Festivals - Korea travel information

Yeoncheon Paleolithic Festival (연천 구석기축제)

Yeoncheon Paleolithic Festival (연천 구석기축제)

18661     2021-09-17

1510, Yangyeon-ro, Yeoncheon-gun, Gyeonggi-do
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-31-839-839-2378

The Yeoncheon Paleolithic Festival takes place in Jeongok-ri in Yeoncheon, where relics of the Paleolithic Age still exist. This festival explores Korea's paleolithic history through games and educational programs to provide a great opportunity for international visitors to discover Korea’s prehistoric cultures. Moreover, this festival is a great event for families, since children can learn about paleolithic cultures, farming village lifestyles, and take part in traditional cultural programs.

Wonju Dynamic Dancing Carnival (원주 다이내믹댄싱카니발)

Wonju Dynamic Dancing Carnival (원주 다이내믹댄싱카니발)

19172     2021-09-17

12, Sogeumsan-gil, Wonju-si, Gangwon-do
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-33-760-9802~4

Wonju Dynamic Dancing Carnival is an international festival led by the citizens from the preparation of the event to the stage performances. Dynamic dance parade performances will take place on a giant 100-meter long and 15-meter wide runway.

Korea Food & Tourism Expo (한국음식관광박람회)

Korea Food & Tourism Expo (한국음식관광박람회)

5907     2021-09-16

27, Gangnam-daero, Seocho-gu, Seoul
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-2-737-2210

Seeking to become better and more advanced every year, the Korea Food & Tourism Expo offers a wide array of hands-on experience programs and seminars on food culture. Those hoping to participate in contests or special exhibitions should sign up on the festival website. For more information on the festival schedule, please see the website or call festival organizers using the number provided.

Hongseong Namdanghang Port Jumbo Shrimp Festival (홍성 남당항 대하축제)

Hongseong Namdanghang Port Jumbo Shrimp Festival (홍성 남당항 대하축제)

11744     2021-09-16

213-1, Namdanghang-ro, Hongseong-gun, Chungcheongnam-do
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-41-634-0104

Namdanghang Port, located at the west end of Hongseong, is a famous west coast port known for its exceptional seafood. Surrounded by the clean waters of Cheonsuman Bay, Namdahang Port is home to a wide array of sea life including blue crab, cockle and webfoot octopus. Namdanghang Port also draws throngs of visitors from early September to mid-October every year for the country’s largest Jumbo Shrimp Festival.

Daejeon Science Festival (대전 사이언스페스티벌)

Daejeon Science Festival (대전 사이언스페스티벌)

6944     2021-09-16

Online
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-42-250-1273

Daejeon Science Festival takes place in the heart of Korea's science and information technology hub. The festival provides a chance for visitors to experience advanced technology as well as increase their imagination. In addition to science, the festival also includes elements from the field of literature for a well-rounded chance to learn and explore. Children will especially love the many hands-on activities available during the festival.

Mungyeong Chasabal Festival (문경찻사발축제)

Mungyeong Chasabal Festival (문경찻사발축제)

35044     2021-09-16

2426, Mungyeong-daero, Mungyeong-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-54-571-7677

Mungyeong Chasabal Festival takes place at Mungyeongsaejae Open Set Studio in Gyeongsangbuk-do, an area famous for traditional ceramics. Visitors will be able to learn the steps of how this mysterious art of making traditional ceramic is produced.

Royal Culture Festival (궁중문화축전)

Royal Culture Festival (궁중문화축전)

23777     2021-09-16

161, Sajik-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-2-3210-4684

The Royal Culture festival is held at the five Royal Palaces, Jongmyo Shrine, and Sajikdan Altar, as well as online. The festival allows visitors to get first-hand knowledge of these important cultural heritages through unique performances, exhibitions, experiences and programs.

Gwangju World Kimchi Festival (광주세계김치랜선축제)

Gwangju World Kimchi Festival (광주세계김치랜선축제)

59200     2021-09-16

Online
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-62-613-3955

Gwangju World Kimchi Festival is held to promote one of the famous locally produced specialties, kimchi. The festival offers diverse kimchi-related programs and entertaining events. Visitors can learn about how to make Presidental award-winning kimchi, and purchase kimchi at great prices.

Seoul International Dance Festival (서울세계무용축제)

Seoul International Dance Festival (서울세계무용축제)

30863     2021-09-15

56, World Cup buk-ro 5-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-2-3216-1185

SIDance (Seoul International Dance Festival) is a regular international festival, hosted by the Seoul Section of CID-UNESCO. The festival took on the role as a pioneer in promoting international exchange among dancers around the globe. It aims to inspire creators and broaden their perspectives while offering unique and original performances to the audience. Today, the festival is acclaimed Korea's largest scale authentic international dance festival.

Goyang Street Arts Festival (고양호수예술축제)

Goyang Street Arts Festival (고양호수예술축제)

335     2021-09-15

595, Hosu-ro, Ilsandong-gu, Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-31-960-9684

Goyang Street Arts Festival provides festivalgoers a chance to see various performances all in one place. From street performances to citizen participation programs, there are plenty to see and enjoy at this street festival.

Hyo Culture Ppuri Festival (대전 효문화뿌리축제)

14259     2021-09-17

Online
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-42-606-6293

Hyo Culture Ppuri Festival is dedicated to finding the roots of ancestry of unique family clans and learning the traditional fillial peity. The festival's venue Ppuri Park was opened in 1997 as a family-friendly park to raise awareness on recognizing the importance of ancenstral roots. The park has a statue dedicated to 136 unique family clans, tracing their origins. Korea Geneology Museum is also at this park, preserving geneology archives.

Bupyeong Pungmul Festival (부평풍물대축제)

14025     2021-09-15

168, Bupyeong-daero, Bupyeong-gu, Incheon
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-32-509-7516

Bupyeong Pungmul Festival started in 1997 to establish the identity and pride of Bupyeong as well as develop and promote the success of traditional culture. The festival reproduces a scene of Bupyeong farming culture and shares the feelings of Pungmul (farmer’s music) with many visitors.