What to do as you start off 2023!
1 | Sunday (pictured above)
Starting today and for the rest of the month, SO Sofitel Hua Hin will be serving up delicious vegan and plant-based dishes at Beach Society and White Oven that are “kind to animals, considerate to the Earth, and great for your appetite.” Their spread of Thai and international favourites will include classics such as Hummus and pita bread, Larb tod with sticky rice, Grilled pineapple & mango salad, Beyond meat burger, and even that desi staple, Vegan biryani; so make sure to head down to this luxe beachfront property if you’re looking for a guilt-free holiday in the New Year.
Price: Dishes start at THB 180++
For more information, visit their Facebook page: @SOSofitelHuaHin
7 | Saturday
Today and tomorrow, worldwide K-pop phenomenon, BLACKPINK, are coming to Thailand as part of their BLACKPINK BORN PINK WORLD TOUR. The girl group of four, which includes Thai artist Lalisa Manobal, known for widespread hits such as “Lalisa” and “Money”; will be performing at Suphachalasai National Stadium. Their set will include songs from their BORN PINK album released just this year, which reached Number 1 on the Billboard 200 Albums chart and was the first-ever K-pop album to reach Number 1 on the UK’s Official Albums Chart, so make sure to get your dance moves ready as you sing along to “Shut Down” and “Pink Venom”.
Price: Tickets start at THB 2,000
For more information or to buy tickets, visit: http://bit.ly/blackpinkth2023
The Standard presents Disco Diaries today at the iconic The Standard, Bangkok Mahanakhon, where the city’s premier disco event series will once again combine good food, drinks, people, and of course, house and disco bangers to get you dancing all night. Come dressed to impress and channel the full moon energy as you party at Sky Beach, the city’s highest rooftop bar.
Time: 8pm to 2am
Price: THB 650 for Early Bird tickets, THB 850 for General Admission, THB 1200 for tickets at the door, all inclusive of one standard drink; plus various table packages
For more information and to buy tickets, visit: megatix.in.th/events/the-standard-presents-disco-diaries-second
14 | Saturday
Both today and the 21st, Ibiza’s famed music festival Circoloco will be coming to Southeast Asia for the 3rd time, at the award-winning luxury hotel and private residence, Baba Beach Club, in Phuket. Known around the world to music lovers, Circoloco is best known as the “sound of Ibiza’s underground”, and this Phuket edition promises to bring a fantastic international lineup, while supporting local artists and sustainability. There are only a limited amount of tickets available, so make sure to buy them now. Shuttles will be running to and from Phuket all night.
Time: 2pm to 2am
For more information or to buy tickets, visit: www.bababeachclub.com/natai/event/circoloco-thailand-2023/
Bangkok Island, the city’s famed boat venue and bar is once again hosting the 5th edition of the Pride Cruise Bangkok today. Replete with delicious food; drinks aplenty; all your pop favourites ranging from Cher to Beyoncé; and of course, plenty of live performances including a pole dance by world champion artist Kru Pakorn, and Drag Queen shows by the winner of Drag Race Thailand; this cruise is sure to be one to remember.
Time: Check-in at 6pm; boat leaves at 7pm; back at 11pm
Price: Tickets start at THB 700; buy one for THB 1,000 and get one free for Early Bird tickets
For more information and to buy tickets, visit: https://bit.ly/pridecruise5
21 | Saturday
Today and tomorrow, The Green Market Bangkok is coming back to Thong Lo, bringing an array of stalls with creative, healthy, organic, and sustainable lifestyle products, with plenty to eat, drink and enjoy. Set amidst the lush tropical gardens of Patom Organic Living, the fair will also feature live music, workshops, and picnic mats for you to enjoy the food and organic wines on offer; and is sure to be a weekend of fun for the whole family.
Time: 11am to 5pm
For more information, visit their Facebook page: The Green Market Bangkok