Thursday, Aug 18

 

Thai Jasmine Wagyu Beef Set

Starting this Thursday and running until September 4, Front Room at the Waldorf Astoria will be putting on a special set menu highlighting local Jasmine Wagyu beef. B1,700, Front Room

 

Viva las Chicas Ladies Night

It’s that time again at Soi 11’s favorite place to dance with DJ Pepe and a live band. Mojitos are B200 after 6pm. Free entry, Havana Social 

 

Rockercoaster

Head on down to Speakerbox in Thonglor to give your Thursday the rock and roll treatment, with live performances from Pink Guns & Floyd Roses, Spirit Snail, Attic, and Soundsurrender. B250, Speakerbox

 

Thursday Dinner Buffet

Rain Tree Cafe Bangkok is putting on a dinner buffet starting at 6pm, complete with live cooking stations, organic produce, and local flavors. If you can’t make it on Thursday, try them again at the same time on Sunday. B1,800, Rain Tree Cafe Bangkok
 

Friday, Aug 19

 

Samuay and Sons at Siri Sala

Udon Thani’s top chef, Weerawat “Num” Triyasenawat (Samuay & Sons), is bringing his unique spin on Isaan specialties to Bangkok Noi’s Siri Sala for a three-day gastronomic journey, from Aug 19-21. Explore Udon Thani over a 10-course meal. B4,500, Siri Sala

 

Bangkok Farmers’ Market

It’s that time again. Starting the 19th and running to the 21st on Sunday, the farmer’s market kicks off at 11am this weekend, featuring veggies, baked goods, foodstuffs, and crafts. Free entry, Gateway Ekkamai

 

Night Hawk at Rabbit Hole

Singapore comes to Thonglor as Peter Chua and Poh Chuan from the Lion City’s Night Hawk rock the bar at will rock Rabbit Hole starting at 8pm and running until midnight Free entry, Rabbit Hole

 

Stand-Up Comedy: Joe Vu

Joe Vu lands in Bangkok via Toronto for a special show at the Comedy Club Bangkok, BK’s favorite place to get the giggles. Pop around for his one night in Bangkok and—-as ever—a healthy crop of Bangkok’s homegrown talent. B600 in advance here / B800 at the door, Royal Oak Pub

 

Songwriters Showcase

Din Daeng’s dive to end all dives is putting on John Lindsay, Mathew Fischer, Duncan Allan, and more starting at 8pm. Free entry, Fatty’s Bar and Diner

 

Saturday, Aug 20

 

Alesong: Beer and Food Pairing

Head on down to everyone’s favorite craft beer spot in Phrom Phong, HotD, for some very creative beers from Alesong Brewing and Blending; pair nine tasters canapes starting at 4pm. Seats are limited to just 20 beer lovers, so be sure to book ahead. B1,800, Hair of the Dog 

 

Summer Weekend Party 

Head to Sathorn for a party as Just a Drink Maybe teams up with Daniel Thaiger for a burger and beer mashup, with craft beer starting at B150 and DJ Herman mixing from 4pm. Free entry, Just a Drink Maybe

 

Baan Preduce Grand Opening

If you haven’t already heard, Baan Preduce from the skateboard kings at Preduce is opening this weekend. Grab your board and get ready for food, DJs, and free Leo while it lasts. Free entry, Baan Preduce

 

Queens Cruise

There’s always something going on at Bangkok’s favorite boat party, and now it’s a 100% female-led line-up of music, poetry, dance and art. Doors open at 5pm. B500 online / B600 at the door, Bangkok Island

 

8 Bit Bangkok Returns

Jam is back and they are getting retro with 4v4 Mario Strikers and 6 players on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge as 8 Bit Bangkok descends on the Sathorn space. Free entry, Jam

 

Westin Pool Party

The pool party of choice this weekend is at the Westin Grande Sukhumvit in Asoke, where four DJs will be spinning at this sky-high pool party for the pretty. B800 early bird / B900 at the door, Westin Grande Sukhumvit

 

Sunday, Aug 21

 

Melting Pot: Block Party

Head down to Asoke this Sunday for the Melting Pot block party at The Home BKK creative space. Expect lots of food, goodies from Shanti Dispensary, DJ Pepe, Lily V, Escobar Cigars, and much more. B750 early bird / B1,000 at the door, The Home BKK

 

VIBE at Smalls

End your weekend with a little jazz at Smalls where VIBE will be putting on their brand of electro-acoustic improvisation. B200, Smalls

 

Backyard and After Party

Newly-back Sway is putting a rooftop backyard party in your Sunday with a two-part shindig. First up from Sway and Paristreizelab, it’s up to the roof (Nang Kwak) for three-time Red Bull champ DJ Hedspin and food vendors; then, head downstairs to Sway for the after party where DJ Hedspin continues alongside more than half a dozen other talented spinners. Tickets here, Sway and Nang Kwak (corner of 10 Thonglor)