What’s Happening in Taipei: August Events

August events calendar in Taipei

Need some August plans? Check out these events in Taipei!

Dear Taipei,

Gah, it’s so frikken hot! But that’s Taipei in the summer time for you, right?

If it’s your first time here in the summer time, or you’re planning a trip over soon, I’m sorry to say that there’s no easy way to get used to the heat!

So the best thing you can do is try to just try to make the most of it by heading out and about, and enjoying some of the activities on offer. Remember, in winter time, we’ll be wishing for the warmth!

Here’s my round up of 10 events in Taipei to check out over the course of August

August Events in Taipei

Spartan X World Gym Training Session (August 5)

A free training session at Daan Park to prepare for the Spartan X World Gym challenge held in October in Kaohsiung. Learn more here (Chinese only)

Mango Pool Party (August 5)

“Come see A.I. DJs drop the hottest pool party tracks at Road Castle Pool! And the fun doesn’t stop there because once we’re finished we take Mango to Taiwan’s newest and biggest nightclub…A.I.!! See you at the pool! And remember to keep your wristband to get into A.I.!!” Get the details here.

Summer Crush Pool Party (August 5, 12, 19, 26)

There’s a swanky pool party to enjoy every Sunday at the W Hotel. So grab all your poolside essentials, and get ready to make a splash! Discover more here.

Music Night, Beer, Tea, and Food – Open Mic / Open Jam Session (August 8)

“Everyone is welcome! Come to play music or just listen. The event is free. Eat international cuisine. Drink craft beer, wines, and spirits. Or a wide assortment of tea. We are a bunch of open-minded people who want to create a welcoming platform which is free for improvisation and exploration…” Learn more here.

Taiwan VR Meetup for August 2018 (August 11)

A chance to learn more about VR and try out some VR experiences for yourself. The event will be conducted in English.  Read more here.

Simple Market 簡單市集 (August 12)

There will be handmade goods galore at this humble outdoor market. Read more here.

KOR Social – Islay Scotch (August 15)

“For this KOR Social, our host Elroy Tay invites you to indulge in 5 types Islay Scotch that range from the rarest of Islay scotch to the world’s most peated scotch. Islay, the southernmost island of Scotland, is renowned for its peated & oceanic flavors. 5 food bites of modern French Cuisine will be prepared by Chef Pierrick Maire & Chef Cyril Hou from S RESTAURANT…” Get the details here.

Late Night Alumni (August 17)

American house group Late Night Alumni is performing at Legacy for one night only. Discover more here.

GOOD Market (August 19)

A market on Taipei’s beloved Yanji Street featuring vintage and second-hand goods, as well as works from emerging designers. Discover more here.

Taiwan Ska Fest Vol. 2 (August 31)

The Taiwan Ska Fest Vol. 2 held at Pipe Live Music will gather ska performers including Balkazar (TW), Petty Booka (JP), The Reggae Riddims (TW), The Toasters(USA) x Skaraoke (TW), and Mary Bites Kerry (TW). Read more here.

Did you spot any events you’re interested in attending? Hope this little list helped make your August that much more enjoyable 🙂


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