10 Awesome Things to do in Bangkok this December

By Megan Millisky

Bangkok, Thailand is known as a hot, bustling city. There is so much to see and do, it's hard to know where to start! From New Year's Eve parties, to electronic music festivals, to Christmas Markets, there is something for every visitor to love.

1. Zest Pop

Each Thursday, Zest Bar and Terrace celebrates with two hours of wine, beer, and fresh food. Enjoy unlimited drinks and Thai food during your meal. Zest is located in near Bangkok's must-see locations, such as, such as Benjakitti Park and Lumphini Park.

Address: 259 Sukhumvit Rd, Khlong Toei Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand

2. 808 Festival

December 6-8, head to Bang Kapi to see this awesome music festival! This 3-day music festival celebrates electronic music with some of the biggest names in the world! This festival is a must-go for music lovers.

Address: Bang Kapi, Huai Khwang Bangkok Thailand

3. New Year’s Eve in Bangkok Thailand

If you happen to be in Bangkok on December 31, head to the Central World shopping plaza. This is the place to be for locals and visitors alike! Get a great view of the fireworks exploding over the Hua Chang Bridge.

Address: 999/9 Rama I Rd, Pathum Wan, Pathum Wan District, Bangkok 10330, Thailand

4. Marché de Nöel

December 12-15, come to this French Christmas Market! Bonjour France brings French culture to Bangkok. The show draws huge crowds, - nearly 100,000 people are expected this year! There will be 40 vendors selling everything from fashion to wine and food to cosmetics.

Address: 991 1 Rama I Rd, Pathum Wan, Pathum Wan District, Bangkok 10330, Thailand.e

5. Westin Pool Party December Edition

December 21, come to this amazing pool party! This fun party runs from 1pm-9pm. The entrance price includes a drink, and partiers should dress to impress.

Address: 259 Sukhumvit Rd, Khwaeng Khlong Toei Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand

6. MAYA Music Festival

December 8-9 dance along to the hottest international DJs. Experience some chart-topping acts spinning the latest hits!

Address: 99/6-9 Chaturathit Rd, Bang Kapi, Huai Khwang, Bangkok 10310, Thailand

7. Bangkok Marathon

This race begins and ends at Rama VIII Bridge on December 15. The winner gets a prize of roughly $10,350! More than 6,000 runners join this exciting race each year. The event also celebrates Thailand’s King’s birthday.
Address: Rama VIII Bridge Krung Thep Maha Nakhon, Thailand

8. Party in the Clouds

Hit up this party on December 31 to ring in the new year. The event takes place at The Westin Grande Sukhumvit, in the Pathum Wan District of Bangkok.

Address: 259 Sukhumvit Rd, Khwaeng Khlong Toei Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand

9. AmBAR Pool Party

December 7, join this fun pool party to mingle with locals and experience Thai culture. The entrance fee includes a drink, and VIP packages are available as well. DJs will be spinning hit tunes through the night.

Address: Four Points by Sheraton Bangkok, Sukhumvit 15, 4, Khlong Toei Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand

10. Thailand International Motor Expo

Come to this international trade expo to discover everything you ever wanted to know about cars. From November 29-December 10, you can admire cars, spare parts, apparel, accessories, and much more. Sections are dedicated to fuel- and electric-powered vehicles.

Address: IMPACT Exhibition Center Building Popular Rd, Banmai Amphoe Pak Kret, Nonthaburi 11120, Thailand

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