Updated on December 1, 2023

Nov 29 

Christmas Lighting Ceremony at Novotel Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport Hotel   

Bit of a trek for most, but a tree lighting ceremony is the ideal way to start off the Christmas season. A cocktail reception will kick off the evening as the trees decked with repurposed materials are lit up. There’ll also be carols performed by the children of Good Shepherd Sisters Thailand. Novotel Suvarnabhumi Airport Bangkok  

Nov 26  

Christmas Sunday Salon - The Art of Gilding

A Christmas Sunday Salon with live music, minced pies, and mulled wine, as well as a craft demonstration of the delicate technique of gilding or gold leaf. RSVP here, Warehouse 30 


Nov 30 

The Hope Fair, XMAS 2023

Do you want to get a head start on your Christmas shopping? There will be nutritious and tasty meals, take-home handcrafted décor, one-of-a-kind fashion labels, sophisticated wellness goods, and hand-crafted children's toys available at The Hope Fair. There's also the chance to meet Santa Claus. Mercy Center children will also be singing Christmas carols. More info here, Avani Sukhumvit Bangkok Hotel 


Dec 2 

Christmas Charity and Family Celebrations  

A fun-filled family Christmas event with a life-sized gingerbread home and chance for the kids to take a pic with Santa. Magic acts, caroling, yule log making, gingerbread crafting, and a bunch more activities are on offer. The festivities conclude with a tree-lighting ceremony. Kids get appetizers while adults unwind with celebratory beverages. All profits from the event are donated to communities in need—so if you need an excuse to down a few more celebratory beverages, there you go. Entry is B1,100 for one adult and one child and an additional B600 per child. Purchase tickets here, The Athenee Hotel 

Winter Market

Earth House is bringing in the winter in their festive garden on Dec 2. Expect wine, festive food and drinks, cocktails, DJs, and a holiday drag performance. You’ll have your run of vendors and you can expect accessories and textile workshops. B200, Earth House

Christmas Lunch

The South African Thai Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Christmas lunch with a full carvey, an authentic South African braai (family barbecue), and refreshments. Tickets are B750 for members and B850 for non-members. Purchase here, Bistro 33 

Dec 3

Merry Zingmas

Nothing says Christmas quite like Christmas music. Mark your calendars for Zing Choir’s annual Christmas concert. Tickets are available from Nov 7 and all proceeds go to the Immanuel Orchestra. More info here, Lancaster Bangkok 

Dec 7 

TICC Christmas Gala Dinner

The Thai-Italian Chamber of Commerce (TICC) is bringing you a gala dinner. There will be an epicurean feast, premium wines of Italy, live performances, and musical entertainment. Tickets are B7,500, purchase here, Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok



Festive Eggnog Party

For over 50 years, the Festive Eggnog Party has marked the beginning of the holiday season for Amcham members. There’ll be a special Santa Clause photo session and families can also enjoy the children’s corner, featuring fun and games. Free entry, RSVP here, Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel



Dec 8 

SILC Bazaar

The annual Christmas bazaar is back after a four year hiatus! They’ll have a wide range of vendors catering to all ages, from Christmas essentials, artisanal food, jewelry and clothing, to Children’s toys and gifts. Bangkok Patana School 

Southerners Christmas Party 2023

O’Malleys, Silom is hosting a Christmas party. There’ll be prizes to be won, inter-sports games and live music. For food, there's pizza and margaritas. Free entry, O’Malley’s Irish Pub Bangkok



Dec 10

Santa’s Christmas Blues

Enjoy a Sunday roast and get to know the real Santa Claus. Live music, children's holiday activities, and Pridi Cacao's Christmas cookie workshop are what you can expect here. Book here, The Londoner Brew Pub 

Tropical Xmas Brunch

You know how Vivin does cheese and produce right, now you can head there for a special holiday Christmas brunch. You’ll get a fashion show from Siamese Dreams, nails done by Panipa Salon, and there will even be a prize draw. Free entry, Vivin Grocery


Dec 12

Okura Prestige Christmas Charity 

Pata Thailand Chapter and Skal International Bangkok are hosting a combined annual Christmas charity luncheon. This is a great opportunity to welcome in the festive season with industry colleagues and friends. There will be an all-inclusive Christmas lunch, a Christmas raffle and a silent auction with all proceeds going towards supporting The Good Shepherd Sisters Centre and the Kusa Panyarachun Scholarship. More info here, The Okura Prestige Bangkok 

Dec 14 

GTCC Afterwork “Christmas Edition”

GTCC Afterwork will be celebrating the Christmas season with GTCC members, guests, and friends. There will be German-inspired holiday food and drinks, freshly prepared Gluhwein, and German Christmas cake. Members pay B1,200, while non-members pay B2,000. Tickets here, Sindhorn Kempinski Hotel Bangkok

Dec 15 

Ground Phlox Christmas Market 

In need of some Christmas shopping? Visit the Ground Phlox Christmas Market to show your support for over 25 regional makers. Wander through the garden and have a cup of coffee or hot chocolate. There are also a number of craft activities including painting, fortune reading, and candle making. More info here, Ground Phlox  

Dec 22

Villa Frantzen’s Festive Menu

It’s time for a very Swedish Christmas at Villa Frantzen’s chic venue. Head here for a six-course set tasting menu with a special dish from Chef Nilas Corneliussen. Alcoholic and nonalcoholic options are available. Book here, Villa Frantzen

Dec 24  

Christmas at the Londoner

The Londoner is offering a four-course feast available on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. So, indulge yourselves, with a choice of a main, with their organic, free-range Turkey Roulade, Wagyu tenderloin, and more. Make a booking here, The Londoner Brew Pub



Christmas Eve Poolside Gala

Join Mexicano’s dinner pool party for a holiday celebration. There’ll be live stations: sizzling grills, turkey carving, and a live band and DJ. Entrance is B2,500. Book here, Mexicano Restaurante Autentico



Christmas Festive Feast with the Chatrium Hotel 

Round up your gang and head over to the Chatrium Hotel to enjoy a buffet full of holiday favorites, you'll also be entertained by Santa Claus and carol performers. Available on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Reservations here, Chatrium Hotel and Residence Riverside Bangkok   

Siam Sinfonietta Holiday Concert

Get ready for a festive performance with the Siam Sinfonietta performing Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5, as well as different marches and waltzes by the Strausses, and others. More info here, Banyan Tree Bangkok 

Christmas Eve Dinner with Skyline

Come to Skyline with your group for a feast of wagyu and seafood, counterbalanced with warm holiday favorites like carved turkey and a dessert station. More info here, Avani+ Riverside Bangkok Hotel 

Christmas Eve Dinner Buffet

Enjoy a classic roasted turkey and lobster supper buffet on Christmas Eve at DusitD2, tickets are B1,180 per person. Tickets here, DusitD2 Samyan Bangkok 

Mediterranean Christmas Dinner

Gather your loved ones at the Chatrium Residences as Albricias prepares a Mediterranean Christmas dinner accompanied by Christmas music. Tickets here, Chatrium Residence Sathon Bangkok 

Last Supper

On Christmas Eve and Christmas day, head down to Fig Lobby where Madame Rouge and her crew of dancers will put a little jingle in your bells alongside a sinful feast, prizes, open bar, and more. B3,500 and B4,500 for open bar, Fig Lobby


Hemingway’s Christmas

It’s a Hemingway’s Christmas with all the trimmings on Christmas Eve and Christmas day. Get your turkey along with some free flow booze—this is Hemingway’s after all. B795 for Christmas roast; B995 for beverages, Hemingway’s Bangkok 


Christmas Eve Kid’s Lunch

Deck the halls at The Deck in Phrom Phong. This Christmas Eve, head to The Deck for a fulsome meal alongside special events for the kiddiwinks, including face painting, arts and crafts, balloons, and table-side magic. Book at 095-239-0805, The Deck 


Big Fat Greek Christmas

Aesop’s rooftop knows how to party, and this Christmas Eve they’re putting on a spit-fire roast, a mezze smorgasbord, Zorba dancing, and aerial performance, DJs, and what’s Aesop’s without a little plate smashing. Book here, Aesop’s Rooftop


Christmas Eve at Portal

Who says Christmas needs to be family friendly? Get festive at the club this Christmas Eve with a hot Portal winter wonderland party. DJ Sam Linden, Guide, and Markhese will be spinning. B999, B1,200 at the door, Portal


Dec 25

Christmas Day Celebrations

Don’t feel like cooking Christmas dinner this year? Head to Holiday Inn for a traditional Christmas Day feast. Think succulent roasted turkey with stuffing, honey-glazed ham, and a platter of seafood featuring poached river prawns, mussels, babylons and oysters. Be sure to make room for the desserts, including stollen, christmas log cake, English fruit cake, and more. More info here, Holiday Inn Bangkok Silom 

A Very Vic’s Christmas

Vic’s is bringing a special Christmas menu. Enjoy fire-roasted delights, carol sing-alongs, and a host of fun activities for kids. More info here, Trader Vic’s Bangkok  

Dec 26

Christmas Aroma Candle-Making Workshop

Create some festival art at Bangkok Soap Opera and make two self-standing candles in Christmas molds. Learn to decorate, work with different types of wax, choose wicks, and blend essential oils. The workshop is B1,550. More info here, Bangkok Soap Opera