Haeundae Sand Festival  : June 03, 2011 РJune 06, 2011

Enjoy the summer festival in Haeundae Beach Busan, Korea. You can watch hot sand bath, beach soccer, fireworks, concerts and many entertaiment and also sand sculptures exhibition.

Venue : Haeundae White Sand Beach, Busan.

How to get there :

From Seoul Station take the train(KTX) to Busan Station (Runs 05:30 ~ 23:00 / Intervals: 10-20min / Travel time: 2hr 40min) >> From Busan Station, take the Busan Subway to Haeundae Station >> Go out Exit #3 or #5 and you will see Haeundae Beach right in front of you.


Hansan Ramie Fabric Cultural Festival : June 04, 2011 – June 06, 2011

Venue : Chungcheongnam-do Seocheon-gun Hansan Mosi (Ramie Fabric) Museum area

How to get there :

From Yongsan Station, take a train to Seocheon (5:40am-8:35pm/est. travel time of 3hrs) or take a cross-country bus (6:40am-5:15pm / est. travel time of 4hrs) to Seocheon from the Seoul Nambu Terminal.
Get off at Seocheon Station or the Seocheon Terminal and take a bus (going in the direction of Hansan) or taxi to the festival grounds (est. travel time of 20mins).


Muju Firefly Festival : June 03, 2011 – June 11, 2011

Venue : Jeollabuk-do Muju-gun region

How to get there :

From Seoul Nambu Bus Terminal, take a bus for Muju (5 buses daily 07:40, 09:20, 10:40, 13:40, 14:35 / est. travel time of 2hrs and a half) and get off at Muju.
During the festival, there is a free shuttle bus from Muju Terminal to the venue, which runs every 10 minutes from 10am to 5pm.


Gangneung Danoje Festival : June 02, 2011 – June 09, 2011

Venue : Gangwon-do Gangneung-si Danojang

How to get there :

*Dong Seoul Bus Terminal (Subway Line 2, Gangbyeon Station)
Take an intercity bus to Gangneung Intercity Bus Terminal

Bus info: first bus at 06:30, last bus at 23:00; bus every 30 minutes; travel time approx. 3 hours

* Seoul Express Bus Terminal (Subway Line 3 and 7, Gangnam Express Bus Terminal Station, Gyeongbuseon Line)
Take an intercity bus to the Gangneung Express Bus Terminal

Bus info: first bus at 06:00, last bus at 23:30; bus every 20 to 30 minutes; travel time approx. 2.5 hours

**Take a taxi from the Gangneung Intercity / Express Bus Terminal to the Danojang festival venue (10 to 15-min ride)

Source :

Busan website and KTO website.