FOOD & DRINKS
Image: Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit via Facebook
The Sofitel Sukhumvit offers two hours of free-flow red or white wine, artisanal cheese, premium cold cuts, and more.
Dec 17, 7-9pm. Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit, 189 Sukhumvit Rd. B1,636.03 net/person
Visit Coincidence this weekend to try more than 20 kinds of natural wines from Naturalista, plus snacks from Pizza Massilia.
Dec 17-18, 5pm-late. Coincidence, 3 Sukhumvit Soi 49. Reservations required via IG@naturalistawines or 063-425-6018
Image: Central The Original Store via Facebook
Charoenkrung’s multi-floor lifestyle space Central The Original Store hosts special events for the holidays. Try out the new Christmas menu at Siwilai, check out the Vespa pop-up exhibition, shop for gifts at the Christmas market, and more.
Dec 7-Jan 9, 2022. Central: The Original Store, 1266 Charoenkrung Rd.
Image: 333 Anywhere via Facebook
Feeling creative? Artist Somrak Maneemai will lead this live painting workshop to chat about art and offer painting tips.
Dec 18-19, 1-6pm. 333 Anywhere, Warehouse 30, Charoenkrung Soi 30. Free
This workshop led by Mark Labee, sommelier at Dear Tummy, pairs seven different wines with snacks and offers a chance to win a limited-edition gift from Townhouse. The workshop is limited to 10 per session.
Dec 18-19, Townhouse Space, 50/8 Ari Soi 4. B2,700
This rooftop party sees Gadhouse take over Talad Noi cafe Timo & Tintin with a mini vinyl record market, a pop-up shop, and sets from DJs Sakina and Slip on Soul.
Dec 18, 4-7:30pm. Timo and Tintin, 674 Soi Wanit 2. Free entry
Image: El Mercado Bangkok
Visit El Mercado at the Phai Singto and Sukhumvit Soi 35 branches to pick up Christmas goodies from top local and organic vendors—not just food, either. Think natural handmade soap, organic natural home spa, kids fashion clothes, home accessories, and jewelry, on top of paella, homemade cookies, a crepe station, and more.
Dec 18-19, 10am-5pm. 490 Soi Phai Singto; 15/8 M Tower, Sukhumvit Soi 35. Free entry
The Hive’s Christmas market is back with food, drinks, handcrafted goods, and workshops, like cake-decorating and macrame.
Dec 18, 11am-6pm. The Hive Thonglor, 46/9 Sukhumvit Soi 49. Free entry
Celebrate the holidays at Goodsouls Kitchen with plant-based food from more than 20 vendors, live music, discussions, and giveaways.
Dec 18-19, 11am-9pm. Goodsouls Kitchen, Degree Square, 1980 Petchaburi Rd. Free shuttle from 11am-9pm at Emquartier (outside Sephora on the ground level)
Image: Suflab Bangkok via Facebook
Still riding the surf skate wave? Check out this event at Surflab, featuring a surf skate competition, exhibition, workshop, DJs, and food stalls.
Dec 17-18. Surflab Stadium, 1/20 Nakhon In Frontage Rd., Bang Phai, Nonthaburi. Free entry
Time Out Bangkok’s annual festival of lights returns with a bigger and better program. The installations and events kick off in Samyan this December before taking over Charoenkrung, Khaosan, and Chiang Mai at various points in 2022.
Dec 17-26. Samyan neighborhood. Free entry
Image: Jesper Haynes / GalileOasis
American-Swedish photographer Jesper Haynes has been documenting counterculture and nightlife for decades, dividing his time between Bangkok, Tokyo, New York, and Stockholm. His photographs are part of the permanent collection at the Museum of Modern Art in Stockholm. This weekend, you can see some of that work and buy his new book, which features some of his greatest work, at the GalileOasis
space in Ratchathewi.
Dec 18-19, 1-5pm. GalileOasis, 535/32 Trok Wat Phaya Yang (Banthat Thong Rd.). Free entry
This moving image installation by director Taiki Sakpisit explores political and historical sites in Khao Kho in Phetchabun, a city that was redesigned for political purposes around the Siamese Revolution in 1932. This exhibition examines the architectural ruins of the People’s Party and the remnants of the communist party of Thailand.
Dec 14-18, viewings at 2pm and 4pm. 3/F, SAC Gallery, 160/3 Sukhumvit Soi 39, 092-662-6165, 092-662-6165
Image: K Village via Facebook
This Christmas market features more than 150 vendors, offering lifestyle products, home decor, fashion, art, gadgets, and other gift-worthy items. Expect a wide range of food and drink vendors as well as fun-filled activities, too.
Dec 22-26, 11am-9pm. K Village, Sukhumvit Soi 26. Free entry
This annual event put on by the Specialty Coffee Association of Thailand uber-hip Thai magazine The Cloud fans out over 15,000 sq. meters at Impact Arena, featuring 200 coffee shops and brands, plus activities like workshops and panel discussions.
Dec 23-26, 10am-8pm. Impact Exhibition Center Hall 5-7, Muang Thong Thani. Free entry