Yoga, wine dinners, live music, shibari, Pet Expo, and, of course, special deals for the moms out there.
Happy Mother's Day weekend, Bangkok. If your mom like dogs, take her to The Deck or the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center. If she likes wine, take her to Lava. If she likes getting nasty on the dance floor or shibari performances, well, there's space for that too.
This is the first of what is likely to be many monthly collaborations with Lights Out at nightlife hang Mustache, this time with Mikey Mike, Kid Massive, and Sam Linden. Entrance is free between 9-10pm, and 9-11pm for ladies—including two glasses of bubbly. B300, Mustache
This hot dining spot on Thonglor is turning on the wine tap for an evening this weekend with five burgundy wines to pair with five special dishes from Chef Jeriko. The wine starts flowing at 6pm. Tickets here, Lava
From Thursday to Sunday, it’s all about our furry friends at Queen Sirikit National Convention Center, featuring more than 300 booths for pet products and services to go with the competition. Free entry, Queen Sirikit National Convention Center
The lyrical lunatics are back, as the Bangkok Poetry Slam from Lyrical Lunacy returns for yet another round of storytelling and poetics at Live Lounge. Compete to win a B1,000 cash prize. B300, Live Lounge
BK was pleased to introduce you to the new momo hang at Tibet Gate this week. Now, you can go for a whole new type of evening. B500 buys you a thenthuk noodle dish or momos, and they’re saying you can debate life and death with a resident monk. Free entry, Tibet Gate
Emo and pop punk take over the Rock Pub on Friday, featuring six bands who will take over this spot with, as ever, a heavy dose of metal and nostalgia. Tickets here, The Rock Pub
Ride up to the 61st floor for a unique guest shift with Yung Shen from Backdoor Bodega, Malaysia, at Vertigo and Moon for cocktails inspired by hip-hop and street design. Free entry Vertigo and Moon
If you want a pet-friendly way to celebrate Mother’s Day weekend, The Deck in Phrom Phong has you covered. From 11am-3pm, it’s all about the pets, the booze, and an a la carte brunch. Free entry, The Deck
Four bands take to the stage at Thonglor’s favorite spot for live music on Saturday, including The Tarantinos, Shadow Colonies, Tamlin, and friends of the magazine Zeitgests. B250 Speakerbox
Nothing says love like flowers, and Gigi is putting on a special event for moms this Saturday. Take your mom and get one free Flower Pizza at this favorite brunch and dining spot. Free entry, Gigi Eatery and Cafe
What’s your mom got to do with this party? Nothing. But you can pop around for a strawberry daiquiri, Latin dance shows, DJ Vadim, and a live Latin Band. B400, Havana Social
For Saturday and Sunday, Quince and Siri House are all about the moms for brunch and dinner. Moms get any two dishes marked with a heart free of charge. There will be special prizes and polaroid family portraits. More info here, Siri House / Quince
Lily Fu’s is the hot dim sum spot on Soi 11, but this Saturday they’re putting on a spread for moms on Saturday and Sunday. Check out their ever interesting dumpling options and moms get free-flow Oolong tea. B499, Lily Fu’s
Jam will be tugging at threads this Sunday as Sathorn’s favorite dive invites Space War, I Play Alone, and Gigamon to warm up for a shibari performance in the bar. The party goes from 8pm to late. B300, Jam
OFD at DeCommune this weekend, one of Bangkok’s all-time favorite spots for live music and underground acts, with FTK, Scott Noise, Popo, R1, and Spellbound. More info here, DeCommune.
So, you’ve filled your body with every poison imaginable? A bit of yoga will sort you out. Head to Benchasiri Park this weekend for practice in breathing, mobility, pilates, and stretching. B250, Benchasiri Park