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10 Reasons You Should Countdown to 2022 at ICONSIAM

The countdown events at ICONSIAM, the luxurious riverside mega mall launched in 2018, have been enjoyed by tens of thousands of people in Bangkok, there to see in person the spectacular firework displays, and marvel at the stunning setting of the shopping complex nestled on the banks of the mighty Chao Phraya River.

When you think of iconic locations around the world to see in the New Year, London’s Big Ben, New York’s Times Square, and Sydney’s Opera House would be perhaps the first to spring to mind. ICONSIAM has put Bangkok firmly on the map as a global New Year’s Eve celebration destination, and it is certainly up there with the very best.

This year’s concept of “Win the World for Thailand” is a reminder of the many incredible attributes that combine to make the Kingdom such a special place, one loved by people from across the world. Superb illuminations, popular musical acts, and energetic cultural performances are just some of the reasons to attend what will be a night to remember!

1. Thailand’s Biggest and Best World-Class Countdown Event

ICONSIAM in collaboration with TAT (the Tourism Authority of Thailand), together with government and private entities, have established the superb Amazing Thailand Countdown to be the most spectacular and extravagant of countdown events in all of the country. Thais, expats and tourists alike will be blown away by the awe-inspiring sights of radiant firework displays, coupled with the natural beauty of the Chao Phraya, Bangkok’s River of Kings, at the Amazing Thailand Countdown 2022 on New Year’s Eve.

2. An Incredible Eco-Friendly Firework Display Like No Other

Amazing Thailand Countdown 2022 at ICONSIAM attendees are in for a real treat, as the fireworks extravaganza to welcome the arrival of the New Year promises to be bigger and better than ever before, stretching more than 1,400 meters across the impressive river. The marvelous effort to illuminate the sky above the mall is thanks to a team of Japanese pyrotechnics experts, who have incorporated Thai sticky rice into the ingredients of the rockets, so that the fireworks produce less smoke, limiting environmental damage.

3. Safety Comes First at Amazing Thailand Countdown 2022

With the health concerns of revelers a top priority for the event’s organizers at ICONSIAM, stringent measures shall be in place on the night to ensure the safety of all those who are in attendance. Visitors will be asked to check their temperatures and must be wearing face masks to be admitted, with ICONSIAM following the government Amazing Thailand Safety and Health Administration: SHA Plus guidelines, requiring proof of a minumum of two Covid-19 vaccinations, and the passing of an Antigen Test Kit (ATK) on the night.

4. Kids Are Sure To Be Thoroughly Entertained at ICONSIAM

There promises to be fun for all of the family at ICONSIAM on New Year’s Eve, both at the countdown event and on the big day itself: catch a movie at the ICON CINECONIC “Thai Airways Smooth as Silk” Premier screen, with your own luxury sofa providing the ultimate in relaxation to make those magical movie moments all the more enjoyable. Children will love the ICONSIAM Kids Avenue and ICONEDUCATION Zone, including the popular Bangkok Dance Academy and Viemus Music School venues to keep them entertained.

5. It’s Easy and Convenient To Travel to and From ICONSIAM

ICONSIAM has many convenient transport options, none more so than the BTS SkyTrain system which runs directly to the adjoining Charoen Nakhon station on the Gold Line that connects with the wider network at Krung Thon Buri station, the free shuttle bus service running from BTS Krung Thon Buri, and the free shuttle boat service to ICONSIAM from BTS Saphan Taksin that runs every day between the mall and Sathorn Pier. The mall also has extensive car parking facilities for those wishing to drive their cars or motorbikes.

6. Enjoy the Cool Weather at Venues With Outdoor Seating

ICONSIAM makes for the perfect destination for some outdoors, al fresco dining, so what better day is there than New Year’s Eve to take advantage of the fantastic weather during Thailand’s cool season? Blue by Alain Ducasse, Hong Bao, HOBS, Nice to Meat You, and Fallabella are just some of the notable restaurant options that boast stunning views of the river, and make for ideal spots to soak up the atmosphere on this most exciting of events in the calendar – Bookings are advised to secure the best seats in the house.

7. Thrilling Performances by Celebrity Artists at River Park

Lovers of live music are certain to be excited by the exceptional line-up of well-known and well-loved artists who shall be performing for the eager crowds, with the mini concerts to get underway on December 31 from 5pm. Slot Machine, The Toys, Stamp, Burin, Joey Boy, and Two Popetorn are some of the star names who’ll be there to make this a night to remember, and help you celebrate the start of the New Year in style – the program of the evening’s entertainment is expected to have concluded by approximately 1am.

8. New Year’s Gift Shopping at ICONSIAM World of Gifts

Why not indulge in some retail therapy to uncover those special New Year’s gifts, prior to joining Thailand’s most breathtaking countdown, Amazing Thailand Countdown 2022? At ICONSIAM you can find over 1 million items from all over Thailand and the world as part of their ICONSIAM World of Gifts – popular choices include international gift baskets from foodies’ favorite Dear Tummy, craft creations from Thai designers at ICONCRAFT, Thai essential products at SOOKSIAM, and Japanese gift baskets at SIAM Takashimaya.

9. Be Dazzled by the ICONIC Multimedia Water Feature

Experience the intriguing combination of water, light, and sound with moving imagery that is the ICONIC multimedia water feature, sure to thrill anyone with its enthralling 4D display. This fountain has been fitted with special air-pressure nozzles to project water 35 meters into the air, producing shapes that move in all directions, and images to represent Thai identity onto a water wall – the end result is a display that’s the pride of Thai people, as well as a first-class iconic attraction that draws visitors from all corners of the world.

10. Take Photos at the Stunning Alangkarn Waterfall

Visitors to the mall on the evening shall have a window of opportunity to take photos and videos of the countdown event that shall be with them for a lifetime, and there’s no better destination to take those all-important snapshots of than ICONSIAM’s Alangkarn Waterfall. The 15-meter tall waterfall was created by Ghesa Water & Art – it is the longest fountain dance in Asean, with the beautiful string of water bringing to mind the powerful rain from the heavens which have always blessed Thailand for such a long and prosperous time.

There are also have some excellent promotions to consider: you can get a Siam Gift Card if you spend THB 10,000 per bill in ICONSIAM and SIAM Takashimaya, or you spend only THB 8,000 per bill if you are a True or VIZ card member. This gift card has in total more than THB 400,000 of vouchers to redeem, getting your New Year off to the best start.

To find out further details on Amazing Thailand Countdown 2022 you should visit the ICONSIAM website, which can be found at: