Spring festivals around Korea this weekend
Though the weather may be a bit chilly this week around Korea, it is expected to warm up a bit around the nation for some great festivals around the country this weekend.
Here’s a few you’ll want to check out if you’re out and about the country.
Gyeongju Cherry Blossom Festival
Date: April 3 – 7
Location: Dongbu Historic Site Area
No visit to Korea would be complete without checking out the historic city of Gyeongju’s cherry blossoms mixed with great food, art, and traditional culture.
Jeonju Hanji Culture Festival
Date: April 4 – 6
Location: Korea Traditional Culture Arts Center, Jeonju
Experience the old traditions of hanji, Korea’s traditional paper, with lots of hands-on experience programs.
Jeju Canola Flower Festival
Date: April 4 – 7
Location: Jorangmal Experience Park, Jeju
One of the most popular spring festivals each year lets visitors bask in the yellow canola fields while enjoying the beautiful natural surroundings.
Gimje Moaksan Festival
Date: April 5 – 7
Location: Moaksan Special Stage, Jeollabuk-do
Famous for its cherry blossoms and stunning historical backdrops, the Moaksan Festival in Gimje is a photo lover’s delight with Geumsansa, Gwisinsa, Suwangsa, and Daewonsa temples sure to get your Instagram account noticed.
Yeongdeungpo Yeouido Spring Festival
Date: April 5 – 11
Location: Yeouiseo Road, Yeouido
Located on Yeouiseo Road, check out the amazing spring flowers around the National Assembly building as well as the 1,876 cherry blossom trees nearby.
Jecheon Cheongpungho Cherry Blossom Festival
Date: April 6 – 8
Location: Cheongpunghoban Lakeside, Chungcheongbuk-do
A great mix of cherry blossoms and leisure sports makes this festival a fun one to experience.
Dongdaemun Spring Festival
Date: April 6 – 7
Location: Jungrangcheon Stream No. 1 Sports Park and Janga Cherry Blossom Road, Seoul
Jungrangcheon Stream No. 1 Sports Park and Janga Cherry Blossom Road play host to two days full of activities, food trucks, and performances.
Yangpyeong Sansuyu Hanu Festival
Date: April 6 – 7
Location: Yangpyeong-gun, Gyeonggi-do
The oldest cornus fruit tree colony in the country springs beautiful yellow flowers for its annual festival that hosts lots of experience events, concerts, and food sales.
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