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Bangkok's best winter markets to get you through till next year

The cooler months are when Bangkok’s hip crowds head outdoors.

By Bonnie Sananvatananont | Dec 13, 2016

  • Bangkok's best winter markets to get you through till next year
    Container Market

Artbox Chatuchak

Arguably the city’s most popular pop-up market returns to a brand new venue, this time a little further from the city center. Expect some 100 trendy food stalls, over 150 stalls selling clothes at affordable prices, 20 stalls selling home decor and 50 stalls selling DIY and handmade products. 

Every Fri-Sun, through Apr 2017, 5pm-late. Chatuchak Park, 3 Kamphaeng Phet Rd. MRT Kamphaeng Phet 


Tribes Christmas Market 2016

The creative community that focuses on learning, sharing and co-creation hosts its first Christmas-themed market where you can shop for DIY items and maker tools from booths including Tassie Design, Mood:Mind:Body, Dhammada Garden, Everyday Letter and more. There will also be lots of craft workshops to create your own holiday gifts to take home.

Dec 15-19, 1pm-8pm. Tribes Community, 14/39 Sukhumvit Soi 65


Union Camp Flea Market

Over 50 brands gather for this new flea market selling retro furniture, classic cars, motorcycles and vintage clothing from within tents set up with urban, grungy vibes. On top of the shopping, expect plenty of food, drinks and live music throughout the 3-day event. 

Dec 16-18, 6pm-midnight.  Acmen Ekamai Complex, 267-15 Ekkamai 13-15 


Weihnachtsmarkt

Goethe Institut Thailand hosts a German-style Christmas-themed market selling German winter food, homemade pastries, mulled wine, Christmas gifts, Christmas DVDs and much more, all set in a fair-like atmosphere with games and activities.

Dec 17. Goethe-Institut Thailand, 18/1 Soi Goethe, Sathorn Soi 1




Container Market 

This intimate, minimalist flea market has been referred to as a "smaller version of Artbox" and finds its home on the Thonburi side of the river. Focusing on clothes, cute accessories and home decor products, you'll find all the booths set up in shipping containers in a guaranteed Instagram-worthy atmosphere.

Dec 17-18, Jan 14-15, Feb 4-5, 3pm-10pm. The Bloc, Ratchapruek Rd. BTS Bang Wa



Winter Vibes Market 

A brand new pop-up market in celebration of the upcoming winter, promising plenty of art installations, film screenings and booths selling food, home decor and books. Plus, there promises to be live music from Greasy Cafe, My Life as Ali Thomas, Stoondio, Thee Chaiyadej and more. 

Dec 23-26, 3pm-late. 953 Art Mall, 124 Sukhumvit Soi 53


HUA HIN: Noise Market Pop-up

Despite Noise Market being postponed to mid-2017 due to the mourning period, the team are organizing a beach-side pop-up edition. At a much more intimate scale with only 80 booths, the stalls promise homemade DIY items, home accessories, art works and the likes.

Dec 24-25, 2-10pm. Seenspace Hua Hin, Hua Hin Soi 35


Zaap on Sale

The popular pop-up market returns for its year-end edition, featuring over 500 booths from online brands that will be offering huge discounts up to 90-percent off their products. There also promises to be food from some of the trendiest restaurants around town.  

Dec 24-26, 1pm-10pm. Royal Paragon Hall, 5/F, Siam Paragon, Rama 1 Rd.


The Knack Market: Boxing Day 

A Christmas edition of the monthly riverside market returns on the last weekend of the year with booths selling art, crafts, books and vintage items, as well as some yummy street food. There also promises to be live music performances in the complex's open-air yard. 

Dec 24-25, 4-9pm. The Jam Factory, 41/1-41/2 Charoen Nakorn Rd.


2017

Made by Legacy

Returning for its 8th edition, the hit Brooklyn-style vintage flea market now takes over the rooftop of a mall with 165 booths selling vinyls, vintage clothing, vintage furniture, arts and crafts and food. The rooftop set up promises to bring back vibes from the original Made by Legacy back in 2012.

Jan 14-15, 3pm-midnight.  10/F Fortune Town, MRT Phra Ram 9


Winter Market Fest #4

Although details are still to be announced, this is arguably Bangkok's most popular winter market featuring the city's best pop-up shops and food stores taking over the T77 Sansiri community. If it's anything like previous years, expect huge crowds strolling through the stalls amidst a festive soundtrack from early evening till late. 

Feb 18-19. Habito, Sukhumvit Soi 77

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