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Goesan Red Pepper Festival (괴산고추축제)

  • Goesan Red Pepper Festival (괴산고추축제)
  • Goesan Red Pepper Festival (괴산고추축제)
  • Goesan Red Pepper Festival (괴산고추축제)
  • Goesan Red Pepper Festival (괴산고추축제)
  • Goesan Red Pepper Festival (괴산고추축제)
Period
08.30.2018 ~ 09.02.2018
Address
90, Imkkeokjeong-ro, Goesan-gun, Chungcheongbuk-do
충청북도 괴산군 괴산읍 임꺽정로 90
Location
Sports Complex, Mini football field, Culture & Sports Center, Dongjincheon Stream area
Telephone
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-43-830-3461~3
Sponsors / Management
Goesan Red Pepper Festival Promotion Committee / Goesan Red Pepper Festival Promotion Committee
Introduction
Goesan Red Pepper Festival is held during harvest season to promote the excellence of peppers grown in Goesan, a major production area of Korea. The festival has numerous programs, including pepper-picking and barehanded fishing contests, pepper recipe competition, pepper cooking contest, and garden pepper planting.

Brightly colored and full of flavor, Korean peppers are a particularly popular agricultural product. This is a fun festival where visitors can taste or buy Korean peppers, and talk with farmers.
Programs
[Main Events]
Prayer ritual for a rich year and residents' peace in the county, opening performance, KBS National singing Contest, recreations, etc.

[Exhibitions]
Exhibition of worldwide peppers, exhibition of food made with pepper, etc.

[Hands-on programs]
Catching weatherfishes with their bare hands, pepper fishing, pepper kite-flying, culture experience of multi-cultural family, experience center for well-being health, etc.
Admission/Participation Fees
Free
(Seperated charge for activities and purchasing products)
Additional Events
Pre-event ceremony, opening ceremony, traditional performances, worldwide pepper exhibition, food sampling, Geosan photo exhibition, folk games, and more.

* Programs and schedule subject to change.
Transportation
[Bus]
From Dong Seoul Bus Terminal, take an intercity bus to Goesan Terminal.
From Goesan Terminal, take a taxi to Sports Complex. (종합운동장; Jonghap Undongjang) (5min)
Homepage
www.goesan.go.kr (Korean only)

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