The global Free Hugs campaign, raising money for local charities around the world will also come to Bangkok this February.

The campaign, the first of it’s kind in Bangkok, will gather a team of volunteers and give hugs to people throughout the city from February 1st until Valentine’s Day, February 14th.

For each hug given 20 baht will be donated to In Search of Sanuk or Operation Smile. The culmination of the campaign will be a Free Hugs Celebration Party on Valentine’s Day at La Monita Mexican Restaurant and neighboring El Osito Tapas from 6:30pm on.

The February Hugging Schedule is as follows:

Every night, Feb. 1st – 14th, at the sponsor restaurants La Monita & El Osito and also:

Feb. 1st – Siam, 4pm to 6pm

Feb. 2nd – Siam, 5pm to 6:30pm

Feb. 3rd & 4th – Victory Monument, 5pm – 6:30pm

Feb. 5th & 6th – Sala Daeng, 5pm – 6:30pm

Feb. 7th & 8th – Rajprasong Skywalk and CTW, 4pm to 6pm

Feb. 9th & 10th – Asoke BTS Station, 5pm to 6:30pm

Feb. 11th & 12th – Ari, 5pm to 6:30pm

Feb. 13th & 14th – Wireless Road, 5pm to 6:30pm

Feb. 14th – Free Hugs Celebration Party, 6:30pm 

You’re invited to share about this campaign using the hashtag #FreeHugsBKK!