Democrat Party leaders decided to tell their supporters to disperse and return home after police refused to allow them to march beyond Ratchawithi intersection to accompany their MPs to parliament.
The decision was made at 12.10pm.
Democrat MPs proceeded to parliament to attend the House meeting due to debate the amnesty bill that has sparked protests, which was scheduled to begin at 1pm.
Democrat leader Abhisit Vejjajiva and Surat Thani MP Suthep Thaugsuban thanked the party's supporters and asked them to go home.
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