Amid the COVID-19 hysteria and smog, Bangkok this March is still going strong with joyous, anxiety-releasing events.

From a pizza and beer-pairing party and a fun-filled girls’ night and a South African wine tasting, 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. Just don’t forget to bring along your hand sanitiser and keep that mask on always.

[Featured image credit: W Bangkok; hero image credit: Unsplash/mnm.all]

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Girls Gone Wild

Ladies, here’s your night to shine. Girls gone Wild at Woobar, W Bangkok, will let you unleash your inner party animal and enjoy the beats with a DJ Lineup, featuring DJ Knatz, DJ Black Rain, and MC MNKIZZLE. Take pleasure also in a 90-minute free-flow sparkling wine from 8-9:30 pm and buy one get one free promotion for sparkling wine — all just for you ladies.

Address
Woobar, Ground floor, W Bangkok, 106 North Sathorn Road, Silom, Bangkok
Website
Phone
+662 344 4000
Start Date
20 March 2020
2
TAAN x Karmakamet Conveyance 20th March - Friendship

Having known each other for over 14 years, Chef Jutamas “Som” Theantae of Karmakamet Conveyance and Chef Monthep “Thep” Kamolsilp of Taan finally join hands to curate a menu especially for this friend-bonding pop-up. The ten-course menu (THB 3,500++) features exotic dishes like Poached Oyster, Smoked Frog Legs coated with Deep-fried Cricket, Grilled Corn-marinated Pigeon, Honey Ice Cream, and more.

Address
Karmakamet Diner, 30/1 Sukhumvit Road, Soi Methi Niwet, Bangkok
Website
Phone
+662 262 0700
Start Date
20 March 2020
3
South African Wine Tasting -Swirl & Sip Vol. 24

In collaboration with Wine Dee Dee, The Sukhothai invites wine lovers over for some opulent wine from South Africa. The grapes grown under the African sunrays produce sweet, tongue-satisfying vinos. The event serves up a wide array of wines along with scrumptious tapas for only THB 888 net per person.

Address
The Sukhothai Bangkok, 13/3 South Sathorn Road, Tungmahamek, Bangkok
Website
Phone
+662 344 8888
Start Date
20 March 2020
4
Plant-Based Desserts Workshop

If you’re an Instagram foodie, you’ve probably come across the drool-inducing profile of Julia Panchkowry, a.k.a The Banana Warrior, who’s the queen of health-enriched banana cakes. This month at theCOMMONS Thonglor, she will be leading an exclusive plant-based desserts class, teaching you how to whip up delicious peanut butter pie, chocolate glaze, brownie pie and more – all being raw and vegan.

Address
theCOMMONS, 335 Thonglor 17, Sukhumvit 55, Bangkok
Website
Phone
+66 89 152 2677
Start Date
21 March 2020
5
All You Can Eat Pizza and Beer

A pizza and beer buffet: doesn’t that just sound delightful? The carb-loaded restaurant Carbar Bkk throws a feast on unlimited booze and pie diners can enjoy with a just THB 750++ package. Pair Budweiser, Ballast Point IPA, Heart of Darkness and Peroni with scrumptious toppings spanning cheese, pepperoni, eggplant burrata, seafood pesto and even carbonara.

Address
Carbar, 72 Courtyard, Sukhumvit 55, Bangkok
Website
Phone
+662 392 6922
Start Date
21 March 2020
6
Why Poetry Matters: Pre:Scribed

Poetry matters to mental health, and this poetry event will tell you why “poetry is a safe and exciting pathway towards healing.” Organised by This Matters: Mind the Unseen Heart and Bangkok Lyrical Lunacy, Why Poetry Matters features Open Mic session, as well as a talk led by poets on the good poems give to your soul.

 

Address
Sathorn 11 art space, 404 Sathorn Soi 11, South Sathorn Road, Bangkok
Website
Phone
+662 004 1199
Start Date
28 March 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.