Hongcheon River Ginseng Trout Festival (홍천강 꽁꽁축제)

  • Hongcheon River Ginseng Trout Festival (홍천강 꽁꽁축제)
  • Hongcheon River Ginseng Trout Festival (홍천강 꽁꽁축제)
  • Hongcheon River Ginseng Trout Festival (홍천강 꽁꽁축제)
  • Hongcheon River Ginseng Trout Festival (홍천강 꽁꽁축제)
  • Hongcheon River Ginseng Trout Festival (홍천강 꽁꽁축제)
  • Hongcheon River Ginseng Trout Festival (홍천강 꽁꽁축제)

Explanation

Every winter, visitors from all over gather at Hongcheon River Trout Festival to fish for trout fed on 6-year Hongcheon ginseng. Varied programs are available including ice-fishing and catching trout with bare-hands, Vivaldi Park Snow World for ice-sledding and an ice sculpture exhibition, a recreated thatched-roof house, and donkey riding. Visitors can also enjoy local foods at the Korean folk restaurant, and outdoor food market. The festival was selected as one of Gangwon-do’s excellent festivals in 2015, offering new memories for children and nostalgia for adults.


Inquiry

Hongcheon Cultural Foundation • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-33-439-5853


Homepage

www.hccf.or.kr
(Korean only)


Information Use

Event Start Date : 2018년 01월 04일

Event end date : 2018년 01월 20일

Watching age : Open to visitors of all ages

Venue : Hongcheongyo and Hwayanggyo Bridge area in Hongcheon-gun, Gangwon-do

Venue Locator : [Bus]
From Dong Seoul Bus Termina or Sangbong Bus Terminal, take an intercity bus bound for Hongcheon.
From Hongcheon Bus Terminal, walk towards Hongcheongyo Bridge, and arrive at Hongcheongang River within about 480m.

Show time : 09:00-17:00 (* Subject to change depending on weather conditions.)

Organizer info : Hongcheon Cultural Foundation

Contact the organizer : • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-33-439-5853

Sponsor Contacts : +82-33-439-5853


More information

Introduction
Every winter, visitors from all over gather at Hongcheon River Trout Festival to fish for trout fed on 6-year Hongcheon ginseng. Varied programs are available including ice-fishing and catching trout with bare-hands, Vivaldi Park Snow World for ice-sledding and an ice sculpture exhibition, a recreated thatched-roof house, and donkey riding. Visitors can also enjoy local foods at the Korean folk restaurant, and outdoor food market. The festival was selected as one of Gangwon-do’s excellent festivals in 2015, offering new memories for children and nostalgia for adults.

Programs
Ice-fishing trout, catching ginseng trout with bare-hands, Vivaldi Park Snow World, free folk playground, various promotion halls, recreated scene of thatched house, donkey rides, alpaca world, making hand-warmer, painting caricature, folk food market, etc.

Location

59-1, Neobeunae-gil, Hongcheon-gun, Gangwon-do