Phuket Seafood & Gastronomy Festival 2020

Phuket Seafood & Gastronomy Festival 2020

Try Delicious Phuket Seafood at The 2020 Gastronomy Festival

The upcoming Phuket Seafood and Gastronomy Festival is one such example of how Phuket is trying its very best to stimulate the local tourism market. Over the next five weekends at various locations around the island you’ll get a chance to try fantastic fresh seafood. The venues have been chosen so that you can enjoy seafood and sea view, a challenge for Phuket Old Town..

Not Just Food

As well as delicious prepared dishes, there’ll also be the chance to buy the freshest seafood from the surrounding waters. Decorations will reflect traditional Phuket fisherman’s lifestyle and entertainment will be on show at all venues. Some exhibits will highlight food hygiene and safely preparing seafood. So if you’re a seafood fan, then drop by to pick up some great tips, dishes or ingredients for yourself.

The Phuket Seafood and Gastronomy Fair is mainly aimed at the Thai domestic tourists but it will be a great way to spend the evening for expats. The hope is that the festival will show tourists that Phuket is a safe place to visit and supply some much needed income to local business operators.

Dates And Venues

  • 15th/16th August- Saphan Hin Park
  • 22nd/23rd August – Rawai
  • 29th/30th August- Patong
  • 05th/06th September – Karon
  • 12th/13th September- Phuket Old Town

Hopefully the weather will be kind and everyone stroll around the festival enjoying great food and light entertainment. It will be a great help and a much needed boost to local businesses so please come if you can. Rawai is the closest one to us so we’ll all be there on the 22nd. Very much looking forward to trying the local lobster, prawn, crab, fish and other delights.

If you have time, then drop by and enjoy the fresh seafood and support local business

By Justin Hartrey

I've been enjoying the incredible marine life in our oceans for over 25 years. 13 years ago I became a PADI professional, hoping to introduce as many people as possible to the incredible beauty of the seas.

Having been fortunate enough to dive all over south east and especially Thailand, I enjoy sharing my experience and passion on this blog.

Posted in Phuket Sights & Fun on .

Popular Services

Somboon 3, A very Convenient Thailand Liveaboard

Somboon 3

The sister boats Somboon 3 & 4 are the most flexible boats we have to offer. They both run scheduled 3 Day/ 2 Night trips to Richelieu Rock. In between they stay around the Similan Islands National Park. Neither boat comes back to port until the end of the season and transfers are made via speedboat from Khao lak. This allows divers to stay for just 1 Night/2 Days if you’re on a tight schedule or even just a two dive day trip. Both boats [...]

Find Out More
MQ8 at the SImilan Islands national park

Manta Queen 8

Manta Queen 8 is the second of the fleet to run a 5 Day/5 Night safari to all the best dive sites on the west coast of Thailand. This comfortable boat accommodates 24 diving gusts in five twin/double share en-suite and two twin/double non en-suite air-conditioned cabins. Plenty of space to relax between dives. An air-conditioned saloon, outside shaded dining area and a sundeck allow guests to find their own space if you so choose. Foo [...]

Find Out More

Daily Schedules

M/V Kepsub Schedule

Jobs @ Local Dive Thailand

Local Dive Thailand is one of Phuket's fatest growing & most vibrant scuba diving operations, we are always looking for quality staff to join us, so feel free to have a look at our jobs listing page.

Job Listings

Contact LDT

Local Guides, Local Knowledge, Local Experiences

Don't trust your diving to amateurs or freshly minted dive guides, dive with local experienced experts from Local Dive Thailand. Our Scuba Diving Phuket Tours will take you to see the rarest of the rare critters, you will be amazed by the macro life our guides can find, in the secret places only they know. To put it in perspective, if you were going to climb Mount Everest you would certainly hire a local sherpa to lead the way & keep you safe. Diving is similar because there is absolutely no substitute for local experience & local knowledge, Local Dive Thailand's guides are Phuket's Sherpa's of the Andaman Sea!

Learn More About Us

Scuba Diving Phuket, Phi Phi & Thailand

When talking about Scuba Diving in Phuket, you should believe the hype, many seasons we have had Whale Sharks grace us on our regular and easy to reach dive sites and on a good day you can add Sea Horses, Sea Moths, Snake Eels, Frog Fish & Octopus to what you can see on any given dive and so much more. If we are heading to Phi Phi Island for the day, you can possibly see Hawksbill Sea Turtles and Black Tip Reef Sharks, also don't forget the King Cruiser, 84 meters of beautiful wreck and the most amazing reef nursery for fish and nudibranch. Local Dive Thailand day trip tours to these locations are not to be missed when you are scuba diving Phuket, get in touch with us and book an 'awesome' day of diving.

Book Your Day Trip

Related News From Local Dive Thailand

See why we are Thailand's leading scuba diving Phuket tour provider, stay up to date & watch out for news & special liveaboard offers!

Diving With The Olympus TG5 Equipment We Like

Olympus TG5 Underwater Review

Local Dive Thailand had a bit of a break from Phuket diving and took the new Olympus TG5 for a trip to Komodo. Plenty of upgrades and new features to be tried out. Should have brought the manual really... A gentle macro dive to start the trip. The macro capabilities of the TG series has always been great for a compact and still remains the same. If you're not a smartarse and read the manual you'll find out that the flash in the TG5 can [...]

Read Full Story
Seahorse-On-A-Phuket-Diving-Site The Archives

Thailand Suspends Export of Seahorses

CITES has announced the Thai governments decision to suspend the export of seahorses after not being able to meet the CITES obligations for the trade in seahorses, Thailand decided to stop issuing export permits earlier this year in lieu of obtaining a sustainable solution and protecting the wild population. It's a welcome move and hopefully a chance for one of diving's most loved animals to increase in numbers. Thailand is the worlds largest [...]

Read Full Story
deep andaman queen discounts and renovations Diving Discounts & Special Offers

Deep Andaman Queen Makeover And Discounts

New Similan Island National Park rules, make it essential to book in advance. With only 525 divers per day allowed in the park for the 2020/2021 season you'll need to secure your space. Booking early on Deep Andaman Queen not only ensures your space but gives you some great discount options Book and pay at least 45 days in advance of your Thailand liveaboard adventure and receive great Deep Andaman Queen discounts. You have 3 options to sa [...]

Read Full Story

Local Dive Thailand Office In Phuket


Find Us On Google Maps