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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.