Plenty of Phuket events in October, which is a great time to come around if you’re a tourist; less people, great weather, and plenty to do as things cool off. Before we get into what’s going on this month, let’s get the regular Computer Clinic events out of the way, –that happens every month, and it’s so boring to write the same thing, three times.
So for all interested, you can go on over to the free computer clinic on the 11th, 18th, and 25th, from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon. On the 11th, it’ll be at the Laguna Sandwich Shoppe, and on the 18th and 25th you can find them at the Chalong Sandwich Shoppe location.
October 5th through 6th from 1:00 pm until 11:30 pm the Recycle Art & Music Festival event is scheduled, where there will be live music, performances, and art exhibitions, with a focus on environmentalism; there’ll be a bicycle ride around Phuket to clean up garbage. Located at Rawai Art Village, Sai Yuan Road, Nai Harn.
October 6th from 7:00 pm until 11:00 pm is the Show Time! Wine Dinner with Francis Ford Coppola wines event. Dinner will be served under the stars, accompanied by a selection of Coppola’s wines, and then a film.
October 8th through10th from 8:00 am 6:00 pm, there’ll be the Software Park Forum, or IT Architect Conference, located at the Merlin Beach Resort is an valuable event for local software business owners, vendors, etc., for promoting mutual benefits from new opportunities in the field.
October 9th through November 9th from 7:30 to 12:30 am, the Art Men 5 at Hung Fat’s exhibit goes on for a month, and on display will be modern art, created with found items and natural elements from the island.
October 10th from 10:00 am until 1:00 pm is the PIA Worldcup Football Festival event; men everywhere will be overjoyed! And probably quite a few women too.
October 10th from 10:00 am until 6:00 pm the Annual Pro Dive Event 2009 will be held at the Aqua Master on Chalong Pier. They’re serving refreshments, demonstrating new products and equipment, and there’ll also be prize drawings.
October 11th through the 13th from 8:00 am until 8:00 pm there will be Asia’s First Alternative Ownership Conference held at Millennium Resort Patong, for hotel and resort owners mainly, looking for new equipment, products, and opportunities in the industry.
October 14th from 8:00 pm until 11:00 pm the Punchline Comedy – Live Int’l Stand-up Comedy event at Holiday Inn Resort Phuket, Patong, –look forward to a great evening of comedy!
October 17th from 7:00 pm until 2:00 am the Beach Fun-Fest at Catch Beach Club, located at the Twin Palms resort, –charity event, fnds will go to a Children in Need program, ticket prices are 1,000 Baht.
October 18th through the 26th the Phuket Vegetarian Festival will be held all throughout Phuket as part of an annual holiday, –something great for tourists and locals!
October 20th through the 22nd from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm Phuket International Academy 350 Sports Camp, held at the Academy for kids 8 through 14, the cost per day is 500 Baht.
October 23rd is Chulalongkorn Day, and a Public Holiday; celebrates the King, Rama V, who abolished slavery in Thailand (then Siam).
October 23rd through the 25th from 8:30 am till 10:30 pm is Adventure Weekend at the Banana Adventure Camps, mainly an event for adolescents and teens, supervised, though parents are welcome to join; there’ll be BBQ, drinks, light sports, and other activities.
October 25th from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm is the Sunday Sunset Party held at Le Jardin at Mercure Patong Phuket, unlimited beer and wines, and cocktails on tap, for 490 Baht, as well as hot and cold hors d’ouevres.