RATCHABURI — The butterflies are calling, it’s time to free the spirit to nature at an outdoor fest just two hours from Bangkok.

Camp out on the grass with a of the hills and listen to music in February at the second edition of Gypsy Carnival.

For 2017 the festival’s free-spirit highlights include Modern Dog, Greasy Cafe, Polycat and reggae-ska guru T-Bone.


Off stage will be will be games, a fair, flea market, picnic zone and children’s playground. Night owls can enjoy the campfire stage, where acoustic music will lull audiences through the night.


Tickets are 1,200 baht, plus another 500 baht to 1,000 baht for a camping spot. More information can be found online.

The festival starts from 10am and goes late Feb. 18 at Tonphung Farm in Ratchaburi province’s Suan Phung district. A round-trip van service between Bangkok and the venue can be purchased for 650 baht at ThaiTicketMajor. The van leaves at 10am from Maleenont Tower on Rama IV Road.