|Opening Ceremony||12 Dec 1959|
|Closing Ceremony||17 Dec 1959|
The 1st Southeast Asian Peninsular Games were held in Bangkok, Thailand from 12 December - 17 December 1959.
Cambodia, one of the six founding members of the SEAP Games Federation, did not compete in the inaugural SEAP Games.
Officially opened by King Bhumibol Adulyadej King of Thailand Ceremony venue Suphachalasai Stadium