There are many attractive places in Bangkok to visit, and to save you from the troubles of having to decide where to go, we have hand-picked a list of the best places you should go to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Bangkok. Pick one of the places in our list and see how people in Bangkok celebrate and spend the last day of the year!

1. Rooftop restaurant and bars

Rooftop restaurants and bars provide a dining experience like no other, offering a magnificent view of the cityscape. Sit back and enjoy a delicious meal and marvel at the bright lights of Bangkok’s nightscape with a glass of liquor at our choice of Rooftop Restaurants.

If you’d like to spend a nice quiet time with your loved ones, rooftop restaurants and bars are one of the best places we recommend to spend your New Year’s Eve in Bangkok. The beautiful Bangkok nightscape will create a perfect romantic atmosphere for both of you, while you have a delicious dinner and drinks with nice music to go along with it to heighten the mood.

Bangkok Sky Restaurant is a classic buffet restaurant with a relaxed atmosphere. It serves a great array of seafood, Asian food, and western-style dishes. If you want to luxuriate in a nice meal while savoring the cityscape at the tallest building in Bangkok, there is no better answer than Baiyoke Sky Hotel buffets.

You can purchase Discounted Tickets to Baiyoke Sky Hotel Buffet right here!

We’ve also written a blog about Where to book Baiyoke Sky Hotel Buffet, so if you want to find out more about it, click here to read on! 

2. Khao San Road

If a crowded street party with folks from all over the world gets you excited, Khao San Road is just for you! ‘The center of the backpacking universe’ is an ideal spot for New Year’s Eve, as all the shops, bars, clubs are open late into the night to celebrate the passing of the final day of the year, and welcome the first light of the new year.

Parties are held in practically every shop within Khao San Road which is one of the reasons a lot of backpackers visit Thailand around the end of the year. The festive atmosphere with blasting music and partying is surely one of the best ways to spend the last day of the year!

3. Dinner Cruise on Chao Phraya River

Another luxurious New Year’s Eve option you can do is to feast on a dinner cruise onboard a cruise ship alongside the Chao Phraya river. Witness magnificent artistic architecture and a Thai traditional live performance during the cruise.

If the rooftop restaurant and bars option were to admire the cityscape from sky-high, this Chao Phraya River dinner cruise option showcases a different nightscape view to admire, if you’re lucky, you’ll get to see fireworks as you glide along the river. Be sure to check out our list of Chao Phraya river dinner cruises here.

Check out our other blog to see the different dinner cruise tours you can go on!

Chao Phraya River Cruise Selection Guide

If you particularly want to celebrate New Year, embark on a relaxing journey when Bangkok becomes an entirely different place after the sun sets and night lights illuminate the wondrous capital. Enjoy the highlight of this cruise, the countdown to 2019! say farewell to an eventful 2018 and welcome the New Year. Check out these one of a kind opportunities to spend your New Year right now!

Board these cruises to enjoy an ultimate night of entertainment! Along with what we mentioned above, enjoy a night filled with live music, a disco, and a special cabaret show. You also get to play games onboard the cruise and win awesome prizes. To top that all off, witness the beauty of spectacular fireworks igniting over the Chao Phraya River!

4. Asiatique The Riverfront

Here’s another landmark in Bangkok you should visit. A large open mall which is located alongside the Chao Phraya river. Asiatique holds many events in Bangkok including both Christmas and the New Year. It is the biggest event held here, where people gather and do a countdown accompanied by performances and fireworks.

There are 2 world-class shows you can watch at Asiatique. Check them out below!

5. Central World

This is another one of the most famous places during New Year’s Eve. They hold annual Light Up events at Christmas which is the best place for a Bangkokian to participate and enjoy the festive atmosphere of winter, and also during New Year’s Eve.

A free street countdown concert happens which has many shows from Thai artists and finishes the celebration with fascinating fireworks.

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