End the year with a bang. (To be updated.)

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White Party 


One of the biggest gay parties of the year runs for four days.

Dec 28, 30, 31, 7pm. GMM Live House, 8/F CentralWorld, Ratchadamri Rd., 02-101-6881;
Dec 29, 3-7pm. Hi-So Rooftop Bar, 29-30/F, So Sofitel Bangkok, North Sathorn Rd., 02-624-0000; B2,500-4,000 at whitepartybangkok.com.


Meta Music Festival

A two-day electronic dance music festival culminating in the New Year’s countdown, featuring KSHMR, MAKJ, Purple Haze by Sander van Doorn and many more.

Dec 30-31. Oasis Arena, Show DC, Rama 9 Rd. B1,500 for two-day ticket available here.


Beam NYE 2019 


Live sets from hip-hop DJs Southside, Ralphy.wav and more.

Dec 31, 9pm. Beam, 1/F, 72 Courtyard, Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor), 02-392-7750. B700-800 via Ticketmelon, or B900 on the door (includes 1 drink).


Glitter & Glam


New Year’s Eve countdown & celebration, with nonstop entertainment from special guests including DJ Jane, 2elements, Renato S and more, plus dance performances and aerial performers from Cirque Du Soleil.

Dec 31, 9pm. Insanity Nightclub, 234 Sukhumvit Soi 12, 02-653-2923. B800 ladies/ 1,000 men (includes one drink).


New Year's Eve: Players Ball Edition

A hip-hop New year's party featuring performances by Justin James, Gwise, The Next Level (Band) and Sugar Babes (Dancers).

Dec 31. Sugar Club, 37 Sukhumvit Soi 11, 082-308-3246. B800  (includes one drink).


Diamonds Are Forever


New Year’s Eve party with resident band Foreign Xchange and US guest DJ Fingaz.

Dec 31, 9pm. Levels, 6/F, Aloft Hotel, 35 Sukhumvit Soi 11, 082-308-3246. B1,000 (includes one drink).


All That Glitters is Gold!


Live jazz from Wombat band and Mr. Haze feat. Isaac.

Dec 31, 8pm. The Iron Fairies, 394 Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor), 099-918- 1600. Free.


Gold Rush New Year's Eve at Nowhere


Enjoy four hours of free-flow cocktails, wines and local beer (10pm-2am) for B1,500, with music from guest DJs.

Dec 31, Nowhere, 6/F, Tha City Loft hotel, Ekkamai Soi 6, 094-516-6663.


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Space Time x Soulbar x Whiteline


Three floors of live bands and DJs curated by Bangkok’s favorite soul hub and underground bar.

Dec 31, 9pm. Whiteline, Silom Soi 8, 087-061-1117. Free.


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Star Wax Mag Take Over!


Sip on yadong to jazz and funk beats from France’s DJ Coshmar and DJ Ness.

Dec 31, 9pm. Studio Lam, Sukhumvit Soi 51, 02- 261-6661. B200.


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New Year’s Eve


A party in three zones, covering techno, house and chillout.

Dec 31, 10pm. Mustache Bar, 544/5 Ratchadaphisek Soi 7, 081-844-7080. B500.




Dress up as a superhero for the chance to win a two-night stay at Sheraton Okinawa Sunmarina Resort in Japan.

Dec 31, 7pm. The Drunken Leprechaun, 4 Sukhumvit Soi 15, 02-309-3255. Free.


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Wolf of Sukhumvit


Go out like a baller with free-flow booze 26 floors above Asoke.

Dec 31, 5pm. Sky On 20, 26/F, Novotel Bangkok Hotel, 19/9 Sukhumvit Soi 20, 02-009-4999. B2,500- 100,000.


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Cocktail En Rouge


Rooftop celebration featuring four hours of free-flow (6-10pm).

Dec 31. RedSquare Rooftop Bar, 25/F, 27 Soi Sukhumvit Soi 4, 02-667-5808. B2,900.


In The Sky


A two-floor, three-zone rooftop party featuring 15 DJs, a saxophonist and dancers.

Dec 31, 7pm. Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park, 199 Sukhumvit Soi 22, 02-059-5555. B1,490 advance or 2,490 on the door (includes 3 drinks).


Cactus NYE Party


Yen Akat’s hip bar promises indulgent French oysters, smoked salmon and more with a rooftop bonfire.

Dec 31, 7pm. Cactus, 15 Yen Akat Rd., 083-437-3515; 02- 249-1451. Free.


NYE at Mahanakhon Skywalk

For a celebration boasting the highest vantage in the city, look no further than Mahanakhon Skywalk, where you can ring in the New Year with a live band and entertainment and spectacular views of the city's fireworks. Entry to the 74th floor indoor observation deck is priced at B2,800 inclusive of free-flow soft drinks, a glass of prosecco, an oyster bar and canapes, while the 78th floor outdoor observation deck costs B12,000, which includes a Swan Lake ballet show on the Glass Tray, a lighting show, a balloon releasing celebration at midnight, two glasses of Champagne, an oyster bar and canapes. 

Mahanakhon SkyWalk, 74, 75, 78/F, King Power Mahanakhon, Narathiwas Rd., 02-677-8721 ext. 4045.


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A Night in The Glitzy City


Countdown with 26th-floor views over the river.

Dec 31, 7:30pm. Attitude, 26/F, Avani Riverside, 257 Charoen Nakorn Rd., 02-431- 9100. From B2,019, including a glass of Champagne, to B28,019, including a four-course set menu for two and a bottle of Billecart-Salmon Champagne.


Countdown Celebration


Not one but three firework shows, with live streams from Tokyo (10pm), Hong Kong (11pm) and the real thing at midnight.

Dec 31, 5pm. The Sky Terrace & Crystal Box, 19-20/F, Gaysorn Urban Village, 127 Gaysorn Tower, Ratchadamri Rd., 02-253- 3999. B1,700 via bit.ly/2QsBVoL (includes welcome drink) or B2,000 on the door.


Beat The Heat


DJs Groove, Kori Mafi and Chazin on The Westin Grande’s 7th-floor open-air bar with a pool.

Dec 31, 9pm. 7/F, The Westin Grande Sukhumvit, 259, Sukhumvit Soi 19, 02-207-8000. B999 in advance at goo. gl/RVR5Jc, or B1,300 on the door (includes 1 drink).


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Flavas Pool Party

Get the party started super-early—four whole days to be exact—with this pool party featuring a live band and DJs spinning jazz, funk, disco and soulful grooves.

Dec 28, 2-8pm. Felicita Rooftop Bar & Grill, The Key Premier Sukhumvit Bangkok, 12 Sukhumvit Soi 7, 02-255-1988. B300 (includes one drink).


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The Commons


Party from the afternoon onwards with live DJ sets and bands, food vendors and plenty of drinks.

Dec 31, 1pm. The Commons, 335 Thonglor Soi 17. Free.


Double Drop 2018: NYE Pool & Riverside Party!


Celebrate for 13 hours straight starting with a rooftop pool party in Sukhumvit, before heading to the riverside with the Bangkok techno crew for more NYE vibes. Package tickets B1,000 (access to both pool and riverside parties) at Eventpop.

Dec 31, 2pm-8pm, DoubleTree by Hilton, Sukhumvit Soi 26. B450.
Dec 31, 6pm-3am, Mango Tree On The River, 240 Yodpiman River Walk Shopping Paradise, Building D5, Phranakhon Atsadang Rd. B700.


Whisgars New Year's Eve Celebration

Toast the New Year with special cocktail promotions from B180 and B400 discounts on prosecco from B1,550 to B1,150 at this classy whiskey and cigar lounge, open from midday till late.
Whisgars,16 Sukhumvit Soi 23, 02-661-3220. Free.

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Countdown Party at Craft

For a night filled with drinking and DJ party beats, head to Sukhumvit 23's craft beer garden, where there will be a special two-for-one promotion on selected beers—buy three large beers for the chance to be entered into the lucky prize draw, with a top prize of a bottle of Glenfiddich 12-year-old Scotch whiskey worth B4,400.

16 Sukhumvit Soi 23, 02-661-3220. Free.


Feasts and Free-Flow

If you prefer your countdown celebrations with a heavy dose of food and free-flow, then look no further than BK’s indispensable guide to the best feasts, buffets and set menus for every budget. 


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