No rest for the wicked this weekend; we’ve got a fulsome list of a whopping 23 things for you to do. From art and cultural activities to fun game nights and a plethora of DJ sets, Bangkok is your playground this weekend.  


Thursday, Nov 9   

Gir City Series

Remember the cool, dark bar on the 40th floor of T-One from the team behind Bar 335, Bar Scofflaws, Tichuca, and the co-working space-slash-bar Paper Plane? Well, they’re still pulling out all the stops for their drinks and they’ll be launching their new “City Series” of drinks to put a city vibe in your glass alongside DJ Ballistic. DM to reserve Gir

Poetry in Red by Ten Layers of Air Noise House

The Poetry in Red project by Ten Layers of Air is conceptual performance art combining spoken word, live music, different dance genres like pole dancing, contemporary dance, and improvisation—all coming together for one night. The evening will take you on an exploration of human emotions and psyches based on the interpretation of “red.” More info here, Noise House Lat Phrao

HoSo (Soho Hospitality’s Hospitality Panel and Networking Night)

HoSo is bringing you its first social and networking event. There will be industry titans be delving into discussions about the crossroads of blockchain, food and beverage tech, retail, marijuana legalization, and all things hospitality. Panelists include Rohit Sachdev, the CEO of Soho Hospitality, Topp Jirayut Srupsrisopa, the CEO of Bitkub, and many more. RSVP here, Charcoal Tandoor Grill & Mixology  

Isa Culture Fest

 A festival to celebrate cultural goods and different ways of life under a  Silk Road theme. The festival encourages participants to wear your traditional dress, sharing the essence of your own heritage. More info here, Chulalongkorn University 

Quiz Night at the Deck BKK  

Ready for brainteasers? Gather your gang for a Deck Quiz Night packed with scrumptious nibbles and drinks and also prizes, including cash for the winners. The event is hosted Philip, BKK’s quizmaster extraordinaire! Free entry, book here, The Deck Bangkok   

Songwat Week

Songwat Week is back for another year! Run by the Made in Songwat team, they’ve organized a week full of tours to take you around this historical neighboourhood, to old businesses that are still ongoing, hidden artworks at various spots, and iconic spaces in this hot hood. More info here, Songwat 

Joe Lobel at Sway

DJ Joe Lobel comes to Bangkok via the UK on Thursday to play at Sway. The party kicks off at 10pm for this sought after artist whose massive social media following is sure to bring in the crowds for a hot evening of beats at this mainstay club. Reserve via line: @swaybkk, Sway

Friday, Nov 10  

Diwali Festival

 Diwali Celebrations will be in full swing this weekend. Celebrate the festival of light and immerse yourself in this festival full of food, fashion, song, and dance. More info here, Emquartier

House Party

Everyone knows that the real fun happens at house parties. Bar Rouge has created the perfect combination of socializing and dancing in a brand-new concept for all Bangkok students. A house party, in a club! Head to their Insta to make your song requests. Tickets here, Bar Rouge  

Rec and Cue

Ravers out there, this one’s for you. Head to Eden for a full night of tech house and innovative techno by DJs from Phuket, Meltmode, and Rec ’N Cue. Tickets here, Eden Club Bangkok  

Maho Rasop and Mixmag Asia 

Gearing up for one of the biggest live music events of the year in December, Maho Rasop collabs with Mixmag Asia for a hat pre-party to bring the festival atmosphere to the downtown crowd with Dj Dragon, Dott & Elaheh,  and Praewapower and Issasha. Maho Rasop ticket holders get in free. Book here, Beam

Rock the Box 

Hit Thonglor’s favorite live music venue this weekend for live acts from some rock and indie from The Drink Hang Drunks and Counting Duck covering your favorite hits from the likes of The Strokes, Radiohead, The Killers, Weezer, and more. Tickets are B200, Speakerbox 

Saturday, Nov 11  

Monkey Business's Last Outing 

It’s time for a finale as Sing Sing bids farewell to another amazing year of Monkey Business. This special event is all about celebrating their last outing, so bring your friends and dance the night away. They’ll be ending it with a bang. More info here. Tickets are B300 at the door, Sing Sing Theater  

Kill the Keg: The 300 Beers to Kill

Beer lovers, look no further. Kill the keg is a special evening where the beer flows and the prices drop as you drink. From 3pm, every 20L keg that sells out will result in a 15% discount. There’s also a surprise at the end that involves free beer. More info here, Calm Bar & Guinguette  

Rom Rom w/ Yellow Fang, Dean Chew, Acid Sisters, Panna

After a few months of rest, RomDingDong is back. Think 12 solid hours of everything dedicated to the SEA music scene. There will also be an outdoor market with food and vinyl and DJ’s playing from 2pm onward. Be ready for an ambitious line up including the Acid Sisters, Dean Chew, Panna, Yellow Fang and more. Tickets here, Never Normal BKK 

Art Battle

Art Battle has gained international recognition across 50+ cities, and this time they’ve brought the globally celebrated event to Bangkok. Art Battle Bangkok offers an engaging live competitive painting experience, where artists compete in fast-paced rounds, showcasing their creativity in 20 minutes. Guests have the opportunity to participate by voting for their preferred artwork and partaking in a silent auction. Tickets here, Hostbkk Arts Center 

Stoned and Co Photo Walk

Explore the vibrant community of Thonglor along with documentary photographer Wit Chutiphon as he takes you through the local neighborhood. Chutiphon has honed his craft at the renowned Ringling College of Art and Design and has been honored with a Silver Juror’s Award. More info here, Seenspace 

RockBar: Start Me Up 

Everyone thinks you’re just sitting in an office, but we know that deep down inside you’re a hair slinging rock god. Head to Arcadia Barcade for the first Rock Band 4 jam session from 7-10pm—complete with mic for booze-fueled karaoke and thousands of songs ready for you to shred. Free entry, Arcadia Barcade

Pussy Power Single Edition 

It’s 11/11 and that means singles day. This women-loving-women party for singles will feature performances from the inimitable Madame Rouge, beer pong, mingle bingo, boom boom balloon and more—including a cuddle puddle. Tickets here, The Rat

Sunday, Nov 12  

Wagyu Feast   

Prepare for a wagyu feast. Expert chefs will be grilling wagyu right before your eyes through their fire grill. The feast will include two premium wagyu beef cuts, two special wagyu dishes, and kokoyaki wagyu steak. Reservation here, Lava Bangkok  

Ari Ice Clubs, Ice Baths, and Sauna Social Event

Dive into the world of cold exposure and saunas, known for stress relief and muscle recovery, all while building connections with like-minded individuals. Whether you're new to ice baths or a pro, all are welcome. Bring swimmers and a towel. Tickets here, Yellow Lane 

Diage Festival

Two days and over 60 Thai and international artists. Get ready for a jam packed visual art and electronic music festival with an epic lineup across three stages featuring stunning visuals and performances. The event will also feature workshops and art exhibitions. Tickets here, Show DC

Ichiran Ramen Pop-up Store  

Ramen fans, this one's for you. The original Ichiran Ramen will be opening a pop up store in Central World, offering limited servings of 750 orders per day. Like the original Ichiran, you’ll be given a checklist to circle your preferences , like an example paper. More info here, Central World, Nippon Market Zone.