Cabaret and Show Tickets in Bangkok

Thailand's capital city includes some incredible cabaret shows among its "night angels" - which ones are the most famous? In this article I'll tell you the best ones

Carla Yaquer

Carla Yaquer

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Cabaret and Show Tickets in Bangkok

Calypso Ladyboy Show|©Sreekanth Raveendran

Delve into Bangkok's energetic nightlife scene, where the cabarets sparkle with their splendour and diversity. From its famous theatres to classic restaurants and cruise ships with fascinating shows, the Thai capital offers a nightlife that is second to none.

The atmosphere is vibrant on every corner and Bangkok is established as one of those cities that never sleeps. From family shows and classical entertainment, to cruise ships with captivating shows. In this article you will find a selection of the best cabaret shows with prices - get ready to immerse yourself in the glittering and fascinating life of Bangkok's best dancing, singing or music shows!

Calypso cabaret show in Bangkok

Calypso Cabaret|©Fleur
Calypso Cabaret|©Fleur

Explore the thrilling experience of the Calypso Cabaret show in Bangkok, located at the Asiatique Calypso Cabaret by the river. Book your ticket for Cabaret Calypso and get ready for an unforgettable evening full of glamour and talent.

This type of show offers a variety of 16 different acts for a single ticket. The ladyboy performers, dressed in dazzling costumes, will delight you with a variety of musical tunes and stunning dance performances inspired by Las Vegas, Korea and Thailand.

If our previous option takes you to the heart of Thai traditions, with Cabaret Calypso the mission is to offer you one of the best avant-garde shows in town, with pop hits, Lip Sync, dancing and surprises to infect you with the charm and energy that one of the things to do in Bangkok at night has to offer.

Interesting details

  • Price: from €27 per person.
  • Duration: 75 minutes.
  • What you need to know: This type of show takes place at 7.30pm to fit in with your schedule. Before the cabaret show you can also choose to have dinner at the Calypso restaurant. The shuttle service is flexible and is offered from 4 locations in the city, including Sathorn Pier for convenience.
  • What the tour may include: entrance to the Calypso cabaret show with its 16 acts.

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Dinner and show at Sirimahannop

Another interesting proposal is to book a dinner at Sirimahannop, which is located on a ship docked on the Chao Phraya River. It is a ship that dates back to the reign of King Rama V. Can you imagine anything more picturesque?

It also includes an entertainment show on board and a typical Thai dinner with two appetizers, main course, dessert and a non-alcoholic cocktail or soft drink. A plan to take some of the best pictures of your trip.

Details of interest

  • Price: from €50 per person.
  • Duration: Around 2 h to 2:30 h.
  • What you need to know: On board the boat you have amazing views of Bangkok.
  • What the tour may include: Dinner with two appetizers, main course, dessert and entertainment on board.

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Dinner show and live music on the Alangka cruise ship

Alangka Dinner Cruise|©Kalboz
Alangka Dinner Cruise|©Kalboz

For those who want to combine a cruise in Bangkok with the night shows in the city of angels, this is the perfect activity. Don't hesitate and book a dinner cruise in Bangkok and embark on a luxury experience aboard the Alangka Dinner Cruise, where delicious Thai cuisine, breathtaking night views of Bangkok and a captivating traditional dance show merge together.

Enjoy a feast for your senses. On one side you listen to a live band while recharging your batteries with a buffet that includes a variety of local dishes. Exquisite international seafood-based dishes are also on offer, all while you cruise the waters of the River of Kings, the Chao Phraya River.

See iconic sites such as the Grand Palace; Wat Arun, the Temple of Dawn; Wat Phra Kaew, the Temple of the Emerald Buddha; Wat Kalayanamit Woramahawihan, Kanlayanamitr Temple, known as some of Bangkok' s finest temples come to life when night falls. This unique experience on the Alangka cruise with dinner and live music will leave you with unforgettable memories of the vibrant and fascinating city of Bangkok.

Details of interest

  • Price: from €36 per person.
  • Duration: 2 hours to 2:30 hours.
  • What you need to know: On board the boat you have panoramic views of the city. The boat per se is already attractive and once on board you have everything you need to spend a lively evening while appreciating this capital city from another perspective.
  • What the tour may include: 2 hour cruise. Live music. Traditional dance show on board the ship. Buffet style dinner. Some drinks such as tea, water and coffee.

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Dinner and show at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Bangkok

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Bangkok|©veroyama
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Bangkok|©veroyama

Be captivated with a unique dinner and show experience at the prestigious Mandarin Oriental Hotel Bangkok Cross the Chao Phraya River aboard a teak boat for a fascinating evening in the epicentre of the Kingdom of Siam.

Indulge in the best of Thai cuisine, a selection of exquisite dishes at Sala Rim Naam restaurant. This place is known for its dedicated customer service, combining classic Thai food and international fusion while enjoying a vibrant cultural show.

Watch the hotel's professional dance troupe perform traditional dances, battle scenes and folk dances amidst a multi-coloured stage. This type of show combines Thai cuisine and performance art to offer you an unforgettable evening of flavour and entertainment. If you have only 1 or 2 days in Bangkok this is a perfect way to get a taste of the city's culture, as it concentrates several activities into one experience.

Details of interest

  • Price: from €102 per person.
  • Duration: 3 hours.
  • What you should know: this type of show usually starts at 19:00, so plan your schedule in advance to enjoy the whole show.
  • What the tour may include: transport service to and from your hotel. Dinner. Rice boat ride across the Chao Phraya River to the Mandarin Oriental hotel. Folkloric show.

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Dinner cabaret show and boxing demonstration at Mirinn Theatre

People on stage|©a r n i s
People on stage|©a r n i s

If you're looking for a fun-filled night of entertainment with all the classics of Bangkok, don't miss the Mirinn cabaret show. The phrase "a great show that shines everywhere" accompanies the performances at this theatre, which welcomes you from the entrance with performers in dazzling costumes as a prelude to their colourful acts on stage.

Marvel at the choreography of the corps de ballet and let yourself be carried away by the vibrant music. One of the special features of this activity is that it combines traditional Thai dance and contemporary choreography, all enlivened by a talented cast of performers. In addition, you can enjoy a Muay Thai boxing demonstration and other acrobatic feats.

You can choose between regular or VIP seating for an even more special experience and of course don't forget to try their cocktails and dine on an international or traditional Thai menu - don't miss out on this unforgettable night with the Mirinn cabaret show in Bangkok! This is the perfect experience to get the most out of Bangkok in seven days or less.

Details of interest

  • Price: from €28 per person.
  • Duration: 80 minutes.
  • What you need to know: This show is often referred to as 'the cabaret extravaganza' for its commitment to bringing together the widest variety of performances, decorations, music and exponents of Thai culture.
  • What the tour may include: Entrance to the Mirinn Cabaret. Dinner with choice of menu. Boxing demonstration.

Cabaret show at the Golden Dome in Bangkok

Golden Dome Cabaret Show, Bangkok|©Ryo Tezuka
Golden Dome Cabaret Show, Bangkok|©Ryo Tezuka

For a glamorous night out in Bangkok, don't miss the Golden Dome Cabaret Show! In a dimly lit, blue ambience, you can enjoy a variety of acts where drag queens take over the stage with their luxurious performances.

Sit back and marvel at the elaborate backdrops and performers dressed in extravagant costumes. Enjoy a seamless, non-stop experience through 10 amazing acts, each steeped in cultural references and on-trend pop culture.

Details of interest

  • Price: from €17 per person.
  • Running time: 60 minutes.
  • What you need to know: this theatre offers its show in two time slots from 5pm onwards.
  • What the tour may include: entrance to the Cúpula Dorada cabaret.

Family classical Thai dance show with dinner at Nopparat

Nopparat Dinner & Show|©Alan & Flora Botting
Nopparat Dinner & Show|©Alan & Flora Botting

Looking for a traditional cultural experience in Bangkok, the Nopparat Dinner & Family Thai Classical Dance Show has your name written all over it!

The show offerings in the "city of angels" are geared towards exploring the passions in an oriental atmosphere, however, this capital city also offers alternatives for family nights out, and learning about Thai culture.

Enjoy a delicious Thai dinner served in an elegant traditional restaurant where the atmosphere, live music and staff are in keeping with the local style. The acclaimed show features richly ornamented costumes, different types of Thai dance, and cultural performances such as Khon (Thai mask dance) and Thai boxing. The Nopparat venue is one of the largest of its kind with a capacity of over 250 spectators at any one time.

Details of interest

  • Price: From €24 per person.
  • Duration: 90 minutes.
  • What you should know: It is suitable for all the family. It is available from 7pm onwards.
  • What the tour may include: it includes dancing, boxing and dinner in the best classical style.

Private Explorer Gay Show

Gay Cabaret|©Truus, Bob & Jan too!
Gay Cabaret|©Truus, Bob & Jan too!

Thailand's exotic capital is also capable of raising the decibels with other types of shows. Such is the case with the Gay Private Explorer, a show inspired by Magic Mike. This experience offers you a private tour of Thailand's gay nightlife for you to enjoy like the locals.

This type of experience is highly personalised, tailored to your interests and preferences, in fact, the places to visit are not on an official list. Share with your guide your tastes and preferences and be prepared to visit the best bars, clubs and shows in the city, with cabarets and gay scene highlights to ensure your maximum enjoyment for 3 - 4 hours.

You will be able to discover local secrets and tips that you would otherwise overlook, and you can also feel free to ask all the burning questions on your mind to your friendly host. Plus, you'll enjoy a drink in two Gogo showrooms, adding even more excitement to a memorable experience.

Interesting details

  • Price: from €155 per person.
  • Duration: 3 - 4 hours.
  • What you need to know: this is one of the longest running activities on Bangkok nights. How does it work? Once you have made your booking, you will exchange communication with your host to choose the places to visit according to your tastes. You are guaranteed at least two venues with shows in the best contemporary Thai cabaret style.
  • What the tour may include: a couple of drinks from two different venues. Expert guide service on Bangkok's gay scene. Private tour.

Transvestite Cabaret Show "Alcazar Cabaret"

Alcazar Cabaret|©Sergey
Alcazar Cabaret|©Sergey

Immerse yourself in the dazzling experience of the Alcazar Cabaret, a transvestite cabaret show that has captivated the world since its establishment in 1981.

Initially, the Alcazar Cabaret theatre had a limited seating capacity of 350, which was not enough to meet the growing demand of national and international visitors. However, in 1990, the theatre was completely renovated into an architecturally impressive venue with a capacity of approximately 1200 spectators. Today, it is considered the best transvestite cabaret show in Pattaya.

This type of show brings together around 100 perform ers with state-of-the-art lighting and sound technology.

Details of interest

  • Price: from 50 € per person.
  • Duration: 60 minutes.
  • What you should know: this type of show is presented all year round and is renewed monthly, which guarantees innovation in its presentations. Even if you have already seen one of their events, they will surprise you. The shows are usually offered in three time slots starting at 7pm.
  • What the tour may include: entrance to the Alcazar Cabaret show.

Tips for the best nightlife and cabaret shows in Bangkok

Dancing women|©Thomas
Dancing women|©Thomas
  • Dress code consider that in most of these shows the dress code is semi-formal or formal.
  • The language of the shows, knowing that the audience for these shows is international, English becomes the language of communication between Thais and foreigners.
  • Children under the age of five can usually enter the shows free of charge, but it is always advisable to confirm with the operator once the show has been selected.
  • Photos at the end of the shows at the end of the shows - without exception - you will see that the artists call for photos with them, these photos have an additional cost. The experience is fun, but let's just say it takes us by surprise. Before having your photo taken, ask for prices.
  • Drinks and taxes are often not included in the entrance fees. Consider this information when planning your outing.
  • Many people opt fortransportation on their own, which is convenient if you are staying at the show's hotel or very close to it. For the rest of the cases, for convenience, it is best to hire the full service.
  • Finally, here is a post with the best things to do in Bangkok.