Can you believe August is already here?

Although it seems like we’ve been through so many changes and obstacles, the city is rapidly picking up where it left off, greeting the post-lockdown period with great enthusiasm and joy.

This first half of the month is brimming with a repertoire of cool happenings, watched over closely by the health restrictions to assure our well-being and safety. From a Mamma Mia-themed party to a soul food BBQ brunch and plant-focused picnic, there’s something to stir a little emotion in everyone. 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.

Featured and hero image credit: Mustache Bangkok

1
Urban Green Market

Green thumb or not, plant lovers will enjoy the Urban Green Market over at The Mall Ngamwongwan brimming with a selection of plants of all sorts. It’s prime time you turn your home into a jungalow or upgrade your garden with cooler, more vibrant greens.

Address
The Mall Ngamwongwan, 30/39-50 Ngamwongwan Road, Bang Khen, Nonthaburi
Website
Start Date
1 August 2020
End Date
2 August 2020
2
BKKFM at Habito Mall

Commence the month right by fuelling your body and mind with local, wholesome produce. Make a pit stop by Habito Mall for the Bangkok Farmers’ Market, where local farmers, producers, and artisans will be showcasing their pristine products and crafts like fresh veggies, bakery goods, and handmade jewellery.

Address
Habito Mall, On Nut Road, Watthana, Bangkok
Website
Phone
+6692 257 1106
Start Date
1 August 2020
End Date
3 August 2020
3
Mustache Takeover Spectrum | Reopening Rooftop party

For two nights only, the techno guru, Mustache Bangkok will take over the picturesque rooftop of Spectrum Lounge & Bar with a lineup of DJs that will crank up the beats from sunset ‘til the dark.

Address
Spectrum Lounge & Bar, 29/F, Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1 Sukhumvit Soi 13, Watthana, Bangkok
Website
Phone
+66 2 098 1234
Start Date
2 August 2020
End Date
3 August 2020
4
ICONCRAFT Thai Textile Heroes

Thailand is second to none when it comes to splendid silk and textiles. And for the entire month of August, a range of top-notch textiles are put in the limelight at ICONCRAFT with the goal to highlight Siam’s leading craftsmanship.

Address
ICONSIAM, 299 Charoen Nakhon Road, Bangkok 
Website
Start Date
3 August 2020
End Date
30 August 2020
5
Artisan Bread Workshop

For bread lovers, this 3-day workshop might just be the thing you’re looking for. Hosted by Macaron Pastry Training Center (Macaron BKK), the Artisan Bread Workshop will walk you through all the steps into baking your own decent bread such as rye dough bread, focaccia, bagels, sourdough bread, beer dough bread, baguettes, and more. Priced at THB 18,500, the class will also be inclusive of breakfast and lunch throughout the course.

Address
Macaron Pastry Training Center (Macaron BKK), 594 Soi Sukhumvit 63, Bangkok
Website
Phone
+6686 342 2010
Start Date
5 August 2020
End Date
7 August 2020
6
Mega Wonder Food

Foodies, take full delight in one of the year’s biggest food festivals, Mega Wonder Food, which will feature over 50 vendors covering all types of cuisines and types of food, spanning savoury fare, desserts, premium fruit, and beverages.

Address
Mega Bangna, 38-39 Bangna - Trad Road, Bang Phli, Samut Prakan
Website
Start Date
5 August 2020
End Date
16 August 2020
7
Taste of Piedmont

Wine pairings always come with a promising deliciousness. This month, Biscotti with Texica Wine present us a matching of five-starred Italian food and Piedmont wines. Wine and fine dining aficionados definitely shouldn’t miss this.

 

Address
Biscotti, Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel, 155 Rajadamri Road, Bangkok
Website
Phone
+662 126 8866
Start Date
6 August 2020
8
Barbecue, Beers, and Bourbon (A Soul Food Smokeout)

A barbecue dinner fueled with beer and bourbon: how could you ever go wrong with that? The answer is never. Soul Food Mahanakorn is organising a smoking-hot BBQ night this August packed with fun and scrumptiousness.

Address
Soul Food Mahanakorn, 56/10 Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Soi Thong Lor), Bangkok
Website
Phone
+662 714 7708
Start Date
7 August 2020
9
Plant People 6 "The Picnic"

Calling out all green consumers, this plant-focused farmers’ market is the place to be. Hosted by EKM6 and The Banana Warrior, the pop-up at the lush garden of EKM6 will be loaded with vegan goodies from plant-based vendors like Beyond Pops, The Serial Pickler, Rial Dates, Happy Grocers, and more.

Address
EKM6, 10/1 Ekkamai 6 Alley, Phra Khanong Nuea, Bangkok
Website
Start Date
8 August 2020
10
Mamma Mia Party at Aesop’s Bangkok

Glam up and get ready for this month’s Mamma Mia-themed party at Aesop’s Bangkok. The night revelry will be laden with an array of Greek food and drinks along with special performances, fiery dance competitions, and of course, Aesop’s signature plate smashing activity. Those who show up with the best outfit will also be awarded the best-dressed prize.

Address
Aesop’s Bangkok, 120 Soi Saladeang 1/1 Silom, Bangkok
Website
Phone
+6662 567 7751
Start Date
15 August 2020
Kankanit Wichiantanon
Writer, Bangkok
Kankanit is a writer by day and a baker by night. If there’s one thing you should know about her, it’s that she can wax poetic about food 24/7. Her daily routine is writing, cooking, eating, repeat. They are the things that inspire her from morning 'til night.