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October’s Calendar of Events

by Aiden

What to do, where to be seen, and what to check out this month.

By Aiden Jewelle Gonzales


Starting today, Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park are offering a range of exciting promotions for you to enjoy. Sirimahannop, their pirate cruise ship docked at Asiatique The Riverfront, will be celebrating its second anniversary, and from today until 31 October, you have a chance to win an exclusive set dinner, valued at THB 3,000, if you tag and comment on their post on Facebook. They will also offer scrumptious Sirimahannop Celebration Set menus all month for those who are craving a unique dinner beneath the stars. Meanwhile, Siam Tea Room is unveiling their Southern Discoveries set menu, with exclusive Southern Thai recipes for this month and next; while Goji Kitchen + Bar will be serving dishes from sunny Sardinia in their artisanal menu until 27 November.

For more information, visit their Facebook page: @bangkokmarriottmarquis

Also starting today, tickets for Rolling Loud Thailand, one of the most renowned music festivals worldwide which only takes place in 10 locations globally (now including Thailand, its first time in Asia), will go on sale. Slated to take place at The Legend Siam Amusement Park in Pattaya, from 13-15 April, the festival has previously had headliners such as Kendrick Lamar and A$AP Rocky

Price: Tickets start at THB 8,500
For more information, visit

4 | Tuesday

Today until 6 November, head over to Walking Through a Songline, an Aboriginal art installation that uses light to whisk visitors away into ‘songlines’ or ‘dreaming tracks,’ a navigational concept used in Aboriginal culture. This will mark the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Thailand and Australia, and is a collaboration between the National Museum of Australia and Mosster Studio, an artist duo based in Melbourne. The exhibition will be held in the Thailand Creative & Design Center (TCDC).

Time: Tuesdays to Sundays, from 10.30am to 7pm
Price: Free entry
For more information, visit TCDC’s Facebook page: @tcdc.thailand

5 | Wednesday

Bangkok’s famed Hope Fair is finally back, this time at the Avani Sukhumvit Bangkok Hotel. Started in 2014, the fair was created as a platform for local vendors and shoppers who share a love for all things artisanal and sustainable. The Hope Fair community comprises of over 700 artisans, aspiring entrepreneurs, and designers, all of whom “appreciate sustainable practices, creative expression, and gourmet cuisine,” and proceeds will go towards supporting underprivileged communities in Bangkok. 

Time: 11am to 8pm
Price: Free entry
For more information, visit

8 | Saturday

The Bangkok Plant-based Fair is finally back, from today until tomorrow, at Bambini Villa in Sukhumvit 26. Featuring a range of vendors selling 100 percent vegan food, drinks, and desserts; the fair will also have inspirational talk sessions about living a plant-based lifestyle; other sustainable products for you to purchase; live music for entertainment; plus much more! 

Time: 11am to 10pm
Price: Free entry
For more information, visit Bambini Villa’s Facebook page: @bambinivilla

12 | Wednesday

Bibliophiles, prepare to be fully booked over the next week, as the National Book Fair comes back to Bangkok, from today until 23 October, at the cutting-edge and newly-revamped Queen Sirikit National Convention Center (QSNCC). In its 27th iteration, this annual fair is the Kingdom’s largest book-selling event and is a must-visit for bookworms the country over, so make sure to head there early before all the bestsellers are gone, and treat your shelf
For more information, visit

22 | Saturday

Calum Scott, the former Britain’s Got Talent contestant who’s since made it big worldwide with hits such as “Where Are You Now” and his cover of Robyn’s “Dancing On My Own” which re-launched the track to fame, is coming to Bangkok tonight as part of his Bridges Asia Tour. Featuring songs such as the eminently emotional “Heaven” from his sophomore album, Bridges, which debuted last June, the concert will be held at Moonstar Studio

Time: 8pm
Price: THB 2,200
For more information or to purchase tickets, visit

23 | Sunday

The Artsy Folk are back, and are presenting The Artsy Diwali Edit today for the first time ever, at Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park. Consisting of a range of local exhibitors spanning fashion, artisanal crafts, and food, you can support entrepreneurs and artists from the community while enjoying live entertainment and vibrant runway shows throughout the day. 

Time: 10.30am to 10pm
Price: Free entry

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