Korea Destinations: Gwangju World Kimchi Festival


The food that is the source of Korean national pride and a must at every meal, must, of course, have its own festival.

The Gwangju World Kimchi Festival sees all manner and varieties of kimchi — taste it, take pictures of it, walk amongst it and enjoy this week at Gwangju Kimchi Town, a theme park dedicated to Korea’s most famous food export.

Explore the traditions of the fermented dish with a variety of experience programs, and diverse events where you can also purchase and make kimchi on-site.

The event gets underway October 25 through 27.

Event Information

Dates: October 25 – 27

Location: Gwangju Kimchi Town

Admission: Free

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