Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Daegu Food Festivals Top 5

Daegu Food Festivals Top 5

Who doesn’t like food?  Wherever you are from, what we all have in common is that we love food. If you are a lover of Korean food, visit Daegu for its food festival. Today, we’ve rounded up a handful of Daegu’s food-themed festivals.



#1 Chimac Festival




Chimac Festival is an iconic summer festival in Korea. This year it begins on July 19 and continues until July 23. You will love a chance to eat various types of chickens and beers.

Where : Duryu Park
Address: 309-1 Mt, Duryu-dong, Dalseo-gu, Daegu
KR Address: 대구광역시 달서구 두류동 산 310-9
When : in July
Website: http://www.chimacfestival.com/
What to expect: Opening Ceremony, Chimac Hanryu Concert, Sound of Chimac Music, Citizen Participation Events, EDM Party, Chimac All That Music, Horror Experience Booth, Miscellaneous Performances, Etc.
What’s around: E-world, 83 Tower, Anjirang Street



#2 Suseongmot Festival




Suseongmot is known for a number of trendy restaurants, cafes and pubs. Every fall, Suseongmot Festivals offers a food festival and other events to attract people of all age.  

Where : Suseongmot Lake, Suseong Artpia, Deulangil Food Town
Address: Suseongmot, Dusan-dong, Suseong-gu, Daegu
KR Address: 대구광역시 수성구 두산동 수성못
When : in September
Website: http://www.ssfestival.net/
What to expect: Food Festival (road restaurants, flea markets,
displays, performances), Suseongmot Fantasia (Fireworks, water flying boat, fountain show, laser show, search lights), Kids&Family Land (Costume play, air bounces, etc), concerts, busking performances, magic shows, other performances
What’s around : Shincheon



#3 Red Festival



When the winter chill is finally out of sight in May, Red Festival pumps up the spirit of festival.

Where : in front of Daegu National Science Museum
Address: 20, Techno-daero 6-gil, Yuga-myeon, Dalseong-gun, Daegu
KR Address: 대구광역시 달성군 유가면 테크노대로 6 20
When : in May
Website: tomatofestival.kr
What to expect: Find a Golden Ring, Tomamo Squirt Gun, Battles against DJ, Water Sliding Photo Contest, Tomato eating contest, Tomato, stacking contest, Tomato wine tasting, Busking performances, air bounces, etc
What’s around : Daegu National Science Museum, Biseul Mountain, Nakdong River



# 4 Anjirang Gopchang Town Festival



Since 2013, the famous Anjirang Gopchang Town has host an annual Gopchang Festival. Makchang, which is similar to Gopchang, is such a beloved dish by many Koreans, especially Daegu people. This is why it was selected as one of 10 tastes of Daegu. If not during the festival, you should definitely try Makchang or Gopchang here.

Where : Anjirang Gobchang Street
Address: Daemyeong-ro 36-gil, Nam-gu, Daegu
KR Address: 대구광역시 남구 대명로 36
When : The end of September – beginning of October
What to expect: Cook Makchang, Makchang Taste Road, Anjirang’s Voice of God, Anjirang Dance Contest, Beauty Fashion Show, Flea Market, etc.  
     Program may change depending on circumstances.
What’s around : Apsan Café Streets, Apsan Observatory, Duryu Park, E-world, 83 Tower
*Photo credits: Daegu Nam-gu Government Office



#5 Daegu International Tea Culture Festival





Tea is not just a type of drink but is a medium that carries a country’s culture and spirit. Take a deeper look at Korean culture at this festival.

Where : 1F, EXCO
Address:  90, Yutongdanji-ro, Buk-gu, Daegu
KR Address: 대구 북구 유통단지로 90
When : in May for 3 days
Website: tea-festival.kr  
What to expect:  International
Tea Scholar Contest, Tea Tasting, Hanbok Contest, Tea Culture Experience Center, etc.
What’s around : EXCO