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Stunningly dressed dancers at the carbaret show in Phuket
Written by Vibha on May 4, 2020 Share on

Simon Cabaret Show in Phuket, Thailand

Opened in 1991 Simon Cabaret show in Phuket, an evening full of glamorous entertainment without a doubt is one of the best entertainment one can get in Phuket. Very well established for its professional entertainment venue with a capacity of 600, one can get a taste of live extravagant performances, luxurious and intimate theatre with hi-tech equipment. With 3 shows that happen everyday, while you enter you may be as crystal clear but when you leave you would be confused as their performers are more of a man than you will ever be and even more of a woman too known as Thailand’s kathoey (ladyboy) dancers. 

This show happens on the Patong beach, which highlights the nightlife of this place. Suitable for all ages, this performance is staged on a well decorated platform adding to which the performers also dress up very glamorously flaunting powerful musical dance performances in flamboyant costumes and ornaments. This international show is a mix of modern and traditional acts with jaw-dropping performances and dance styles ranging from Broadway, Latin, Chinese, Korean and International and more, actors from all over the globe perform here in Thai, Bollywood and Chinese songs and their appearances are really overwhelming. Whereas, some of the performances also include dancers starring tribal themed outfits ornamented with feathered bands and adornments. And finally ends after the breathtaking traditional cabaret dance performance, with flaunting a beautiful blonde lady of Marilyn Monroe.

Happy performers at the carbaret show in Phuket
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Tips for Simon Cabaret Show in Phuket

  • Best time to visit and stay in Phuket would be from November and may.
  • The theater opens  30 minutes before show time and the show is open from 6.00 p.m. to 11.00 p.m, show duration is about 1 hour and 15 minutes. Surprisingly they are very strict with timings and most days shows finish under an hour. 
  • There are 2 ticket options ranging from 600 -1000 baht and varies depending upon the- Regular ticket or VIP ticket you choose. The show is functioning throughout the weekdays and weekends – 3 times a day: 6:00 p.m, 7:45 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. however, during the Royal Ploughing Ceremony the timings may differ.
A beautiful women dressed up for a carbaret show
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  • The regular ticket will be up on the second floor and is away from the stage, whereas VIP tickets are upfront close to the stage and give amazing views.
  •  Shared or private transfer options are available with both pick-up and drop-off services from areas like Patong, Kalim beach, Karon, Trai tang, Kata area, Kamala area and the Phuket town, depending on the tour you book or on your agent. Remember that the private or shared pickup may be an hour/ 30 minutes prior to the show timings, and it is advised to be in your hotel lobby or at the meet up point 10 minutes prior. 
  • Drinks are available at the bar before and after the show and drinks cannot be brought into the theater. You will be allowed to carry only your water bottles inside, no food items are allowed either.
  • This place is a 7 minutes drive from the main Patong area, you are advised to take a tuk tuk or taxi to the venue at Patong Beach. this would be the most comfortable and affordable way to reach the spot. If you’re staying in phuket, the ride takes about an hour. The cheapest way would be to travel by bus which is air-conditioned or the Songthaew- open buses, depending on the weather conditions and on how comfortable you would be. 
  • Kids of age below 3 do not require a ticket, and infants below the age of 12 months are not permitted to the show. 
Image of performers at the cabaret show
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  • There is no specified Simon Cabaret dress code for the visitors, you  must wear decent and comfortable clothes to the theater. 
  • Do keep in mind, for clicking pictures with the stars of the show you will have to pay an additional cost of 100 baht per dancer and cameras are not allowed inside the theater however after the show the cast lines up outside for a photo. 
  • It is recommended to book your tickets 2-3 days before the show for better seats. 
  • This activity can be booked on a group or on a private basis. 
  • Print out your voucher or show an e-voucher on your mobile phone at the counter ticket along with a valid photo ID/passport with the voucher number to exchange the ticket at the entrance and note that the voucher is valid only on the tour date and time specified.
Performers of carbaret show
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Get on board on this splendid Simon Cabaret Show in Phuket and witness various world-famous artists performing cabaret in front of you. Since the time this cabaret theatre has opened, it has offered exclusive performances with brilliant light shows. People from all around the globe come to witness this gorgeous and vibrant show. So come along and enjoy this unique show, travel through history and be amazed with the professional approach to each musical theme, laugh along for the comedy and fun, it is a visual spectacle that will leave you wishing there was more- To book your trip to Phuket.

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