Although we are not quite reaching the post-COVID period, Bangkok is now slowly getting back to the usual routine, with everyday blooming with fun-filled activities.
This first half of the month is still brimming with a repertoire of cool happenings, watched over closely by the health restrictions to assure our well-being and safety. From a book sale to a drive-through market and Holi Festival, 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.
Nourishing your body and soul with good food is the number one trick into getting the good health you long for. And the best source for that? A Farmer’s Market. Hosted by the Hive, Urban Farm & Feast Market offers a range of artisan products and produce that will nurture your well-being as well as fueling your mind with positivity, knowing you support local producers and farmers. Workshops like tea tastings and vegan sushi making are also available throughout the day so make sure you grab your spot early on.
For those who long to learn how to bake, Les Sucrés by Rose will teach you tips and tricks on how you can recreate minimal café-style desserts you’ve seen sprinkled all over social media. Think, the sunny cheesecake, savoury castella cake, sandwich cake, maple caramel custard, and burnt cheesecake, all included in their exclusive THB 5,900 workshop.
Just in case you can’t get enough of shopping this month, a stroll through K Village Smile Market will satisfy your inner shopping geek with the abundance of goods from over 160 vendors. Here’s also a good chance to support local artisans to get back on their feet after the lockdown.
Bookworms, it’s your glorious month because Neilson Hays Library is once again hosting their bi-annual book sale outdoors in their garden café. Until 26 July, take delight in a wide selection of English fictions, non-fictions and magazines along with special-edition books and interesting reads from many other languages.
Liven up your fine dining journey with Pruek Cruise. The sleek three-story teak wood yacht sets sail along the Chao Phraya River every Saturday until August, welcoming diners to bask in the river charm accompanied by a scrumptious four-course Thai dinner. It features Hokkaido Hamachi Tartare, Saeng Wa Goong, Organic Chicken Green Curry, and Mango Sticky Rice. The highlight? It’s free-flow cocktails and wine throughout the whole two-hour ride.
Apart from their famed midnight fire show, one more reason to add to why you should stop by at Revolucion Cocktail 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. It’s also free entry and free cocktails for ladies from 7 pm-11 pm.
Want to go out and about but don’t wish to be around a big crowd? This Drive Through Market by CDC Crystal Design Center should be your move. There’s a lineup of over 30 of the city’s well-known restaurants to churn out deliciousness on the go for you so make sure you come hungry and thirsty for great food and beverages.
For pétanque devotees, Blue Parrot is the place to be thanks to the venue’s gravel made especially for this sport. Take delight in their Pétanque Tournament this month and get ready to win the prize of 2 bottles Le Petit Cochonnet Rosé wine for the winner, and 1 bottle Le Petit Cochonnet Rosé wine for the runner-up. The registration is priced at THB 1,000 net per team of two players and includes a BBQ &and salad buffet.