Ongoing events in Bangkok
Blaq Lyte’s Bangkok Block Party returns for its third edition this year. The lively event will take inspiration from the Thai temple fair, will tap the hottest names in local art and fashion and will be offering grub from some of Bangkok’s most popular eateries. Expect musical performances from ONE, Rac, Goldroom, Kirin, Sin Dogg, Paper Diamond and many more.
This year’s Bangkok Design Week is working with the theme “Resilience: New potential for living.” A series of design showcases and exhibitions from more than 1,000 designers and entrepreneurs, not to mention a wide selection of activities and markets, help ignite your creativity, and passion for life and art. You can find out more about the festival highlights and programs here.
Revolution Cocktail will host a Chinese-themed party to celebrate the Chinese New Year for up to 4 nights, with DJ DaddyRock providing fun through the music. There is a highlight at the special cocktail promotion and a red envelope with many surprises waiting for everyone to open.
This three-day festival dedicated to art, music, and magic is returning for its fifth run at breezy and lush Lanna Rock Garden in Chiangmai. Musical acts include Bottlesmoker, Jon Sa Trinka, Rey&Kjavik, Khana Bierbood, Sanim Yok and more. Apart from cool musical performances, Jai Thep also boasts awe-inspiring art installations, live podcast shows, laughter yoga and energy healing workshops.
The Karma Klique crew is set to throw a party in Bangkrachao with an absolutely stacked line-up. Catch sets by DJ Dustin (Germany), DJ Roberto (UK), Elaheh (Thailand), Michael Yume (UK), Molly (France) and Wong Echo (Thailand). Karma Krachao will have a limited 200-guest capacity, so it’s best to secure your tix early.
Maya music festival is making a huge comeback on 31 Jan to 1 Feb. Live performances, EDM and trap music will be playing live on four stages from headliners such as Suede, Kodaline, Illenium, Alan Walker, and R3hab. Poolside after parties round up the revelry.
To stimulate interest in the use of alternative energy for power generation, the Bangkok Artand Culture Centre (BACC) has come up with Jaras Light Fes, an outdoor lighting festival featuring dazzling installations created by several Thai artists using electricity produced from solar cells.
Inspired by the flavors of the Orient, The St. Regis Bangkok has come up with a special Chinese New Year-themed afternoon tea (B1,600). Savory bites include lobster with chili sauce in bao, seared scallops with pumpkin sauce and crispy rice noodles, and Peking duck with hoisin and orange sauce. The sweet set includes mandarin orange cake, mango napoleon, and a cute jin yuan bao (boat-shaped ingot used in ancient China as money) made with chocolate and plum.
Spend an evening sipping different types of rum at Tropic City. Learn about the spirit’s rich history, the appeal of each variant and so much more. Advance booking is required.
If a day of partying at Karma Krachao won’t be enough, make your way to De Commune at 10 pm onwards for the after-party. DJs Nic Ford, Marmosets and Mae Happyair make sure you don’t lose your happy buzz. Free entry for all Karma Krachao ticket holders.