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So Sofitel Bangkok is known for their creative events, but they have truly outdone themselves this time, with a mega-feast of unlimited wine and the best cheese!
The Westin pool party is hosted at the Westin pool terrace rooftop area and will combine an action-packed pool party in Bangkok with a host of live-DJs who will play some cool tunes.
For centuries, artisans have used the material from squid and similar creatures to create molds. Discover a tried and true method for casting jewellery at Atelier Rudee. Learn how to use cuttlebone to create moulds for your jewellery creations.
The Full Moon Party is a monthly event with a global reach. The monthly parties take place on Koh Phangan beach in Southern Thailand.
When you want to catch some live bands in Bangkok in September 2020, the Mature Festival Bangkok 1st will be taking place at Voice Space and will be a music lover’s paradise. This 1-day festival will take place at the venue on 5th September 2020 and will showcase several local bands playing live in Bangkok.
Rugby is one of the fastest-growing sports in the world and is surprisingly becoming very popular throughout Asia. The Phuket International Rugby Tens 2020 tournament will be taking place at Thanyapura Health & Sports Resort from 2 to 4 October 2020.
‘Circuit Festival Asia’ returns to Thailand after their mega launch party and festival last year. The huge LGBT music festival consists of 4 massive events with a world-class guestlist. attracting crowds from across Asia and beyond!
Phuket Vegetarian festival coincides with the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar and is predominantly a Chinese-influenced festival. This year’s event, as always, will take place in the heart of Phuket Town from 16 October 2020 to 25 October 2020.
The Asian Wellness Conference 2020 will be taking place in Bangkok at The Knowledge Exchange: KX from 30 October 2020 until 1 November 2020. If you are already a fan of yoga, dance, Pilates and spiritual betterment, you do not want to miss this celebration of exercise, yoga and new age beliefs in Bangkok.
The Thailand International Dog Show 2020 is the largest exhibition in ASEAN nations that promotes dag care and products. The event will be taking place at the IMPACT Exhibition Center, Bangkok, on 5 November 2020 to 8 November 2020.
If you are looking for a reason to visit the region this year, the Glow Fest Krabi 2020 is taking place at the Dusit Thani Krabi Beach Resort in the middle of the year. This Krabi event will be taking place on 14 November 2020.
TEDxChiangMai is easily one of the most fascinating organizations in the world. People know for its talks and lectures that sprawl across many localized areas and cover all manner of subjects.
Thailand is home to some of the biggest and best regattas in SE-Asia, and not many are bigger than the Samui Regatta 2020. This prestigious regatta will be taking place at Chaweng Beach Koh Samui. The event will take place over a week-long period between 23 May and 30 May 2020.
If you are a golf fanatic living or holidaying in Thailand, one of the coolest Thailand golf events in the first quarter of 2021 is the Amari Hua Hin Skins Golf Week. This exciting golf event will take place between 20 and 25 March 2021.
Will the S2O Festival soak Bangkok again from 11-13 April 2021 as we remember this Bangkok Music Festival? The S2O Songkran Festival is one of Thailand’s and more likely the world’s wettest soaking party where tens of thousands of litres water will squirt and where the crowd will get soaked to the beats and bones.
Koh Samui is once again the exotic backdrop for the Koh Samui Regatta where more than 300 sailors from different countries will compete together in the final event of the 17th Asian Yachting Grand Prix Championship from 22-29 May 2021.
Centara World Masters Golf Championship will take place from 6 – 12 June 2021 in Hua Hin, Thailand. In just four years’ time, Centara World Masters have become a fast-growing event for golf enthusiasts with golf tournaments and social events.
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Bangkok Island is a large, open-air boat party venue, available for a diverse range of events, exhibitions and conferences. The venue was very recently renovated and boasted a dynamic range of facilities that provide an incredibly distinctive and unique event location.
The Bangkok Island, Bangkok Dock, Charoen Krung Soi 57, Bangkok, Thailand
Live is the new party venue on RCA. After a renovation, Live is the new nightclub and party venue on Royal City Avenue or RCA in Bangkok.
Live Rama 9 Rd. Bangkok, Thailand
Sugar Club is one of the most popular late-night clubs on Sukhumvit Soi 11 in the heart of Bangkok. They are known for local and international DJ’s playing mainly Hip Hop and R&B tunes but also have EDM and party anthems to keep the crowds jumping.
37 Soi Sukhumvit 1/1, Khwaeng Khlong Toei Nuea, Khet Watthana, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10110
Above Eleven rooftop bar is, dare we say, Bangkok’s premium rooftop bar. And in a city with literally dozens of places to drink on the roof – that is some title. Located on Sukhumvit Soi 11 (hence the name Above Eleven), this swanky bar-slash-restaurant boasts gorgeous panoramic views over downtown Bangkok from 32 floors up.
Fraser Suites 38/8 ซอย สุขุมวิท แขวง คลองตันเหนือ Watthana, Bangkok 10110
Superflow is an integrated food and party concept. An outdoor beach set up in the heart of Bangkok gives you the perfect holiday feeling before you start your Thailand holiday. The club is open from the morning until late night and offers a mixture of choices for your inner being.
9 Thanon Khao San Rd, Talat Yot, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200
Ce La Vi is a fantastic all-in-one place to eat, drink, party and soak up some cool city views from above. Formerly called ‘Ku De Ta’ (they had to change their name for legal reasons), this two-story venue is spread over the 39th and 40th floors of Sathorn Square Complex in the middle of Bangkok’s Central Business District.
Sathorn Square Tower 39FL ✖ 98 Sathorn Square Building, North Sathorn Road Silom, Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500
Maggie Choo’s Bangkok is located under the Novotel Fenix Silom and is known as a cool and trendy nightlife spot that merges an inviting atmosphere and a décor that implements artistic Chinese influences.
320 Silom Rd, Silom, Khet Bang Rak, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon
Future Factory Bangkok features an exhibition in its gallery. Future Factory Bangkok has an open, white space perfect for showcasing art.
Future Factory Samsen Nai, Phaya Thai, Bangkok 10400
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Holiday Inn Pattaya has a glittering reputation. Not only for excellence but also for immense affordability. Holiday Inn is luxury in in Pattaya.
Holiday Inn Pattaya, 463/99, 463/68 Thanon Pattaya Sai 1, Pattaya City, Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri 20150
An innovator in Phuket dining, Tre at Banyan Tree Phuket is a consistent explorer of culinary trends and exciting food fusion. The menu is an evolving exploration of flavours and fresh ingredients that bind together to create an incredible menu of Asian-Western fusion.
Tre Phuket at Banyan Tree Phuket, 33, 33/27 Moo 4, Srisoonthorn Road, Cherngtalay, Amphur Talang, Phuket 83110, Thailand
Located in a prime holiday location directly on Jomtien Beach, the Saisawan Beach Resort is the ideal place to enjoy a peaceful holiday in the Pattaya region. Located on the beach, this is the perfect location for a beach party or other Pattaya events, and also as an affordable place to holiday. With great views of the Gulf of Thailand, Saisawan Resort has 233 rooms, all tastefully furnished and designed for comfort and style. All rooms have flat-screen TVs, internet access, whirlpool baths and mini-bars. The onsite facilities include a swimming pool, solarium, fitness center, a private beach, hot-tubs, 24-hour room service, security and much more. Just a short drive into the heart of Jomtien where you will find an excellent range of restaurants, bars and shopping amenities, and also a 10-minute drive to Walking Street, this is the perfect location for those who seek tranquility and a central location.
Sasaiwan Beach Resort Pattaya Na Chom Thian Sattahip District, Chon Buri 20250
Moevenpick Asara Resort & Spa Hua Hin offers relaxing low-rise experiences in seaside luxury with Ocean Front Views in Hua Hin Thailand Thailand Event Guide
53 Movenpick Asara Hua Hin Resort and Spa, Hua Hin 5 Alley, Hua Hin, Hua Hin, Prachuap Kirikhan, Hua Hin City Center, Hua Hin / Cha-am, Thailand, 77110
The Laguna Phuket Estate in Phuket is one of the most trusted and prestigious names in the island’s tourism sector. With a vast choice of large name brand hotels, stylish and desirable condo and villa developments, spas, restaurants and even theGolf Club, this 5-star estate is the epicenter of the residential and tourism scene in Phuket. The vast choice of hotels and resorts on the estate include the Angsana Laguna Phuket, Angsana Villas Resort Phuket, Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket, Outrigger Laguna, the Laguna Holiday Club and the Banyan Tree Phuket resort. One of the highest ranked spas in Thailand, the Banyan Tree Spa, is also part of the complex. Whether you are seeking a 5-star hotel, a stunning choice of Phuket real estate for residential or investment purposes, or a round of golf on one of the best courses in Phuket, this place really is a special holiday and residential location.
390/1 Moo 1, Srisoonthorn Road, Cherntalay, Thalang, Thalang District, Phuket 83110
The stunning 24 storey Hotel Muse lies in the residential area of Soi Langsuan. The hotel is dedicated to unique design elements and boasts award-winning interiors and sophisticated decor throughout. The Muse Langsuan is part of the Accor groups’ MGallery’ collection, a range of distinctive properties, all unique in style and design.
Hotel Muse Bangkok, 55/555 Langsuan Road, Lumpini, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330 Thailand 10330 Bangkok, Thailand
Hidden amongst charming Nothern rice fields, this incredible 5-star hotel is the epitome of luxury, providing breathtaking landscapes, tailor-made experiences and private residences for optimum guest indulgence. The Four Seasons offers truly unique experiences and boasts a perfect location just moments away from the centre of Chiang Mai.
Four Seasons Chiang Mai, 502 MOO 1, MAE RIM-SAMOENG OLD ROAD, CHIANG MAI 50180 THAILAND
CC’s Hideaway is a luxury hotel, hidden in the lush hills of Kata enjoying the most beautiful views over the Andaman Sea. CC’s Hideaway Hotel offers guests a unique mixture of stunning views with modern accommodations, all finished off with beautiful and traditional Thai furnishings.
CC's Hideaway, 36 Patak Soi 10, PO Box 18 , Karon Post Office, Karon, Phuket
Akyra Beach Phuket, located on the beach front of Natai Beach on Phuket’s west coast, is part of the Akyra beach resort. Find out why so many people love to go here.
32/7 Moo 5, Pilai Beach, Tambon Khok Kloi, Amphoe Takua Thung, Chang Wat Phang-nga 82140
Paresa Phuket Resort really is a special hotel that merges stunning sea-views, an ultra-modern design, and world-class onsite facilities. Perfect for a dreamy holiday in Phuket or as the host of a high-end Phuket event, Paresa is truly a gem of the Phuket holiday scene. Your dream starts here and now.
49 Moo 6 Layi - Nakalay rd, Kamala, Phuket 83150
Next to the stunning Chao Phraya River in the heart of Bangkok, the Chatrium Hotel Bangkok Riverside Bangkok offers some of the most staggering skyline views in the city. With world-class rooms, facilities and amenities, this stylish hotel makes for the perfect holiday or business stay for those who enjoy elegance and panache. All rooms feature tall floor to ceiling windows that offer the best views, while coming equipped with flat-screen TVs, private bathrooms, stylish dark wooden furnishings, mini-bars and private balconies. The Chatrium Hotel Bangkok Riverside Bangkok onsite facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, a spa, a fully-equipped fitness center, lots of free parking, a 24-hour lobby, free Wi-Fi and sauna. Take advantage of the hotel’s Pier 28 restaurant or a buffet on the Royal Barge, or even some modern Cantonese food at their Silver Waves eatery. The choice is endless. With a free shuttle bus every 15-minutes, you can get to the nearest BTS Skytrain station with no fuss whatsoever.
Charoen Krung Rd, Khwaeng Wat Phraya Krai, Khet Bang Kho Laem, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10120
Travelers have followed river banks to stay at the legendary Mandarin Oriental Hotel for more than 140 years. The iconic Mandarin Oriental is a genuinely remarkable luxury five-star boutique hotel at a fabulous location on the Chao Phraya river bank in one of the world’s most exciting cities; Bangkok. The hotel is known for its acclaimed dining and one of the most famous city spas.
Oriental Avenue 48 bangkok 10400
The St. Regis Bangkok incorporates a fine mix of timeless traditions and Thai hospitality within a breathtaking venue. The hotel is filled with all the facilities any guest could ever need, carefully ensuring that all amenities are available to enable a worry-free stay.
The St. Regis Bangkok, 159 Rajadamri Road Bangkok, 10330 Thailand
The Grand Hyatt Erawan sits proudly in the centre of Bangkok city, surrounded by entertainment, culture, historic landmarks and endless leisure opportunities. This 5-star hotel is just a short walk from Erawan Shrine, leading shopping outlets and two of Bangkok’s central sky-train stations.
Grand Hyatt Erawan, 494 Rajdamri Road, Bangkok, Bangkok Metropolitan, Thailand, 10330
When you seek a true 5-star Bangkok hotel experience, the Bangkok Marriott Hotel Sukhumvit is the ultimate choice. Located in the heart of Bangkok City in the Thonglor district, close to the city’s best international shopping options and also near to lots of nightlife and restaurants, this stunning hotel merges luxury and convenience like no other. The hotel offers some luxurious modern rooms and suites with state-of-the-heart onsite facilities such as a cutting-edge spa, a fitness center, swimming pool, restaurant and a stunning roof-top bar with some of the most breathtaking skyline views of Bangkok City. Whether you are looking for somewhere stylish to stay in the city for business or fun, or to host an event or seminar, the Bangkok Marriott Hotel Sukhumvit is one of the most stylish and luxurious 5-star hotels in Bangkok, providing an unforgettable stay that will elevate your Bangkok holiday experience to the next level and beyond.
2 Sukhumvit Road Soi 57 Klongtan Nua Wattana, Bangkok 10110
The Phuket Marriott fuses forested mountains and lush, tropical landscaped gardens with calming serenity provided by the enticing nature of beaches and sea. Offering an authentic taste real taste of Thailand.
Phuket Marriott Resort & Spa, Merlin Beach, 99 Muen-Ngoen Road Tri-Trang Beach, Patong Patong Phuket, Phuket 83150
This famous riverside hotel is a Bangkok institution and visual landmark, nestled on the banks of the Chao Phraya River. The 5-star hotel is a luxury haven, with comforts that provide a home from home in the heart of the Thai capital. Providing 802 elegant suites and rooms, the hotel effortlessly blends contemporary and modern amenities with traditional Thai touches.
Shangri-La Hotel Bangkok,89 Soi Wat Suan Plu, New Road, Bangrak, Bangkok 10500 Thailand
Ammata Lanta Resort is an exotic resort offering 27 deluxe pagoda-style villas that frame an enchanting swimming pool, all set amongst 15 acres of lush gardens. The spacious accommodations offer a genuinely lavish stay with fascinating views, just a short drive from Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport.
Ammata Lanta Resort, 88/5 Moo 7 RachaThewa Bangplee, Samutprakarn, 10540 Thailand
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The Princess Galyani Vadhana Institute of Music in Bangkok really is an impressive venue that is the epicenter to Thailand’s classical music scene and is quite a prestigious establishment. The venue first opened its doors in 2007 and is a popular venue for classical music events in Bangkok.
2008 Arun Amarin Rd 36, Khwaeng Bang Yi Khan, Khet Bang Phlat, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10700
Game Over Lounge is located amidst the hustle and bustle of Bangkok City and is one of the most chicest and modern bars you will find. With an ultra-modern and comfortable interior and the unique services such as game consoles with lounge areas that you can come and enjoy with your friends, alongside pool tables, top notch food and also live music and events, the Game Over Lounge is rapidly becoming the place to be for the younger crowd. Whether you are a hardcore gamer or just enjoy chilling with your friends in a cool and inviting ambience, it is no wonder that it is becoming so popular. If you are seeking a place to play Xbox One and PlayStation 4, board games, pool or just seeking a spot of food or drink, get yourself down to this location to be wowed by the uniqueness.
1000/39 Liberty Plaza, Sukhumvit 55 (soi Thonglor) N Klongtun Wattana Bangkok 10110
56th Studio is an Art adventure from three Thailand art entrepreneurs. These creative entrepreneurs have combined their expertise for multi-graphics and three-dimensional output.
235/10 9-11 Sukhumvit Soi 31, Bangkok 10110
The KBank Siam Pic-Ganesha is a stunning and sleek performing arts center and Bangkok theatre, situated over 7 floors and home to lots of shows, theatrical performances and events. Located right in the heart of Siam Square that makes the Bangkok Theatre easy to visit or find. As a rendezvous for art and fashion, this majestic venue really is the epicenter of performing arts in Bangkok. This unique Bangkok theatre also doubles as a business and conference center with lots of options. Whether you want to host a seminar, a stage show or play, a concert, a product launch or any media events, KBank Siam Pic-Ganesha is the perfect venue. Built to extremely high standards and with a truly international flavor, this is a one-of-a-kind Bangkok theatre in the heart of Bangkok. Come along to check out their ongoing theatrical performances and stage shows that take place on a regular basis in a cool and modern environment.
388 Siam Square One Praram 1 Road, Patumwan, Bangkok 10330
Thailand Cultural Centre is a performing arts center in Bangkok, Thailand. You can reach Thailand Cultural Centre by MRT underground or travel by car. It can be quite crowded during peak times so plan your travel time. The location has a main hall with 2,000 seats, a small hall with 500 seats and an outdoor auditorium with 1,000 seats. Thailand Cultural Centre was built for King Bhumibol’s 60th anniversary on 9 October 1987 and with a grant from Japan. The Cultural Centre is also the home of the Bangkok Art & Music Festival that has been annually organised since 1999 among other festivals and stage plays. The Bangkok Art & Music Festival is a solid showcase of diverse performing arts and music performances in the heart of Bangkok.
14 Thiam Ruam Mit Rd, Huai Khwang, Bangkok 10310
Comedy Club Bangkok is the spiritual home of stand-up comedy in Bangkok and one of the few venues in Thailand for comedians of all ages to perform, alongside some of the best stand-up talents from across the world. Located above the Royal Oak Pub in the heart of Sukhumvit Road on Soi 33/1, The Comedy Club is aimed at helping to develop the city’s fledgling English-speaking stand-up comedy scene. The co-founder on the venue, Chris Wegoda, who has been running comedy nights for many years, has ensured that The Comedy Club is rapidly becoming known not only across the Thai comedy scene, but is also becoming the place to visit for world-class international comedians when they visit SE-Asia. Alongside hosting weekly comedy nights and special shows with famous performers, there are also some great workshops dedicated to all forms of comedy, so if you are new to comedy or want to try it out, this is the place for you.
Above Royal Oak Pub, Sukhumvit 33/1 Bangkok 10110