What’s on Bangkok: Things to Do on Oct. 10-16, 2023
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What’s on Bangkok: Best Things to See, Do, Eat, & Drink on Oct. 10-16, 2023

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.

To keep your finger on the pulse of the city, follow The Beat Bangkok to see what’s best in store for the week ahead.

1. Standard Talks - Let's Talk Pleasure

Join Penelope Booth for “a conversation on embracing sexuality, dispelling myths, and more.” A holistic practitioner who transcends borders, Booth has earned advanced diplomas in Herbalism, Nutritional Medicine, and Naturopathy in Sydney, where she also ran a clinic focusing on Women's and Children's Health. She has been part of Niraamaya Centre since 2016, tackling physical and mental issues such as anxiety, depression, digestive problems, and hormonal imbalances with her expertise. Get your tickets via Megatix.

When: 10 AM, Oct. 10

Where: Tease, The Standard Bangkok Mahanakhon, 114 Narathiwas Road, Silom, Bangrak

How much: THB750 (includes three snacks and tea)


2. The Figuration of Parasitic Bouquet

The Figuration of Parasitic Bouquet
Photo by Facebook/BACC

Head over to Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC) this Tuesday for the opening of “The Figuration of Parasitic Bouquet,” a contemporary art exhibit featuring works made with Thai colour lacquer painting. The technique uses a combination of coloured powder and clear lacquer paint, where overlapping layers are applied until the medium becomes a beautiful and unique painting. Click here for more details.

When: Oct. 10-Nov. 5

Where: Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, Exhibition Gallery, 3rd Floor, 939 Rama I Rd., Wang Mai, Pathum Wan, Bangkok

How much: N/A


3. Rooftop Sunset Yoga With Mook

Get ready for the return of Rooftop Sunset Yoga at the Hive! If you’re looking to end your day in a relaxing way, why not choose to unwind by joining instructor Mook’s yoga session? Not only will you feel refreshed afterward, but you’ll also get to enjoy the city’s beautiful skyline as the sun sets. Get your tickets via Megatix.

When: Oct. 11 and 25

Where: the Hive Thonglor (Rooftop), Piman 49, Khlong Tan Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok

How much: THB300 (Gen Ad), THB250 (Hive members)


4. Art Night With Tina

Capture the beauty of roses in this watercolour floral workshop by Tina Wang, an artist who studied visual arts at Hong Kong Baptist University and illustration at the China Academy of Art in Hangzhou. This workshop is the latest part of her Southeast Asia sketching tour, so feel free to join if you’re up for a relaxing evening of sketching. Slots are still available via Ticketmelon. Each ticket comes with a free wine, beer, or soft drink. The venue's restaurant will also be open if you want to order pizza for dinner.

When: Oct. 12

Where: Foreign Correspondents Club (FCC) Thai Clubhouse, 518/5 Phloen Chit Rd., Lumphini, Pathum Wan, Bangkok

How much: THB1,000 (members), THB1,200 (non-members)


5. LAVA x Quince: Fire-infused Feast

Get your taste buds ready as a fire-crafted culinary collaboration is happening this Thursday at LAVA Asian Fire Grill. Meet Quince Saigon’s Chef Julien and Quince Bangkok’s Chef Shane, along with LAVA Bangkok’s very own Chef Jeriko, as they bring the best dining experience to the table for one night only! Check the menu here and book a reservation via Chope or LINE.

When: Oct. 12

Where: LAVA Asian Fire Grill, 137, 1 Soi Thong Lo 10, Khlong Tan Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok

How much: Price varies


6. Vegetarian Festival

Vegetarian Festival
Photo by Website/Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT)

The streets of Thailand will be filled with greens starting this Saturday as the country celebrates the Vegetarian Festival. Also known as The Nine Emperor Gods Festival, this 10-day festival is a Taoist celebration where the Chinese community abstains from meat and other negative stimulants, believing it will bring them good health and peace of mind. Restaurants in Phuket and Bangkok’s Chinatown (Yaowarat), in particular, will display yellow flags to show their participation, so be on the lookout! Click here for more information.

When: Oct. 14-23

Where: All over Thailand, but mostly in Yaowarat (for Bangkok)

How much: N/A


7. The Magnificent Six Top Female Illusionists and Magicians

The world’s top female illusionists and magicians are heading to Bangkok this Saturday to perform mind-boggling tricks that will make you ask, “How did she do that?” Catch Alana (Germany), Caroline Ravn (Sweden), Josephine Lee (United Kingdom), Natalie Tarabanova (Latvia), Eli Simic (Switzerland), and Paige Thompson (United States) as they leave your jaw dropping from amusement! Get your tickets via Thai Ticket Major.

When: Oct. 14

Where: Thailand Cultural Centre, Main Hall, 14 Thiam Ruam Mit Rd., Huai Khwang, Bangkok

How much: Starts at THB1,800


8. DIY Photo Frame Activity for Kids

Parents, here’s where you can take your kids this weekend. Sign them up for Bambini Villa’s DIY Photo Frame workshop, where they can learn how to decorate photo frames according to the elements and colours they like. It’s suitable for children four years old and up (with supervision), and no reservation is required, so better come early! For more details, contact Bambini Villa on LINE.

When: Oct. 14

Where: Bambini Villa, 18 Attha Kawi 1 Alley, Khlong Tan, Khlong Toei, Bangkok

How much: THB300


9. Food For Thought: A Sustainable Breakfast Corner

Celebrate World Food Day (Oct. 16) and International Chefs Day (Oct. 20) with Square One Restaurant’s healthy breakfast options. Rise and shine and treat yourself to an eco-conscious menu consisting of Avocado and Mushroom Toast, Plant-Based Tacos, Oat Milk Pancakes with Banana, and more. This gastronomy-meets-sustainability experience is something worth waking up early for! Click here for more information.

When: Oct. 16-22

Where: Dusit Princess Srinakarin Bangkok, 53 Srinakarin Rd., Nong Bon, Prawet, Bangkok

How much: THB500 per person


10. Royal All-You-Can-Eat Sunday Brunch

Looking to fill your tummy with delicious Indian food? Visit Charcoal Tandoor Grill & Mixology on Sundays to avail yourself of the All-You-Can-Eat brunch promo! This is your chance to order their Murgh Malai Kebab, Murgh Yakhni Biryani, and other delectable items on the menu. Kids aged six to 12 get a 50% discount, while kids under six years old eat free! Reserve a table via SevenRooms or call 089 307 1111.

When: 12 PM-3 PM, Every Sunday

Where: Charcoal Tandoor Grill & Mixology, Fraser Suites Sukhumvit, 38/8 Sukhumvit Road, Khlong Toei Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok

How much: THB1,090++ (Regular), THB2,090++ (Free Flow)


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