The real sweater weather is yet to arrive but the slightly more chill air of December is already giving us life and freshness.

And as winter begins to creep in slowly, Bangkok’s fun-filled and festive happenings for December are already filling us up with Christmas spirit, and getting us ready for the festive season.

From a pizza brunch party and a music festival to a dashing cocktail night, 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 image credit: Smalls; hero image credit: Unsplash/Adam Jaime]

 

1
Grab Urban Night Fest: Eat / Chill / Play

Come eat, chill, and play at Grab Urban Night Fest over at the Canapaya Riverfront. Hosted by Grab, here’s an end-of-the-year celebration of food, music, and art, featuring over 40 stalls from Bangkok’s coolest restaurants, an art installation by Gongkan, and the pop-up of The Cassette Music Bar from Ekkamai.

Address
Canapaya Riverfront, 888 Rama III Road, Bang Khlo, Bangkok
Website
Start Date
December 1, 2019
End Date
January 4, 2020
2
Sip and Mingle

Partake in a session of sipping and mingling at The House on Sathorn. Collaborating with Tanqueray gin, the event promises to delight you with jazz tunes and special cocktails curated specially for the occasion by Kitibordee “Gov” Chortubtim. The guest mixologist was recently awarded the DIAGEO World Class Thailand Bartender prize of the year 2019, no less.

Address
The House on Sathorn, 106 N Sathon Rd, Silom, Bang Rak, Bangkok
Website
Phone
+662 344 4025
Start Date
November 6, 2019
3
Burgers & Jazz: Chunky & Snappertown at Smalls

Burgers and jazz: you just can’t go wrong. As per the regular “Burgers & Jazz Wednesdays” ritual at Smalls, the Suanplu bar will time twos the fun this upcoming Wednesday. Fuelled by jazz and big buns crafted by the burger guru, Chunky, the night revelry at Smalls will keep you physically and mentally satisfied — as always.

Address
Smalls, 186, 3-4 Suan Phlu 1 Alley, Sathon, Bangkok
Website
Phone
+6695 585 1398
Start Date
November 4, 2019
4
Slice, Slice Baby: A Soho Pizza Brunch Party

Brunching on eggs benedict and syrup-laden pancakes is getting a little old. Let’s switch to a New York slice for a more delicious change of scenery. Soho Pizza organises a pizza brunch this month, with a special free-flow food and drink package. Priced at THB 999++, foodies get ready to tuck into a pizza buffet, which includes all seven of their highly addictive pizza toppings, salad, pasta, bruschetta, and desserts along with beverages.

Address
Soho Pizza, 26/3 Soi Sukhumvit 11, Bangkok
Website
Phone
+662 821 5113
Start Date
November 8, 2019
5
Good Morning Live In Bangkok (w/Wave and So + Soft Pine)

Pop-indie lovers who absolutely fall head over heels for melodic, laid-back tunes shouldn’t miss out on a mini-concert by Good Morning, a duo band led by Blair and Parsons, with hits like Warned You and Oppsie. Throughout the night, the two will serve up nothing but the best emotion-packed songs, along with live performances from special guests: Wave And So + Soft Pine.

Address
Speakerbox, 1000, 40 Soi Sukhumvit 55, Bangkok
Website
Phone
+6692 298 8042
Start Date
November 12, 2019
6
Coca-Cola presents Siam Music Fest 2019

Siam Music Fest 2019, co-organised by Coca-Cola, NYLON Thailand, and Siam Square One is ready to shake up the city with waves of cool music, featuring over 6 stages with a lineup of over 80 artists to be performing during the two-night festival. Show up and fully luxuriate in the beats as well as the gourmet fare from vendors from the food zone.

Address
Siam Square One, 388 Rama I Road, Pathum Wan, Bangkok
Website
Phone
+662 255 9994
Start Date
November 14, 2019
End Date
November 15, 2019
7
One Love Asia : Folk Night #3

A campaign working against all forms of violence across Asia, One Love Asia is using music to unite and get rid of violence this month over at NOMA BKK. The Folk Night will crank up peace-making hits performed by talented folk musicians. It’s time we choose music over violence.

Address
NOMA BKK, 466 3 Phahonyothin Rd, Samsen Nai, Phaya Thai, Bangkok
Website
Phone
+6662 294 2299
Start Date
November 15, 2019
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.