- WHEN: 01 August 2017 – 31 August 2017 all-day
- WHERE: More than 200 leading restaurants around Phuket
- CONTACT: TAT Phuket Office +66076211036
The Phuket Lobster Festival 2017 will be held from 1-31 August to promote Phuket lobster, which is claimed to be of best quality and most favourite seafood of all time. This newest event in the Thailand Events Calendar is also held to further strengthen the reputation of Phuket as the gastronomic destination.
Phuket has been selected by UNESCO as one of the 18 Cities of Gastronomy in the world, which is the first city of Thailand and ASEAN to have received this recognition.
Hosted by Pracharat Rak Samakki Phuket (Social Enterprise), a public organisation established by the cooperation of the Ministry of Interior, civil groups and the private sector, the Phuket Lobster Festival 2017 works with more than 200 restaurants on the island, who will create special lobster dishes for visitors to enjoy, such as, grilled lobster, sushi lobster and lobster noodle and many other creative lobster menus.
Restaurants joining the campaign will also offer a special promotion on their signature dishes. Some restaurants will also offer a very special deal on 12 August which is Thailand’s Mother’s Day celebration.
Participants are encouraged to take selfies with lobster dishes or anything relating to Phuket lobster and post on social media using hashtag Phuketlobster2017 to mark the month-long event, which is aimed to generate more tourism revenue to locals, and promote the career of lobster farming to a wider audience of people.