Thursday’s Water Festival Schedule

The schedule will be updated throughout the day.

Boat races on the Tonle Sap river, in front of the Royal Palace, are scheduled from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. 

2 p.m. to 6 p.m. The National Authority for Combating Drug will partner with various NGOs to disseminate information about the negative impact of drug use, and organize games to educate youths on the subject.

4 p.m. to 11 p.m. Live music will be playing at the Night Market.

5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Live music will be playing at Wat Phnom.

6 p.m. to 7 p.m. About 2,000 fireworks will be set off in a show to coincide with the arrival of the Royal Palace float in front of the palace.

6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Traditional Khmer kickboxing will be performed at Wat Botum park.

6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Hang Meas TV stars will perform at the Koh Pich Center.

8 p.m. to 12 a.m. Theatrical performances organized by the Culture Ministry will be performed on the Chroy Changva peninsula riverbank.

Midnight About 300 fireworks will be launched to coincide with the ceremonial eating of Ak Ambok, a traditional Cambodian dish that consists of rice, coconut and banana.

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