Here’s your guide to what’s on in Korea in September and October 2022!

Packed with exciting events, September and October are one of the best times of the year to visit Korea. Plus, the weather is fantastic for exploring the country! If you want to turn up your fun in Korea, make sure you check out these incredible festivals and events happening this September and October!

1. Rapbeat 2022 Music Festival (Sept 3 & 4)

Where: Seoul Land
| When: Sept 3~4, 2022

Rapbeat Music Festival is back! It will be held in Seoul Land, Korea’s first amusement park. Enjoy the performances of one of the best line ups in the hip hop genre and have fun at an amusement park at the same time! Not only will the hottest hip hop artists be performing, but there will be performances by the underground rappers as well. So don’t miss out on this awesome festival and get ready to enjoy a wild experience!

| Line-up: 

  • Sept 3 (Sat): CL, Nell, E Sens, Zion T, ph-1, Lilboi, Loopy, Bibi, BE’O, Khundi Panda, Sokodomo, Crucial Star & many more
  • Sept 4 (Sun): Simon Dominic, Loco, Superbee, Kid Milli, Justhis, Ash Island, B.I, Meenoi, Uneducated Kid & many more

>> Book your Rapbeat Festival Tickets here! <<

7. Bongpyeong Buckwheat Flower Festival (Sept 4~12)

Where: Bongpyeong Buckwheat Flower Field
| When: Sept 4~12, 2022

Every September in Bongpyeong, beautiful white buckwheat blossoms cover up the fields creating an amazing scene. Join a hassle-free 1 day tour on Trazy and enjoy the view of countless small and white buckwheat flowers sprinkled all over the field! You will also get to admire the gorgeous views of the valley atop the famous Sogeumsan Mountain Suspension Bridges and the sceneries of Seomgang River from the Sogeumsan Mountain Skywalk.

>> Join a day tour to Bongpyeong Buckwheat Flower Festival 2022 now! <<

3. 2022 Joy Olpark Festival Ticket (Sept 24 & 25)

Where: Olympic Park 88 Jandi Madang
| When: Sept 24~25, 2022

Joy Olpark Festival is an outdoor festival with a diverse genre of music from soft ballads to hip hop. This year, Joy Olpark Festival will take place on September 24th (Sat) and 25th (Sun) at Olympic Park which is easily accessible via public transportation. The line ups consist of famous stars like Jay Park, Jessi, Jannabi, Zion.T, Wonstein, HolyBang, and more. Enjoy a cool autumn weekend with this awesome festival!

| Line-up: 

  • Sept 24 (Sat): Jannabi, Zion.T, Younha, Jung Joonil, Suran, Wonstein, Hynn, Dvwn, Wave to Earth
  • Sept 25 (Sun): Jay Park, HolyBang, MVP, Jessi, Hyolyn, Nucksal X Cadejo, Ash Island, Leellamarz, Meenoi, EXN

4.  Incheon K-Pop (INK) Concert 2022 (Oct 1)

Where: Incheon Munhak Stadium
| When: Oct 1, 2022

The Incheon K-Pop Concert 2022 (INK Concert 2022), one of the largest K-Pop concerts in Korea, will be held on October 1st in Incheon. This year’s concert, once again, has a strong line-up crammed with amazing K-Pop groups and artists! You can join Trazy’s 1 day tour to INK Concert from Seoul and enjoy the live stages of your favorite K-pop stars as well as discover the charm of Incheon city.

| Line-up: Moonbin & Sanha, Kep1er, VIVIZ, Golden Child, CIX, Billie, MAMAMOO, DRIPPIN, Jo Yu-ri, EPEX & many more 

| Seating Map:

>>Book your INK Concert 2022 Tickets here<<

5.  2022 Powerful Daegu K-pop Concert (Oct 9)

Where: Gyeongbuk University
| When: Oct 9, 2022

The Powerful Daegu Concert 2022 is a K-pop concert sponsored by Daegu Metropolitan City, Daegu Tourism Organization, and Korea Tourism Organization. You will get to enjoy the performances of the famous K-pop artists along with various K-pop experiences. Don’t forget to book a day tour from Seoul, Busan, and Daegu to explore Daegu city and enjoy the special K-pop concert!

| Line-up: Psy, Astro, Kai, The Boyz

>>Book your 2022 Powerful Daegu Concert Tickets here<<

6.  2022 Jive Super-Live Festival (Oct 15 & 16)

Where: Jamsil Olympic Stadium
| When: Oct 15~16, 2022

Jive Super-Live Festival is coming soon! This festival’s former name is SKA Super-Swag Festival and it’s back after the pandemic. This mega scale music festival presents the amazing hip-hop line up, including Jay Park, ZICO, Tiger JK, Yoon Mirae, and many more. Book early and get up to 10% discount!

| Line-up

  • Jay Park (HolyBang X MVP), ZICO, Tiger JK & Yoon Mirae & Bizzy, pH-1, Sik-k, Lilboi, Wonstein, The Game, Coogie, ZENE the ZILLA, Dvwn

>>Book 2022 JIVE Super-Live Festival (former SKA Super Swag Festival) Tickets<<

7.  SBS MTV The Show in Gyeongju (Oct 18)

Where: Gyeongju Bomun Tourism Complex Event Venue
| When: Oct 18, 2022

Join the special SBS MTV The Show in Gyeongju! The Show is the famous K-pop live music TV show broadcast by SBS MTV. On October 18th, this show will be specailly taken place in Gyeongju, a beautiful historical city with lots of UNESCO World Heritage sites. Meet your favorite K-pop stars with a 40% discount on Trazy!

| Line-up

  • Kep1er, Dreamcatcher, Kwon Eunbi, Lee Chaeyeon, Wonho, Park Jihoon, DKZ, MIRAE, mimiirose, ONEUS, BB, Woo!AH!,

>>Book SBS MTV The Show in Gyeongju Tickets<<

8. 2022 Busan One Asia Festival (BOF) (Oct 27~30)

Where: Busan Asiad Main Stadium (K-pop Concert), Busan Citizen Park (Park Concert, Exhibition, Experience)
| When: Oct 27~30, 2022

This year, the Busan One Asia Festival (BOF) will take place from October 27th to 30th in Busan, the second-largest city of Korea. Consisted of K-Pop concerts, exhibitions, fan meetings, and many more events, the BOF is a mega Hallyu event every K-Pop fan must attend.

On the last day of the 2022 Busan One Asia Festival (Oct 30), there will be a K-pop Concert that features a stellar line-up of K-pop artists. Book tickets to see all your favorite stars up close at the standing or seating zones via Trazy!

| Line-up: 

  • KAI, Kang Daniel, PENTAGON, MAMAMOO, Yuju, (G)I-DLE, WEi, LIGHTSUM, Brave Girls, AB6IX, Golden Child, Le Sserafim, Purple Kiss & more

| Seating Map:

>> For more details on 2022 Busan One Asian Festival click here! <<

9. Busan Fireworks Festival 2022 (Nov 5)

Where: Busan Gwangalli Beach (between Hotel Aqua Palace & Homers Hotel)
| When: Nov 5, 2022

Busan‘s Autumn is filled with amazing festivals. Along with the BOF Festival, Busan Firework Festival is a must-see festival in Busan during the fall season. It is the biggest firework festival not only in Korea but also in Asia. The sandy Gwangalli Beach is a perfect stage for the sky sparklers with various displays such as Busan’s unique fireworks.

| Tip: Book your seat on the beach beforehand and enjoy the spectacle from the best viewpoint. Booking is available only until October 7th, 2022 (KST) on Trazy!

| Ticket info: Busan Firework Festival S Seat  & R Seat Tickets are available here.

| Seating Map:

>> Get your tickets for 2022 Busan Firework Festival now! <<

10. Jinju Namgang Yudeung (Lantern) Festival 2022 (Oct 10~31)

Where: Jinju Namgang River Area, Jinju City
| When: Oct 10~31, 2022

Every October, spectacular lantern displays at Jinju Namgang Lantern Festival attract thousands of visitors to the city of Jinju in the southern part of Korea. It is one of the largest lantern festivals in Korea that features impressive and creative lantern displays with various themes.

Festival-goers will have plenty of photo opportunities with over 1,000 beautiful lanterns and enjoy a fireworks show as well.

| Tip: Go up one of the river’s four bridges for a panoramic view of the lantern displays on the Nam River!

| How to go: Overnight shuttle buses will be running to the festival from Seoul. It is best to book your ride in advance as the shuttle bus will be likely booked early.

11. Yangju Thousand Globe Amaranth Flower Festival 2022 (Sept 7~Oct 20)

| Where: Yangju Nari Park
| When:
Sept 7~Oct 20, 2022

With the cool breeze of Autumn and beautiful sights to see, the Autumn season is actually one of the best times to visit Korea! It also marks the start to the many festivals that are to be held, one of them being the Yanju Thousand Globe Amaranth Flower Festival. Globe Amaranth, which literally translates into the “Never Changing Flower” in Korean. is a common gift among couples to represent their eternal love for one another. Thus, Yangju Nari Park is especially a popular destination amongst lovebirds. Nevertheless, with the soft pink field of muhly grass and dozens of other magnificent sights to see, this festival is surely not to be missed out on!

12. Silver Grass Festivals

1) Seoul Silver Grass Festival

| Where: Haneul Park
| When:
Oct 15~21, 2022

With this year marking the festival’s 18th year running, the Seoul Silver Grass Festival is one of the most anticipated festivals of the Autumn season. It is particularly popular as a photo spot for its Instagram-worthy fields of silver grass reaching over 2m as well as pink muhly grass in the background. So, head on down to Haneul Park this coming October with your loved ones and experience a truly beautiful Autumn this year!

2) Mindungsan Mountain Silver Grass Festival 2022

| Where: Mindungsan Mountain
| When:

If you’re more of the adventurous type, why not take a hike up Mindungsan Mountain to bask in the fields of glistening silver grass? Not only will you be able to go on an amazing hiking adventure but also get the chance to admire the surrounding landscapes as well as the crimson Autumn foliage along the way. That’s killing more than two birds with one stone! So, head on up to Mindungsan Mountain to enjoy the unique Mindungsan Mountain Silver Grass Festival this Autumn!

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6 thoughts on “Best Festivals in Korea in September & October 2022

  1. Thanks for this helpful guide!
    Do you have any information about the INK Incheon K-Pop Festival this year? I found the date (12th October), but nothing else.

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