Phare Circus, a social enterprise supporting education and performing arts training in Cambodia, brings you three exciting shows during July. Book now for ‘Eclipse’, ‘Khmer Metal’ and ‘White Gold’ – all with exhilarating storytelling, acrobatics and daring stunts set to high-energy live music.
Made in Cambodia Market is the intimate setting for free live performances of traditional dance and talented local musicians. Check the schedule here. Choose from music from Brak Sophanna’s ‘B Band’ on Fridays from 6pm and Khmer folk and classical dancing on Saturdays from 6pm, and Little Squirrel Band on Sundays at 6pm during July, on the market’s central stage area.
DFS Group, the world’s leading travel retailer, is paying homage to destinations around the world this June and July with the launch of its “Local Festival” campaign. The Local Festival celebrates DFS’ global destinations with unique customer experiences and a curation of localized food and gift products at nine DFS stores around the world. At T Galleria by DFS, Angkor, coconut oil popcorn and a coconut juice bar by Coco Khmer await visitors. The interactive #WishYouWereHere photo booth featuring Cambodia’s landmarks and monuments gives you a chance to win a specially curated Local Festival Gift Set.
Public Holidays and Important Dates
While there are no official holidays or religious observances during July, there are some international dates to celebrate – such as USA’s Independence Day on 4th July and France’s Bastille Day on 14th July.
Plastic Free July is marked annually here in Siem Reap with a number of events aimed at raising awareness of the environmental concerns of plastic waste. Read our special Plastic Free July Challenge feature here.
July 4: Cambo Beach Club 4th July Celebration
It’s stars and stripes all the way at Cambo Beach Club’s Independence Day celebrations this July. Party with music from DJs from 4pm till late.
July 6: AMBOH Pop-up Shop
AMBOH, the Cambodia-made espadrille shoe brand, opens its first pop-up shop at Artillery! For a limited time only, find all their shoes in the café. Join the opening night for a very special evening, including a 10% discount on all products, free tapas and happy hour on beers or wine.
- Where: ARTillery, Wat Bo Road
- When: Saturday 6th July, 6-8pm
- Cost: free
- More Info: Facebook
July 12: Dr Rich Allen in Siem Reap
In this practical, one-day workshop, hosted by ABCs & Rice, you’ll hear from Dr Rich Allen, the world’s leading authority on how to apply what we now know about how the brain learns in the classroom. Pick up some valuable techniques you can use to seize your students’ attention, help them experience immediate moments of success and keep them immersed in the learning process.
- Where: Centre for Khmer Studies
- When: Friday 12th July, 8am – 5pm
- Cost: $10 for teachers at International schools and is free for teachers at NGO schools. Light lunch and snacks will be provided.
- More Info: Facebook
July 14: Le Brunch du 14 Juillet
Come and enjoy a special edition of Victoria Angkor Resort’s already famous Sunday Brunch in honor of French National Day! Expect French themed live music and the best of French cuisine: imported cheeses, homemade and imported “charcuterie”, imported oysters, home smoked salmon and French classics like onion soup, Escargots de Bourgogne (Burgundy snails), Frog legs, Boeuf Bourguignon, Blanquette de veau and a lots more!
Don’t miss this unique chance to have a taste of authentic French cuisine in Siem Reap!
- Where: Victoria Angkor Resort & Spa
- When: July 14, 11.30am – 3pm
- Cost: $29 net, including free flow of white / red / sparkling wine and access to the swimming pool , gym and kids’ club facilities.
- More info: Facebook
July 14: French National Day
Let’s join together to celebrate The French National Day. Be ready for a barbecue party prepared by Khéma Angkor, lucky draw, live music and dancing in the presence of Her Excellency Eva Nguyen Binh, Ambassador of France to Cambodia.
- Where: The Passage, between Khéma Angkor Restaurant and Bred Bank.
- When: July 14, 6pm – midnight
- Cost: Adult pre-sales: $18, on site: $20, table for 10: $150, kids under 12: $10. Tickets include 1 drink, food and 1 lucky draw ticket
- More Info: Facebook
July 20 – 21: Siem Reap Has Talent!
Do you have what it takes to win Cambo Beach Club’s talent contest? First prize is $500, so register your act (all talents welcome!) by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org before July 10, and you could be in with a chance!
- Where: Cambo Beach Club
- When: Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st July, 11am – 7pm
- Cost: Audition fee $2
- More Info: Facebook
Also Don’t Miss…
Our pick of daily and weekly events at some of our favorite venues in town!
Music lovers, don’t miss The Butterfly Pea‘s live music sessions twice a week! Kiss Bang Bong, Siem Reap’s acoustic duo will bring 50s to 80s mixes by the pool every Thursday (6pm – 8pm) and Sunday (4pm – 6pm). Free admission.
Wouldn’t it be great if there was a beach in Siem Reap? Guess what? Cambo Beach Club made this wish come true. Not only do they have a huge pool surrounded by fine white beach sand, they also organise themed pool parties and happening. Sundays are family days with Soma Jazz Band during sunset. On Monday afternoon starting at 2pm you’re welcome to join in their classic music pool party. Wednesdays are ladies nights, with Latino pool parties and get 2 for 1 drinks. On Fridays you ring the weekend with their disco funk pool party. See you at the beach!
Plenty of events to be enjoyed at Courtyard by Marriott! On Wednesdays, we have Ladies’ Night at Upperdeck (5pm – 1am), when all ladies get to order any drink and enjoy one round for free. Fridays (5pm – 9.30pm) bring us Street Food Party with authentic street food offerings, starting from just KHR 5,000! Saturdays mean
Pizza and Pasta Party at Courtyard’s Lok Lak restaurant from 11am – 2.30pm. Enjoy all-you-can-eat pizza and pasta offerings for $15++ inclusive of free flow chilled juice, soft drinks and 1 draft beer at Upperdeck. Start the day right on Sundays with Courtyard’s famous Sunday Brunch at 11am for only $17++ per person. Dine in style on Sunday evenings (5pm – 6.30pm) with Courtyard’s Sunset Specials: Witness a spectacular sunset whilst enjoying a special 3-course set menu curated by Executive Chef Chanrith Van. $19++ per person inclusive of 1 cocktail. Find all the details about above events on Facebook!
Celebrate Summer with Le Meridien’s deliciously creative cuisine made from Cambodian mango, daily at the Lobby Lounge. Or taste unique petit plates at the Naga Bar, daily and starting at USD 4 / plate. For the Ultimate Spa retreat Le Méridien Angkor Spa, is the place to be. Visit their Facebook page for the latest updates and happenings.
Free-Flow Brunch: Enjoy an unlimited selection of eggs, Cambodian breakfasts, freshly-baked breads, danishes, cereals and homemade yoghurt, including hot and cold drinks. $10.90++ per person. Saturdays, Sundays & Public Holidays from 6.30am to 3pm. More info on Facebook.
Weekends are always fun at Memoire Palace Resort! Relax by the pool, take a refreshing dip and indulge in the buffet-style weekend pool brunch. Adults $18+, children $10+ and under 5s are free. Saturdays & Sundays, 11am – 3pm. More info on Facebook. Do you have kids? Then don’t miss the Kids Bakery Class, available on Saturdays. $18 per person, more info here.
Khmer Community Class: Join the yoga community class that brings together Khmer, foreign residents and travelers. Available to all levels and body types, free for all locals. Mondays from 6.30pm – 7.45pm; Book by calling +855 63 964 864 or email email@example.com. More info on Navutudreams.com.
Come to Rambutan Restaurant each Friday for lunch or dinner and enjoy the special Green Season promo: Friday’s Choices! Enjoy one cocktail or mocktail + one starter + one main + one scoop of sorbet for only 15 USD. Free access to the pool included as well! More details on Facebook.
Cultural Dinner & Performance: Enjoy an enchanted evening at the beautiful courtyard with performances from elegant Apsara dancers (Mondays and Fridays), and Bokator (Wednesdays and Sundays). Set menu from $35++ per person, a la carte also available. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Sundays from 7pm – 8pm. Book by calling +855 632 1234 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Sound of Sofitel: Relax in Sofitel’s lobby while listening to the music of their pianist, playing the best of smooth jazz and classical repertoire, followed by an ancient Cambodian harp resonate. Then move to their Explorer’s Tales Bar from for a truly enjoyable evening of wine, tapas and live music. Pianist: Mondays – Saturday, 1pm – 5pm. Harpist: Daily 5pm – 6pm. Guitarist: Tuesdays – Saturdays, 6pm – 9pm. More info on sofitel-angkor-phokeethra.com.
Who Said Sundays are for sleep-ins? It’s time for Victoria Angkor Resort’s famous Sunday Pool Brunch! Expect imported oysters, home smoked salmon, grilled meats, seafood, cheeses and deserts. Only $25 nett per person including free flow of white / red / sparkling wine AND access to the pool, gym and kids’ club facilities! Every Sunday from 11.30am – 3pm. More info on Facebook.