What’s on Bangkok: Best Things to See, Do, & Eat on Oct. 31-Nov. 6, 2023
October 30, 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. Shop n’ Roll 2023
Are you part of the chic splurge squad? You can shop till you drop at Shop ‘n Roll at the Central Embassy before the month ends. If you believe that there’s always room for more style in your life, grab your favourite brands at this event, which features two categories: Luxury, Watch & Jewellery, and Street Fashion & Lifestyle.
Shopaholics can get a free Central Embassy voucher and cashback worth THB40,000 when they shop from the stores in the fashion and lifestyle category. Terms and conditions apply. Remember that the more you spend, the bigger the prize you can take home. To know more details, go here.
When: Until Oct. 31
Where: Central Embassy, 1031 Ploenchit Road, Pathumwan, Bangkok
How much: Price varies
2. The 44th House and Condo Fair
Organised by real estate company Property Solutions, the 44th House and Condo Fair is back with more exciting offers. Aspiring homeowners can check out over 1,000 quality projects from renowned developers.
The fair also showcases exclusive loan options from top-tier banks and a wide range of homes and condos in ideal locations to suit every budget. Registration is a must. Simply sign up here to secure your spot.
When: 10 AM-8 PM, Nov. 2-5
Where: Exhibition Hall 5, Level LG, Hall 5, Queen Sirikit National Convention Center, 60 Ratchadaphisek Road, Khlong Toei
How much: Free
3. Antiques and Decorative Arts Timed Auction
Are you among the historic heirloom hunters in Bangkok? If so, you are invited to participate in the Timed Auction by River City Bangkok before it closes this Saturday. This auction event will be filled with an exquisite collection of antiques and decorative arts, making it an ideal opportunity for those who seek to create their own boudoir-inspired sanctuaries.
Be sure not to miss the preview and bidding, which will conclude promptly at 12 PM. Over the past three decades, RCB Auctions has earned a well-deserved reputation for presenting the most precious Southeast Asian antiques sourced from Thailand, Burma, Cambodia, and China.
When: Until Nov. 3
Where: 4th Floor, RCB Auction House, River City Bangkok, 23 Soi Charoen Krung 24, Talat Noi, Samphanthawong
How much: N/A
4. Bangkok Theatre Festival
Bangkok Theatre Festival is the biggest gathering of theatre makers in the city, dedicated to nurturing and promoting local arts and theatre, especially among the youth. This year’s programme includes 60 shows scheduled to grace the stage at BACC (Studio and Room 401) and more venues across Bangkok.
Among these theatrical gems, audiences will find a selection of foreigner-friendly performances such as "All of Duck," "Lanna Flamenco Spirit of Feminine: The Four Elements," "Underduck Vol.2," "A Life," and "Double Exposure: Movement x Music Performance," to name a few.
Ticket reservations can be made a day prior to the schedule of your preferred show.
When: Starts Nov. 4
Where: Multiple locations
How much: More information via this link
5. The Saddest Princess on Planet No. 4: The Staged Reading
"The Saddest Princess on Planet No. 4: The Staged Reading" is storytelling, theater, film, and live musical performances all in one! This production was adapted from the youth literary masterpiece “The Saddest Princess” by Binlah Sonkalagiri, a recipient of the South East Asian Writers Award in 2002.
This event takes on the unique format of a stage reading, where talented actors breathe life into their characters without costumes and intricate stage designs. It allows the audience to focus on the actors’ unfiltered and authentic emotions while they read their lines. This theatrical piece will run for 90 minutes and will be divided into eight sessions, running until Nov. 12.
When: Starts Nov. 4
Where: 2nd Floor, RCB Forum, River City Bangkok, 23 Soi Charoen Krung 24, Talat Noi, Samphanthawong
How much: THB400 via Ticketmelon
6. Anime Event Thailand
Anime Event Thailand is a celebration of all things anime and pop culture by gathering toy collectors, cosplayers, V-tubers, and their devoted fans. There will be special meet-and-greet sessions where you can get up close and personal with popular personalities like Sally, Lay, Meenfox, JJAMX, Shookoboo, and Yujeen.
When: 12 PM-7 PM, Nov. 4-5
Where: Island Hall, 3rd floor, Fashion Island Shopping Center, Ramintra Road, Khan Na Yao District
How much: THB150-THB2,000 via Ticketmelon
7. Workshops - Bangkok Literature Festival 2023
Let your inner artist flourish through the workshops offered by the Bangkok Literature Festival 2023. These diverse workshops are accessible to all, catering to a wide range of interests and skill levels. From engaging self-portrait sessions designed for kids, storytelling classes, and the craft of bookmaking to the enchantment of Spanish writing and the timeless art of English roundhand calligraphy, there's something for everyone to explore and enjoy!
When: 9 AM, Nov. 4-5
Where: 2nd Floor, Noi Na Room, Bangkok Marriott Hotel The Surawongse, 262 Surawong Road, Si Phraya, Bangrak
How much: THB600-THB1,200 via Ticketmelon
8. The Circle Green Day Gathering
For eco-warriors and sustainable heroes in Bangkok, this one’s for you! The Circle Green Day is a dedicated event to advocate for environmental conservation. There will be a green market where attendees can shop for chemical-free home products. Additionally, a Green Workshop and Sharing session is open to everyone, featuring the “DIY Macramé tumbler holder” workshop. It’s your chance to join the mission to protect our planet and make a positive impact!
When: Nov. 4-5
Where: The Circle Ratchapruk 39, Ratchapruk Road, Bangramard, Talingchan
How much: N/A
9. Sunday Brunch Experience at The Sukhothai Bangkok
Indulge in a delectable Sunday brunch experience at The Sukhothai Bangkok. It is a gastronomic feast offering international fare, comfort food, Asian and Japanese selections, as well as the freshest seafood and perfectly cooked meats.
You can upgrade your brunch with an optional soft drink package that includes signature mocktails, soft drinks, and mineral water, priced at THB480+. For those seeking a more premium experience, there's the beverage package, which includes a variety of wines, signature cocktails, and beer all for THB1,650+ per person. To reserve a table at this mouthwatering event, visit this link.
When: 12 PM-3 PM, Nov. 5
Where: The Sukhothai Bangkok Hotel, 13/3 South Sathorn Road, Tungmahamek
How much: P3,900+ per person
10. Switch Sundays
Gamers! Get ready to shake up your Sunday evening with an action-packed Nintendo Switch gaming session. Round up your friends for thrilling rounds of Mario Kart, brain-teasing quizzes, star-hunting Mario Party, and more engaging games.
To keep you refreshed throughout the gaming spree, a selection of thirst-quenching beverages will be readily available at the event.
When: 7 PM-12 AM, Nov. 5
Where: Arcadia Barcade, 1112/24 Soi Sukhumvit Plus (Between Soi Sukhumvit 46/1-48) Behind Hotel Hopeland, Phra Khanong
How much: Free entry
Promote your upcoming event now! Click here to submit your event and have it considered for inclusion in our upcoming coverage and newsletters.
Get the latest curated content with The Beat Asia's newsletters. Sign up now for a weekly dose of the best stories, events, and deals delivered straight to your inbox. Don't miss out! Click here to subscribe.