Many attractions in Phuket were crowded by people came out to celebrate Christmas Eve especially in Patong, Kata, Karon, as well as in Bangtao beach area.
Most of hotels organised a special gala dinner for tourists to enjoy a festive dining and variety of performances as they wish.
Part of Christians both Thai and foreigner were at the church on the holy nights.
The island has decorated with colourful lights that will last until the end of the New Year celebration.
At a popular tourist destination ‘Soi Bangla’, there were many people dressing red, putting the santa’s hat on to join the festival as seen in the picture.