Pattaya enjoys a reputation to some extent – a party city. In most cases, Pattaya entirely lives up to its reputation. Can you image that a city has both beautiful beaches and party overnight? After a day of sunbathing and shopping, a walk through its vibrant walking street will offer you the best nightlife in Thailand. Dozens of discos, hundreds of bars with flashing neon signs, Pattaya is waiting for the next real party animal.
1. Pattaya Walking Street
Get ready for some endless fun bars at Pattaya Walking Street, where you would bewildered by the sheer variety of bars on offer. As the center of nightlife, world-famous Walking Street is home to over 80 go-go bars, hundreds of highly-rated discos and bars.
2. Tiffany Cabaret Show
Watching Tiffany Cabaret Show is a wonderful experience, full of colors, flashes, feathers, capturing modern and traditional elements of Thailand. This song and dance performance is humorous, luxurious, elegant and at the same time fascinating.
Set up in 1974, this show has been a celebrated affair ever since. The love story - "Be Italian"; the Chinese piece -"The Glory Flower" ; the popular Bollywood song -"Maharaja"; Gloria Gaynor song - "I am what I am" all are the renowned shows over here. You must enjoy them as an essential element of Pattaya Nightlife.
3. Alcazar Cabaret Show
Your friends will definitely ask you if you visited the Alcazar cabaret show when they knew you just came back from Thailand. Alcazar Cabaret Show is one of the most famous ladyboy performance in Pattaya. Suit for all ages, the show is full of glamorous entertainment and exotic activities. The cabaret theatre has a seating of 1,200 and state-of-the-art light and sound systems.
4. Live Music Bars
The famous Walking Street has the most live performances, from dusk to dawn. When you first step into this most famous street in Pattaya, you will find the Stone House on your left. It was a fairly new place to open for the first time in late summer 2014. It is a full-time live music venue with two bands and hosting special Thai superstar concerts around the month. It is a good venue for all live music fans, Thais and foreigners to visit.
5. Go-Go Bars
For some people, their main reason to Pattaya is Agogo Bars or strip clubs. In some sense, Pattaya is really a sensory heaven, satisfying varies of people with its animal magnetism. There are hundreds of agogo clubs dotted around the city in different shapes and sizes. You can find polished, shiny super clubs to small back street affairs that only seat a handful of patrons. There is a club for everyone.
6. Ladyboy Bars
Ladyboy in Thailand (or Katoey, transgender) is Pattaya's most beautiful landmark. As the most popular area to see the ladyboys in Thailand, you could see ladyboys everywhere in Pattaya. It's said that the number of ladyboy in Pattaya is more than 1% of the city's Thai numbers, the highest in Thailand. Pattaya has many bars offering a mix of girls and ladyboys. There are also some specialist bars populated entirely by ladyboys. They are hot, sexy and hard to identify among girls.
7. Beer Bars
If you are looking somewhere to relax rather than crazy nightlife in Patthaya, a more local experience in Beach Road Soi 7 is for you. Cheaper than that in Walking Street, those bars are probably the best place for backpackers and budget travelers. Only cost you as cheap as 65 baht a cup of local beer here. While it's still a good place to meet girls and make some new local friends. Enjoy the chatting!
8. Muay Thai Show
Watching an evening of Muay Thai boxing is an exciting experience for young and old. Pattaya Boxing World and MAX Muay Thai Pattaya are the best of the most exciting stadiums. If you think a live Thai boxing match might be brutal and are generally more 'martial' than 'art', mind the type of the Thai boxing you booked. Some stadiums also offer culture shows and exhibition fights on which you will leach the fascinating history of this unique aspect of Thai history and some typical fighting skills.
9. Thepprasit Night Market
Thepprasit Night Market is the biggest and also amongst the most popular local bazaars in Pattaya. It's also known as Pattaya Weekend Market for opening only on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. This is a place to prepare gifts for people who're going home - get yourself a few bargains and fill your mouth with noodles, spring rolls and banana pancakes. Prices are reasonable with tones of goods you don't usually find in other night markets.
10. Pool & Beach Bars
Pattaya is increasingly being described as a potential "Eastern Ibiza ", as the number of pool parties and venues increases, this is the name of a city that is increasingly making money. Of course, Pattaya has all the necessary ingredients - an international and lively crowd, a club and party atmosphere overnight, great weather, beautiful sunset, and above all the swimming pool along the beachside. Enjoy the wet and wild parties every day of the week!