The cold weather in Seoul recently has left the city shivering but put no damper on the wide-range of things to do and see for locals and tourists alike. Stay up-to-date on the latest releases and trends while staying warm this January and February by checking out these must-visit popups.

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  1. Pocamarket
  2. MISSHA Island
  3. Koriko Cafe
  4. MEDIHEAL x BanChu Rabbit
  5. Gentle Jelly

BLOG BONUS: BbangBbangie X Jinro at CLUB1924

1. Pocamarket in Hongdae

Dates: 1/26 – 2/25

Hours: 1pm – 9pm Daily

Location: 22 Wausan-ro 29ra-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul (Kakao Map)

Event Exclusives & Activities: Visit one of Pocamarket‘s first physical kiosk popups in Seoul and start building out our photo collection or maybe even snag an elusive rare card (preorder benefits I’m coming for you!).  Exclusive special gifts (1 random K-pop photocard, goods package with 1 key ring & 1 pin-back button, and a free delivery coupon) are available by prebooking your visit on All other visitors without reservation will receive a pamphlet & sticker.

Other K-pop activities in Hongdae:

Find tickets to all your favorite K-pop shows, activities, events & more at and check our blog for more K-pop must-do experiences here. 

2. MISSHA Island

Dates: 12/29 – 2/03

Hours: 2pm – 7pm Daily

Location: 42 Myeongdong 8-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul (Kakao Map

Event Exclusives & Activities: Experience a true skincare retreat at MISSHA Island in Myeongdong. Here you can sample not only sample MISSHA’s various beauty lines, but also rent hanbok, take photostrips and participate in various social events. Each attendee is given a free tote bag with 3 free samples and a 50% off coupon to shop the popup.

Myeongdong K-Beauty Must-Try Experiences:

Want more K-Beauty? Check out our blog here on foreigner-friendly beauty services in Seoul and browse even more curated beauty packages on’s K-Beauty list.

3. Koriko Cafe


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Dates: 1/15 – 2/14

Hours: 10:30am – 10pm Daily

Location: Lotte World Mall B1, 300 Olympic-ro, Songpa-gu, Seoul (Kakao Map)

Event Exclusives & Activities: Located in the Lotte World Mall,  a famous area in Korea for the Lotte World Tower, Lotte World Theme Park, and Lotte World Aquarium, Cafe Koriko has opened a limited time Official Kiki’s Delivery Service theme to celebrate their opening anniversary. This incudes exclusive themed drinks and menu items, as well as official merchandise and photo zones. There is also a fun stamp mission with prizes from stickers to a free ceramic mug!

More Activities to do near Lotte World Mall:

Looking for more to do in Jamsil? Check out our blog here for our list of the most instagrammable hidden gems in the area!

4. MEDIHEAL x BanChu Rabbit

Dates: 12/29 – 2/03

Hours: 11am – 8pm Daily

Location: LDF House, 15 Myeongdong-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul (Kakao Map)

Popup Exclusives: MEDIHEAL invites you to experience their new collaboration with 빤쮸토끼(Banchu Rabbit) at Lotte Duty Free House! The popup store includes the full Banchu line, a photo zone, & free prizes. 

5. Gentle Jelly


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Dates: 1/19 – 2/27

Hours: 11am – 9pm Daily

Address: Haus Dosan, 50 Apgujeong-ro 46-gil, Gangnam-gu (Kakao Map)

Location: Apgujeong Rodeo Station Exit 6

Event Exclusives & Activities: The new collection ‘Gentle Jelly’ by Gentle Monster has just dropped and it’s already all over our feed. Fomo no more and get over to Haus Dosan to see the collection, art installation & photo zones for yourself. I swear it all looks good enough to eat! 

BLOG BONUS: BbangBbang X Jinro


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Dates: 12/21 – 2/3

Hours: 12pm – 9pm Daily

Location: 24 Eonju-ro 168-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul (Kakao Map)

Event Exclusives & Activities: For the adult popup hoppers, the new collaboration taking over Jinro Soju‘s CLUB1924 is a must visit in Gangnam. Featuring not only exclusive BbangBang collaboration goods and interactive photo opportunities, this pop up offers 3 free tastings at drink bar and an arcade! Let’s just say you know where to find me on Friday ;D 

Check out these tours to experience more of Seoul’s rich drinking culture:

Which popup are you most excited to visit? Let us know below and make sure to check out, Korea’s #1 Travel Shop, to experience more of the best hot spots in South Korea!

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