2 November 2009, Patong Municipality together with Kathu District, TAT, Kathu Police Station, Patong Entertainment Business Association, Hotels and Patong Hospital organise a big event to celebrate Thai traditional festival Loy Krathong on November 1-2. A lot of businesses and organisations set up a boot along the Bangla Road. The activities also include Fansy Beer Bar Contest, the scholarship presentation ceremony for students in Patong Municipality, Miss Beer Bar Contest and so much more at the central stage set along the beach.
On November 2, enjoy Noppamas kids contest, Miss Noppamas (international) beauty contest, krathong contest, other 8 cultural performances on 8 different stages. Those are traditional Thai music, Shadow puppet play or Nang Talung, Isaan dancing called “Ponglang”, Klong Yao drum performance, Ronggeng performance by national artist Mae Jiew Pramongkij, Manora dance and western music performance. Further there will be colourful processions consisting of krathongs from government agencies, and private section who participate the contest to win the 10,000 baht prize. The organiser encourages people to use natural materials to make krathong.