2017 January to February Winter Festivals in Korea

Pyeongchang Trout Festival

When?   December 31, 2016 to January 30, 2017

Where?   3562, Gyeonggang-ro, Pyeongchang-gun, Gangwon-do

What’s it about?   At Pyeongchang Trout Festival, visitors can participate in festival activities such as cutting a hole through the ice to catch fish. Other fun events to try include bare-handed fishing, sledding, and more!

Jaraseom Singsing Winter Festival

When?   January 6-February 5, 2017

Where?   60, Jaraseom-ro, Gapyeong-eup, Gapyeong-gun, Gyeonggi-do

What’s it about?   The Jaraseom Singsing Winter Festival is famous for ice fishing for trout. You can eat your catch right away, raw or grilled! Other activities include ice sledding, riding bumper cars on snow, traditional experiences, and more. There are also popular attractions nearby such as Nami Island, The Garden of Morning Calm, and Petite France for visitors to explore.

Taebaeksan Mountain Snow Festival

When?   January 13-22, 2017

Where?   168, Cheonjedan-gil, Taebaek-si, Gangwon-do

What’s it about?   Taebaeksan Snow Festival offers guests an array of events and activities that are sure to entertain everyone. In addition to a number of performances and exquisite snow sculptures, visitors can partake in snow sledding with the beautiful Taebaeksan Mountain covered with snow as their backdrop.