What to do in Bangkok this weekend (September 1 – 3)

Photo courtesy of Muay Thai Stadium (Facebook)

Start September off right with a fun weekend trip in Bangkok. This week’s list of things to do is full of excitement. You can choose from a wide range of activities that will keep you captivated. Experience a cultural journey, see magic that will blow your mind, find out what happiness is all about, and dive into the world of traditional Thai martial arts. With these amazing things to do, you’ll have a weekend you’ll never forget, full of wonder and delight. Find out about the best of what Bangkok has to offer in the list below.

Things to do in Bangkok this weekend (September 1 – 3)

Discover the Best of Japan at “NIPPON HAKU BANGKOK 2023”

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Photo courtesy of NIPPON HAKU BANGKOK (Facebook)

Another year, another round! The largest Japanese festival in Thailand, NIPPON HAKU BANGKOK 2023, is back! With the theme “NIPPON DAISUKI!”, this year’s festival will be bigger and better than ever. From food and culture to travel, education, media and entertainment, there’s something for everyone at NIPPON HAKU BANGKOK 2023. So if you’re a fan of Japan, don’t miss your chance to experience the best of the country at this one-of-a-kind event.

  • Entrance fee: Free
  • Date: September 1–3
  • Time: 11:00–20:00
  • Venue: 5th Floor, Royal Paragon Hall, Siam Paragon
  • Google map: Siam Paragon

Experience the magic unleashed at “The Magicians: Thailand’s Greatest Magic – Live in Bangkok 2023!”

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Photo courtesy of Patrick Kun (Facebook)

Immerse yourself in the year’s most captivating show, “The Magicians: Thailand’s Greatest Magic – Live in Bangkok 2023!” Witness a fusion of talent, including Patrick Kun, the Thai magician who competed on America’s Got Talent season 16, the spellbinding Asian duo Charles & Tada, the awe-inspiring Sagar Choksi from India, and the acclaimed VK.Vich. Get ready for mind-bending illusions and incredible performances that are beyond reality, promising a night of magic and wonder you’ll never forget.

  • Entrance fee: 1,000–1,500
  • Date: September 2–3
  • Time: 1st Round 14:00 / 2nd Round 19:00
  • Venue: Auditorium, Alliance Française Bangkok
  • Google map: Alliance Française Bangkok

Escape the hectic world and find the meaning of happiness in another paradigm at the “Bliss” exhibition

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Photo courtesy of River City Bangkok (Website)

Twinz, two contemporary artists from Bhutan, explore the nature of happiness and its potential to transform our lives through their stunning art. Inspired by the Buddhist concept of maha sukha, or highest eternal happiness, their work is a feast for the senses. From the bright colours and bold patterns to the complex symbols and spiritual images, each piece of art makes you reconsider what happiness means. Whether you’re looking for a deeper understanding of your own life or simply a moment of peace, Bliss is an exhibition that will stay with you long after you’ve left.

  • Entrance fee: Free
  • Date: Until September 3
  • Time: 10:00–20:00
  • Venue: 2nd Floor, RCB Photographers’ Gallery 1, River City Bangkok
  • Google map: River City Bangkok

Enjoy a night of Muay Thai at Rajadamnern Stadium

Muay Tha, Rajadamnern Stadium
Photo courtesy of Muay Thai Stadium (Website)

Witness the beauty of Muay Thai at the renovated Rajadamnern Stadium, a historic venue that has been transformed into a modern spectacle. With its cool ring, stunning lights, and DJs playing music during breaks, Rajadamnern Stadium is the perfect place to experience this traditional Thai martial art.

Read our article about Muay Thai Gyms in Bangkok for an authentic experience HERE.

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Ploy Piti-isariyaporn

With a passion for crafting engaging and informative content, Ploy’s journey as a content writer began as a freelance writer at BkkClub. She covers various lifestyle topics from travel to restaurants and provides the best recommendations as a local herself. Ploy loves art; she goes gallery-hopping during the weekends.

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