The City of Busan has announced its festival schedule for 2020.
Busan, the city of festivals, holds approximately 40 festivals annually.
2020 Busan Festival Schedule
33rd Polar Bear Swim Festival - January 4-5, Haeundae Beach
38th Haeundae Dalmaji Oncheon Festival - February 6-8, Haeundae Beach (Cancelled)
20th Sasang Riverside Festival – March 28-29, rugby field at Samnak Ecological Park(Cancelled)
Samnak Cherry Blossom Festival – March 28, Samnak Ecological Park (Cancelled)
Daejeo Tomato Festival – April 4-5, Gangseo Sports Park (Cancelled)
Nakdong Riverside Yuchae Flower Festival - April, Daejeo Ecological Park
The 11th Gijang Sea Mustard, Sea Tangle Festival – April 17-19, Idong harbor in Ilgwang-myeon, Gijang-gun
24th Gijang Anchovy Festival – April 23-26, Daebyeon harbor in Gijang
Gamcheon Culture Village Festival – May, Gamcheon Culture Village
2020 Joseon Tongsinsa Festival - May 1-3, around Gwangbok-ro, Jung-gu
The 9th Nakdong River Guponaru Festival – May 22-24, Hwamyeong Ecological Park
2020 Geumjeongsanseong Festival – May 22-24, Geumjeongsanseong Fortress Plaza
2020 Haeundae Sand Festival - May 22-24, Haeundae Beach
2020 Busan Alleyway Festival – May 9-10, Old downtown in Busan (Jung-gu, Seo-gu, Dong-gu, Yeongdo-gu)
2020 Busan Port Festival – May 30-31, around International Passenger Terminal, Korea National Maritime Museum
Taejongsa Temple Hydrangea Festival – June 27-July 5, Taejongsa Temple in Taejongdae Park, Yeongdo-gu
Busan Rock Festival – July 24-25, Samnak Ecological Park
25th Busan Sea Festival – August 1-5, Haeundae Beach, etc.
Myeongji Gizzard Shad Festival – August 25-27, Myeonngji Market in Gangseo-gu
16th Gijang Conger Festival – September 25-27, Shinam port, Gijang-gun
29th Busan Jagalchi Festival – October 8-11, around Jagalchi Market
Dongnae Eupseong History Festival – October 9-11, Plaza of Dongnae Eupseong
28th Yeongdo Bridge Festival – October 9-11, around Yeongdodaegyo Bridge and Bongnae-dong Muryangjang (Lighters Wharf) area
Busan Chinatown Culture Festival 2020 – October 16-18, around Choryang Ibagu-gil
Oryukdo Peace Festival Peace Park in Nam-gu – October 17-18, around Peace Park
Busan Mackerel Festival 2020 – October 23-25, Songdo Fish Market
2020 Gwangalli Fishing Village Festival - October 23-25, Gwangalli Beach
16th Busan Fireworks Festival – November 7, Gwangalli Beach area
Busan Christmas Tree Festival – November to January, around Gwangbok-ro, Jung-gu
7th Haeundae Lighting Festival – November to January, around Gunam-ro Haeundae Square
The 6th Busan Eomuk (fish cake) Festival – November 27-29, near Dadaepo Sunset Fountain of Dreams
5th Gadeokdo Cod Festival – December 12-13, Daehang port, Gadeokdo, Gangseo-gu
Bell-tolling Ceremony for New Year's 2021 - December 31 - January 1, Yongdusan Park
For more information, please contact the Busan Tourism Promotion Division at (051)888-5222.
*Dates and times are subject to change without prior notice.