Go on a Chao Phraya Dinner Cruise
Chao Phraya Dinner Cruise has been catering to guests with excellent Thai cuisine, stunning views of the river and entertainment all clubbed together. Owning a capacity of serving 290 guests at one given time the Chao Phraya Dinner Cruise is one of the most romantic places to visit in Bangkok at night with family and friends.
The riverside scenery as it slowly unfolds the beautiful developments makes it an ideal view while having delicious Thai delicacies which are spread in a lavish buffet for the guests. Along with this, there are live performances put up by professionals to keep you entertained all throughout.
Location: Chao Phraya River, Bangkok, Thailand.
Timings: Option 1: Dinner cruise departs from Asiatique River Front Pier, Check in time: 6.30 p.m. - 7.00 p.m.
Option 2: Dinner cruise departs from River City Pier 1, Siphraya (Charoen Krung 30 Rd.), Check in time: 6.30 p.m. - 7.15 p.m.
Option 3: Dinner cruise departs from Icon Siam Pier, Check in time: 6.30 p.m. - 7.15 p.m.
Enjoy the Calypso Cabaret Bangkok Ladyboy Show
Calypso Cabaret Show Bangkok welcomes its guests in the warmest way and that too in various different languages. Bangkok is quite renowned for ladyboys and the Cabaret Show is the place to watch them do what they do best - dressing up and entertaining. The Calypso Cabaret puts up vibrant performances and allows the guests to embrace their beautiful world.
The theatre is nestled not too far from the town square with neon rainbow lighting beckoning the viewers in. The auditorium features an arrangement of allowing 350 viewers at one given time with a group of five viewers on one table. Every ticket gets a free drink (beer or soft drink or tonic) along. Additionally, you can also purchase a ticket that combines dinner with the show.
Location: At Asiatique the Riverfront. 2194 Charoenkrung 72-76 Road, Bangkorlaem, Bangkok 10120, Thailand
Timings: First round begins at - 07:30 pm and the Second round begins at 09:00 pm
Attend the Muay Thai Live Show
Rajadamnern Boxing Stadium is a sporting arena which is one of the most popular places where you can enjoy witnessing a modern Muay Thai. The stadium features its own championship titles and ranking system. The fight includes the use of fists, knees, and elbows by the fighters in matches.
The Muay fight is so popular all throughout Thailand that every city and town features at least one stadium for people to witness a session. Being such a popular sport, it is bound for you to experience this sport while in Bangkok.
Location: Rajadamnern Stadium, Bangkok
Timings: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday – 6:30 pm onwards
Go for a Siam Niramit Cultural Show & Dinner
Thailand is a rich Asian Nation with over 700 years of traditions, culture, and customs. Siam Niramit beautifully showcases the spawning seven centuries of Thailand in a brilliant 90 minutes performance. Siam Niramit not just entertains its visitors with vibrant performances but also houses a mini Thai village, a souvenir shop, a spacious Ratchada Theatre, and a Sawasdee Restaurant all under one single roof where you can spend an entire evening having fun with family and friends.
The compound of Siam Niramit is beautifully decorated in a contemporary Thai style of designing with sculptures of Kinnaree and gazebos. To further add on, you can click photographs with the various characters of the show, feed elephants, and enjoy a 'ranad' band.
Location: 19 Thiam Ruam Mit Road, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10310, Thailand
Timings: The theatre show begins at 8:00 pm (daily), Buffet dinner - 5.30 pm until 8:00 pm and the show on the courtyard - 7:00 pm.
Take a Bangkok Sunset Bike Ride
Exploring the beautiful city on a bike ride after sunset is one of the most fun things to do in Bangkok at night with your friends. You can rent a bike and take up an organized tour which would allow you to go on a biking trail and watch the sun go down as the city gets all set to party. You can visit the renowned temples like the popular Wat Arun Stay on your biking tour and stop by some local eateries to relish the delicious Thai preparations.
Location: Phra Nakhon, Bangkok
Timings: Evening to Night
Go for a Boat Ride in Amphawa Floating Market
Amphawa floating market is one of the two most popular floating markets in Bangkok with mostly authentic Thai visitors. Nestled at around 50 kilometers from the city, this village is said to be present from the seventeenth century. The market is a magnet for Thai street food sellers and stalls which have with time expanded from the riverbank to the closeby streets spreading day by day.
The major attraction of the market is the same as that of almost all the other floating markets - the freshly grilled seafood including squid, prawns, and shellfish on wood made boats around the renowned central bridge. Right from noon till the evening the place is seen flooded with visitors and sellers with an irresistible smell all over the place.
Location: Amphawa, Amphawa District, Samut Songkhram 75110, Thailand
Timings: 11:00 am to 9:00 pm on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.
Visit Asiatique The Riverfront
Asiatique is one of those rare places to visit in Bangkok at night which has successfully combined two different shopping experiences into one - a mall and a night market. Once a bust international trading port, Asiatique has been transformed with over 40 restaurants and 1500 boutiques under a massive warehouse replica.
You can head to the market and spend a fun evening browsing the various offerings of the place including various boutiques, eateries, restaurants, etc. You can buy gifts and end up tasting some exclusive Thai local delicacies. Additionally, there are various late night shows performed here to keep the visitors entertained.
Location: Charoenkrung Soi 74-76, Bangkok, Thailand
Timings: 4:00 pm to 12:00 am
Enjoy a Shopping Spree in Patpong Night Market
One of the perfect places to visit in Bangkok at night by avid shoppers is the Patpong night market nestled in the bustling Silom area. The location is a chaotic one especially during the night featuring a number of closely located Go-Go bars.
With a number of hotels in the area, the Patpong night market, the notorious nightlife district of Bangkok is generally the first market to be explored by a number of tourists visiting Bangkok. The market features a number of items for sale but not all of the items are perfect purchases when compared to the price tag. Therefore, make sure to bargain such that you get the best deal available.
Location: Patpong Soi 1 Bangkok, Thailand
Timings: 6:00 pm to 1:00 am
Visit the Glistening the Go-Go Trails
Bangkok’s Go-Go Bars have gained much attention worldwide owing to the merely adult entertainment and easy-going ambiance that the concept of it is based on. Go-Go bars are typical of the same kind, usually having the guests take a comfortable seat that faces the central stage. Many times there are up to forty dancers occupying the center stage, while the others keep seated chatting and enjoying drinks with the visitors.
Bangkok's three main areas feature Go-Go Bars - Soi Patpong in Silom, Nana Plaza, and Soi Cowboy in Asok. These bars have the flash neon lighting as the trademark which would help you recognize a Go-Go Bar. Each bar has staff members trying to allure you inside.
Location: Three major locations where you can go on a Go-Go train are - Soi Patpong in Silom, Nana Plaza, and Soi Cowboy in Asok
Enjoy a Shopping Spree at Chang Chui Plane Night Market
Another one of the most exciting things to do in Bangkok at night is to explore the Chang Chui Bangkok Plane Night Market. Featuring an array of dining and shopping outlets finely combined with urban, modern, and wacky pieces of art, this particular night market has been taking the concept of night markets in Bangkok to greater heights.
Most of the art pieces are made up of scrap and recycled materials completely justifying the concept of the market - 'nothing is useless'. The grounds of the market are all occupied with amazing pieces of art but the most talked about artistic attraction is the massive Airbus shell.
Location: 462 Sirindhorn Road, on the western outskirts of Bangkok
Timings: 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Visit the Saxophone Pub
One of the most exciting things to do in Bangkok at night is to enjoy yourself to the core at the Saxophone Bar. It is a renowned jazz and blues bar in the city, boasting a restaurant, live music, a cocktail bar, and blues and jazz paraphernalia.
Featuring the best live music in the city, it is the oldest jazz club of Bangkok which is also internationally known for its music. Most of the nights the bar features live music which begins at around 11:00 pm. On weekends the place is so packed that getting a seat post 9:00 pm is tough.
Location: 11 Phayathai Road, Thanon Phaya Thai, Ratchathewi
Timings: 6:00 pm to 2:00 am
Dance the Night Away at DJ Station
DJ Station is a gay institution in Bangkok that witnesses both international and local gay customers. This is a place of quite popular amongst the gay community and stays crowded on both weekdays and weekends. Weekends are comparatively busier.
Every day as the night falls DJ Station gets solid packed with amazing music being played and drinks being served. Various gay couples are seen enjoying their time to the fullest. The place boasts 3 different levels boasting a bar on each level. The first level also features a smoking zone as well as an outdoor terrace. Late at midnight, the drag show begins and shirts come off flying in the air.
Location: 11 Silom 2/1, Silom, Khet Bang Rak, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10500, Thailand
Timings: 9:00 pm to 2:00 am
Take a Trip around Chatuchak Market
Quite renowned amongst traders and wholesalers, Chatuchak Weekend Market is a heaven for the shopaholics. It features a massive collection of diverse merchandise for you to explore and shop. Spread in an expanse of 35 acres this market houses over 8,000 shopping stalls where over 20,00,000 visitors are marked visiting it each weekend.
With such an expanse the market features shops and stalls of almost everything that you wish to shop for. Everything here is on sale almost all throughout the year and the place entertains bargaining. Hence, do try your skills out and fetch what you need at the best available price.
Location: Kamphaeng Phet 2 Road, Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900, Thailand
Timings: The weekend market is open on Saturdays and Sundays from 09:00 am to 06:00 pm, Fridays from 06:00 pm to 12:00 am. Plant sections - Wednesdays and Thursdays from 07:00 am to 06:00 pm.
Shop for Souvenirs at The New Rot Fai Market Ratchada
The newly developed Rot Fai Market Ratchada area is a place to shop for antiques along with treating yourself with some mouthwatering local street food. The market is easily accessible owing to the closely situated underground Cultural Centre MRT. It is also popularly known as the Train market with the entire place being split into long avenues.
Other than antiques the market also sells kitsch curios and secondhand toys. The periphery, on the other hand, features a combination of general items including handbags, clothes, snack stalls, shoes, and so much more. Going above towards the market ent you'll spot rows of fine bars.
Location: Ratchadaphisek Road. It is nestled quite close to the Esplanade Shopping Mall
Timings: 5:00 pm to 12:00 am from Thursday to Sunday
Sip Your Favourite Cocktail at VW Bus Bars
VW bars are unique in itself with Volkswagen buses serving cocktail shakers from within the bus by operating staff. These buses are vibrantly decorated using fine neon lighting and disco balls imparting a perfect bar feel. There is the latest pop music playing on the impressive sound system.
Situated at Sukhumvit Soi 11, the party street of Bangkok these are noticeable from even quite a distance owing to the unique presentation. They certainly not just serve amazing cocktail preparations at affordable rates but also create an ambiance of fun and frolic.
Location: Soi Rambutri, Bangkok, 10200
Timings: 8:00 pm to 2:00 am
Hop on for a Tuk-Tuk Food Tour
Tuk-Tuk is a comfortable three-wheeler that'd take you to places to explore the Best Pad Thai, delicious Northeastern Thai Food, as well as popular home-kind made Thai snacks. While in Bangkok one has to try out the exclusive Thai food, especially on a Tuk-Tuk food tour.
As the sunset sets in you can explore the best eateries of the city back to back while on a Tuk-Tuk. This tour takes you beyond the tourist zones and lets you explore Bangkok like a local. Concludingly, if you're a foodie then this is one of the best things to do in Bangkok at night.
Location: Not specific
Timings: 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm, 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm, 7:30 pm to 11:30 pm, and 8:00 pm to 12:00 am
Find Your Inner Artist at Paintbar Bangkok
Paintbar Bangkok is one of the most interesting places to witness as it combines both art and nightlife in a perfect combination for the ones who'd love to indulge in both at the same given time. There are painting classes run here by trained professionals in a bar. You can, therefore, master those paint strokes while sipping on craft beer, or wine.
The place also serves snacks like nachos and meatballs. There's a professional instructor who would guide you step after step.
Location: Khlong Tan, Watthana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
Timings: 2:00 pm to 10:30 pm (Tuesday to Friday), 10:00 am to 10:30 pm (Saturday), and 10:00 am to 6:00 pm (Sundays). It remains closed on Mondays.
Have Some Playful Moments at Bounce Inc. Bangkok
Bounce Inc. is a climbing center and trampoline park nestled at the topmost floor of the Street shopping mall. This massive entertaining center is open for all and is no less than a delight for teenagers and children of three years and above. Young kids require a guardian to escort them.
With 5,600 square meters, the place offers ample of space featuring various kinds of trampolines - some boast padded walls, some land upon a crash mat, while others feature a 45 degrees slant. There's also a basketball practice net space where one can enjoy the sport.
Location: 5th Floor, The Street Ratchada, Bangkok
Timings: 10:00 am to 10:00 pm
Catch a First-Class Late-Night Movie: SF World Cinema CentralWorld
SF World Cinema is one of the hippest cinema complexes in Bangkok boasting fifteen modern screens is spread in three massive stories. It is located in the largest shopping complex of South East Asia, CentralWorld.
It is operated and owned by the SF Cinema City chain and boasts 5 different kinds of theaters including Directors World Screen and World MAX Screen which flaunts the largest size screen in Asia. Now enjoying a movie at the largest screen of Asia is sure something you'd not like to miss while in Bangkok.
Location: 999/9, CentralWorld, 7th Floor, Ratchadamri Road, Pathumwan, Khet Pathumwan, Bangkok, 10330, Thailand
Timings: Depends on the show timings
Dine at 180-degree Sky Lounge
180° Lounge is nestled on the Grand Swiss Hotel's rooftop and the guests here get to access to dine and enjoy drinks while sitting amidst the stunning views of the beautifully lit Bangkok city. Nestled on the rooftop, amidst a comfortable ambiance, one gets to enjoy drinks while sitting so much away from the hustle and bustle of the day to day life. And with drinks, you can enjoy some mouthwatering dishes.
Location: Grand Swiss Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand
Timings: 7:00 am to 1:00 am
Go Shopping at Talad Neon Night Market
Talad Neon Night market is one of the recently opened markets which occupies quite a centralized location amongst the various recent openings. This fine night market is all set to offer a wide range of souvenirs and fashion stalls along with some local vendors selling delicious local dishes.
There are also vibrant bars located here where you can enjoy a drink after shopping for all that your heart desires. Like all the other night markets of Bangkok, this one too sells a number of regular items including clothing, shoes, handbags, and various other items for you to shop for.
Location: 1087, 167 Phetchaburi Rd, Khwaeng Makkasan, Khet Ratchathewi, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10400, Thailand
Timings: 5:00 pm to 12:00 am
Enjoy a Luxurious Meal at Red Sky- Centara Grand at CentralWorld
Spending some relaxing time in a top-notch bar is one of the must things to do in Bangkok at night. Red Sky is a vibrant and fancy rooftop restaurant and bar in the city. Conveniently nestled on the fifty-fifth floor at one of the popular locations, this bar offers panoramic views of the surroundings.
Part of the Centara Grand Hotel one can club up visiting the bar with some quick shopping session at the CentralWorld shopping mall. A perfect day's deal looks like first shopping and then dropping at this amazing rooftop bar both at the same location.
Location: 55th floor Centara Grand at CentralWorld, 999/99 Rama 1 Road, Pathumwan
Timings: 5:00 pm to 1:00 am
Climb the Ghost Tower
Sathorn Unique Tower also popularly known as Ghost Tower is one of the scariest places to visit in Bangkok at night. It is an unfinished skyscraper, the construction of which was stopped after it was almost 80 percent finished due to a financial crisis. Now a popular spot for tourists to explore during the late evenings this development was planned as a condominium complex.
People say that the development never got completed as being constructed on a graveyard it got cursed. Though the fact still remains a question mark what you can still do is explore this place while on your trip to Bangkok!
Location: It is nestled in the Sathon District between Sois 51 and 53, off Charoen Krung Road.
Have a Drink at Sky Bar- Lebua at State Tower
Sky bar- Lebua is a much renowned and happening place to visit in Bangkok at night as it hosted the boys of Hangover 2 superhit while they were filming in the city. Nestled on the sixty-third floor this rooftop place offers mesmerizing riverside views.
This is a much-crowded place where you won't find the utmost peace but the views are definitely worth a visit. The whiskey bar and the comforting oyster feature a sofa area and an outdoor terrace where you can enjoy a drink.
Location: 1055 SiLom, Khwaeng Silom, Khet Bang Rak, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10500, Thailand
Timings: 4:00 pm to 1:00 am (from Monday to Saturday), 4:00 pm to 12:00 am on Sundays
Catch the Beats at Onyx Nightclub
Onyx Main Stage is Bangkok's first ever nightclub to offer the big-room club style partying which is otherwise renowned in places like Berlin, Ibiza, and Seoul. The place has the best DJs playing for the crowd with confetti bombs and dry ice cannons along with the best laser performances in the city. Concludingly, one of the must things to do in Bangkok at night is to explore the Onyx Nightclub and dance to the tune of some of the finest DJs of the city.
Location: Royal City Avenue (RCA), Block A, close to Rama 9 Road entrance.
Timings: 9:00 pm to 2:00 am