Germany might have Octoberfest in October, but Bangkok has way more to offer and please everyone’s taste and wish. If you love events and meet new people in Bangkok, just check our ultimate guide and mark your calendars for these events.
1. Pilates, Yoga Fly & Aerial Dance Discovery
One of the latest trends when it comes to physical activities that are beneficial for both, our body and mind, are definitely pilates, yoga and aerial dance. If you are into making a huge change in your life by improving your mental and physical health then this event should definitely be on your “to do list” in October.
Date: October 1
Time: 4:30 pm
Location: Charn Issara Tower I -Floor 23- 942/160 Rama IV Road
2. Bangkok Expat Experts
From 5th October on, you will have the chance to meet Bangkok Expat Experts every Wednesday and ask them any questions related to accounting, payroll, insurance, cloud, internet, tech, finance etc. There will be 52 meetings in total!
Date: October 5
Time: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Location: 259/9 Soi Sukhumvit 26, Klongton, Klongtoey Bangkok
3. Life’s a Pitch
Life’s a Pitch is an event for all the lovers of house music especially those who love the tracks of Celeste Siam as it will be her night. She promises a wild night full of her greatest hits.
The cost of the ticket is THB 300 from residentadvisor.net.
Date: October 7
Time: 10:00 pm
Location: Tha Beatlounge, Bangkapi, Bangkok
4. Apps Events Bangkok Summit featuring Google for Education
Indeed this a MUST for everyone involved in the IT sector as the summit will be lead by the best Google teachers, trainers and Certified Google Apps administrators. The sessions will be divided in three levels: beginner, intermediate and advanced level. The duration of the summit will be two days and it will also include fun activities such as the popular “demo slam” competition. The participants of this event could also enjoy the “Samsung Smart Classroom” where you can use Samsung devices. Some of the participant will even receive “Google Educator” Certification which is globally recognized.
Date: October 8
Time: 8:00 am
Location: Thai-Chinese International School Soi Mu Ban Bang Phli Niwet, Tambon Bang Phli Yai, Amphoe Bang Phli Samut Prakan
5. Courageous Bangkok
Some of the best chefs in Bangkok like Appia, Bunker, Quience, Gaggan will make a reunion and promote healthy yet tasty food to Bangkok locals and expats. In addition, you will get a chance to buy a book which you can redeem for food and drinks and help raising funds for Courageous Kitchen which is a Bangkok-based charity organization.
Date: October 9
Time: 4:00 pm
Location: The House on Sathorn (108 Sathorn Road, BTS Chong Nonsi)
6. The Color Run
For sport enthusiasts this is definitely the event not only of the month, but of the year. Color Run will return in Bangkok under a tropical theme as the name of the run suggests. If you want to join it, you would have to get yourself a ticket in advance which also includes Color Run t-shirt, an embroidered headband, a finisher’s medal with floral lanyard and color packets and tattoos. And at the end there also will be a great after party!
Date: October 15-16
Time: 4:00 pm
Location: Makkasan Airport Link Station, Bangkok,
7. Morrissey Concert
The ex-frontman of the Smiths has finally decided to include Bangkok as a part of his international tour! This October, his Thai fans could finally enjoy his big concert where he will sing some of his greatest hits! Make sure to get your ticket as soon as possible, you don’t want to miss it!
Date: October 18
Location: Moonstar Studio, Ladprao Soi 80
8. Documentary about Amy Winehouse
Probably there is no person in the world that hasn’t heard at least one song from one of the best British singers of all the time- Amy Winehouse. Besides the huge success, we have heard a bunch of other things that was going on in the life of this controversial British singer, but whether they were true or not we could only find out by watching the documentary made about her life. If you are one of her fans, you don’t want to miss this event.
Date: October 19
Location: The Hive, Piman 49, Sukhumvit Soi 49, Bangkok
Scorpions are one of the most famous German bands ever and this time they have decided to finally include Bangkok in their international tour dedicate to their 50th anniversary where they will rock their greatest hits and promote their new album- Return to Forever. The tickets could be found at www.thaiticketmajor.com.
Date: October 26
Location: BITEC, 88 Bang Na-Trat Road, Bangkok
10. Chasing the Light
The world-famous artist and winner of Pulitzer Prize, David Longstreath will promote one of his latest collection of black and white photos made in Southeast Asia while “chasing” the morning light. If you are into art then this is one of the best art events in Bangkok this month so make sure to check out the breathtaking photos made by David.L.
Time: October 28-October 30
Location: Cho Why, Soi Nana 17. BTS Hua Lamphong