The Must-Go South Korea's Unique Festivals in May~July

Sunday, May 13, 2018

The weather turns warmer which means summer is ringing the bell and welcoming the festive season. Every May~July, Korea is filled with plenty of unique and wonderful festivals. We've rounded up some of the top festivals happening in South Korea over the next 3 months. Check them out below!

Jindo Miracle Sea Road Festival 

1 Day Tour is available on May 16~ 17, check out Jindo Miracle Sea Road Festival
Once a year at Jindo Island in Jeollanamdo (the southern part of Korea, around 2hrs 40mins from Seoul by KTX train), the sea mysteriously parts and creates a pathway which allows visitors to walk through the sea from the main island to a smaller nearby island.

You can enjoy walking along the sea road, gathering abalone and join various activities and performances at Jindo Miracle Sea Road Festival.

Goseong Lavender Festival
Goseong Lavender Festival tour is available from 1 to 21st June
June, the month that you can enjoy walking through the purple lavender fields as lavenders are fully bloomed in Goseong, Gangwon-do (around 5hrs 21mins from Seoul by KTX train). Goseong Lavender Festival definitely is the best place to see the elegant purple flowers. The festival will feature various programs, exhibitions and even classical music concert.

ps: Before visiting the lavender festival, you may stop by Seoraksan Moutain which is the highest mountain in the Gangwon Province located at Seokraksan National Park.

Island Fest Bomb 2018
If you want to experience a vibrant nightlife in Jeju, head east to Playce Camp Jeju for a 2-day music festival, Island Fest Bomb 2018.
Island Fest Bomb 2018 Line-up
With the motto of "Not Just A Hotel", Playce Camp Jeju not only a place to stay but to play as well. With markets, movie nights, concerts, activities and craft sessions happening on the weekend (19-20 May), it defenitely is a must-go festival.

Water Bomb Festival 2018
Experience the craziest dance music water festival in the heart of Seoul this July! Water Bomb Festival 2018 will feature Jay Park, Sunmi, Skull & HAHA, Microdot and many more artists and DJs. Not only the awesome live performance, you may team up with your friends and spend a day at the mega water fight.
Water Bomb Festival 2018 Line-up
Festival season is approaching, experience some of the most unique and fabulous festivals that have gathered thousands of visitors each year in Korea. Beat the summer heat and it's the time to enjoy some outdoor events.

*content/photo source:, KTO

You Might Also Like


Our Team

GOKpop Logo
GOKPOP, Malaysia based online media providing exclusive Korea entertainment news happening in Malaysia and Singapore. Join Us!

Music of the Month

Contact Us


Email *

Message *