In just a blink of an eye October is here.

And although we’ve been getting a daily visit from the heavy rain, it simply never prevents us from going out and having some fun. The first half of the month is still brimming with a repertoire of activities and cool happenings for city dwellers to explore.

From an Italian dinner and plant-based market to a coffee 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.

[Featured image credit: Bo.lan; hero image credit: Unsplash/Noiseporn]

1
Thailand Coffee Fest 2020

A coffee downer? Head over to Thailand Coffee Fest 2020, the biggest coffee-centric festival in Southeast Asia, where you’ll get to sip and slurp on quality brews crafted from grade-A beans specially sourced from excellent farms throughout Thailand.

Address
IMPACT Arena, Exhibition and Convention Center (Hall 7-8), Pak Kret District, Nonthaburi
Website
Start Date
1 October 2020
End Date
4 October 2020
2
Full moon party at Edison's

No need to travel to Koh Phangan, Edison’s brings you the fun-filled full moon party here to Bangkok. In collaboration with Bangkok vodka, the venue invites partygoers to dance until you drop. The party also involves neon paint, glow sticks and free shots so expect nothing less wild and hip than the original island event.

Address
3/25 Sukhumvit 69/1, Phra Khanong Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok
Website
Phone
+6695 474 2606
Start Date
3 October 2020
3
Creators Fair @EmQuartier

Artisan or no artisan, you’ll appreciate EmQuartier’s Creators Fair, an artisanal market packed with a lineup of both local and international artisan folks who will introduce you to the world of hand-made and soulful goodies like plant-based food, natural skincare, handmade clothing and decors, etc..

Address
Helix at EmQuartier, 693 695 Sukhumvit Road, Bangkok
Website
Phone
+662 269 1000
Start Date
2 October 2020
End Date
3 October 2020
4
Bo.lan Grocer Sunday Market

Farmers’ market aficionados cannot miss Bo.lan Grocer Sunday Market. The Michelin-starred restaurant with its new and committed zero-waste concept partakes in grocery game by dedicating a space of their star-studded culinary to Bo.lan Grocer, a mini grocery store for a mindful and sustainable lifestyle. Their monthly market, featuring food and artisan products vendors, should also be your move to learn more about our local community has to offer. This month, the market welcomes you to taste also the special Sunday roast by Joe Sloane and Dylan Jones along with a knowledgeable workshop on how to make a plant-based salad with The Courageous Kitchen.

Address
Bo.lan Grocer, 24 Sukhumvit 53 Alley, Watthana, Bangkok
Website
Phone
+662 260 2962
Start Date
4 October 2020
5
Plant People 7 "A Picnic In The Fall"

Calling out all green consumers, this plant-focused farmers’ market is back this month with a warm Autumn theme. 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 loaded with fall fare like pumpkin lattes and apple pie as well as a live jazz performance and henna booth.

Address
EKM6, 10/1 Ekkamai 6 Alley, Phra Khanong Nuea, Bangkok
Website
Start Date
10 October 2020
6
SO Whitebiza Party

Get ready for one of the best social-distancing party in town. The Water Club at So/ Bangkok is throwing a SO Whitebiza, an all-day, white-splashed revelry where you and your gangs can dress in all-white attire and dance the day away with the seven hour-long DJs performance from DJ Natsha, Kori Mafi and Groove.

Address
The Water Club at SO/ Bangkok, 2 North Sathorn Road, Bangrak, Bangkok
Website
Phone
+662 624 0000
Start Date
10 October 2020
7
BKKFM @ Velaa Sindhorn Village

It’s not a decent, fulfilling weekend without a long, lingering stroll at a farmer market. And for those who are big fans out BKKFM (in short for Bangkok Farmers’ Market), why not make a pit stop by Velaa Sindhorn Village Langsuan this month for pristine goodies from local producers and artisans. Quality produce and crafts like bakery goods, handmade jewellery and beauty products can be found here so need not to go elsewhere.

Address
Velaa Sindhorn Village Langsuan, 87 Langsuan Road, Lumphini, Bangkok
Website
Phone
+6692 257 1106
Start Date
10 October 2020
End Date
11 October 2020
8
Italian Wine Dinner

Italian fare devotees, here’s your treat of the month. sala rattanakosin eatery and bar hosts a wine-pairing Italian dinner (THB 2,499++), featuring first canapes sesh at the rooftop bar as a prologue to your meal, followed by a range of dishes with vino to pair with.

Address
sala rattanakosin Bangkok, 39 Maha Rat Road, Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang, Bangkok
Website
Phone
+662 622 1388
Start Date
15 October 2020
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.