Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Water-themed Festivals in Korea: Summer 2017 Traveler Guide

Water-themed Festivals in Korea 
Summer 2017 Traveler Guide

Spa Valley – Bubble Party
Courtesy: Spa Valley

Are you ready to head-dive into a swimming pool? If you are looking for something more exciting than diving and playing in water, check out Spa Valley’s Bubble Party! Warm up with watching flying board show around 1pm and Recreation Show around 2pm. The Bubble Part happened around 3pm, only one time a day! 

  Date: Now – Aug 20
  Hours: 09:00 – 20:30 for indoor water park, 09:00 – 20:00 for outdoor water park
  Location: Spa Valley
  Address: 891, Gachang-ro, Gachang-myeon, Dalseong-gun, Daegu
  KR Address: 대구광역시 달성군 가창면 가창로 891
  Website: http://spavalley.co.kr
  Price: 58,000won for adults, 45,000won for children(entry after 3pm 38,000won for adults, 29,000won for children) ※discounted prices can apply if you have a certain credit card


Alive Aquarium – New Family

Have a mystic experience surrounded by blue oceans, but not in the ocean! Alive Aquarium has more than 20,000 sea lives that invite you to their private lives under water. This summer 10 humboldt penguins traveled all the way from South Africa and have nestled in aquarium. Moreover, your kids or you can enjoy an AR game called “Aqua Exploration Go!” Cool summer is just a step away! Come visit us!

  Date: Now- August 27
  Hours: 10:30 – 22:00 (last entry 21:00)
  Location: 9F, Shinsegae Dongdaegu
  Address: 149, Dongbu-ro, Dong-gu, Daegu
  KR Address: 대구광역시 동구 동부로 149
  Blog: https://goo.gl/XH7rWN
  Price: 27,000won for adults, 25,000won for teenagers, 23,000 for children


E-world Aqua Fantasy
Courtesy: E-world

Don’t put your wet T-shirt in a dryer, yet! E-world Aqua Fantasy presents Aqua Fantasy Show(Wed-Sun), Aqua Perade(Wed-Sun) and Watergun Fight(Every Saturday) for summer 2017! Woop woop! A full-on watergun fight will absolutely bring you to your childhood. The entire amusement park has turned into an aqua world! Don’t miss it out!  (oh, their zombie attacks are still going on, too!)

  Date: Wednesdays to Sundays / Now – Aug 27
  Hours: 10:30 – 22:00 (last entry 21:00)
  Location: 9F, Shinsegae Dongdaegu
  Address: 200, Duryugongwon-ro, Dalseo-gu, Daegu
  KR Address: 대구광역시 달서구 두류공원로 200
  Blog: http://www.eworld.kr
  Price: Free Pass 18,000won for adults, 11,000won for teenagers 


Psy Soaking Wet Concert
Courtesy: SEOUL Entertainment and JS Entertainment

Obban, summer style~ eh~~~ sexy lady” The viral sensation PSY presents his proud summer concert, Soaking Wet Concert. He’s bringing his summer swag and you need to bring yours, too!

  Date: Aug 19   
  Hours: 19:42
  Location: Daegu Samsung Lions Park
  Address: 1, Yagujeonseol-ro, Suseong-gu, Daegu
  KR Address: 대구시 수성구 야구전설로 1 대구삼성라이온즈 파크
  Price: Standing SR 132,000won / Standing R 110,000won / SR section: 132,000 won / R section: 110,000 won
  Booking: https://goo.gl/DPoUq6


International Bodypainting Festival 2017

Finally, let’s get out under the sun and get the last moments of summer festivity. The annual International bodypainting Festival is coming back for this year. It’s going to showcase spectacular bodypainting words by numerous international talents. You will get to see work process and the final show in person. Let’s spread out some picnic mat, order some fried chicken and watch the show!

  Date: Aug 26 - 27   
  Hours: from 13:00 
  Location: Kolon Outdoor Music Hall
  Address: 309-1 Mt, Duryu-dong, Dalseo-gu, Daegu
  KR Address: 대구광역시 달서구 두류동 산 310-9
  Price: Free
  Website: http://www.dibf.co.kr/2017/