What to do in Bangkok in May 2024

PHOTO: Wine Journey Chapter 3 at Giorgio’s, Royal Orchid Sheraton

It’s already mid-May, and the heat wave is still going strong. Despite this, there are plenty of exciting activities to enjoy and beat the heat. Make the most of this month by trying Italian food, sipping glasses of vino, participating in a fashion show, or dancing all night—the choice is yours! If you don’t know where to go, here’s a list of the best events, parties, pop-ups, and things to do in the second half of May 2024 in Bangkok.

Things to do in Bangkok in the second half of May 2024

Wine Journey Chapter 3: Organic Wine Dinner from Puglia at Giorgio’s, Royal Orchid Sheraton

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PHOTO: Wine Journey Chapter 3 at Giorgio’s, Royal Orchid Sheraton

When: Friday, May 31 from 18.30
Where: Giorgio’s Italian Restaurant, Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel & Towers Bangkok
How much: 1,988 THB net per person

The only proper way to start your weekend is by indulging in a wine-soaked, 5-course set dinner. And the best place to do it is at Giorgio’s, the Italian restaurant within the luxurious Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel & Towers Bangkok. On May 31, the restaurant invites you to the third instalment of its Wine Journey series: Discover the Taste of Italian Cuisine & Organic Fine Wines from Puglia.

Your evening will start with a sophisticated Cocktail Reception, where Prosecco flows alongside Cicchetti, with highlights like Cannelloni of Salted Cod ‘Veneziana, Chilled Black Angus Roast Beef with Tuna, Capers and Boiled Egg Sauce, and Parmigiano aged for 24 months.

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Then, dive into a carefully curated five-course dinner that pays homage to the rich flavours of Italian cuisine, featuring dishes such as Japanese Scallops and Rigatoni with Luganega Sausage. Each dish is expertly paired with organic fine wines from Zensa vineyards in Puglia. These include Zensa Fiano, Zensa Rosé, Zensa Primitivo, and Zensa Nero d’Avola Appassimento. Plus, you’ll get an opportunity to mingle with Mr. Francesco Longo, whose expertise in Italian wines and cuisine will add depth to this immersive experience.

Secure your spot now or add Giorgio’s Italian Restaurant on LINE Official for more information.

Eric Raisina Fashion Show – Heels on Stage

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PHOTO: Eric Raisina Fashion Show – Heels on Stage

When: Wednesday, May 21 from 19.00
Where: W Lounge, W Bangkok

Transform your Wednesday evenings from mundane to magical with a visit to Heels on Stage this May. It’s a dazzling fashion show featuring the exceptional designs of Eric Raisina, inspired by the ancient silk weaving techniques of Siem Reap. Aside from the visual delights, you’ll also be treated to 90 minutes of free-flowing selected drinks. The vibe is also set to be elevated further with tunes from a live DJ. Plus, you’ll have the opportunity to purchase Eric Raisina’s designs directly at the event. A portion of the sales will benefit the Shinta Mani Foundation, which actively supports conservation efforts spearheaded by Bill Bensley.

NON NON NON: F*ckin May at DeCommune Bangkok

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PHOTO: NON NON NON: F*ckin May at DeCommune Bangkok

When: Friday, May 17 from 21.00
Where: DeCommune Bangkok
How much: 400 THB (online – until May 16) / 500 THB (at the door)

Are you ready to rave? The answer should definitely be yes! On May 17, you should be busy dancing, getting disoriented, and sweating it out to hard groove, neo-trance, and industrial all night long. This once-a-year rave comes with a special twist: all DJs taking the stage, including DJ May Tae, Mae Happyair, and MJMA (Mayjung), boast’ May’ in their monikers.

The Sukhothai Signature Chocolate Buffet

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PHOTO: The Sukhothai Signature Chocolate Buffet

When: Saturday, May 25 from 14.00 to 17.00
Where: Lobby Salons, The Sukhothai Bangkok
How much: 1,800++ per person

It’s time to show your undying love for chocolate at The Sukhothai Signature Chocolate Buffet. Taking place at the Lobby Salons, you’ll get to delight your taste buds with a range of exquisite chocolate creation. Whether you prefer dark, milk, or white chocolate, you’re sure to find your favorite treat at this opulent affair. So, prepare to leave with a bloated tummy and a happy heart.

Sukhumvit Space Programme feat. Footprints on Mars

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PHOTO: Sukhumvit Space Program featuring Footprints on Mars and The Outsider

When: Saturday, May 25 from 20.00
Where: 12 x 12, Bangkok
How much: 300 THB

If you love underground house and techno music, then Sukhumvit Space Programme is a must attend event this May. The upcoming edition will showcase the talents of Footprints on Mars, also known as Takky, hailing from the outskirts of Bangkok. This promising DJ brings a unique flavor to the underground scene with his innovative mixes.

Joining him will be The Outsider, originally from Sweden and raised in the depths of London’s underground music culture. His eclectic style and international influences promise an unforgettable night of cutting-edge beats and rhythms.

One Night in Marrakech

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PHOTO: One Night in Marrakech

When: Wednesday, May 29 from 17.00
Where: Pastel Rooftop Bar & Mediterranean Dining, Aira Hotel Bangkok

No need to leave the City of Angels to experience the vibrant atmosphere of Marrakech. Pastel Rooftop Bar is bringing the Moroccan city to Bangkok with Oriental dancers, live performances, and an exclusive menu inspired by the flavours of Morocco. Plus, their DJ will transport you right to the heart of Marrakech with some groovy music.

Van Gogh-Inspired Afternoon Tea Vol. 2 at The St. Regis Bangkok

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PHOTO: Van Gogh-Inspired Afternoon Tea Vol. 2 at The St. Regis Bangkok

When: Daily until May 31, from 13.00 to 17.00
Where: The St. Regis Bar, The St. Regis Bangkok
How much: 2,500 THB++ per set for 2 persons, including tea or coffee

Afternoon tea with items that are so pretty you just want to admire them is what you can expect at The St. Regis Bangkok. Until May 31, you can treat yourself to the hotel’s Van Gogh-Inspired Afternoon Tea Vol. 2, featuring a delectable selection of sweet and savoury treats inspired by the legendary paintings of Vincent van Gogh. From Long Grass with Butterflies and Wheat Field with Cypresses to Sunflowers, each delicious item reflects the timeless beauty and artistic vision of the renowned Dutch painter.

So, are you ready to spend the rest of May with some fun?

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Cita Catellya

Cita Catellya is a journalist and writer who covers a range of topics from medical and property to leisure and tourism. Her career began as a copywriter 5 years ago, where she worked with several brands in Indonesia to help them increase their online presence. Cita writes in both English and her native Bahasa Indonesia

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