What’s On in Busan This Weekend

Looking to get out and about? Here's what's happening around Busan this weekend.

Check out what’s going on around the city this weekend in Busan.

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Busan Philharmonic Orchestra Special Concert @ Busan Cultural Center — The BPO’s 610th Regular Concert under conductor Kirill Karabits. Busan Cultural Center, Daeyeon-dong, Friday, 7:30 p.m.

Kim Bum-soo @ Dream Theatre — Kim’s 25th-anniversary concert tour comes to BusanDream Theatre, Saturday, 6 p.m. 

2024 Symphony Festival Live Screening @ Busan Cinema Center — Live screening of the Symphony Festival in Seoul is being broadcast at the outdoor theater. Busan Cinema Center, Haeundae, Through April 28

Good Morning Concert @ Eulseukdo Cultural Center — Enjoy a Gayageum performance in the center’s small performance hall. Eulseukdo Cultural Center, Friday, 11 a.m.

Geumjeong Classic Week @ Geumjeong Cultural Center — 14 performances will take place under the theme “1st Touch”. Geumjeong Cultural Center, April 19-26

Hong Young-ho Trio @ Getz — A celebration concert celebrating the third album “From Nature” release. Getz, Seomyeon, Friday, 7 p.m.

539th Space Woom Concert @ Space Woom — Cellist Kim Hyu-sik national tour stops in Busan featuring music from Beethoven. Space Woom, Dongnae, Friday, 7:30 p.m.

Friends Classic Safari Series @ Busan Cultural Center — The concert “Crocodile’s Teeth Brushing Time” is performed for kids. Busan Cultural Center, Saturday, 11 a.m.

Saturday Performance of Korean Traditional Music & Dance @ Busan National Gugak Center — The Busan National Gugak Center presents its weekly Saturday afternoon concert. Busan National Gugak Center, Busanjin-gu, Saturday, 3 p.m.

Live Music @ Ol’55 — Open stage events take place every Friday and Saturday night. Ol’55, KSU, Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m.


Busan International Boat Show @ BEXCO — The largest boat show in the country returns. BEXCO, Thursday through Sunday

Ken Loach Retrospective @ Busan Cinema Center — Nine of British film director and screenwriter Ken Loach’s films are being screened as part of the latest retrospective series. Busan Cinema Center, Centum City, Through April 21

Magic Circus @ Spo1 Narae Children’s Theater — Two shows every Saturday and Sunday for the kids. Spo1 Narae Children’s Theater, Saturday and Sunday through April 28, 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Excellent Small Business and Agricultural Specialty Gift Fair @ BEXCO — Farmers, fishermen, and small and medium-sized businesses show their products to a larger audience. BEXCO, April 19-23

Haeundae Barefoot Walking Festival @ Haeundae Beach — Around 2,000 walkers will participate in the inaugural event. Haeundae Beach, Saturday, 5:30 p.m.

Haribo Blooming Garden @ Busan Premium Outlet — Check out a towering 4-meter-tall sculpture of the iconic Haribo mascot and a charming blooming garden adorned with vibrant jellies. Busan Premium Outlet, Gijang-gun, Through April 28

Blooming Tulips @ Nakdong River Ecological Park — The park boasts a stunning flower complex adorned with 70,000 tulips, nestled within the picturesque Hwamyeong Ecological Park in Buk-gu. Nakdong River Ecological Park, Ongoing

Gwangalli M Drone Light Show @ Gwangalli Beach — This week’s drone show sees its regular schedule. Gwangalli Beach, Saturday, 8 p.m. and 10 p.m.

International Meet-up @ Cafe With — Join a new language exchange and culture program each Friday night. Cafe With, Kyungsung University, Friday, 7 p.m.


Production Design: Scene Architects Build On-Screen Worlds in Busan @ Busan Museum of Movies — Experience the project designs of art directors during the making process of a movie. Busan Museum of Movies, Jung-gu, Through September 22

Masterful Attention Seekers @ Busan Museum of Contemporary Art –– Masterful Attention Seekers explores the history of attention seekers from past to present. Busan Museum of Contemporary Art, Through July 7

Busan MoCA Collection_Marc Lee: Used to Be My Home Too / STUDIO 1750: LMO 3116 @ Busan Museum of Contemporary Art –– Marc Lee realizes the impact of ‘biological species’’ homogenization on our lives and the environment through real-time data visualization, while STUDIO1750 transforms genetically modified life forms into kinetic installations. Busan Museum of Contemporary Art, Through July 7

This is Not Just Local @ Busan Contemporary Museum of Art — Busan MoCA introduces This Is Not Just Local: Tactical Practices in its endeavor to explore and thereby reconfigure the meaning of locality beyond the hierarchical formula of center and periphery. Busan Contemporary Museum of Art, Through July 7

Salt Fields, Somewhere in Busan @ Busan Fishing Village Folk Museum — Learn all about Busan’s “salty past”. Busan Fishing Village Folk Museum, Through May 12

KT vs. Lotte @ Sajik Stadium — The two worst teams in the league take the field for a three-game series. Sajik Stadium, Sajik-dong, Friday 6:30 p.m., Saturday, 5 p.m, and Sunday 2 p.m.

Please note that some events may be postponed or canceled around the city. While we do strive for accuracy, some events may change their operating times and days.

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