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Popular festivals in Korea

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Festivals are a favorite content of many people.


Many people travel during certain festivals, which highlight the nation's traditions.


So today, I'll introduce you to some of Korea's most well-known festivals.



Let's begin😎




The festival, which takes place on Jongno's streets, has a 1,200-year history. Tens of thousands of people march in this event, which honors the birth of Buddha, while displaying a large number of lanterns. In the heart of Seoul, there's a fantastic street parade complete with traditional Korean music and dance. Your eyes will gleam from the never-ending waves of lotus lanterns. You can take part in the Daedong Hanmadang, a group dance where people dance beneath a shower of flowers, after the march. Regardless of ethnicity or nation, let's unite as one!



Location: Gwanghwamun Square, Jogye-sa Temple, Bongeun-sa Temple

Day: April ~ May, 2024 (Main 5.11~5.12)





Among the world's most distinctive international festivals is this one. There are many of mud-based activities available at this festival, including water cannons, mud massages, and a huge mud swimming pool. To make your skin look more beautiful, rub mud that contains natural minerals and other amazing elements all over your body. The evening then continues with a dazzling fireworks display and performances by a variety of Korean entertainers. It's likely going to be a memorable experience.


Location: 5 Haesuyokjang 10-gil, Boryeong-si, Chungcheongnam-do

Day: 2024.07.19. (Fri) ~ 2024.08.04. (Sun)





Busan, Korea's representative city, hosts a fireworks festival every year that covers the sky with the sea in the background. This festival, in which teams from around the world participate, is the largest fireworks festival in Korea. The huge fireworks reflecting off the Busan sea, along with great music, amplify the beauty of this festival. There are many street foods and cold beers available nearby to help you enjoy the festival even more.


Location: 178-21 Millak-dong, Suyeong-gu, Busan

Day: November 2024 (scheduled)





Cherry blossoms never fail to make people happy. In Korea, one of the biggest spring event is called Jinhae Gunhangje festival. Commencing in 1963, this festival was originally intended to honor the Republic of Korea Navy. However, it took an unusual turn and is now held in conjunction with the Cherry Blossom celebration. Cherry blossoms bloom in Jinhae around this time of year, one of the best cherry blossom spots in the world. The greatest places to take photos during this festival are Yeojwacheon and Gyeonghwa Station, in particular. Make sure to see the procession of the Navy Honor Guard that will take place on the street!


Location: Yeomyeong-ro, Jinhae-gu, Changwon-si, Gyeongsangnam-do

Day: 2024.03.23.(Sat) ~ 04.01.(Mon)





Chimac (chicken and beer) are always a fantastic combination! Specifically, a lot of foreign visitors love Korean-style fried chicken. The Daegu Chimac Festival takes place annually in Daegu, the birthplace of Korean-style fried chicken. At this festival featuring well-known Korean chicken companies, you may eat, drink, watch amazing performances, and have a fun like it's a club. How about spending the hot summer with a cold beer and crispy Korean chicken?


Location: 7 Gongwonsunhwan-ro, Duryu-dong, Dalseo-gu, Daegu

Day: (Date to be determined)



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