The Hoi An Full Moon Festiva
l or Hoian Lantern Festival
is held on every 14th day of the lunar month in the old quarter of Hoian Ancient Town. During these nights, Hoi An ancient town switches off its electric lights and shuts down to motorized vehicles and multi-coloured colorful lanterns is lit up. This is a magical festival and gives you a glimpse of the local life & activities in 19th century.
From 6pm, Electricity is used to a minimum in the old quarter and fluorescent lighting is totally banned, so there is a truly magical charm in the old town of Hoian when all the colorful lanterns go on.
2016 Hoian Fullmoon Festival Dates
August 16, September 14, October 14, November 13, December 12
2017 Hoian Fullmoon Festival Dates
January 11, February 10, March 11, April 10, May 9, June 8, July 7, August 5, September 4, October 3, November 2, December 1