The 33rd annual Haeundae Polar Bear Festival will take place from January 4-5, 2020 at Haeundae Beach. This unique event is held every year to help embrace the cold winter weather, as well as pray for good health in the New Year.
The pre-festival event is scheduled to be held on Saturday, January 4, 2020, and the main event of the festival will be held on Sunday, January 5, 2020, at 10 a.m. at Haeundae Beach.
Enthusiastic participants will run and jump into the sea and swim in the frigid waters like a polar bear in the Arctic Ocean. This is one of the city’s most enjoyable winter festivals and provides a unique experience for everyone involved.
Registration for Haeundae Polar Bear Festival 2020 will take place from November 19 – December 20, 2019. The registration fee is 20,000 won, with participation limited to 5,000 people on a first-come, first-served basis.
For more information, please visit the Haeundae Polar Bear Festival website at bear.busan.com/eng or call 070-5154-9944 between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. (Mon. – Fri.).
33rd Haeundae Polar Bear Festival
Date: Saturday, January 4 – Sunday, January 5, 2020
Venue: Haeundae Beach
November 19 – December 20, 2019
Registration Fee: 20,000 won
For more info.: 070-5154-9944 (Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.)
Hosted by: Busanilbo
Sponsored by: Busan Metropolitan City, Haeundae-gu