If you’re a fan of K-Pop, K-Beauty, or basically any Korean culture, there are countless reasons to visit Busan this October, as Busan One Asia Festival, which is the largest Hallyu festival in Korea, will take place from October 21st to October 22nd!
The festival will be held in the entire area of Busan, centering around the Nakdonggang River, where the glow of the setting sun is beautiful.
Many more events will happen during the Busan One Asia Festival. For those who want to know all about BOF (Busan One Asia Festival) this year, we have made the ultimate guide so you can have a blast at this incredible festival. Don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy Korea’s best Hallyu festival in Busan!
1. Busan One Asia Festival (BOF) Overview
Busan One Asia Festival is a mega Hallyu event where you can enjoy various Korean cultural content. It is the largest festival held in Busan every year, and during this period, the whole city is filled with festivities!
| Date: October 21 (Sat) ~ October 22 (Sun), 2023
| Place: Busan Asiad Stadium (K-pop Concert on Oct 21) / Pier 1 of Busan Port (Park Concert on Oct 22)
| What’s on: Performance (K-POP Concert & Park Concert), Exhibition & Experience booths, and more!
2. Event Venue
|Event Venue||Nearby Subway Stn.||Events|
|Busan Asiad Stadium||Line No. 3 Sports Complex Station||• K-POP concerts|
|Busan Citizen Park||Line No. 1 Jungang Station||• Park Concert|
• Exhibition & Experience Booths
As you can see on the map above, the Busan One Asia Festival takes place all over Busan, and thankfully getting around Busan is very easy due to its straightforward public transit system. Just like any other big city in Korea, they have a convenient subway and bus system.
If you want more information about Busan’s public transportation, be sure to read our ultimate transit guide!
If you want hassle-free round-trip transportation from/to Seoul or Busan, simply book the 2023 BOF K-Pop Concert Tour Package via Trazy!
It’s a great chance to enjoy both Busan city sightseeing and K-pop Concert with exclusive ground seating tickets close to the stage.
3. K-POP Concert
This year, the Busan One Asia Festival presents an amazing lineup of the hottest K-pop artists. For sure the highlight of the festival would be the K-pop concert. It is the best and largest K-pop event in Korea boasting a star-studded lineup every year. If you want to attend this main event, make sure to book it earlier as the tickets are always selling out very fast!
Here are the details for the K-pop concert this year.
| Date: October 21 (Sat), 2023
| Time: 6:00pm
| Location: Busan Asiad Stadium
| Line-up: NCT 127, ZEROBASEONE, HIGHLIGHT, TREASURE, OH MY GIRL, LEE CHAE YEON, The Wind, BAE173, XODIAC, CLASS:y
You can book the best Ground Seating A or S of BOF K-Pop Concert on Trazy! Check out the seating map below.
4. Park Concert
Busan One Asia Festival will be on for 2 long days, and there is so much more to see than the K-pop concert. The best part is that some of them are free to enter! Check out every program on BOF below and enjoy the festival to the fullest!
| Date: October 22 (Sun), 2023
| Time: TBA
| Location: Pier 1 of Busan Port
| Line-up: TBA
Check Out the 2023 Busan Fireworks Festival!
| Where: Busan Gwangalli Beach (between Hotel Aqua Palace & Homers Hotel)
| When: November 4 (Sat), 2023
| Time: 2:00pm ~ 9:00pm
*Ticket booth open: 2:00pm
November in Busan is filled with amazing festivals. Along with the BOF Festival in October, the Busan Firework Festival is a must-see festival in Busan. It is the biggest fireworks festival not only in Korea but also in Asia. This year, the Busan Firework Festival takes place on November 5, which is after the Busan One Asia Festival. So, you can enjoy both festivals if you make your way to Busan during these periods!
The sandy Gwangalli Beach is a perfect stage for sky sparklers with various displays. To fully enjoy the festival, book your seat on the beach beforehand and savor the spectacular view from the best viewpoint. You can either save your S seat (chair only) or R seat (chair & table) via Trazy!
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Busan One Asia Festival Official Website