It’s a long weekend and that means it’s time to party like a thing possessed—after paying respect to your beloved mother, of course.


Thursday, Aug 11


Sway Soft Reopening

The era of Arena 10 clubbing came to an end in March, when the Thonglor-based Sway club closed its doors with a final hurrah. But Sway will be returning with a soft opening this week at a new location on the corner of Thonglor 10, with new designs from Paradigm Shift. Free entry, Sway



Thanks to the holiday, ladies’ night at Havana Social means you don’t have to wake up early the next day after B200 cocktails for the ladies. Book a table here, Havana Social



Time to howl at the moon with Octave with special guest DJs in your best white and pink outfits for cocktails and views. B700 entry, Octave at Bangkok Marriott Hotel Sukhumvit


Freaking Out Italia!

Your favorite listening bar is featuring a food pop-up from Stuart Nombluez (Vistro) and Boatcooks. Go for the food, stay for the tunes. Reservation here, Freaking Out the Neighborhood


Friday, Aug 12


The 420 Cruise

Well, this was only a matter of time. Bangkok’s favorite party boat will get high in the water with DJ Octo, a weed market, and an atmosphere designed for the stoner. B350/B420 at the door, Bangkok Island


Sarnies Night Live presents Lips Manly

SNL isn’t that old, but it’s fast becoming an institution, and Lips Manly is a big favorite. Pop up to the second floor at 7:30 for tunes, booze, and food. Free entry, Sarnies Bangkok


Friday Afterwork 

Skip the pub for some cacao signature drinks and Bocuse d'Or Thailand fare at 31 Degrees by Kad Kokoa for DJs and a chill way to end your week. Free entry, 31 Degrees by Kad Kokoa


Bathroom Singing: O Mama Where Art Thou

How did we ever survive without Jam? The new/old music and art venue is back and ready to party with a friendly Mother’s Day karaoke session. Free entry, Jam. 


Ladies’ Night at Lily Fu’s

Listen to Kinky D spin and ladies get buy-one-get-one drink and food promos at this Soi 11 pre-clubbing spot next to Sugar and Juicy. Reservation here, Lily Fu’s


Saturday, Aug 13

Monkey Business 

Join Coco and E Nick for a little more Monkey Buisness at Sing Sing, Phrom Phong’s favorite spot to dance and drink in style. B300 entry, Sing Sing Theater


Vinyl Brunch

Our favorite brunch spot in Siam brings the heat every Saturday with music and food, this week featuring DJ Pam Terada for soul and funk beats. Free entry, Chim Chim


Midnight Ramblers at Smalls

You can’t always get what you want, but you might just find Bangkok’s premier Rolling Stones cover band at the plush Smalls. B300, Smalls.


Speakerbox x 4

Four bands—Aomsin, Rosalyn, Wicked Lights, and Kunst—will be rocking Speakerbox on Saturday night starting at 8pm. B450, Speakerbox


The Takeover

Check out DJ Kay and MC 808 as the Bangkok Invaders’ crew take over Soi 11’s favorite clubbing spot. Reservation via Line (@sugarclub), Sugar Club


Sunday, Aug 14


Haoma Independence Day Brunch

Soothe the hangover with a little Indian independence day boozy brunch at Haoma starting at 11:30am. B1,499 per person (B900 bottomless drinks), Haoma


Explore Nature

Part of the government’s monthly event initiative, August is all about science. Explore iNaturalist at Santiphap Park from 4-5pm and 7-8pm on Sunday. Free entry, Santiphap Park


Jazz Sundays at Ailati Resto

Pop off of Saphan Taksin and head to Ailati for Italian food and a Thai jazz trio starting at 7:30pm. Book here, Ailati