A street art festival, a massive art fair, a night tour of Museum Siam, winter markets and a JUSMAG takeover by La Monita.
Get into the Christmas spirit at this special musical concert performed by the CU Symphony Orchestra. Songs include the “Christmas Carol March,” “The River Bells” and “The Nutcracker Selection.”
Dec 20, 7pm. CU Music Hall, Art and Culture Bldg., Chulalongkorn University. Free entry.
Siam Sinfonietta's Eighth Annual New Year Concert is back, featuring all the popular New Year bonbons, like the Strauss waltzes, polkas and the traditional Radetsky march.
Dec 20, 8pm. Thailand Cultural Center (Small Hall). B300 via Ticketmelon
Catch Thai alternative band The Drink Hang Drunks cover songs from Radiohead, plus tunes from DJ Santisook.
Dec 22, 6pm-12:30am. Method to My Madness, 12/10 Lat Phrao Rd. B150
A thought-provoking solo exhibition by Thai artist Daeng Buasan on religion and philosophy.
Dec 12-21. 1/F, River City Bangkok. Free entry.
An outdoor light art festival that raises the awareness of energy crisis, with talks from renowned artists including Krit Ngamsom, Nopchai Ungkavatanapong, Pongsatat Uaiklang and Wasinburee Supanichvoraparch.
Dec 19-Feb 2. Bangkok Art and Culture Centre. Free entry.
Museum Siam’s popular old-school themed night tour returns, this time taking visitors back to the WWII era. Expect live music, food trucks, activities and more.
Dec 20-22, 4-10pm. Museum Siam, Sanam Chai Rd. Free entry.
A massive art fair featuring exhibitions from over 160 artists, plus workshops, activities, live music, food and more.
Dec 21, 9am-6pm, 10House Art & Craft Space, 44 Vibhavadi Rangsit Soi 16. B100 via Ticketmelon
La Monita, one of our perennial favorite Mexican restaurants, is taking over the kitchen at American-operated Aderholt Annex (a.k.a. JUSMAG). Expect all the hits: tacos, burritos, enchiladas and more, as well as drink specials.
Dec 20, 5-10pm. JUSMAG, 7 Sathon Tai Rd.
Noma, Bangkok’s purveyor of indie music, is celebrating its new home with a grand opening party featuring live performances by Daniel Ryn, Yellow Fang and Leck and Friends.
Dec 20, 5:30pm-1am. Noma BKK, Phahonyothin Rd. B550
Bangkok's cool breeze may come and gone, but here's a great excuse to put on your coat, leggings and scarves at this winter-themed party. The person with the best outfit will get a free bottle of Chandon Brut.
Dec 22, 9pm-3am. Babyface Superclub, Sukhumvit Soi 63.
A vibrant market filled with live performances, food stalls, vintage shopping and other fun-filled activities.
Dec 19-22, 10am-10pm. Woof Pack, Saladaeng Soi 1.
An epic riverside festival packed with food, music and art installations. Expect over 40 restaurants and live performances by Singto Numchok and Lipta.
Dec 20-Feb 14, 5pm-12am. Canapaya Riverfront, Rama 3 Rd.
Siri House’s Christmas Celebration
Get into the Christmas spirit all week long with live pop music and lots of food.
Dec 21-25. Siri House, 14/2 Soi Somkid, Ploenchit Rd.
An epic festival no street art fans want to miss. Expect over 100 shows by Thai and international artists across seven stages.
Dec 20-22, 12-10pm. Siam Square One. Free entry.
A massive bash of Thai grooves, headlined by The Paradise Bangkok Molam International Band, T-Bone and Taitosmith.
Dec 21. Rooftop, Fortune Town, Rama 9 Rd.
The Thai music streaming platform brings over 20 local bands behind the year’s hit songs, including Polycat, Yellow Fang, Taitosmith and more.
Dec 21. Show DC, 99/6-9 Chaturathit Rd. From B888 via Ticketmelon
Of Monsters and Men
Asia’s biggest gay new-year party returns for its 5th year, featuring 5 parties under the theme “Garden of Eden with Adam and Eve.”
Dec 27-31. GMM Live House, Central World. Tickets via whitepartybangkok.com
Catch the upbeat Icelandic indie rockers known for tracks like "Dirty Paws" and the more recent "Wild Roses."
Jan 12, 7pm. Moonstar Studio 8, 701 Ladprao Rd. B2,500 via Ticketmelon
Gear up for Wisconsin-hailing Justin Vernon’s haunting vocals in indie-folk hits like “Skinny Love” and “Holocene.”
Jan 15, 7pm. Moonstar Studio, 701 Lad Phrao Soi 80. B2,230 via Ticketmelon