August is finally here, and for Bangkok, it’s already looking like the first half of it is abuzz with all sorts of celebrations. And whilst it seems like Mother’s Day is the main highlight here, other Bangkok’s exciting happenings this month will be equally fun and filled with joy.


From an international beer day celebration and a black truffle feast, to a fun-filled Thai dessert workshop, there’s something to stir a little emotion in everyone in Bangkok. Read on for our hand-picked selection of things to do in the next two weeks and don’t forget to click “add to calendar” for the ones that catch your eye.

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1. Beer Belly | International Beer Day 2019

Beer-goers, here’s your day to celebrate. 2 August is International Beer day and where else would be a better choice to hang out if not at Beer Belly? Here, they will serve up an extensive selection of beers imported from across the world, from Thailand and Germany to Australia, Holland, Ireland, Japan, and the US.

Beer Belly | International Beer Day 2019
Location
G/F, 72 Courtyard, Sukhumvit 55 Thonglor, Bangkok
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Dates
August 2, 2019
2. NYLON x LIDO Connect Silent Disco

Silent rave fans get ready to dance the night away at the newer, cooler and fresher LIDO Connect this month. Celebrating the comeback of LIDO, the event co-hosted by NYLON Thailand and Silent Disco will throw a two-night free-of-charge silent party where everyone will be given wireless headphones to fully luxuriate in the beats.

NYLON x LIDO Connect Silent Disco
Location
Lido Connect, 256 Rama I Road, Pathum Wan, Bangkok
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Dates
August 3, 2019 - August 4, 2019
3. Street Portrait Photography

Lamyoon Foto together with Unknown Film offers a Street Portrait Photography Workshop taught by professional film photographer Jaturong Hirankarn, who will share all his tips and tricks in film photography with the class.

Street Portrait Photography
Location
Walden Home Café, 451 Somdet Chao Phraya Road, Bangkok
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Dates
August 3, 2019 - August 4, 2019
4. Singha Bangkok 16K City Run 2019

One of the city’s best-established marathons is back. For those who are obsessed with a long-distance run, take part in the Singha Bangkok City Run this month and enjoy the city trails with your choice of completing 16 km or 8 km.

Singha Bangkok 16K City Run 2019
Location
The Crystal PTT, Khlong Phra Udom, Pak Kret District, Nonthaburi 
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Dates
August 4, 2019
5. Beethoven: Messages from the Moonlight

Part memoir, part concert, 'Beethoven: Messages from the Moonlight' by Trinity Thailand will convey the life of Ludwig van Beethoven through his most celebrated tune, the "Moonlight Sonata."

Beethoven: Messages from the Moonlight
Location
Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, 939 Rama I Road, Bangkok
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Dates
August 7, 2019
6. Explorers Fair 2019

National Geographic Thailand organises an Explorers Fair 2019 packed with travel gadgets and packages over at Hall 105, BITEC Bangna. Undoubtedly, it will help you plan and get ready for your next adventure itinerary.

Explorers Fair 2019
Location
BITEC Bangna, Hall 105, 88 Chalerm Maha Nakhon Expy, Bangkok
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Dates
August 7, 2019 - August 11, 2019
7. Traditional Thai Desserts Family Workshop

Looking for a family activity this weekend? Saunter over to theCOMMONS where the English-based kid cooking class organiser, Edible Play, will be hosting a how-to Thai dessert workshop where both parent and child will learn how to make steamed cakes from scratch, and how to craft the cakes into shapes of flowers.

Traditional Thai Desserts Family Workshop
Location
the COMMONS, 335 Thonglor 17, Sukhumvit 55, Bangkok
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Dates
August 10, 2019
8. Cocotte's Australian Black Truffle Week

Truffle aficionados: here’s your chance to go wild. For one week only, Cocotte Farm Roast & Winery will serve up a wealth of drool-inducing dishes topped with Manjimup truffle from Australia like Risotto Truffle, Gnocchi Truffle, Oeuf “Cocotte” Truffle and more.

Cocotte's Australian Black Truffle Week
Location
Sukhumvit Soi 39 , 39 boulevard , Ground floor, Bangkok
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Dates
August 11, 2019 - August 18, 2019