What's on in South Korea

Lotus Lantern Festival

Lotus Lantern Festival

The annual celebration of Buddha's birthday is a delightful experience for visitors to Seoul. They are welcome to join in the many festivities and activities that take place in and around Jongno Street and the beautiful temples of the city, usually in early...  see full details



Changing of the Guard

Changing of the Palace Guard

At Daehanmun Gate outside Deoksusung Palace, visitors can watch the ceremonial Changing of the Palace Guard three times every day at 11am, 2pm, and 3.30pm. Each Changing of the Guard ceremony takes about 30 minutes. Other highlights include a guard patrol ceremony held from Deoksugung...  see full details



Seoul International Marathon

Seoul International Marathon

One for the sports enthusiasts, the annual Seoul International Marathon progresses through the heart of the city. The marathon attracts competitors and spectators from all over the world. Visitors should take note that relevant traffic lights are restricted for the duration of the race...  see full details



Pentaport Rock Festival

Pentaport Rock Festival

Summer in Seoul brings a number of the world's top rock bands to the Korean peninsula for the Pentaport Rock Festival in Incheon. The festival is usually held at the end of July and is scheduled to coincide with Japan's Fuji Rock Festival. Visitors...  see full details