After a 3-year hiatus, the Bangkok Bar Show is back for its 2022 edition. Taking place between November 4-6, here’s everything you need to know, from location to ticket pricing and exclusive one-night-only events. By Lisa Gries
Everybody’s favourite celebration of all things bar industry is back. This year taking place in a fancier-than-ever location and with a crazier-than-ever lineup, read on for what Bangkok Bar Show 2022 has in store this time around, and gear up to “Chai-yo” your heart out.
Bangkok Bar Show makes its boozy return for 2022
Founded by industry heavy-weights Niks Anuman-Rajadhon and Colin Chia, the Bangkok Bar Show prides itself in being Thailand’s only real trade show for the bar industry and its followers. An annual fair for lovers of fine spirits, it seems like Covid-19 only gave the power couple more fire to round up a glorious revival.
This year, they’re going bigger and better with a prime location inside the prestigious and historic Royal Bangkok Sports Club. Taking place right next to the horse-racing track at Henri Dunant Hall, the space will be transformed to showcase some of the best spirits in the region, and highlight notable personalities for all fans of the craft. The official dates for the show are November 4-6, with a special opening party held at Zuma on November 3. More deets below.
Seminars and masterclasses
All seminars will take place inside Henri Dunant Hall at the Royal Bangkok Sports Club. The curated series this year will focus on education, fine drinking, and inspiration. An interesting perspective for both trade insiders and consumers, it is a space for sharing knowledge of the cocktail scene. Here’s the lineup:
Guest shifts, parties and takeovers
Would it even be Bangkok Bar Show if there weren’t any guest shifts and parties? Catch up with some of the region’s most iconic personalities at various drinking dens around the city. A full daily schedule can be found below:
Bangkok Bar Show 2022 tickets went on sale from October 1, on Ticketmelon. Early bird tickets are priced at THB 300/day (INR 660), and THB 500/day (INR 1,100) at the gate. All tickets include two drinks of your choice from any booth of your choice.
[All images courtesy of Bangkok Bar Show]
This story first appeared on Lifestyle Asia Bangkok