The gloomy weather might make you want to close the blinds and curl up in bed, but for those looking for a little pick-me-up over the weekend, here is BK’s list of (mostly) indoor activities that’ll keep you company and splash free.

Thursday, July 11


From Seoul to Talad Noi 

Talad Noi’s wine bar Chramkrung teams up with Michelin-star chef Steve Sanggun Lee for a three-night Korean a la carte dinner and wine pairing. The menu comes in a variety of sizes and stars a bunch of mouthwatering grub, like Korean fried chicken, marinated raw crab, bulgogi kaprao and more. Book here, Charmkrung.

The Sound of John Carney at Doc Club & Pub

Fans of Irish director John Carney’s heartwarming musicals will enjoy this cozy little DJ session at the indie cinema Doc Club & Pub, spinning staple soundtracks from his films like “Begin Again”, “Sing Street”, “Flora and Son”, and “Once”. Free Entry, Doc Club & Pub.

World Class Celebration at Dry Wave

Congratulations are in order for Tanat “Kem” Suttirak of Dry Wave Cocktail Studio, who snagged this year's top honor as “Bartender of the Year” at Diageo World Class Thailand. Toasting his win, Dry Wave gives you a front row seat to Kem’s competition-worthy sips this weekend. Free Entry, Dry Wave Cocktail Studio

Thailand Coffee Fest 2024

Back by popular demand, the annual Thailand Coffee Fest will be hosted at Impact Muang Thong Thani from July 11-14. Attend for a lineup of coffee specialist talks, over 300 shopping booths, and barista competitions. Register here, Thailand Coffee Fest.


Friday, July 12

Homecoming Exhibition at MMAD and MunMun

Starting this Friday, malls MMad and MunMun in Srinakarin launch their therapeutic exhibition space. Titled “Homecoming”, the mixed media event plays with sensorial tools to evoke self reflection and self encouragement. Tickets here, MMAD and MunMun.

Savor the Spirit of Spain

Join Hilton Sukhumvit’s Mediterranean and steak speciality at Scalini dining room for an exclusive wine dinner pairing. Enveloped in their art deco interiors, enjoy authentic and fresh Spanish food in a four-course meal paired with six delectable wine picks from Spain and Portugal. Hilton Honors members get 15% off. Book here, Scalini.

Jeremie Tan Takes Over Gir

Lisa isn’t the only one claiming the “Rockstar” title this weekend. On Friday, Jeremie Tan, known as “The Rockstar '' and brand ambassador of Exquisite Elixir will head up a guest shift at Thonglor’s rooftop bar, Gir. With more than 25 years of experience, Jeremie will be sharing his love for Armagnac, Cognac, Calvados (all French brandies) with Thai drinkers. The shift begins at 8pm. Free Entry, Gir.

Saturday, July 13


Beyond the Last Miles Exhibition at RCB

Acclaimed contemporary artist Zhang Zhanzhan, who hails all the way from China’s Hebei province, is having a solo exhibition at River City Bangkok. “Beyond the Last Miles” explores the winding, seemingly lonesome, and endless life on the road. Journeys like this can be difficult, but his exhibition aims to be a little pick-me-up that sparks some hope and warmth in your heart. Free Entry, River City Bangkok.

Crazy Condo Night at Haven Cocktail Bar

Haven Cocktail Bar has had no shortage of talking sessions events, meant to encourage guests to rant, chat, and vent about a range of issues. This month’s conversation starter is all about living situations. Come sip their gin-based cocktails and unleash your complaints about your noisy roommate, nosy neighbor, and other stressors that cost you a good night sleep. The event starts from 9pm onwards. Tickets here, Haven. 

Cassette Fest Mega Hits

The ’90s are back, well, for the weekend at least. Cassette Fest Mega Hits gathers all your (and your parents’) favorite nostalgic pop icons into a single night. Musical duos like Triumph Kingdom to divas like Marsha Vadhanapanich will be taking center stage at Paragon hall this weekend. Tickets here, Cassette Fest Mega Hits.

Inddee x Mibrasa Journey Through Fire

One of Bangkok’s very best restaurants, Inddee (ranked No.29 in BK Magazine’s 2023 Top Tables awards) and Mibrasa (the company that makes the grills used at Inddee) will be having a massive grill-off of sorts, featuring all kinds of Indian and Spanish food. There is Michelin-starred chef talenet on both sides of the grill, and if you are into a night of hearty food and good wines, this is a night to check out. Inddee. B4,500/person (9-courses), book here.

Sunday, July 14


Wednesday on Holiday

The adorable illustrated puppy “Wednesday”, created by Newyear Paphakorn, is having a collab exhibition at Holiday Pastry. Available both at the Ours and CentralWorld branches, you can snap some pictures with the life-size sulking puppy and try out their yuzu-focused menu for a satisfying refreshment. Free Entry, Holiday Pastry.

Tina’s Blue Brunch

Gumbo, crawfish, and biscuits, what’s missing from this wholesome, Louisiana soul food menu is just a little blues music. Featuring Tere Howard, also known as Soul Mama, brunch at Tina’s will give you the tunes to go along with succulent dishes tipples like housemade bloody mary and passion fruit mimosas. Free Entry, Tina’s.