunday of November.

Where To Stay: Lopburi hotels

Monkey Buffet Festival - Lopburi Province, ThailandIn one of the central provinces of Thailand – Lopburi – the annual Monkey Buffet Festival is held every year on the last Sunday in November to honor the region’s 2,000 macaque monkeys.

Monkey food includes thousands of pounds of fresh fruit and vegetables, often frozen within blocks of ice. There are long buffet tables and elaborate towers of stacked fruit.

The feast costs roughly $16,000 to put on, which has become a popular tourist attraction.

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