Best Things To Do In Bangkok (May 25 – 28)

Blackpink. Photo: Instagram/@blackpinkofficial
Blackpink. Photo: Instagram/@blackpinkofficial

Not planning to watch Blackpink perform in Bangkok this weekend? Rest assured, there’s still plenty of other activities and events to go to. Our weekly listing is very bookmarkable, by the way.


Hope the Flowers Sonorous Faith

Make your way to the Blueprint Livehouse in the heart of Khlong Toei to hear the launch of Hope the Flowers, a local instrumental band that will bring you up with “Sunlight” and rouse you with “Warchestra.” And, Keep an eye out for this band in the BK Magazine’s next print edition. Tickets here, Blueprint Livehouse. 

Shinchida Dinner

Serving up scintillating, innovative cuisine for more than five years in Bangkok, you can head to Akira Back this Thursday for a special dinner in partnership with Tenzan Sake Brewery featuring five sake drinks paired with five courses starting at 7pm. Booking here. Akira Back

A Blessing in Disguise

The ultra-hip De Commune gets taken over by Flowers for Daryl this Thursday for the the launch of their new album, “A Blessing in Disguise,” starting at 7pm. The party will feature Conductor, Telever, Nothingness, and special guests. B350, De Commune.


Kumar Live

Kumar, the Singaporean comedian, TV host, actor, dancer, director, and one of Southeast Asia’s most iconic drag acts will be performing live at the Westin Grande Sukhumvit this Friday for a performance showcasing her razor-sharp wit and observational comedy. Tickets here, Westin Grande Sukhumvit

Food Not Bombs

Who says metalheads don’t care? This Friday, Bangkok’s most dedicated heavy metal bar will let you bang your head for good as six bands take the stage to raise funds to help feed the homeless in Bangkok and Chiang Mai. THB300, Immortal Bar

The Zoo

Mustache returns this Friday with electro and techno from Andy Bennet and Kinky-D starting at 9pm. Guests are encouraged to dress (and act) like an animal. It’s free entry if you arrive between 9-10pm. THB400, Mustache

Michelin Dining Experience with Chef Paolo Griffa

Chef Paolo Griffa will prepare a six-course tasting menu for two nights at Rossini’s featuring his showcasing his signature techniques utilizing seasonal ingredients and sustainable methods. There’s also an option for a premium beverage pairing. THB5,800 / THB8,000 with pairing, Rossini’s

Rock the Box

Head down to Thonglor’s favorite live music dive for three wild cover bands, including Silly Machine playing Rage Against the Machine, Sea of Lies playing Muse, and Horror Business covering the Misfits. THB200, Speakerbox

Bar Rouge

This Shanghai and Singapore success is finally coming to the Thail capital. Bar Rouge will be trying to make a good impression on the Bangkok club crowd with DJs and cocktails at their grand opening, which starts at 9pm. Booking at 93-637-3995, Bar Rouge.


Chilli Fest

Do you think you have what it takes to brave the spices of some of Bangkok’s most revered chefs? Head to Kimpton Maa-Lai this Saturday for a spicy event like no other featuring the talents of Chef Deepanker Khosl from Haoma, Chef ‘Ton’ Thitid Tassanakajohn from Baan, Chef ‘Tap’ Supasit Kokpol from Restaurant Coda Bangkok, and more. Booking here, Kimpton Maa-Lai Bangkok

Hamlet Block Party

We know you’re excited about the new Err at Asai Sathorn, and this weekend they’ll be hosting a The Hamlet Block Party: ASAI x Aperol Neighbour-Fest uniting the Sathorn Soi 10 and 12 neighbourhoods through Sunday. Head there for drinks and entertainment starting at 5:30pm. Tickets here, Asai Sathorn Hotel

So Pool Party

There’s always a weekend pool party in Bangkok, and this week it’s at the plush and stylish So Bangkok. With two stages and seven DJs, this is sure to be a wet and wild party to remember. Tickets here, So Bangkok

Born Pink

South Korean girl group Blackpink is coming back to Bangkok for two shows on May 27 and 28. Unlike their first concert held at Suphachalasai Stadium, which drew ire for its lack of proper facilities and space, their next showing will be hosted at Rajamangala National Stadium in all of its glory. Tickets here, Rajamangala National Stadium.

Kangkao Echo: Into The Unknown

Thai DJ artist collective Kangkao is launching with the first in a six-events series at their new event space “Kangkao Echo”. The event will feature international and local DJs playing diverse sounds amid unique art and light installations. THB800, Kangkao Echo in Trinity Mall.


Kids Club Sundays

Now, it’s time for the kids to party. It’s the Sukhumvit Soi 20 kids’ get together at The Deck, complete with performances, face painting, crafts, and more from noon-3pm. And, for the older kids, there’s three-hour freeflow to get you through it. Free entry, The Deck

Sick and Fast and Raw

Who says Sundays are boring. Kick off your hangover and head to Jam, one of our favorite dive and live music bars, for goth and grind from Explicit and sludge and groove metal from Singapore. THB300, Jam

Granny’s Brunch

Head to “Granny’s Brunch,” starting at 11:30am, featuring childhood faves, music, shopping, and one of Bangkok’s favorite brunch spots. Free entry, Gigi Dining Hall

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