If there’s anything 2021 brings to our lives, apart from the bright hope for a Covid-less world, it’s a repertoire of cool and exciting events in the new year.

From a yoga class and a fun-filled unicorn night to a family cooking workshop, 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: ICONSIAM; hero image credit: Unsplash/James Lee]

1
Immersive Art of Thawan Duchanee

Calling out all art aficionados. If you’re in need of some inspiration to start 2021 on an artful note, come right this way. ICONSIAM together with Baan Dam Museum Art and Fulldome.pro is bringing us a vibrant exhibition. “Immersive Art of Thawan Duchanee” is a new dimension of an art showcase, featuring masterpieces from the famed Thai artist Thawan Duchanee. The cutting-edge technology here includes an immersive 360 full dome, VR technology, an augmented reality (AR) art gallery, AR mask, and 3D mapping. The exhibition is ongoing now until 11 January at Tara Hall, M Floor and at ICONSIAM Park, 2nd floor. 

Address
ICONSIAM, 299 Charoen Nakhon Rd, Khlong Ton Sai, Khlong San, Bangkok
Website
Phone
+662 495 7080
Start Date
now until 11 January 2021
2
Movie night: A beautiful day in the neighbourhood

Tom Hanks fans will not want to miss this event at The Yard Bangkok. A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood is based on a true story of a children TV’s icon, Fred Rogers, who will teach you a thing or two about life’s little underappreciated moments. 

Address
The Yard Bangkok, 51 Phahon Yothin 5, Samsen Nai, Phaya Thai, Bangkok
Website
Phone
+6689 677 4050
Start Date
7 January 2021
3
Unicorn Party - Ladies Night

City dwellers can first bask in the glory of unicorn-topia at Revolucion Cocktail. Apart from their famed midnight fire show, one more reason why you should stop by is their Unicorn Party Ladies’ Night every Thursday. For one night every week, the bar will turn into a rainbow-basted, unicorn-themed setting. The venue even has the claw machine packed with cute little unicorn stuffed animals. There’s also a free-flow on your selected cocktail just for ladies available from 7 pm-10 pm.

Address
Revolucion Cocktail, 50 Sathon Soi 10, Silom, Bangkok
Website
Phone
+662 235 4823
Start Date
7, 14, 21, 28 January 2021
4
Buddha & Pals "FRIDAY JAZZ"

Jazz up your new year at Buddha & Pals for their “FRIDAY JAZZ” event. Apart from being a cafe by day and a bar by night, the venue nestled within Kanvela House is also a jazz bar with a cosy-rustic space for you to unwind and listen to soothing jazz music every Friday and Saturday. There’s really nothing quite like spending your post-work revelry at a bar where the nostalgic tunes come to life whilst quenching your thirst with craft cocktails.

Address
Buddha & Pals, 716 Krungkasem Road, Wat Sommanat, PomPrap SattruPhai, Bangkok
Website
Phone
+6661 585 9283
Start Date
8, 15 January 2021
5
Family Cooking Class

Kimpton Maa-Lai Bangkok together with Stock.Room will host a Family Cooking Class, featuring a 101 lesson on how to make donuts, cupcakes, or mocktails, depending on your liking. A great activity to do together as a family.

Address
Kimpton Maa-Lai Bangkok, 78 Soi Ton Son, Lumphini, Pathum Wan District, Bangkok
Website
Phone
+662 056 9999
Start Date
9 January 2021
6
Pet's Day Out

Even pets need a nice day out. Saunter over to Tap It Bangkok and bring along your four-legged friends. There are healthy snacks, smoothies, and juices for you as well as nutrient-dense bites for your pooch. 

Address
Tap It Bangkok, 952 Suriya Wong, Bang Rak, Bangkok
Website
Phone
+662 632 9000
Start Date
9, 16, 23, 30 January 2021
7
“Nothing Personal” Solo exhibition by Note Kritsada
Nothing Personal art exhibition by Kritsada “Note” Phakawatsuntorn welcomes you to tap into the artist’s childhood which got translated into the a selection of sculptures of Marcel Duchamp’s portrait, using Duchamp to portray his favourite moments and things back in the olden days.
Address
Numthong Art Space, 72/3 Soi Ari 5 Fang Nuea, Paholyothin 7 Road, Phayathai, Bangkok
Website
Phone
+662 6172794
Start Date
9 January 2021
End Date
13 February 2021
8
Power to Yin Yoga – Patom

Yoga devotees, have your Sunday yoga sesh out in the lush studio of Patom Organic Living. The yin yoga class led by Dianerostaingyoga will take place here every Sunday this month. For those who looks to learn more of this style of yoga, this one is for you. 

Address
Patom Organic Living, 9, 2 Phrom Phak Alley, Khlong Tan Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok
Website
Phone
+662 084 8649
Start Date
10, 17, 24, 31 January 2021
9
Sunday Roast Like Mom Made

Every Sunday, Bangkok Bob’s doles out a drool-inducing Sunday Roast packed with prime roasted meat along with roasted root vegetables, Yorkshire pudding, and more. It is the place to be if you know Sundays aren’t complete without a Sunday Roast.

Address
Bangkok Bob's, 959 Sukhumvit 71, Soi Pridi Panomyong 37, Klongton-Nua, Bangkok
Website
Phone
+662 382 2301
Start Date
10, 17, 24, 31 January 2021
10
Lady Laughs: Standup Comedy Night

Calling all comedy lovers. Lady Laughs together with the Bangkok Hilarious Comedy Club and The Hive Bangkok is here with an all-lady lineup of comedians to get you to laugh your head off. For ladies who wish to perform, there are spots still available, so register and get your chance to shine, too.

Address
The Hive Bangkok (Thonglor), Piman 49, Soi Sukumvit 49 Bangkok
Website
Phone
+662 662 6062
Start Date
12 January 2021
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.