With the upcoming weekend that carries on until Father's Day, Bangkok’s got plenty of happenings for those looking to have a damn good time. Whether that’s a bar takeover, one of the hottest live shows of the year at Maho Rasop Music Festival, the long-awaited opening of the mega-mall Emsphere, getting turnt on a boat, or a Nintendo Switch party for you gamers out there.  

Thursday, Nov 30  

Sway 10-Year Anniversary 

Sway has been a staple in the Bangkok club and music scene for 10 years. Join them this Thursday to celebrate this anniversary milestone. There will be a free-flow bar from 8-10 pm. Free entry, Sway 

Vespa's Pink Rosa Pop-Up Cafe  

A rosy, stylish project cooperation between Vespa Thailand and the Thai artist Phannapast, Pink Rosa Cafe is converting Thonglor's Patom Organic Cafe into a pink haven for two months. The café features treats that combine Vespa's ideas and Phannapast's designs. More info here, Rosa Pink Cafe 

The Parlour Takeover

The team behind the Pontiac Hong Kong will be taking over The Parlour for one night only. Jen Queen, bar manager and the creative force behind cocktail programs from San Diego to Cambodia and who holds the only Master Mezcalier in Asia, will be crafting cocktails alongside Kimberly, bartender at Pontiac. Free entry, Iron Balls - The Parlour  

Balearic Freaks - Ibiza Nights at Oskar

Get ready for live drums, performers, and a night of infectious Ibiza beats that will keep you dancing all night. DJ Kinky D will take to the decks alongside Camilo on the drums. Free entry, Oskar Bistro Bangkok 

Chef Mauro Colagreco from Mirazur and Julien Royer from Odette Four Hands Dinner

For just two exclusive evenings, Cote, recent No. 2 at this year’s Top Tables 2023, will be the stage for a gastronomical event. Three Michelin-starred culinary mastermind Mauro Colagreco and Odette’s Chef Julien Royer will be serving up a unique 9-course dinner (B12,000). Reservations here, Cote Bangkok 

Friday, Dec 1  

Wildealer on Friday

Ravers out there, this one’s for you. Eden is bringing you a night full of underground techno by DJs Vas, David Penn, and Joyly. Tickets here, Eden Club 

Trader Vic’s Tropical Beach Party

Feast up with a sizzling barbecue of seafood and Caribbean flavors, plus some Trader Vic’s signature bites. Sip on tropical cocktails, including original Mai Tais, while enjoying live entertainment from magicians, tiki dances, fire shows, a Latin live band, and a DJ. Book here, Trader Vic’s Bangkok 

Aligot Night At Vivin Grocery Bistro and Bar Thong Lor

Vivin Grocery has always been the go-to shop for Thai cheese in Bangkok, and now Vivin Grocery Bistro and Bar in Thonglor is bringing you a French-style Aligot made with locally sourced Thai ingredients. You’ll get a main course, organic salad, unlimited aligot cheese, bread, and a complimentary glass of wine for B1,190. Book here, Vivin Grocery Bistro and Bar Thonglor 


Dance to non-stop rhythms of Amazonia with Reggaeton and Latin music at the hottest rooftop bar in town. There’ll be a special Amazonia food menu and live DJ sets from DJ Py White, with live drummers, snake charmers, and more. Tickets here, Pastel Rooftop Bar & Mediterranean Dining 

Opening of Emsphere

This is not a drill. It’s finally opening. The new Emsphere will be open for you to explore. Anntonia, Bright, Kim Min Gue, and many more Thai celebrities will be strolling the red carpet. Be sure to stop by Ikea and the famous burger chain Shake Shack. Free entry, Emsphere 

Saturday, Dec 2   

High on Life by Kartypartyy & Friends

Party it up with Kartypartyy and his friends Sadia, Harmson, and I33, on top of Bangkok at Sky Beach. Tickets are B950 or B1,150 at the door. Tickets here, Sky Beach Bangkok 

Maho Rasop

Maho Rasop is a Bangkok-based independent music festival that focuses on its unique selection and top-notch live acts. Canadian dream pop duo Alvvays, British punk rock band Idles, and post-punk ensemble Interpol are among the headliners, as well as a two-day weekend stage takeover by London based Boiler Room. Tickets here, ESC Park Bangkok  

Studio Ghibli Film Festival

The Studio Ghibli Film Festival will be featuring a number of nostalgic movies by these Japanese animation giants. On the schedule are Castle in the Sky (1986), My Neighbour Totoro (1988), Porco Rosso (1992), Princess Mononoke (1997), Spirited Away (2001), and Howl’s Moving Castle (2004). More info here, SF Cinema Theaters (Bangkok) 

Baan Tepa’s 3rd Annual Garden Market

Top Tables No. 1 pick Baan Tepa is hosting its third annual garden market. Under the idea of "one farmer, one chef," renowned eateries from all across the city—Maison Dunand, Elements, Clara, and Mia, to mention a few—collaborate with nearby farmers to produce unique meals that showcase regional ingredients. Free entry, Baan Tepa

RDRD Gourmet Street Food Buffet

Indulge in an all-you-can-eat street food buffet from stalls listed in Michelin Guide Bangkok. This will include food stations, desserts, live music, and more. Tickets at the door, B699 for food only, or B799 for food and free-flow soft drinks. More information here, Shangri-La Bangkok 

Swerve Digital x Bangkok Island Boat Party

Swerve Digital joins forces with Bangkok Island for its first cruise on the Chao Phraya River. They will showcase their unique music of—deep, minimal, and groovy tech with Mo-Funk from Kangkao, Luke July, and Huff (Swerve Digital). The event will also feature a special guest, French artist Baccus, who has worked on EPs with musicians like Oden and Fatzo, Black Loops, and Folamour. Tickets here, Bangkok Island

Sunday, Dec 3 

All-You-Can-Eat Dim Sum Brunch

Unlimited Dim Sum? It’s a yes from us! Spend quality time with your friends while chowing down on Asian dim sum for two hours at the price of B549. To top it off, there’ll be unlimited tea from 12 pm-5 pm, Saturday and Sunday. Free entry, Lily Fu’s 

Switch Socials

Switch things up and enjoy a Nintendo Switch gaming evening. Join your friends to compete against one another in social games like Mario Party and Mario Kart. Free entry and play, Arcadia Barcade 

Igniv Bangkok x A By Tung

Experience a unique dinner collaboration with Igniv Bangkok and Å by Tung, one of the original fine dining establishments in Ho Chi Minh City. Discover Vietnamese ingredients and tastes by Executive Chef Hoang Tung incorporated throughout Igniv’s newest Winter Menu. Reservation here, Igniv Bangkok 

Madi x 55 Wine Bar 'OnlyFrance' Wine Tasting & Sharing

Madi x 55 Wine Bar presents 'OnlyFrance' Wine Tasting and Sharing. Explore 5 wine regions in France with Madi and 55 Wine Bar for an evening of sampling and sharing, where you'll drink through ten wines and learn more about the grapes, land, climate, and winemaking processes that distinguish each wine. Book your spot by DMing @madiwinebar on Instagram, Madi Wine Bar