Despite Bangkok’s air pollution alert, October is still filled with exciting and fun-filled happenings to challenge city dwellers to come out and brave the smog just a little.
From a pizza party to a poetry slam and a fun-filled water festival, there’s something to stir a little emotion in everyone in Bangkok. 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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Don’t wait until April to enjoy the water festival. Waterzonic 2019 by Chang Carnival is here to get you all soaked up in water as well as in upbeat melodies from a lineup of bands like Wildstylez, Boombox Cartel, MAKJ, Yultron and many more. Check out the website for booking.
Calling all poets who relish words for living. If you’re currently looking for a stage altogether with an audience, Lylu, aka “Bangkok Lyrical Lunacy” is hosting a poetry slam at Live Lounge BKK to start the month in accompaniment of dreamy melodious verses. Not that into poetry? Fear not, the event will also see live musical acts, as well as a terrific selection of drinks to accompany your poetry moment.
Mustache Bangkok invites the Thai-native DJ Nakadia, one of Asia’s most far-famed underground music performers to set Ratchada on fire this month. Expect to see a bunch of partiers flock to this music club for the best Techno night of the year. Our word of advice? Reserve your seat now.
Workout and dancing always go hand in hand. And for fitness fanatics who are looking for a fun, creative way to combine the two, head over to The HOME BKK for the exclusive Twerkshop for absolute beginners with Mila. A calorie-burning session that is as fun as it is useful since you’ll be learning a new kick-butt move for the next time you hit the club.
Coffee slurpers, here’s your chance to learn all about the drink of your passion. Doi Chaang Coffee together with G Talk, a discussion group led by business leaders and social media influencers, is throwing a caffeinated workshop that’s all about the story of cultivating Thai-native coffee beans and the how-to class on coffee makings: cold drip, paper drip and Aeropress, to name a few.
Get ready to take big-fat delight in the American pies at Soho Pizza. And by pie we mean big-sized, grease-laden and meaty pizza which are the signature of the Sukhumvit 11 pizza haunt. Pizza buffet, which includes all seven of their highly addictive pizza toppings, salad, pasta, bruschetta and desserts, is priced at THB 499++. But for those who love to complete the pizza experience with some boozes, opt for the THB 599++ package for two hours of free-flow wine, beer and soft drinks or go for the 799++ package which features two hours of unlimited cocktails (think mimosa), wine, beer and sodas which is equally – or more – delightful.
Art and music devotees, Nirvana Fest is a music festival that’s all about human artistry. Bringing over the notorious lineup featuring REVIVE 90’S, THOSE BOYS ARE DEAD, Rocky road, ANATOMA, Daniel Didyasarin and more, the fest will transform the little corner of Bangkok into a beat-filled haven where partygoers can come and revel in music and artful space.