What’s on Bangkok: Best Things to See, Do, Eat, & Drink on Oct. 24-30, 2023
October 23, 2023
Ahh, another week is upon us, and you’re looking for cool things to get up to in Thailand! 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. Pet Fair South East Asia 2023
Do you own a pet-related business? Make sure not to miss out on the three-day Pet Fair event, where you can find new opportunities for your venture. Dubbed the leading pet supply tradeshow in Southeast Asia, Pet Fair will be attended by 250 pet product suppliers, along with a lineup of experts and academics in relevant fields.
This event is free for all, but registration is required. Secure your spot by clicking on this link.
When: 10 AM-6 PM, Oct. 25-27
Where: Bangkok International Trade & Exhibitions Center (BITEC), Hall 100-102, 88 Debaratna Road, Bang Na Tai, Bang Na
How much: Free entry
2. Adidas Thailand Grand Sale 50-70%
Sneakerheads, eyes here! Adidas will be having a three-day grand sale with jaw-dropping discounts of up to 50%-70%. This incredible offer is only available until the end of the month, so don't miss your chance to expand your Adidas collection with fresh kicks and a variety of products.
When: 10 AM-8 PM, Oct. 26-29
Where: LG Foyer (in front of Exhibition Hall 8), Level LG, Queen Sirikit Center
How much: Price varies
3. The Lord of the Rings – The Fellowship of the Ring: In Concert
Calling all die-hard LOTR fans! Prepare to embark on a mesmerising journey through Middle-earth this weekend in Thailand. Immerse yourself in the grandeur of this epic world on a massive screen accompanied by an awe-inspiring musical extravaganza. Led by the talented Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra, “The Lord of the Rings” concert will be performed by over 100 musicians playing rare instruments.
Gates will swing open one hour prior to the scheduled showtime, but please note that photography and recordings during the performance are strictly prohibited to ensure everyone's uninterrupted enjoyment of this extraordinary event.
When: 3 PM-6:30 PM, Oct. 28
Where: Prince Mahidol Hall, Mahidol University, Mahidol Siddhakarn Auditorium Mahidol University, Salaya Nakhon Pathom
How much: Starts at THB1,200 via Eventpop
4. KinoFest 2023
River City Bangkok and Goethe Institute present KinoFest 2023, featuring the comedy film “Sisi and I (Sisi & I).” The film unveils the story of Empress Elisabeth who hired Irma as a countess and took her to her summer residence in Corfu. As their bond deepens, complications and tensions surface back in Vienna.
If this captivating movie has piqued your interest, mark your calendar for its screening scheduled this Saturday. For additional information, you may drop an email at [email protected].
When: 4 PM, Oct. 28
Where: RCB Forum, 2nd floor, River City Bangkok, 23 Charoen Krung Soi 24, Talard Noi, Sampantawong, Bangkok
How much: THB100 via Ticketmelon
5. Pattaya International Bikini Beach Race 2023
Seeking an extraordinary weekend adventure? Join the Pattaya International Bikini Beach Race and don your favourite bikini or swim trunks. Gear up to race alongside some of Thailand's most enticing influencers in this five-kilometre run. For Thai residents, you may register via this link, while foreign participants may get their tickets here.
In addition to the main event, the electrifying EDM performance unit, Sherbet from Japan, will be taking over the decks, while Wan Thanakrit will lead an epic after-party concert.
When: 5 PM-9 PM, Oct. 28
Where: Pattaya Beach front, Central Pattaya Shopping Center, 333, 99, Muang Pattaya, Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri
How much: THB800
6. A Spooktacular Halloween Blues Brunch
This Halloween brunch is perfect for the whole family, brimming with a delightful spread of spooky snacks, the chance to win fancy dress prizes, indulgent ice cream shakes, and a variety of engaging kids' activities.
But that's not all! As the clock strikes 1 PM, let the soulful tunes of the Rebecca May Band elevate your dining experience with their live blues and soul performance. The event will take place at The Londoner, Bangkok's oldest microbrewery and the finest family-friendly pub since 1997. Enjoy a selection of both à la carte and special menu options; all kids' activities are free.
When: 12 PM-5 PM, Oct. 28-31
Where: The Londoner Brew Pub, 1178 Phatthanakan Road, Bangkok
How much: THB200-450
7. Vinyl Brunch by Chim Chim
Here’s a perfect party for all morning peeps in Bangkok! Vinyl brunch is a Saturday feast filled with classics of the ‘80s and ‘90s. This laid-back event invites you to savor your food on a cozy couch or bask in the sunlight on the restaurant's terrace.
DJ Supraex is making a return, promising to sprinkle your brunch with soul, funk, and acid jazz magic that will complete every guest’s brunch experience. To book a table, you may contact +66 (0) 94 972 4865 or visit chimchimbangkok.com.
When: 12 PM-4 PM, Oct. 28
Where: Siam@Siam Design Hotel Bangkok, 865 Rama 1 Road (opposite the National Stadium), Wangmai, Patumwan
How much: N/A
8. Halloween Foam Party
Here's an extraordinary Halloween party experience waiting for you this upcoming weekend. Presented by the Naturist Association Thailand, the Halloween Foam Party is set in a jacuzzi pool, offering a delightful snack buffet and a lively karaoke party running until 10 PM. Beverages can be purchased separately. For tickets, go here.
When: 5 PM-10 PM, Oct. 28
Where: Barefeet Naturist Resort, 85 Soi Prasertmanukit 29, Intersection 7, Lat Phrao, Bangkok
How much: THB400-THB499
9. ‘VOCs’ Exhibition
Volatile Organic Compounds, abbreviated as VOCs, are gaseous substances emitted from certain organic compounds that evaporate at room temperature. This group of chemicals was the inspiration for Thai artist Supmanee Chaisansuk’s ongoing exhibition at Iconsiam.
The exhibit delves into the theme of suffocation and the contamination of moving air with radioactive substances. Inside the exhibit area, visitors can find tiny, dust-like particles meticulously painted on the walls, doors, and windows.
Supmanee is renowned for her artistry with watercolours and acrylics on canvas, and her VOCs exhibition aims to raise awareness about air pollution. Whether you reside in a secure building or not, dust and pollutants may infiltrate the materials and products we encounter, impacting our health in ways we might not even recognize. For inquiries, you may contact +66622616692.
When: 10 AM-9:30 PM, Until Oct. 31
Where: ICONLUXE Pop Up Space, 1st Floor, ICONSIAM, 299 Charoen Nakhon Soi 5, Charoen Nakhon Road, Khlong San, Bangkok
How much: Free entry
10. Voyage Bangkok Halloween Market
In addition to the traditional "trick or treating," don't miss the Halloween market, available until the end of the month. Here, you can explore a diverse selection of arts and crafts, home decorations, fashionable items, and a delightful assortment of treats. What's more, there will be a costume contest, so be sure to don your most spooktacular attire. For more information, you may reach Voyage BKK via Line (@voyagebkk) or click this link.
When: Until Oct. 31
Where: Velaa Sindhorn Village Langsuan, 87 Langsuan Road, Lumpini,Pathumwan, Bangkok
How much: N/A
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