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