While in Jeju for the AACNS 2015 Congress, take some time off your busy schedule and enjoy the many events, weekend markets, festivals and entertainment happening in and around the city.

 

Jeju King Cherry Blossom Festival

Date: Early April
Venue: Jeju Citizen Welfare Town area. 1163-4 Ora1-dong, Jeju-si, Jeju-do

Jeju’s King Cherry Tree blossoms can be seen all over Seogwipo’s downtown area and the surrounding Jeju Sports Complex. The Cherry Tree blossoms in Jeju are the largest and most luxurious among all the cherry blossoms and fully blossom like the size of an orchid for only 2 – 3 days. Don’t miss the cultural performances, delectable street foods and soothing music as you stroll down the gorgeous cherry blossom boulevard on beautiful Jeju Island.

 

Jeju Rapeseed (Canola) Flower Festival

Date: Mid April
Venue: Areas around Gasri-ri in Pyoseon-myeon, Seogwipo-si
68, Jungsangandong-ro 5220beon-gil, Pyoseon-myeon, Seogwipo-si, Jeju-do

The Jeju Rapeseed Flower Festival with its intoxicating bright yellow flowers is one of the more popular festivals on Jeju Island. In addition to enjoying the vibrant and beautiful fields, visitors can participate in a variety of festival events that showcase the unique spirit of Jeju Island.

 

Jeju Folk Five Day Market

Date: On-going
Venue: Across Jeju

The Jeju Folk Five Day Market (commonly just called ‘The Five Day Market’) is the oldest traditional market. Located relatively near popular tourist sites around the island, it allows visitors a very comprehensive cultural experience. Here, you can witness the lives of ordinary citizens and feel the rich history of Jeju Island. The market offers fresh vegetables, fruits, seafood, and medicinal herbs that are as colourful as they can be puzzling.