Refreshing Water Festivals in Korea this Summer

by About Korea
Stripes Korea
If Korea’s summer is hot and humid for you, the best way to beat the heat will be a trip to one of these refreshing water festivals! 
From now till August 28, Everland will be hosting the annual Summer Splash Festival. This year, a summer splash parade, along with display of media art, hanji paper lanterns, a multimedia mapping show and several other programs will be offered. In particular, the festival’s highlight ‘Jack’s Splash Parade’ will be spouting water from water cannons everyday for some refreshing fun!
On the other hand, Seoulland will also hosting a ‘Cool Summer Festival’ from now till August 28. With ‘Fight of Peter Pan and Captain Hook’ as the theme, festival participants will join forces with Peter Pan to in a large scale water gun fight against Captain Hook. To bring up the summer night atmosphere, live band performances, beer parties and nighttime shows can also be seen at the festival. 
For more information on Everland and Seoulland’s summer festivals, please refer to the respective official websites for details.
More info
Everland Summer Splash Festival 
☞ Event period: June 16 – August 28, 2016 / 10:00-22:00 (*Operating hours extended to 23:00 from July 15 to August 14, 2016)
☞ Address: 199, Everland-ro, Pogok-eup, Cheoin-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do 
☞ Directions: Jeondae∙Everland Station (Yongin Everline), and Exit 4. Walk for about 2-min to the Everland shuttle bus stop. 
☞ Inquiries: +82-31-320-5000 (Korean, English)
☞ Website: (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
Seoulland Cool Summer Festival 
☞ Event period: June 25 – August 28, 2016 / 09:30-21:00
(*Operating hours extended to 22:00 on Saturdays, and from July 16-August 21, 2016)
☞ Address: 181, Gwangmyeong-ro, Gwacheon-si, Gyeonggi-do
☞ Directions: Seoul Grand Park Station (Seoul Subway Line 4). Take a taxi for about 2-min. 
☞ Inquiries: +82-2-509-6000 (Korean only)
☞ Website: (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
☞ 1330 Korea Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

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