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Bangkok Nightlife

Bangkok Nightlife

Bangkok is Thailand’s capital city which is globally known for its scenic beauty, recreational activities, food, and most importantly, it’s phenomenal Bangkok Nightlife. The city appears to come to life when the sun sets and offers the best of the best experiences that may not be witnessed in rays of the sun - probably a vampire lifestyle but the best one.

Many people assume that the night scene in Bangkok is targeted solely towards the youngsters, but this is a prevalent misconception, as the city offers varieties of things catered towards every age group.

And to shine a light on them, we have curated a shortlist of things that can be enjoyed at night in Bangkok. We hope it helps the next time you visit this incredible place and want activities to keep you busy and elevate your Thai trip.


Nightlife in Bangkok


Top 3 things to experience from Bangkok’s Nightlife


Markets are the specialty of Thailand, with the abundance of varied markets such as floating, weekend, train, and more; Night Markets in Bangkok is by far the best ones.

Many markets can be seen throughout the city, some every day, some on weekends, and some on special occasions, but definitely many elevating Bangkok’s night appeal. Night markets typically are set up around 5 pm and last all night; they offer a wide variety of food, retail therapy, entertainment, chill ambiance, and an opportunity to be familiarized with their rich Thai culture.

Every night market is distinctive and offers something unique to the visitors, like The Talad Neon Night Market, which is surrounded by neon lights and jazzes the whole shopping experience while offering all the hip activities found at a bar, disco, or club.

Night markets are a must-visit place if you want the varied Bangkok nightlife experience; from a hip upbeat experience to a more slow-paced romantic experience, there is a night market for everyone and for every mood.


Talad Neon Night Market



This is definitely the scene for youngsters and party lovers, however not limited to them. Street parties and red-light districts provide a night full of fun, dance, music, and cheap drinks. Places like Khao San Road, Nana Plaza, and Soi Cowboy allow their nightclubs to venture their operation outside their premise towards the street, making it appear like a grant party.

These parties not only offer cheap drinks, food, and dancing but features movies and other similar entertaining activities. While Khao San Road and Soi Cowboy offer similar things in a similar fashion, Nana Plaza has something different to lure people. The party here is not a traditional street party as it is organized in a three-story building filled with casinos, a go-go bar, karaoke, food, music, and most importantly, dance clubs.


Bangkok Block Party



Sky bars are essentially rooftop bars at the numerous tall hotels across Bangkok that offer a breathtaking 360 view of the entire city.

Every sky bar is distinctive and caters to a specific style, mood, and occasion; there are luxury date night spots, hipster hangout spots, live DJs and dancing bars, traditional bars, and more. Lebua Sky Bar and Vertigo are the most common and fan-favorite sky bar places in all of Bangkok.

Lebua Sky bar, which on the 63rd floor of the Dome at State Tower, has a stunning view of the Chao Phraya River, and beautiful interior décor makes it an excellent photo-shoot place. And not to mention offers delicious food, fancy drinks, and incredible hospitality.


Lebua Sky Bar Bangkok


While Vertigo, on the other hand, is located at the top of The Banyan Tree Hotel, the best things about this bar are its unique architecture, breathtaking view of the Cosmo city, and delicious premium drinks. This sky bar has a modern, classy feel to it, definitely a place for fancy dates, professional meetings, and any other formal gathering. 

Other than these, hundreds of other sky bars showcase Bangkok nightlife exceptionally well, such as The Eleven Sky bar, near the Sukhumvit area, and offers mouthwatering Peruvian and Japanese food along with undeniable drinks like no other. They also have new DJs every single day to spice up the retro fun vibe of the bar and not to let things go stagnant and dull. Definitely ideal for friends who want to groove on the beat.