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Upcoming events and where to spend Father’s Day, Xmas and New Year’s

by Ashima

December’s calendar of events.

1 | Tuesday 
With the weather cooling down, it’s the best time of year to drink and dine al fresco! From today until the 15th, Mojjo Rooftop Lounge & Bar at Skyview Hotel Bangkok are hosting a Beer Garden on their brand-new terrace that overlooks Benjasiri Park, where you can enjoy sunsets and free-flow beers for bargain prices.
Time: 5pm onwards
Price: THB 699++ per person for 1.5 hours of free-flow draught Chalawan Pale Ale, Bussaba Ex-Weisse, and Menabrea Lager
For more information: visit their Facebook: @mojjorooftop

2 | Wednesday
The 37th Thailand International Motor Expo is taking place between today and the 13th at IMPACT Challenger Muang Thong Thani Halls 1-3. The annual event is a great place for car enthusiasts to browse the latest models and find deals on dream vehicles.
Time: 12pm onwards
Price: THB 100 entrance fee
For more information: visit

3 | Thursday 
To celebrate Havana Social’s fifth anniversary, the team are hosting a special birthday bash. So dress to impress and be prepared to celebrate like you’re back in 1940s Pre-Revolutionary Cuba, when Havana was considered the Las Vegas of the Caribbean, with free-fl ow drinks, your favourite resident DJs, salsa dancers, and a Latin band, not to mention a big surprise in the mix.
Time: 8pm onwards
For more information: visit their Facebook: @havanasocialbkk

4 | Friday
Kickstart the festive season with some soulful Bollywood music! Join the Bollywood Musical Night at Indus to hear talented singers Sunny and Deboshree live alongside dance hits from DJ Sajan.
Time: 7pm onwards
Price: THB 1,299 per person, inclusive of dinner and one drink.
For more information: call Ruby at 081 498 8919 or Sunita at 089 927 7185

For a cosy escape from the city, visit The Backyard Cinema: Winter Night Garden at The Backyard 168 in Khao Yai. Happening every weekend through till February, visitors can enjoy barbecue delights, lounging around the campfire, glamping, and classic winter movies.
Time: 5pm onwards
Price: THB 350 for one movie ticket, popcorn and a drink; THB 3,800 for an overnight stay in a Private Wood Villa, two movie tickets, popcorn, drinks, and a THB 500 food voucher; THB 5,000 for an overnight stay in a Deluxe Modern Loft, two movie tickets, popcorn, drinks, and a THB 500 food voucher. 
For more information: visit their Facebook: @thebackyard168

5 | Saturday

Kick off the festive season today until the 6th of December, with The X’Mas Holly Jolly Celebration organised by JREvents. Located on the 5th floor garden of the Helix building in EmQuartier, expect plenty of gourmet food, shopping, Christmas activities, live music, and even an early visit by Santa.
Time: 10am onwards
For more information: visit their
Facebook: @JREvents9

Treat your dad to a seafood lunch or dinner buffet with Cuisine Unplugged’s Father’s Day Promotion 2020. Located at the Pullman Bangkok King Power, the special menu includes four kinds of crabs, while the buffet has an array of seafood, premium barbecues, dessert, and Asian and Italian fare.
Time: 11.30am to 2.30pm for lunch;
6pm to 10.30pm for dinner
Price: THB1,499 net per person, inclusive of a box of brownies for dads and one free ticket to Mahanakhon SkyWalk for every group of four. Online bookings get 30 percent off .
For more information: visit

6 | Sunday

Thailand’s First Female Founders Farmer’s Market is being held today at Patom Organic Living in honour of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence. The marketplace will feature over 35 female entrepreneurs and a panel by key influencers and activists. All proceeds will go towards supporting the development of an app for domestic abuse survivors.
Time: 10 am onwards
For more information: visit their Facebook: @BangkokRising

11 | Friday

Add variety to your Christmas shopping at the annual Creator’s Fair Xmas Market, an international and local artisanal
fair. Today and tomorrow, head on down to the 5th floor garden of the Helix building in EmQuartier to browse a range of handmade wares, while meeting creators from across the country.
Time: 11am to 6pm
For more information: visit their Facebook: @creatorsfairbkk

18 | Friday

‘Tis the Season of Giving and what better way to celebrate it than giving to those in need? Today, Pink Palki are hosting a Pink Christmas Charity Ball at the Chitlada Grand Ballroom of the Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park. The event, an ode to “growth, courage, and strength,” will include dinner, dancing, and an art auction, with all proceeds going to the Queen Sirikit Centre for Breast Cancer Foundation.
Time: 8pm onwards
Price: THB 2,500 per person, inclusive of an international buffet and a glass of bubbly
For more information: call Ravina at 081 870 9219 or email

19 | Saturday

Kick off the festive season with a Christmas Pool Carnival at Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park! An event for all ages, you can expect great music from a DJ, a lucky draw with attractive prizes, food and drink, and carnival games. After the day long event, the pool party will be transformed into an after party for adults at night. 
Time: noon until midnight
Price: THB 499 per adult including one drink; free for children under six years old 
For more information: call 082 779 0955 (Kavneet) or 081 645 6646 (Anita)

Sasin is the only school in Thailand ranked in the Top 50 of both the Times Higher Education list and the Wall Street Journal. If you’re interested in enrolling in the near future, join the open house today to gain valuable insights from their
admissions team, faculty members, current students and alumni.
Time: 9am onwards
For more information and to register for your spot: visit

Forget sledding and snowmen, celebrate Christmas in the tropics with the Tropicana Christmas Pool Party at the Novotel Bangkok Sukhumvit 20. Part of Havana Social’s renowned Cuban pool party series, you can expect the usual fun in the sun with Latin beats, Drag Queen performers, and drinks aplenty.
Time: 3pm to 9pm
Price: THB 300 for early bird tickets inclusive of one drink for the first 100 tickets sold; THB 500 for regular tickets; THB 700 for door tickets, both inclusive of one drink. VIP table packages are also available.
For more information: visit

Another chance to get your holiday shopping done early, Avani Sukhumvit Bangkok is hosting a diverse Christmas Fair & Market today with plenty of food, drinks and goods to peruse. There will also be a designated kids’ play zone, as well as the chance to win a gift voucher worth up to THB 3,000. Book a booth by 30th November to get a free night’s stay at the hotel.
For more information: call Priya at 084 659 6234 or Pooja at 087 022 2358

The IAT Ladies Forum is presenting Kalaakriti, a one of a kind, exclusive exhibit at Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park. The presentation is a collaboration by local artists and aims to showcase many unique pieces created by both unsung talent and refined artists. 
Time: 10am to 6pm
Price: Free entry 

24 | Thursday 

This Christmas, share the joy of the season at the luxe Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park, with Goji Kitchen
+ Bar’s Christmas Eve Dinner or their Christmas Day Brunch on the 25th. The dinner will feature a cornucopia of traditional festive fare including Christmas pudding and yule logs, against a backdrop of professional carol singers, while you can enjoy a wealth of seafood and turkey with all the trimmings at the brunch the next day.
Time: 5.30pm to 9.30pm for the dinner; 11.30am to 2.30pm for the brunch
Price: THB2,421++ per person for the dinner; THB 2,128++ per person for the brunch. Special beverage packages on top are also available.
For more information: visit

30 | Wednesday

There’s no better time than the close of the year to treat your family to an indulgent stay. From today until the 1st of January, take advantage of Sheraton Hua Hin Resort & Spa’s exclusive festive package, which includes a stay in their Garden Room, breakfast, New Year’s Eve dinner, and a family picnic set, all for two adults and one child.
Price: THB 14,500 net for two adults and one child; THB 950 net for an additional child under 12 years old. Advance
reservations are required.
For more information: call 03 270 8000 or email

31 | Thursday

Make your New Year’s Eve shine with Banyan Tree Bangkok’s A Night of Rising Stars event, which offers a myriad of ways you can bid goodbye to 2020. From a seven-course degustation menu with panoramic views at Vertigo and Moon Bar, to a seafood buffet at Vertigo Too, premium all-you-can eat dim sum at Bai Yun, a dance party and unlimited cocktails at Saffron Sky Garden, or a five-course set dinner and countdown on the Chao Phraya river with the Saffron Cruise, you’ll be sure to ring in the new year in style whichever you choose.
Time: 8pm to 2am for Vertigo and Moon Bar; 7pm to 11pm for Vertigo Too and Bai Yun; 7pm to 2am for Saffron Sky Garden; 8.15pm to 1.30am for the Saffron Cruise
Price: THB 8,888++ for Vertigo and Moon Bar; THB 3,588 ++ for Vertigo Too and for Baiyun, separately; THB 3,888++ for unlimited beverages at Saffron Sky Garden (THB 1588 net after 11pm if you buy the Vertigo Too or Baiyun package);
THB 5,888++ for the Saffron Cruise.
For more information: call 02 679 1200 or email

Welcome 2021 by the River of Kings with Avani+ Riverside Bangkok Hotel’s NYE Throwback 90s party, where you can relive the 90s hey-days with a fresh seafood buffet and live music to dance the night away. If you want to celebrate on the river itself, hop on their Manohra Dinner Cruise for their NYE On The River event, encompassing a six-course royal Thai dinner, music, and free-flow sparkling wine.
Time: 7pm onwards
Price: THB 4,500++ for the throwback party, with special beverage packages on top. THB 6,900++ for the cruise inclusive of free-flow cocktails, THB 2,900++ per child. Both prices include free access to a countdown party at SEEN Restaurant & Bar Bangkok.
For more information: call 02 431 9100 Ext. 1416 or email

Bring in the new year with free-flow beverages and delicious Indian cuisine at IndusNew Year’s Eve 2021 with DJ
Dev. Enjoy a range of premium and non-premium alcohol options as well as lively tunes all night long from the well-known DJ Dev so you can greet 2021 with a good beat.
Time: 7pm to 2am
Price: THB 2,200 net for early bird tickets booked before 15th December; THB 2,500 net for regular tickets; THB 2,800 net for tickets at the door; THB 1,000 net for kids over six years old; free for kids below six years. Special prices for groups of 10 or more.
For more information: call 086-339-8582 or 082-342-1765, or email

Spoil yourself for choice this New Year’s Eve at the Rembrandt Hotel& Suites, with their range of year-end celebrations. Make a statement in neon and glow-in-the dark at the NEON Mexicano New Year’s Party with live bands and DJs, enjoy a premium buffet with magic shows from renowned magicians at Rang Mahal’s Magical New Year’s Eve, or treat yourself to a live performance and free-flow drinks for four hours at the Masquerade Rooftop Party at 1826.
Time: 8pm onwards at all venues
Price: THB 600 for Mexicano inclusive of two drinks; THB 2,499++ for Rang Mahal; and THB 2,999++ for 1826
For more information: visit

Ring in 2021 at Punjab Grill with their New Year’s Bash! The event will include plenty of live music, beats from a DJ, exciting prize draws, and a sumptuous buffet of chaats, main courses and signature dishes, kebabs, breads, desserts, and more.
Price: early bird tickets are THB 1,600++ per adult; THB 1,000++ per child (book by 25th December); regular tickets are THB 1,999++ per adult; THB 1,200++ per child. Add on THB 1,000 for beer and sparkling wine package; THB 2,000 for beer, wine, sparkling and spirits package. Private dining room available for THB 20,000 for 12 guests inclusive of 3 bottles of Champagne.
For more information: call 02 645 4952 or 091 818 5248

Leave behind the buzz of Bangkok and greet the new year with Avani+ Hua Hin’s New Year’s Eve A Night of Wonder, which will encompass a celebratory feast including seafood and premium meats, a live band, a lucky draw, and a special AvaniKids gaming pop up so the whole family can enjoy.
Time: 7pm onwards
Price: THB 2,400 net per person inclusive of a glass of bubbly; THB 2,950 net per person inclusive of free-flow wine, cocktails, and soft drinks until midnight; THB 1,200 net for kids between 6-12 years old; free for kids under 6. 30 percent discount for bookings before 15th December. 
For more information: visit

One of the city’s most exciting new properties, Kimpton Maa-Lai Bangkok, are hosting celebrations across their diverse outlets for NYE. At Ms.Jigger, indulge in a decadent seven-course menu inspired by Amalfi , Italy, in the 1960s. At Bar.Yard, get nostalgic with their 80s & 90s Pop Party, which will see cocktails, canapes, and a playlist of feel-good bangers set against their tropical-inspired rooftop. At CRAFT, treat yourself to delicacies like Wagyu burgers, lobster, and oyster and bubbly served from fun live stations.
Price: THB 4,000++ for set dinner at Ms.Jigger inclusive of alcohol pairing; THB 1,000 for entry to Bar.Yard inclusive of canapes and one glass of prosecco; price is per dish at CRAFT.
For more information: visit

Ring in 2021 with drinks and dinner aplenty at Charcoal Tandoor Grill & Mixology’s New Year’s Eve 2021 Dinner & Party. Celebrate with an all-you-can-eat buffet of festive fare or, for those looking for that extra buzz, free-flow drinks on top.
Price: THB 3,000 net per person for the buff et; THB 2,000 net per person for four hours of free-flow drinks; THB 4,500 net per person for both the buff et and the drinks.
For more information: visit their Facebook @charcoalbkk or email

Countdown to midnight with panoramic views of the city with The Ultimate Rooftop Countdown Party at Bangkok Marriott Hotel the Surawongse’s Yào Rooftop Bar. With free-flow drinks and the ultimate view of the fi reworks display over the Chao Phraya River, you’re sure to greet the new year with plenty of cheer.
Time: 5pm onwards
Price: THB 5,888++ per person inclusive of the free-flow beverage package.
For more information: call 02 088 5666

Be the first to celebrate the new year at the exclusive new property in Phuket, COMO Point Yamu, just inaugurated this month. Enjoy an eight-course degustation menu at La Sirena with premium dishes including fresh scallops and Andaman lobsters, as well as a wine menu to amp up the festive spirit.
Time: 7pm till late
Price: THB 3,600 per person; THB 1,950 for the additional wine pairing.
For more information: call 02 625 3322 or email

Bangkok Marriott Hotel Sukhumvit are upping the ante with their phenomenal New Year’s Eve celebrations. Their #ISURVIVED2020 New Year’s Eve dinner buffet at 57th Street promises to be an outstanding bash, featuring a lavish array of dishes including fresh lobsters and river prawns. Or enjoy a sumptuous night of first-class food and refreshments with the Golden Glitter New Year’s Eve Party at The District Grill Room & Bar. Guests are invited to savor a special “Hall of Fame” menu, including Tomahawk steak covered in 24k gold leaves, or their 48-hour slow cooked Australian Wagyu Stockyard Chuck Roll. Cap off the night with their Golden Dust Party at Octave Rooftop Lounge & Bar, a thrilling countdown amid a stunning rooftop venue with delectable refreshments.
Time: 6pm to 11pm for #ISURVIVED2020 New Year’s Eve dinner buffet; 7pm onwards for Golden Glitter New Year’s Eve Party & Golden Dust Party
Price: THB 2,950 net for #ISURVIVED2020 New Year’s Eve dinner buffet, THB 1,200++ for free-flow drinks; THB 2,021++ for free-flow drinks at Golden Glitter New Year’s Eve Party, food prices are per dish; THB 1900++ for entry to Golden Dust Party inclusive of 2 glasses of sparkling wine, THB 3900++ for 5-course menu inclusive of 1 glass of champagne, VIP packages start at THB 5,000++.
For more information: call 02 797 0000 or email

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