Christmas Markets in Bangkok, Nov-Dec 2018

23 November 2018, BKK Kids

It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas! Here’s where to go to do some shopping, as well as to get into the spirit of the festive season. (Events are listed chronologically.)

AF Christmas Market: Students and members of Alliance Française de Bangkok will display their talents and share them with you. Find gifts such as decorations, jewelry, kids’ clothing, arts and crafts, toys, spa products, books, gastronomic products, and more.
Where: Alliance Française de Bangkok, 179 Wireless Rd, Bangkok
When: Sat, 24 Nov, 11am-4pm
Price: Free admission
Contact: 02-670-4200

Danish Christmas Bazar in Bangkok: An afternoon of charity and Danish Christmas “hygge” with fun Christmas activities for kids and the children’s Santa Lucia Parade. Try Danish traditional Christmas food and specialities, and buy handcrafted traditional Danish Christmas decorations and products from leading Danish brands. Also, there will be a charity raffle.

Where: Emporium Suites, EL Floor, Sukhumvit Rd (BTS: Phrom Phong), Bangkok
When: Sun, 25 Nov, 12pm-4pm (12.30 lighting of the tree, 2pm Santa Lucia Parade)
Price: Free admission
Contact: 082-251-0039

Xmas Giant Hope Fair 2018: The Christmas Hope Fair is the biggest event of the year, a fun day of shopping, dining and chatting. Come and join 110 entrepreneurs, artisans and designers and find those unique, hand-crafted gifts in categories such as gourmet and healthy food, fashion and cosmetics, baby and kids, wellness, art, craft and home decor. Vendors donate through this event to the children from the slums of Bangkok by supporting the HDF Mercy Centre association. Also, Santa Claus will be greeting kids from 3.30pm.

Where: 2nd Floor, Rembrandt Hotel, Sukhumvit Soi 18 (Asoke), Bangkok
When: Thurs, 29 Nov, 11am-8pm
Price: Free admission
Contact: contact@hopefairbangkok.com

Bangkok Accueil Marche de Noel: A Christmas market, held on the grounds of ACACIA’s Sathorn campus, offers a festive setting for food, shopping and fun!

Where: ACACIA Bangkok, 4/2 Prasat Suk (Yen Akat Soi 2), Sathorn, Bangkok
When: Sat, 1 Dec, 4pm-8pm
Price: Free admission
Contact: 084-136-1133

Teddy Bears Charity Christmas Tree Lighting CeremonyAn exciting evening awaits, with a live pianist to tune your mood into the festive season; Christmas carols; and a visit by Santa Claus. Festive goodies, Christmas cocktails and teddy bears will be on sale with proceeds donated to the Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre. A wide selection of festive goodies will be on sale through the holiday season.

Where: Lobby, Rembrandt Hotel, Sukhumvit Soi 18 (Asoke), Bangkok
When: Sat, 1 Dec, 6pm (lighting ceremony starts at 6pm)
Price: 350 baht for a teddy bear (please reserve in advance; can be collected from 1 Dec 2018 at the hotel)
Contact: 02-261-7100

Creators Fair – Holiday Edition: Over 55 creators offer their unique creations, from kids’ products to fashion, food and home decor, which make great gifts.

Where: Jasmine City Hotel, Sukhumvit 23, Bangkok
When: Thurs, 13 Dec, 9am-2pm
Price: Free admission
Contact: creatorsfairteam@gmail.com

Swiss/German Christmas Market and Celebration: An opportunity to buy lovely gifts or to enjoy some Swiss/German delicacies or Glühwein. Children of all ages can join various activities during the Christmas workshops in the afternoon. In the evening, a delicious Christmas buffet will be presented and various Christmas performances and shows will entertain the guests.

Where: RIS Swiss Section, 6/1 Ramkamhaeng 184 Road, Minburi, Bangkok
When: Thurs, 13 Dec, 2pm-10pm (2pm market & Food, 3pm kids’ workshop, 5pm performances, 8pm Christmas party & Santa Claus)
Price: Free admission
Contact: 02-518-0340

Sansiri Winter Market Fest #6Shop, eat, drink and be merry at the 6th edition of this annual outdoor winter fest, featuring 170 vendors, a 4 metre tall “Santa Gashapon”, a Santa Garden to explore, live music by a number of Thai musicians and pop stars, and plenty of other activities.

Where: T77 Community, Sukhumvit 77, Bangkok
When: Sat-Sun, 15-16 Dec, 4pm-10pm
Price: Free admission
Contact: 02-201-3999

Christmas Market at Blue Parrot: Festive shopping, food & drinks, and activities for kids, including Christmas make up & tattoos, workshops with Atelier 49, games (tickets available at the entrance), and surprise treats!

Where: Sathorn Soi 10, Sathorn Rd, Bangkok
When: Sun, 16 Dec, 3pm-7pm
Price: Free admission

K Village Christmas Market 2018: This year is set to be K Village’s biggest festive market, with indoor and outdoor spaces, under the theme ‘Fun with Family and Friends. Enjoy food booths and food trucks, shopping, games, workshops and more. There will also be Christmas carols, a street show, a special appearance from Santa Claus, and live evening performances (from 7.30pm) by Mean Band, Ink Waruntorn, Attention Please Band, Rhythm Nation Band and Mr. T and the Happy Meal Band with Tee The Voice.

Where: K Village, Sukhumvit Soi 26 (Rama IV side), Bangkok
When: Fri-Tues, 21-25 Dec, 11am-10pm
Price: Free admission
Contact: 02-258-9919; www.kvillagebkk.com

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