Whilst Mother’s Day is behind us now, it seems like the second half of August is still fuelled with woman-focused happenings, including a woman marathon and a woman-empowering art exhibition. It’s an exciting and fun-filled month, and from a hip hop showcase and a health food workshop to a crazy pool party, 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.

Featured image credit: the COMMONS; hero image credit: Unsplash/Alasdair Elmes

1
The Taste of Korea

The true taste of Korean cuisine sizzles here at Goji Kitchen & Bar this month. Whether you love a humble house-made kimchi, umami-packed bibimbab, or a scrumptious kimchi soup, the venue offers them all up to satisfy your craving and craze for all things Korean. Cooked by Seoul-native chefs from the JW Marriott Hotel, the five-starred Korean meal is also part of the international buffet, which includes stations packed with delicacies like foie gras, top-notch selections of cheese, dim sum, steaks, sashimi, and more.

Address
Goji Kitchen & Bar, 199 Sukhumvit Soi 22, Bangkok
Website
Phone
+662 059 5999
Start Date
August 14, 2019
End Date
August 25, 2019
2
Food For Gut Health Workshop

Fitness buffs, you can now learn how to make probiotic food at home that will help to promote gut health and good immunity. theCOMMONS brings over the founder of Healing To Happy – who happens to also be a nutrition consultant and gut expert – to give you a complete guide on how to make scrumptious yet nutritious food.

Address
the COMMONS, 335 Thonglor 17, Sukhumvit 55 Bangkok
Website
Phone
+6689 152 2677
Start Date
August 17, 2019
3
ATiRA Women's RUN 2019

Ladies, unlock your limit and run for a good cause at ATiRA Women’s RUN 2019 this August. Hosted by Pai Wing Kan and Asiatique The Riverfront, runners can choose to complete a long-distant run of 21 kilometres or go with the mini one of 10 kilometres. All proceeds from the application fees will also go to the Art for Cancer Project by Ireal. Those wanting to support breast cancer patients, here’s your chance to make merit as well as improving your health through the marathon.

Address
Asiatique The Riverfront, 2194 Charoen Krung Road, Bangkok
Website
Phone
+662 108 4488
Start Date
August 18, 2019
4
TheLivingRoom: LUSS

Bangkok-based hip hop duo LUSS will take over Jacqueline at Siri House Bangkok this month to performs their hits like FOOL and Trippin’. Those who love good tunes with a mellow vibe, be sure not to miss out on this one.  

Address
Siri House Bangkok, Jacqueline, 14/2 Soi Somkid, Phloen Chit Road, Bangkok
Website
Phone
+6694 868 2639
Start Date
August 18, 2019
5
Miss Candy Heart Exhibition

Co-hosted by a writer slash song composer, mamo, and an illustrator, Win Nimman and Miss Candy Heart is a gospel of woman empowerment in a form of an art exhibition, featuring poems and artworks by the two talented female artists. Ladies who are after art pieces that will boost up your confidence, their arts will undoubtedly spark the inner beauty and light in you.

Address
WOOF PACK, 1/3-9 Sala Daeng 1 Alley, Silom, Bangkok
Website
Phone
+6689 826 2299
Start Date
August 24, 2019
End Date
September 8, 2019
6
T77 Yard Sale 5

“One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” That’s what a yard sale, as known as a garage sale, is all about. Following the success of their five previous yard sales, Habito Mall is back again with their flea market, featuring over 60 booths organised by neighbourhood folks. Here’s a place to be if you wish to buy, share, or trade second-hand products.

Address
Habito Mall, Onnut 1/1 (Soi Sukhumvit 77) Bangkok
Website
Start Date
August 31, 2019
7
Portofino Pool Club

Partygoers, this Portofino Pool Club Party at The Sukhothai Bangkok will surely spice up and rock your poolside lifestyle this month. Co-hosted by the iconic swimwear brand, Vilebrequin and COSTA Luxury Consulting & Events, patrons can expect to revel in Italian small bites from the hotel’s award-wining La Scala and a poolside swimsuit showcase.

Address
The Sukhothai Bangkok, 13/3 South Sathorn Road, Sathorn, Bangkok
Website
Phone
+662 344 8888
Start Date
August 31, 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.