Some of the most popular and famous entertainment venues are the cabaret shows featuring glamorous ladyboys! Alcazar Show is the largest and most well known of these.
Cabaret Show Pattaya
are several venues in Pattaya offering fantastic cabaret
shows, most running two shows a day, and are hugely popular with
tourists so are always busy. The shows feature a large number of
dancers generally performing many dances in traditional and glamorous
outfits to music from around Asia, and sometimes with a little comedy
routine thrown in.
The shows are always well received and leave the audience feeling uplifted and thoroughly entertained. The main attraction of these shows are the performers, who are extremely glamorous, very well made up and wear exquisite dresses; all of whom are men (also known as ladyboys), which the area is very well known for.
The largest venues are:
- Alcazar Show
Although you will find some smaller, but equally good, shows around. If you are in Pattaya a 'ladyboy' show is definitely a must see.
Alcazar Show Pattaya
Tiffany's Show Pattaya
Colosseum Show Pattaya
Around Walking Street you can find several bars with Thai Boxing rings in them where Thai Boxers will spar with each other until a tourist volunteers to enter the ring.....
To see a genuine Muay Thai fight head to Pattaya Boxing World on a Wednesday or Friday - a large venue located on Sukhumvit Road in North Pattaya (opposite Bangkok Hospital), here you will be treated to some top quality fighting.
Pattaya is rich in entertainment venues for all the family! Some other evening entertainment for the family includes:
Tuxedo Illusion Hall
Located next to Central Marina on Second Road, here you can have a fun family evening out experiencing a range of illusions and dancing!
There are several cinemas in Pattaya located in Central Festival Shopping Mall, Central Marina Shopping Mall, Royal Garden Plaza and Avenue Mall. The cinemas are all modern with many screens and show movies in both English and Thai; for an English showing just check for an (E) after the movie title. Here you can enjoy the latest release blockbuster or experience a Thai film!
There are many restaurants in and around Pattaya offering live entertainment along with your evening meal. A few are:
- Sandbar by the Sea - at Dongtan Beach, with various live singers and bands throughout the week.
- Ruenthai - located on Second Road, Pattaya, offering daily entertainment of traditional Thai dancing and music.
- Mr 99 - on Beach Road, Pattaya; a steak and seafood restaurant with nightly entertainment from their in-house Filipino Band.
- Red Steps - Beach Road, Pattaya; offering live music throughout the week.
- Green Tree Restaurant - Beach Road, Pattaya; with live music from a band most evenings.
- Hard Rock Cafe Pattaya - fantastic live music from various international artists.
- The Mood Blues Cafe in Pratumnak - featuring nightly live jazz and blues performances.
Ten Pin Bowling
Why not have a family evening of ten pin bowling in one of Pattaya's five bowling alley venues! You can find bowling alleys at:
S. F. Bowl - Central Festival Shopping Mall
P.S. Bowl - Third Road, Pattaya
Pattaya Bowl - Srinakorn Center, Second Road Pattaya (pool and snooker also available here)
Rhythm & Bowl - Avenue Mall
O.D. Bowl - O.D. Hotel, Pratumnak
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