Once someone said that January is like Monday of the months. It is perhaps the most important month, because the year starts with January and many people believe that if you start the year in a good way, then the entire year would be great for you.
Whether that’s true or not, no one could ever say, but that shouldn’t stop people for making sure they have some extra fun during this month. That’s exactly why Bangkok has so many events going on in this month.
Here are some of them, that perhaps would catch your attention:
1. Thailand Mega Show
Thailand’s largest trade fair where you would be able to find the best products from many categories. Starting from Home and Decoration, through Electronics, Fashion and Jewellery, Weddings, Health, Beauty till Books, Travel and Leisure, Food and Kid and Toys.
Date : From Saturday, January 9 2016 to Sunday, January 17 2016
Address : Exhibition Centre Impact Arena, 99 Popular Road, T.Banmai, 10100, Bangkok, Thailand
Phone Number : + 662 833 4455, + 662 833 44 56
2. Wan Dek, National Children’s Day 2016
This day in Bangkok is literally like a real paradise for the children. Many amusement parks, zoos and other tourist and leisure sites offer free entry for children. Many stores organize fun activities for the children as well and the banks are there to give them small gifts in order to provoke some cute smile on their innocent faces.
Date: Wednesday, January 13 2016
Address : Akko Art Gallery Bangkok, 919/1 Sukhumvit Road, 10100, Bangkok, Thailand
Phone Number: +662 259 1436, +662 662 4209
3. Let’s Rock Run
This event is a MUST for all the rock lovers who also run very fast. It’s a very unique event where a rock- centric run is followed by mini concert from Da Endorphine and 25 Hours.
Date: January 24, 5pm
Address: Suanluang Rama IX Public Park, Sukhumvit 103 Bangkok, 10250 Thailand
4.Burkruk Urban Arts Festival
After two years break, Burkruk Urban Arts Festival is again between the events in Bangkok, this January.
Here we are talking about a 10-day project of public wall paintings, art exhibitions, artist talks, animation film screenings and an open-air music festival which is something that all the lovers of art and music should check it out.
Date: from 23 January till 31 January
Place: Bangkok’s Chinatown and riverside
5. Plan B
Plan B is an interactive performance directed by Peerapol Kijreunpiromsuk. The interesting thing about this performance is that on their poster there is a quote which is quite interesting and confusing at the same time: “What kind of homeless person do you plan to be”? Enough to catch anyone’s attention.
Date: from 19 January till 30 January
Address: Democrazy Theatre Studio, soi Saphan khoo Rama4 rd. Sathorn, Bangkok, Thailand 10120
Phone: +66 89 126 7112
6. Hello Kitty Run Bangkok
Okay, this event is definitely for all the fans of the famous Hello Kitty.
Here the members are supposed to run 5km and when they register each other they receive Hello Kitty shirt and bag. For the winners, there is a special Hello Kitty medal. Quiet interesting!
Date: Jan 31, 8am
Address: Makkasan Airport Link Station, Bangkok, Thailand
7. BITEC Half Marathon
This is the annual running event offering you opportunity to run 5,10.5, 21.1 km for the love of Hello Kitty
Date: January 31, 5am
Address: BITEC, 88 Bang Na-Trat Rd. Bangkok, Thailand
8. Concerts at the Park
This event offers an opportunity for all the music lovers to be able to be present to free concerts. The music will be classical East Asian and Thai music repertoire, real magic for everyone’s ears.
Date: From January 3 till January 31
Address: Lumpini Park, Rama IV road, 10100, Bangkok, Thailand
Phone Number: +662 252 5948
9. 2016 CNBLUE Live Come Together
The famous music group Come Together and its concert are part of the series of events this January in Bangkok as well. For the fans of Come Together, this probably might be the event of the year, so if you are one of them, do not miss it for anything in the world!
Date: 16 January, 6 pm
10. One OK Rock
Another music band, which wants to surprise their Bangkok’s fans this January is also One OK Rock. This concert is part of their tour and is presented by Avalon Live.
Date: 21 January, 8 pm
Place: Thunder Dome
11. 14th Discount Overload
For all people who LOVE shopping, this is something they definitely should give it a shot. On this event they would be able to find a bunch of brand products for a super special price.
Date: 29 January 2016: 11.00-22.00 hrs.
30-31 January 2016: 10.30-22.00 hrs.
1-2 February 2016: 11.00-22.00 hrs.
Place: Challenger 2-3
Phone: 0 2310 1000
12. Girls’ Generation Phantasia 4th Concert Tour
One of the best Thailand’s girl music groups and their 4th concert Tour are part of the list of events in January in Bangkok as well. They promise to give their fans an opportunity to hear their greatest hits live and of course, an atmosphere exactly like from their fantasy.
Date: 30 January, 6 pm
Place: Impact Arena Muangthong Thani
Phone: 0 2711 7788
Website for tickets: www.allticketthailand.com
13. Thailand’s Home Building Fair
This is an event where manufacturers and suppliers of construction material will meet with potential investors and customers from all over Thailand. It is a good event for everyone who wants to get involved in this business or build a house or apartments.
Date: 27 January
Place: Impact Arena Hall 3-4