What's Going On This Month In Phuket?
Phuket is not a sleepy town that gathers only a few times a year for the occasional community festival or holiday; there’s something big and fun happening almost every day! Here’s a guide to what’s going on in Phuket this September, that way you can leave the house, or the hotel, with a plan!
Sept. 11th through the 13th – From 8:30 am to 8:00 pm is the 8th Annual Doubles Smash at Dusit. The Doubles Smash is a tennis event for charity, welcoming all competitors, male and female. The proceeds will go to benefit the handicapped Children’s School in Pa Khlok. It’s located at Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket, and the application fee is 1,000 baht per team
Sept. 12th from 7:00 pm to 12:00 midnight, is the “ABBATASTIC!” event. Huge musical event with a large buffet, wine, beer, and fabulous raffle prizes. You could win seats at Mamma Mia in or Priscilla, Queen of the Desert in England, including hotel, or a weekend at the Sheraton Grande, among many other very valuable prizes. Entrance fee is 2500 baht.
Sept. 12th from 7:00 pm till 2:00 am is the 5th Anniversary Party for Twinpalms Phuket. Entrance to this event is free, dress casual, as well as complimentary drinks and snacks. There’ll also be scheduled DJs for entertainment.
Sept. 13th from 10:00 am until 12:00 noon – There’s a FREE Computer Clinic in Laguna. If you’re having problems with your computer, come by the Sandwich Shoppe Laguna, and bring your questions, and your computer!
Sept. 19th through the 20th from 7:30 am to 8:00 pm is the International Clean-up Day event! This event, held and sponsored by Scuba Cat Diving and KonTiki, is being organized to help clean up the underwater part of Phuket, –both divers and non-divers are welcome to participate. The event will be held in Racha Yai, Patong, Naiharn, and you can find more information on ScubaCat.com.
Sept. 19the from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm is the Sea Bees Diving and SSI Clean-Up Day 2009 event. Another Clean-Up Day event that divers can participate in, to clean up the underwater around Phuket; there’ll be free food, coffee, and drinks, and equipment will be available for rent. More info at Sea-Bees.com.
Sept. 19th through the 20th from 7:00 pm to 10:30 pm is the Aussie Chef Ben O’Donoghue at Dusit Thani Laguna event. Chef Ben O’Donoghue will be serving up a delicious authnetic Italian meal at the ‘Modern Wine Dinner’ featured by the La Trattoria restaurant, Phuket’s premier Italian restaurant. On the 20th, there’s “Surfing with Chef Ben” – a brunch held from 11:30 am to 3:00 pm. Dinner is 2500 baht, brunch is 1400 baht.
Sept. 19th through the 23rd from 7:30 pm until 11:00 pm is the Sense of Occasion event at Banyan Tree Phuket – “Tadashi Sawauchi, Kaiseki Master Chef from Okura Tokyo’s classically elegant ‘Yamazato Restaurant’,” will be coming to Tre’ Restaurant to present diners with a traditional eight course dinner, four night in a row.
Sept. 20th from 10:00 am until 12:00 noon there’s another FREE Computer Clinic in Chalong. This one is at the Sandwich Shoppe Chalong.
Sept. 24th through the 26th from 11:00 am until 8:00 pm is the Phuket International Hospitality Show event. There’ll be three days of live demonstration for hotel amenities, and conveniences, specifically arranged for hotel managers and owners, as well as other hotel and resort professionals, to see the latest hotel industry innovations.
Sept. 27th from 10:00 am until 12:00 noon there is another FREE Computer Clinic in Chalong, also at the Sandwich Shoppe.