What’s on Bangkok: Best Things to See, Do, Eat, & Drink on Feb. 6-12, 2024
by: The Beat Asia
February 05, 2024
Ahh, another week is upon us, and you’re looking for cool things to get up to in Bangkok! We’ve saved you the hassle with The Beat Bangkok’s rundown of the best places to hit up and things to do right now—from blink-and-you'll-miss-it pop-up sights and new restaurant openings to the hottest activities that you shouldn’t miss.
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1. Chinese New Year at Kimpton Maa-Lai Bangkok
Kimpton Maa-Lai Bangkok ushers in the Year of the Dragon with a vibrant array of Chinese New Year festivities. From captivating dragon dances and delectable dim sum to themed afternoon teas and lively street food experiences, there's something for everyone.
Celebrate in style and welcome prosperity with unforgettable culinary journeys and cultural immersions from Feb. 1 (Thu) to Feb. 29 (Thu). Book your spot now and experience Bangkok's exciting Chinese New Year celebration! Contact 02 056 9999 or email [email protected] for details.
2. Chinese New Year Festivities at Shangri-La Bangkok
Shangri-La Bangkok invites you to celebrate the Chinese New Year from Feb. 5 (Mon) to Feb. 18 (Sun). Indulge in sumptuous Cantonese cuisine, including auspicious set menus (starts at THB2,788++ per person) and a la carte options. Experience the vibrant atmosphere with live Guzheng music and witness the traditional lion dance ceremony on Feb. 10 (Sat).
Immerse yourself in the festivities and welcome the Year of the Dragon in style! For inquiries or reservations, email [email protected] or call (66 2) 236 9952.
3. Open Air Kino 2024
Get ready for a unique cinematic experience at Open Air Kino 2024 in Bangkok, happening on Feb. 6, 13, 20, and 27 (Tue) at the Goethe-Institut. This German film festival brings together a captivating mix of drama, humour, and sci-fi romance. Enjoy the screenings of films with intriguing storylines, including sweet and sour love stories and body-swapping relationships. Don't forget to catch the short films by Thai filmmakers highlighting environmental issues.
This event offers free admission! Secure your tickets now via Ticketmelon.
4. Lunar New Year Set at Thien Duong
Celebrate the Lunar New Year with elegance and flavour at Thien Duong Restaurant with their Lunar New Year Set Menu, available from Feb. 7 (Wed) to Feb. 11 (Sun). Indulge in a Vietnamese Michelin Bib Gourmand feast (priced at THB9,999++) for a culinary symphony designed for 8-10 guests.
Book your table now for an unforgettable dining experience! Contact Thien Duong at 02 200 9009 to make your reservations.
5. The Lunar New Year with a Feast at The River Barge
Mark your calendars for a delicious Lunar New Year celebration at The River Barge on Feb. 10 (Sat) and indulge in a feast of handcrafted dim sum and traditional Chinese favourites. Reserve your spot and enjoy live cooking spectacles, a vibrant lion dance performance, and a chance to draw "Angpao" to win a special prize.
Price starts at THB1,200 per adult, with discounts for children under 12. To reserve, contact Chatrium Hotel Riverside Bangkok at +66(0) 2 307 8888 or LINE @chatriumriverside.
6. ASAI x Macrame By Nicha: A Chinese New Year Workshop
Don't miss the ASAI x Macrame By Nicha: A Chinese New Year Workshop on Feb. 10 (Sat) at ASAI Bangkok Chinatown Dusit Hotel. This immersive workshop invites you to embrace the essence of the Chinese dragon and to step into a world of creativity and tradition as you craft your own Chinese Lucky Bracelet, intricately woven with symbolic knots that carry blessings of good fortune. Expert instructor Nicha, with her background in sewing, embroidery, and macramé, will guide you in creating intricate patterns and auspicious designs.
Tickets for this workshop are available via Ticketmelon. Regular ticket includes entry to the workshop and a 20% savings voucher for Jam Jam Eatery & Bar!
7. Chinese Lunar New Year 2024 at Savio
Celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year 2024 at Savio - Chatrium Grand Bangkok and join the festivities on Feb. 10 (Sat). Indulge in a delightful buffet featuring traditional Chinese favourites like Peking duck, lobster, and premium dim sum. Be entertained by a captivating lion dance performance, and receive an exclusive "Angpao" where you stand a chance to win a grand prize! Book your spot now!
8. Art Battle Bangkok
Discover the excitement of Art Battle Bangkok on Feb. 10 (Sat) at The Fig Lobby Hotel. Witness artists going head-to-head in three fast-paced rounds, creating captivating artwork in just 20 minutes. Be part of the action as a spectator or apply online as a featured artist at artbattle.com/artists. All ages are welcome to join this unforgettable live art tournament. Get your tickets now at Ticketmelon!
9. Chinese New Year Sunday Brunch at The Sukhothai Bangkok
Celebrate Chinese New Year in style with a sumptuous Chinese New Year Sunday Brunch at Colonnade, The Sukhothai Bangkok on Feb. 11 (Sun) from 12 PM to 3 PM. Enjoy a captivating lion dance performance and feast on a variety of special Chinese New Year dishes to complete the festive experience. The price is THB3,900++ per person.
Reserve your table now by calling 02 344 8888 or visiting tablecheck.com.
10. Meet the Artisan: Blue Elephant x VIVIN Grocery Grocerant Takeover with Chef Nooror
Join Chef Nooror from Blue Elephant as she takes over VIVIN Grocery Thonglor on Feb. 11 (Sun). Indulge in the exclusive Khao Soi Duck Confit menu, available only from Feb. 11 (Sun) to Feb. 29 (Thu). Enjoy a cooking demo, a glass of wine, a free cooking set, and more.
This event offers free entry, but make sure to book your spot by contacting VIVIN Grocery Thonglor on LINE @vivingrocery.
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