Get ready for a more chill weekend—though considering last weekend, that’s not saying much. There’s live music, durian feasts, classic movies, and more.




Goa Music Lab

At a rare free entry event at Thonglor’s favorite live music dive, Speakerbox is putting on the stars from Goa Music Lab for a one-time Box takeover. More than half a dozen acts will take the stage, so go thirsty. Free entry, Speakerbox 


Bangkok Stories

Troubadours and raconteurs, the place to be this Thursday is Platform for storytelling on the theme of “Lost in Translation”—stories that stem from miscommunication. And, in Bangkok, everyone has a story like that. More info here, Platform Thonglor  


Umeshu Night

It’s an easy drink to love and a hard drink to put down. Umeshu Night will kick off at Umeshuthai Sukhumvit 45 on Thursday for an evening of buy-one-get-one deals. Free entry, Umeshuthai Sukhumvit 45


Siam Paragon Tropical Fruit Parade 2024

The all-you-can-eat durian buffet at Siam Paragon is returning from 6-15 May 2024, so you can look forward to mango-ing your heart out all weekend. Featuring 150 varieties of fresh and Thai fruits, the experience is priced at B990, and, for you big fans of durian, you’ll find different types of durian for an all-you-can-eat durian buffet. B990, Siam Paragon 




Garden Sessions

It’s back to Earth House this weekend for healthy eats and partying. Grab a beer for as little as B79 and house wines starting at B169, and a DJ will be spinning all night. Free entry, Earth House


The Microwave Heaters

They took home the Best Live Music Bar at the BAD Awards this year, and they’ll soon be celebrating six years of creating tunes in Bangkok. Head to Jam this weekend for music from All Songs are Punk, Top Face, and Guaranteen. B300, Jam


Welcome Back to School! Improv Show

Schools back, apparently—must be nice. At Comedy Club Bangkok above the Royal Oak this weekend, the show is all about school-themed hilarity. No kids allowed. Tickets here, Comedy Club Bangkok


The Groove Returns

Dive and music staple 12 x 12 gets its groove back, as the Groove festival by Latitudes makes its way to this thumping Thonglor space. B300, 12x12



Blast Boat Party Bangkok

They’re not sunk yet. Bangkok’s favorite party island is continuing their weekly shindigs despite trouble with their pier. This weekend the second Blast Boat Party will be taking off at 5pm with tunes from Alex Pitt, Nukier, Paul Reed, Readhwan, and Sam Laxton. Tickets here, Bangkok Island


Happy Hour Reggae Sessions

Celebrate Bob Marley's legacy 6 to 11 pm Saturday with Happy Hour Reggae Sessions at Public House. Happy Hour Drinks from 6-8 pm. DJ AZ:1 spinning Afro House and Bob Marley hits. "One Love" on the screen. Karaoke sessions with a free drink for participants and Jamaica-inspired cocktails. Free entry, Public House Sukhumvit 31


Mustache x Kabana Bali Takeover

You know Mustache can throw a party. Well, this weekend they’re taking their techno talent to the new Tulum Sky Bar in Ekkamai for a one-night-only event with Kaban Bali. Tickets here, Tulum Sky Bar


Garage Sessions

Bangkok craft beer favorite Mikkeller has revamped with a new garage to sip your quality brews, and they’re launching a new series of beer tastings. In addition to flights of beer and special bottles, you can get 5% off your take away at the launch. Only 16 seats are available. Book here, Mikkeller




Ice, Ice, Gigi

Ice baths have gotten big in Bangkok lately, and now one of our favorite brunch spots, Gigi, is getting in on the action. For just B480, you can dunk yourself in an ice bath from Bangkok Ice Baths and get a juice or coffee—but don’t forget to sample the menu when you warm up. B480, Gigi - Dining Hall and Bar


ARC: Big Trouble in Little China

“This is Jack Burton in the Pork Chop Express, and I’m talkin’ to whoever’s listenin’ out there.” The movie playing this week on the rooftop of Arcadia Barcade is none other than Kurt Russell’s finest hour in “Big Trouble in Little China” (1986). Free entry, Arcadia Barcade


Live at Noise House

It’s the little live music spot making a big splash. Noise House is back this weekend with live shows from local indie bands Synmelon, Sukid458, and Yellow Fang—all kicking off early at 6pm. B500, Noise House 


Swing Sunday

The swingers this Sunday will be sockhopping the night away at Buddha and Pals with a free open class accompanied by social dancing and DJ Jumpin’ Jive. Book here, Buddha and Pals