[Korea] Visit Daegwallyeong Snow Festival in Pyeongchang

Photo: 2018 Daegwallyeong Snow Festival (Credit: Pyeongchang-gun)

Daegwallyeong Snow Festival, a winter festival that represents Pyeongchang, is currently running until February 22. It is a popular festival that features beautiful ice sculptures and exciting snow sled hills.

This year features ice sculpture exhibition, snow sled, ice slide, a snow flower fairy tale parade, and fireworks. At night, the ice sculptures shine with LED lightings, making the sculptures even more magnificent.

Visitors can experience many activities while travelling in Gangwon-do with Daegwallyeong Snow Festival, PyeongChang 2018, and Pyeongchang Trout Festival all underway. Be sure to take an advantage of the 20% discount offered when buying Daegwallyeong Snow Festival and Pyeongchang Trout Festival tickets together.
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Daegwallyeong Snow Festival in Pyeongchang

☞ Period: February 7-22, 2018
☞ Address: Areas of Songcheon, Daegwallyeong-myeon Pyeongchang-gun, Gangwon-do
☞ Directions
      ① [Bus]: From Dong Seoul Bus Terminal, take an intercity bus to Heonggye Bus Terminal
(Dong Seoul Bus Terminal → Heonggye Bus Terminal): Bus schedule: 06:35-20:20 (Travel time approx. 2 hr 15 min)
(Heonggye Bus Terminal → Daegwallyeong Snow Festival): From Heonggye Bus Terminal, walk approx. 9 min in the direction of PyeongChang Olympic Plaza.

      ②[Train]: From Seoul Station, take KTX to Jinbu Station
(Seoul Station → Jinbu Station): KTX schedule: 06:00-23:30 (Travel time approx. 1 hr 30 min)
(Jinbu Station → Daegwallyeong Snow Festival): Exit to the right out of Jinbu Station, take Bus No. TS30 from Jinbu Transport Mall Bus Stop to PyeongChang Olympic Plaza Bus Stop (approx. 40 min).

☞ Main programs
- Snow Sculpture Exhibition
- Snow Flower Fairy Tale Parade: Only runs Fri.-Sun.14:00-15:00, 18:00-19:00
- Snow sled: 09:30-21:00
- Ice slide: 09:30-21:00
*Program schedule subject to change depending on weather conditions.

☞ Fee

- Weekdays: Snow Sculpture Exhibition 5,000 won / Ice slide 5,000 won / Snow sled 5,000 won / Day pass 15,000 won
- Weekends: Snow Sculpture Exhibition 7,000 won / Ice slide 6,000 won / Snow sled 6,000 won / Day pass 17,000 won
* Limited program usage when entrance ticket and program tickets are purchased separately. Unlimited program usage for day pass holders.

☞ Daegwallyeong Snow Festival website: www.snowfestival.net (Korean only)      
*English leaflet download available starting February 14.

☞ Pyeongchang Tourism website:
www.pc.go.kr (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese, French, German)        

☞ 1330 Korea Travel Hotline:
+82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
Information courtesy of Pyeongchang-gun