Cinco de Mayo celebrations and more!
5 | Friday
Head to Goji Kitchen + Bar at the sprawling Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park Bangkok, where you can savour the flavours of Mexico at their Cinco de Mayo Food Festival. Alongside its famed international buffet, the restaurant’s chefs will be cooking up an assortment of authentic Mexican delicacies, including a dedicated Taco Bar with your choice of soft or hard taco shells and a variety of fillings; as well as specialised drinks such as the Mexican rice-based favourite, horchata. This interactive feast is sure to be a hit with the whole family, so make sure to book ahead to enjoy a delicious spread and free-flow Margarita cocktails.
Time: 5.30pm to 10pm
Price: THB 2,299++ per person
For more information, visit their Facebook page: @bangkokmarriottmarquis
Head to Sukhumvit Soi 11’s famed Japanese-Peruvian rooftop, Above Eleven, for an unforgettable Mexican rooftop fiesta. Expect delicious and traditional Mexican food, hot Latin House beats courtesy of DJ Ron Jameson, and four delicious cocktails created for the occasion and featuring tequila and mezcal, courtesy of the bar’s expert mixologists. Afterwards, carry on the celebrations at the eminently popular Havana Social, where you can dance to Latin beats all night long.
Price: THB 400 for the afterparty, inclusive of one drink
Time: 6pm onwards
For more information, visit their Facebook page: @aboveelevenbkk
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in style at Latin-American restaurant GUILTY, in the luxe Anantara Siam Bangkok, which invites “hedonists and pleasure seekers” to sample their reinterpreted Mexican classics. The menu will be sure to leave you replete, with tempting fare such as Crispy corn tortillas with prawns or tuna, and Barbacoa Wagyu beef tostadas as well as options for vegetarians, such as their Beetroot aguachile. There will also be craft cocktails designed to complement GUILTY’s Latin American theme. The event will feature a live mariachi band and colourful costumes, so make sure to wear your most vibrant outfits!
Time: 6pm to 12am
For more information, visit their Facebook page: @GuiltyBangkok
Mexicano Restaurante Autentico at the Rembrandt Hotel & Suites is celebrating Cinco de Mayo with a buffet featuring all-you-can-eat tacos as well as their usual Mexican favourites. The event will also feature a live band and salsa performances by local talent.
Price: THB 999 net for the food buffet; 50 percent discount for kids aged 6-12; free entry for kids under 6 years old
Time: 6.30pm to 10.30pm
For more information, visit their Facebook page: @Mexicanobkk
12 | Friday
Today and tomorrow, head to Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Bangkok for Wedding Asia, the self-proclaimed “Asia’s most splendid and unique wedding exhibition.” The sprawling fair will feature bespoke bridal couture, luxury fine jewels, and the best in wedding trousseau trends, so make sure to visit so you can prepare your wardrobe for the next wedding season!
For more information, visit their Facebook page: @weddingasiaofficial
19 | Friday
From pioneering Bollywood remakes that have stood the test of time, to Punjabi melodies spliced with hypnotic modern sounds, get hyped to have Bally Sagoo make you sway and groove at Flamenco Sky Bar at EmQuartier, brought to you by VSKpresents.
Price: Tickets start at THB 999, tables start at THB 14,000
For more information, visit: megatix.in.th/vskpresents
20 | Saturday
The Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, and producer Ne-Yo, known for R&B hits that have stood the test of time, such as “Closer” and “So Sick” is performing live for one night only in Bangkok, at the Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre (BITEC). The show will be sure to feature Ne-Yo’s usual electrifying performance, so grab your significant other, friends, or be “Miss Independent” and go by yourself, but make sure that you’re ready to sing your heart out!
Time: 7.30pm (doors open at 6pm)
Price: Tickets start at THB 2,800
For more information or to buy tickets, visit: www.ticketmelon.com
27 | Saturday
Today, Kimpton Maa-Lai Bangkok will be hosting Thailand’s first-ever Chili Fest in their lush oasis in the heart of Langsuan. This fiery-hot festival will feature street food favourites from some of the world’s spiciest cuisines, spanning Mexican, Indian, Indonesian, Chinese, Chilean, and Thai. The dishes will be carefully curated by talented chefs from Bangkok and beyond, including Haoma’s beloved Chef Deepanker Khosla. If you’re looking to turn up the heat even more, head to Stock.Room tomorrow, for a Sunday brunch that is sure to be hot, hot, hot.
For more information, visit their Facebook page: @kimptonmaalaibangkok