Oh, we’ve got a big weekend ahead for you. Feast at El Mercado’s 8th Anniversary or savor some plant-based food at the markets. Dance the night away at Tropic City or chill to some jazz and house at Studio Lam. Enjoy Stuttgart Ballet’s graceful moves, or explore comics, art, and book festivals. Your weekend, your choice. Let the fun begin!  

Thursday, Oct 12  

El Mercado 8th Anniversary

Rally your gang and head to El Mercado to celebrate their 8th anniversary. It will be a 4-day celebration full of festivities, including Moroccan and Spanish nights, a live performance of the Bangkok Beatles, and kids' activities and workshops over the weekend. More info here, El Mercado Phai Singto 

Gala Performance by Stuttgart Ballet

One of the world’s leading ballet companies is coming to Bangkok. Enjoy some of the most stunning ballet pieces in history with captivating choreography. The gala concert will feature Stuttgart’s award-winning dancers, accompanied by a full orchestra. Tickets here, Thailand Cultural Centre 


Lava x Quince: Fire-Infused Feast  

Get ready for a fire-crafted culinary collaboration between Chef Julien of Quince Saigon and Chef Shane of Quince Bangkok together with Chef Jeriko of LAVA Bangkok. They’ll be dishes like the Hokkaido scallop and smoked marrow cappellitti, wagyu beef cheek pappardelle, and salmon nori taco. Book here, Lava Bangkok 


Guest Shifting with Lucy’s Flower Shop 

Lucy’s Flower Shop, the world’s 49th Best Bar and one of Sweden’s best bars, is debuting at Tropic City for one night only. Alex Skarlen and Ola Carlson will be behind the bar and mixing some groovy tunes for a night full of drinking and dancing. Book here, Tropic City


Friday, Oct 13  

Dex and Drums: DJ and Live Performance

Drum roll, please! Check out a live drummer and percussion master in action while vibing to house music and indulging on Oskar’s extensive mediterranean inspired menu. Free entry, Oskar Bistro Bangkok 

Sarnies Night Live 

The much-loved Australian-Asian cafe Sarnies will be bringing you live music, drinks, and some good vibes. Relax and mingle after a long day with friends and family. Book here, Sarnies Bangkok


Studio Lam: Pam Anantr and Code Name Narc

Head to Studio Lam for a night of soul, jazz, house and dub by the talented Pam Anantr and Code Name Narc. They’ll be presenting you with adventurous sets and hard hitting beats. Try quality drinks and dance the night away. Tickets are B200, more info here, Studio Lam


Blueprint Livehouse: SOLE + Summer Dress

Blueprint Livehouse is bringing you a night of music that spans the spectrum from rock and rhythm blues to some fake jazz and pop experimentation. A night for any genre you’re feeling, whether it’s some head-banging or navel gazing—this is the right place. Tickets here, Blueprint Livehouse

Saturday, Oct 14  

6th Year Anniversary Pool Party

Celebrate the 6th year anniversary of pool parties at Pullman King Power. Expect hundreds of revelers dancing to melodic vibes curated by their selected DJs specializing in tech-house, progressive house, and melodic techno. Early bird tickets are B400, pre-sale tickets are B500, and at the door is B660. Tickets here, Pullman King Power   


Taylor Swift The Eras Tour Film

For all the swifties out there who couldn’t get their hands on a concert ticket, there's good news: a movie is coming out. Head to Paragon for the viewing of the history-making Eras Tour. Tickets here, Siam Pavalai Cinema


Nirvana Fest 

Get ready for the hottest tribute concert performances from the most iconic grunge band of the 90s. Nirvana fans gather for a night of nostalgic hard-hitting hits from six Thai bands. Don’t forget to check out the rare collectibles on sale. Tickets here, Decommune 

Soi Dogs 4 Soi Dogs

Drink for a good cause this weekend where you can help generate revenue to support the efforts of VetVan Thailand, a non-profit animal welfare organization. There will be DJs, drinks, music, food, and Soi dogs merchandise. Free entry before 8 pm and B300 after. More info here, 12 x 12  


More Rice x Walls and Pals: Red Cap Release Party

Get ready for More Rice’s first collaboration EP with Walls And Pals, with four of the label’s head honchos on the line-up. Tickets here, Never Normal  

Theos at Paradise Lost

Having already established a significant presence in his hometown, Paris, 21-year-old Theo has created over 80 house tracks and has performed at numerous venues across Europe. Now, he’s set to bring his Hybrid set to Bangkok. The blend between his signature DJ sets with a pianist. Tickets here, Paradise Lost Bangkok  


Sunday, Oct 15  

BKK Plant-Based Fair 2023

In honor of celebrating the Jay Festival, head to Emquartier for more than 100 plant-based food menus from restaurants around Bangkok and other provinces. Get ready for plant-based curry rice, fish and chips, tacos, vegetables and meat stew, dumplings, and more. More info here, Emquartier 

Coffee Moods - Cannabis Culture Club

Hang out at Bangkok’s latest dispensary, where you can groove to the soulful tunes of Rui’s curated vinyl record collection. Savor their organic cannabis and their food options as well as the selection of craft beers and cocktails. More info here, Cannabis Culture Club 


BKK Comics Art Festival 

Comic book creatives, publishers, and scholars are coming together for a 2-day convention of all things comics. The aim is to promote mainstream recognition and appreciation for sequential art and comic storytelling by shining a light on local creators and up-and-coming talent. More info here, Bangkok Art and Cultural Center 

Wim Hof Method Fundamentals Workshop

Led by Thailand’s only certified instructors, Stuart Wilson and Kam Waritsara from Breath Inspired. Learn to bolster your willpower, enhance emotional resilience, and boost your immunity with theories and techniques such as the ice bath. Call 02-032-0886 to make a booking, Four Seasons Bangkok 


Bangkok Book Festival

When was the last time you delved into a good book? Need some inspiration? Bangkok Book Festival is back for its fourth appearance under the theme of alphabet and translation. The theme highlights the importance of translation and individuals who create translated books—with talks, film screenings, an exhibition, and a shopping corner. More info here, Library Goethe-Institut Sathorn 


Junji Ito Horror House in Thailand 

Celebrate Halloween early at the horror exhibition from Japan’s top writer Junji Ito. Known for creating the creepiest and most terrifying characters in Japan. This exhibition will bring characters such as Tomie, Souichi, and more to life. All you horror fans out there, come along and face your fears. More info here, MBK Center