Events in Busan
No matter what you're interested in, there's always something to do in Busan. From sporting events and competitions, to music festivals and comedy gigs, you'll always find something to occupy a spare evening or lazy afternoon.
Jeongwol Daeboreum Fire Festival (February - May)
This festival celebrates the first full moon of the Korean lunar calendar. Perfect for settling into the local way of life, this festival brings together thousands of locals and tourists, with several individual venues dotted about the best beaches in the region.
Nakdonggang Youche Flower Festival (March)
Held in early spring every year, this world famous flower festival plays out at the biggest canola flower field in Korea. Expect everything from musical performances and singing contests, to sporting events and other exciting attractions.
International Performing Arts Festival
This inspiring festival brings together performers from across the globe to produce a truly impressive slate of events. In addition to comedic performances, musical pieces and live theatre, this festival aims to engage spectators.
Lotus Lantern Festival (May)
An annual event with its roots in Buddhist culture, this lantern festival is popular with locals and visitors alike. More than 1,700 temples from across the country gather to produce lotus lanterns, celebrate with performances and share a range of traditional meals and teas. Just the thing if you want to experience a slice of real South Korean life.