Jan / Gangwon-do
Pyeongchang Trout Festival
The Pyeongchang Trout Festival takes place during winter in the town of Jinbu-myeon in Pyeongchang-gun district. Visitors to the festival can enjoy a variety of winter activities including ice and lure fishing for trout, sledding, snow rafting or sleigh trains to name a few!
March / Jeju-do
Jeju Fire Festival
Jeju Fire Festival celebrates Jeju’s farming culture where village fields would be burned between late winter and early spring in order to prepare the fields for a new harvest. The festival is still held to remember and celebrate this cultural practice.
May / Jeollanam-do
Boseong Green Tea Festival
Boseong is considered the birthplace of the commercial tea industry and is the largest producer of tea in the country. At the Boseong Green Tea Festival, some of the most popular events are the hands-on programs such as picking tea leaves, making tea, and sampling green tea snacks.
June / Chungcheongnam-do
Hansan Ramie Fabric Cultural Festival
Hansan Ramie Fabric Cultural Festival is an experiential event designed to learn about the excellence and historical value of UNESCO-recognized Hansan ramie fabric (Mosi), a traditional Korean natural fibre.
Sept / Gyeongsangnam-do
Sancheong Medicinal Herb Festival
The Sancheong Medicinal Herb Festival is the perfect event for people looking to maintain their health in today’s stressful world.
Sept / Gangwon-do
Jeongseon Arirang Festival
Jeongseon Arirang Festival is an annual festival usually held in September in effort to preserve and develop ‘Jeongseon Arirang’ (a local folk song that has been handed down for generations), an intangible cultural heritage.
Sept / Gyeonggi-do
Anseong Namsadang Baudeogi Festival
Anseong was the birthplace of namsadang (troupes of entertainers who travelled around the country during the Joseon era) and the hub of Korean art and culture. Namsadang Baudeogi Festival started to develop and continue the heritage of the artistic spirit of Baudeogi (Korea’s first popular entertainer).
Oct / Jeollabuk-do
Jinan Red Ginseng Festival
Jinan Red Ginseng Festival is held in the northern region of Maisan Mountain which has the title of being the only red ginseng special zone in Korea. With various red ginseng related programs and cultural activities, visitors are sure to enjoy the festival with this energetic food.
Oct / Incheon
Incheon Pentaport Rock Festival
Pentaport Rock Festival is a festival ardently supported by local rock fans and music fans worldwide. Fans are invited to rock hard and beat the summer heat with line-ups that feature popular bands from all over world.