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Halfmoon Festival FAQ's

  • WHERE CAN I BUY TICKETS FOR THE HALFMOON FESTIVAL?
    Click here to purchase your tickets for The Halfmoon Festival and save up to 30% online!
  • WHEN DOES THE HALFMOON FESTIVAL TAKE PLACE?
    The Halfmoon Festival in Koh Phangan, Thailand is a bi-weekly music event. Held 2 weeks before, and 2 weeks after the famous Full Moon Party.
  • WHAT TIME DO YOU OPEN & CLOSE?
    Festival Times: Day 1: Pre-Festival Party at Harmony Beach Club 14:00 till 12:00 Night 2: Halfmoon Festival in the Jungle 21:00 until 06:00 To learn more about our venues, click here! 💡 Pro Tip: Experience daily bliss at Harmony Beach Club! For a minimum spend of just 10 euros, indulge in a range of amenities including a swimming pool, Jacuzzi, paddleboards, and kayaks. Relax on the beach and catch breathtaking sunsets. Savor a delectable fusion of Western and Thai cuisine, and toast to the good life with our premium cocktails and fine spirits.
  • WILL THERE BE FIRST AID ON SITE?
    Absolutely, there is a medical booth at the entry of the festival and an ambulance on standby in case of need.
  • WHAT ITEMS ARE NOT ALLOWED INTO THE FESTIVAL?
    Outside food and beverages Glass containers or bottles Weapons of any kind, including pocket knives and pepper spray Fireworks, flares, or explosives Illegal drugs Pets
  • CAN I BRING MY MEDICATION?
    The Halfmoon Festival enforces a strict no-drug policy. However, if you have a medical condition that requires prescription medication, you can bring it with you, provided that you have a valid medical certificate. Rest assured, prescribed medications are allowed when accompanied by proper documentation.
  • IT'S RAINING! WHAT SHOULD WE DO?
    In all honestly... Embrace the rain and dance your heart out! 🎉 The rain can be a refreshing way to cool down amidst the heat. But don't worry, there are undercover stages and shelter options available at the festival including our VIP Zones. Just remember, this is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, so make the most of it and enjoy the unique, rain-soaked atmosphere!
  • LOST SOMETHING? WE'VE GOT YOUR BACK!
    Don't panic! If you've misplaced any belongings, head over to our Facebook Fanpage where we'll showcase all found items. You can then collect your lost possessions the following day at Sunset Walk Beach Club in Bantai (located opposite the BTT Gasoline Station).
  • WHAT KIND OF VENDORS CAN WE EXPECT AT THE EVENT?
    Food and Beverage Vendors: Offering a variety of cuisines, snacks, and drinks, including local and international options, food trucks, and specialty items. Merchandise Vendors: Selling event merchandise, such as t-shirts, hats, and other memorabilia, as well as unique clothing and accessories. Neon and Glitter Paint Vendors: Offering vibrant neon and glitter body paint options for attendees to add a touch of sparkle and fun to their festival outfits. Face and Body Art Vendors: Providing creative face and body painting services using neon and glitter paints, allowing attendees to express themselves and enhance their festival experience. 420 Smoke Lounge Vendor: Featuring a designated area for legal cannabis consumption, where attendees can relax, socialize, and enjoy a variety of cannabis products in a comfortable and safe environment, following Thailand's updated regulations.
  • HOW MANY TICKETS CAN I BUY?
    You can purchase up to 6 general Halfmoon Festival tickets in a single transaction. For VIP bookings, there's no limit to the number of tickets you can buy. Please reach out to us, and we'll provide you with the best deal and accommodate your VIP needs accordingly.
  • WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN GENERAL AND VIP TICKETS?
    When you purchase a VIP ticket for the Halfmoon Festival, you're not just getting an upgraded experience - you're getting a whole new level of luxury service. VIP ticket holders enjoy exclusive access to private lounges, premium viewing areas, and separate restroom facilities. You'll also receive two free drinks, as well as some exclusive Halfmoon merchandise including a hat, key chain, and t-shirt. But that's not all! If you're looking for even more luxury and exclusivity, you can upgrade to a VIP booth for an additional fee. These booths offer a private space for you and your group to enjoy the festival in style, complete with dedicated service staff and a range of amenities. So whether you're looking for a more exclusive festival experience or just want to treat yourself to some extra luxury, a VIP ticket is definitely the way to go.
  • DO YOU PROVIDE ACCOMMODATION PACKAGES?
    Looking for accommodation options during your visit to Koh Phangan? Look no further than Halfmoon Festival! We offer a variety of accommodation packages, ranging from private 5-star resorts to beachfront hotels and deluxe garden suites, all of which include your chosen festival ticket. For more information, visit our accommodation page to see our full range of options and book your stay today!
  • DO YOU OFFER A RESIDENT DISCOUNT?
    YES! If you are a Koh Samui, Koh Phangan, or Koh Tao resident you can unlock a world of exclusive benefits with the Halfmoon Festival Resident Card! To find out more click here.
  • DO I HAVE TO BRING ID / PASSPORT TO THE FESTIVAL?
    We recommend not bringing your original passport or ID to the festival to avoid the risk of losing them. Instead, please bring a clear photocopy or a digital copy of your identification that can be easily read by our staff at the entrance. This ensures a smooth entry process while keeping your important documents safe.
  • What kind of Credit Card can I use to purchase my ticket?
    We accept Visa & Master Credit and Debit cards and we also accept PayPal.
  • I can’t come anymore. What Can I do?
    N/A
  • Can I change the name of ticket ?
    Name change are not possible. Small spelling mistake not cause any problem at the entrance.
  • WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE KOH SAMUI PRIVATE SPEED BOAT PACKAGE TRANSFER? Package Transfer?
    Whether you choose a VIP or General ticket, our Koh Samui Private Speed Boat Ticket Package Transfer offers the convenience of round-trip speedboat transfers from Koh Samui to Halfmoon festival, along with round-trip taxi transfers from your hotel in Koh Samui to the speedboat pier in Bangrak beach, and from Bantai pier in Koh Phangan to the festival venue. Please be aware that the speedboat departs from Koh Samui at 9 p.m. and we will arrange pickup from your hotel between 8:00-8:30 p.m. The return trip will be from Ban Tai pier at 4 a.m. However, please note that we are unable to provide pickups from hotels or villas located in the mountainous areas. For further inquiries or to arrange pickup from your hotel in Koh Samui, please contact Pim at: Tel/WhatsApp: +66 (0)95 656 6474 or Email: pimm@halfmoonfestival.com
  • DO YOU OFFER SHUTTLE SERVICES TO THE FESTIVAL?
    Absolutely! We offer shuttle services to the Halfmoon Festival to make your experience as convenient as possible. Whether you're on Koh Phangan looking for a taxi, or you're in Koh Samui and need boat transport for a day trip, we've got you covered. Our friendly and helpful team is here to take care of all your transportation needs, so you can focus on enjoying the festival. Just leave it to us, and we'll ensure a smooth and hassle-free journey to the festival site.
  • HOW TO GET TO THE HALFMOON FESTIVAL FROM KOH SAMUI?
    Looking to get to the Halfmoon Festival from Koh Samui? You're in luck! There are a number of ferry options available, including the popular Seatran High Speed Ferry. For those seeking a more luxurious experience, we also offer private one-day speed boat transfers as part of our ticket packages. To learn more, please click here.
  • HOW TO GET TO KOH PHANGAN FROM BANGKOK?
    There are several ways to get to Koh Phangan from Bangkok, including flights, buses, and ferries. Typically, travelers first fly from Bangkok to the nearest airport, either Koh Samui (USM) or Surat Thani (URT), and then take a ferry to Koh Phangan. Alternatively, you can take a bus or train from Bangkok to Surat Thani or Chumphon and then catch a ferry to the island. For a detailed guide on how to travel from Bangkok to Koh Phangan, including information on transportation options, schedules, and ticket prices, please visit our blog page by clicking here. This comprehensive guide will provide you with all the necessary information to plan your journey to the festival.
  • ARE THERE DIRECT FLIGHTS FROM BANGKOK TO KOH PHANGAN?
    There are no direct flights from Bangkok to Koh Phangan. The closest airports are in Koh Samui and Surat Thani.
  • IS IT SAFE TO RENT A SCOOTER OR CAR IN KOH PHANGAN?
    Yes, you can rent a car or scooter to travel around Koh Phangan. However, please ensure that you drive safely and responsibly, adhering to the local traffic rules and always wearing a helmet when riding a scooter. Be cautious of road conditions and other drivers, and make sure you have a valid driver's license. Enjoy your time exploring the island, but always prioritize safety.
  • IS THERE PARKING AVAILABLE AT THE FESTIVAL?
    Parking is available at both locations: Harmony Beach Club and the Halfmoon Festival. Our helpful staff, acting as traffic wardens, will be on-site to assist you with parking and ensure a smooth and organized parking experience. Please follow their instructions to help maintain a safe and efficient parking area for all festival attendees.
  • HOW DO I FIND THE HALFMOON FESTIVAL'S EXACT LOCATION ON KOH PHANGAN?
    To find the exact location of the Halfmoon Festival and Harmony Beach Club on Koh Phangan, you can use the following Google Maps links: Halfmoon Festival Harmony Beach Club Location Simply click on the links provided, and you'll be directed to the precise locations on Google Maps. This will help you navigate your way to both the festival and beach club with ease.
  • HOW DO I FIND OUT MORE INFORMATION ABOUT KOH PHANGAN BEFORE MY TRIP?
    When planning your trip to Koh Phangan, it's essential to have access to all the relevant information. To make this easier for you, we highly recommend subscribing to our newsletter. Our newsletter is a valuable source of insider tips, recommendations, and up-to-date news about the island. Additionally, every Friday we offer a chance to win free tickets or ticket upgrades to the Halfmoon Festival exclusively for our newsletter subscribers. Click here to sign up and receive exclusive promotions, exciting giveaways, and insider information to make your Koh Phangan experience unforgettable.
  • IS KOH PHANGAN A SAFE PLACE FOR TOURISTS?
    Yes, Koh Phangan is generally considered a safe destination for tourists. The island has a low crime rate, and violent crimes are rare. However, as with any destination, it's important to exercise caution and common sense, especially when traveling alone or at night. It's recommended to keep valuables secured and not leave them unattended on the beach or in other public places. It's also important to take necessary precautions when engaging in activities such as water sports or hiking. By following these basic safety guidelines and being aware of your surroundings, you can enjoy your time on Koh Phangan without any major safety concerns.
  • HOW LONG SHOULD I STAY IN KOH PHANGAN?
    Koh Phangan is a magical island with a unique atmosphere and charm that draws people back time and time again. Many visitors have fallen in love with the island's natural beauty, friendly locals, and laid-back lifestyle, making it a popular destination for long-term stays and even permanent residency. Whether you're looking for adventure, relaxation, or a combination of both, Koh Phangan has something to offer everyone, and staying for an extended period of time can be a transformative and unforgettable experience. While the island is famous for its Full Moon Party, which can get extremely busy every month, we recommend exploring Koh Phangan beyond the party scene to truly appreciate its beauty and tranquility. There are many hidden gems to discover, including secluded beaches, lush jungles, and picturesque waterfalls. Whether you stay for a few days or a few months, we're confident that you'll fall in love with Koh Phangan just like so many others have.
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