If you’re not fretting about the hopeless snakepit of corrupt parliamentary shenanigans slowly rotting the whole nation, then you’re probably getting ready for the holiday weekend. And what a weekend it’s shaping up to be.


Celebrate Peruvian Independence Day

If there’s one big event on Thursday everyone is talking about it’s Peruvian independence day—or at least the party with Havana and Above Eleven. Find free flow drinks and canapés from 6-7pm at Above Eleven along with Latin beats. Then, at Havana Social there’s the Viva las Chicas Ladies Night with B200thb mojitos and Cuba Libres with beats from DJ Pepe. Tickets here, Above Eleven / Havana Social


Cobra Reiterations

Cobra is back at Jam—featuring the talents from ZeitGeists, Backpackers, Beagle Hug, Kosum Boy, Trumpet & Bird Whistle, and Yoga from Hell—for the third iteration of Epitome starting at 8pm. B200 Jam


Karaoke Night

The Hive goes live with karaoke on Thursday night, with a rare communal singing space for the Thonglor crowd from 5:30-8pm. B150, The Hive Thonglor 


Wine and Cheese Day

If you’re looking for a late way to indulge your cheese-tooth for Wine and Cheese Day, there are special cheese boards and cold cuts with a free glass of wine at Pullman Bangkok Grande Sukhumvit. B650 cheese board / B850 cold cuts, Pullman Bangkok Grande Sukhumvit



Latin Night

Hit up happy hour starting at 7pm for Flamenco Bangkok’s Friday Latin night, this week featuring the talents of the Siam Cubano Band, DJ G Wise, DJ Birthday, DJ Ehh Kay, and DJ Ehh Kay. Free entry before 11pm, Flamenco Bangkok


Neon Carnival

The Shanghai-born Bar Rouge is still new to a lot of the Bangkok clubbing scene, so pop by on Friday for a neon experience with new dance acts and the spinning talents of the Bangkok Invaders. Book at 093-637-3995, Bar Rouge


Rock the Box

Gusta Ula'umda and Kirk take the stage at Thonglor’s favorite music dive for a night of alternative and classic rock covers. Doors open at 7:30pm. B200, Speakerbox 


Road to Atlantis

Shockone out of Australia brings drum and bass, dubstep, drumstep, and electro house to the wild nights of Spaceplus Bangkok along with half a dozen support acts for the Bangkapi crowd. B1,000, Spaceplus Bangkok



Barbie at Smalls

You know we’re all about the Barbenheimer, but Smalls is running with the theme this week with a bit of a Barbie Party. Dress in pink, of course, for special Barbie themed cocktails, and DJ Berry on the decks. Free entry, Smalls


Saydie Live at Immortal Bar

If you're a metal fan, it’s hard not to get excited about this one. Fall of Pangea and We the Watchmen will be opening for this metal-throated angel out of the Philippines and the band’s powerful nu-metal sounds. B450 / B500 at the door, Immortal 


So Pool Party

There’s always a pool party on the weekend in Bangkok, and this time So Bangkok is the place to be seen being seen. This spot never fails to bring out Bangkok’s beautiful people for a rooftop pool party with DJs, bottle deals, and, of course, a pool. Tickets here, So Bangkok 


Very Summer Fest

This is a big one. Eleven artists across two stages take over Bitec Bhiraj Hall on Saturday for unforgettable shows from the likes of Sabrina Carpenter, The Academic, DPR Ian, and more. Tickets here, Bitec Bhiraj Hall



Royal Oak Gallery Opening

It’s a good excuse to check out the revamped version of the Royal Oak—recently closed for a month to update its digs. The event will commemorate the work of pub supporter Paul David Groocock in an ode to British culture at Phrom Phong’s favorite British pub. Free entry, Royal Oak


Switch Sundays

Movies, professional wrestling, music—what’s Arcadia not doing these days? Now, the craft beer and kratom spot is putting on a special Sunday for Switch lovers to settle into classic games for an evening in this Phra Khanong gamer hub. Free entry, Arcadia


Comic Book Club

Pallet Art Space is hosting an event with Bkkunzine to discuss comic books—and not just any comic books. This Sunday event kicks off with the genre-defining Watchmen from the immortal and eccentric Alan Moore. Free entry, Pallet Art Space