Welcome to the June edition of our monthly events roundup! Each month, we’ll be sharing the best Siem Reap events in our magazine. So check back regularly or follow us on Facebook to know about upcoming events in town!
June’s official holidays are:
- June 1: International Children’s Day
- June 18: Kings Mothers Birthday
Also in June are the local elections, voting day is Sunday June 4, and parades and peaceful demonstrations are already being seen around the country, as well as official party and government announcements reminding people to vote.
The social calendar is also full in June, a huge number of events taking place throughout the month, here’s a preview:
June 1: Lemongrass Garden Spa Launch at Baby Elephant Boutique Hotel
Lemongrass Garden Spa are one of Siem Reap’s favourite spas, offering great service and traditional Khmer massage. Now opening their newest spa at the Baby Elephant Boutique. The event will indulge with drinks and canapés and sample massages!
June 2: Open Mic Comedy Night with Next Step FC
Next Step FC is a football club providing opportunities to young players in the Siem Reap community, to give them the very best chance at a professional football career. The open mic fundraiser is sure to bring a lot of laughs, you’ll forget that you’re helping! Want to get in front of the crowd? Take the mic and you’ll be treated to drinks.
Where: Footprints Café
When: Friday 2 June at 7.30pm
More info: Open Mic Comedy Night with Next Step FC
June 2: Pub Quiz for the Cambodian Peace Museum
The Cambodian Peace Museum is a project under way by the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies. A very important centre for Cambodia – learn more at the event. Rosy Guesthouse is famous for their fundraising events so get a group of friends together and book a table early.
June 11: Community Bike Ride
Operators Butterfly Tours is pleased to invite local and foreign friends on a bicycle ride through the countryside. A half-day ride from 2:00 to 5:30 pm. Book prior to 9 June on 086 959 569 or firstname.lastname@example.org to find out the meeting place.
When: Sunday 11 June
Where: On application
Cost: Free, bring your own bike
More info: email@example.com or 086 959 569
June 23 & 24: C’est la Fete de la Musique – World Music Day
Taking place over 2 nights at Laundry Bar; dance, music and performances to celebrate the world music day. Full line up still to be announced.
Where: Laundry Bar
When: Friday and Saturday 23 & 24 June
More info: Fête De La Musique Siem Reap’s Facebook Page
June 30: Beer Festival Party at Island Bar
Music and drink specials all night, entertainment includes Mr Kevin Sysyn featuring Karis.
Where: Island Bar, Angkor Night Market
When: Friday 30 June Beer Festival Party
More info: Beer Festival Party