Bangkok is the capital of nightlife. It’s hard to imagine a vacation in Thailand without a nightlife experience. Don’t just fantasize. Live out with these things to do in Bangkok at night.
1. Cocktails at a Rooftop Bar
Sip your favorite cocktail at an open-air bar, and fancy being your feet in the cloud. Bangkok has some great rooftop bar venues. Get a bird’s eye view of an illuminated Bangkok. Most of the bars are accompanied by restaurants serving traditional as well as international dishes.
2. Bangkok Ladyboy Shows
If doctors in Thailand lead the gender assignment surgical job, the ladyboys or katoeys are doing the same in the theatrical field. Even if you don’t understand Thai, you will enjoy their performance in flamboyant costumes, spectacular sets, and crazy musical elements.
3. Naughty Night on the Go-Go Trails
For pole-swinging temptresses, exotic boy-meets-girl creations and notorious take-home pleasures, head for one of Bangkok’s lust-driven dens of sin: Patpong, Nana Plaza, or Soi Cowboy.
4. After-Dark Shopping Experience
Have limited time, or didn’t get time to shop in the day hours? No worries. Usher in the after-dark shopping experience in Bangkok’s quintessential venues like Khao San Road and Patpong Market.
5. Shake Lets at a Bangkok Club
Asia’s finest clubs join hands with the hottest DJ’ing talent in Bangkok. Discover happening nightclubs. You are sure to get lost in ambiance – glitzy dance floor, whiskey-sipping adolescents and boozy expats shaking legs at the greatest soundtrack.
6. Siam Niramit Cultural Show & Dinner
Packing all the majesty and splendor of the Land of Smiles into a spectacular 80-minute stage show is no mean feat. Using the world’s biggest stage and a cast of hundreds, Siam Niramit more than manages it.
7. Jazz Live Music
When it comes to things to do in Thailand at night, it’s hard to say no to jazz live musical performances. Bangkok is home to vibrant and classy jazz bars ideal for whiling away the hours in style. These 10 venues are the crème de la crème of the Bangkok’s jazz bar scene, featuring some of the most talented local and international artists on a nightly basis.
8. Muay Thai Live show at Asiatique Muay
Through a 90-minute theatrical performance get a sneak peek of Muay Thai boxing as well as Thai culture. Muay Thai is an ancient martial art of Bangkok. This Bangkok show opened its doors at the start of 2014 and runs every day from 20:00 at The Stage, a modern 600-seater theatre within the excellent Asiatique The Riverfront night market.
9. Gay Nightlife
Bangkok is often regarded as the gay capital of Asia. Celebrate diversity being on your Bangkok travel. Unlike most of the cities that make headlines because of their gay event or festival, Bangkok celebrates their presence every day. Find gay venues in areas like Soi 2 and Soi 4. Bangkok Gay Pride takes place in late October or early November in the Silom area.
10. Dinner Cruises on Chao Praya River
Bangkok’s River of Kings or Chao Praya River is the confluence of Thai history, culture, and cuisines. Hop on a luxury cruiser or teakwood rice barge, admire illuminated temples and their sparkling refraction in the water and marine life while having a sumptuous meal.