During the summer months, Jeju is a great place to be. Walking Jeju's Olle Trails, relaxing on one of the island's beaches, or cycling on its many bike paths are all popular pastimes during the hottest season of the year.
However, if you can pull yourself away from these activities for a moment then it could be a great idea to check out one of the island's summer festivals.
Music, nature, and sports are all covered in our list of the Jeju's top summer festivals and events meaning that there really is something for everyone!
Night at the Mokgwana
The Night at the Mokgwana is a festival at one of the most historically important parts of Jeju City. It will take place every Saturday until Sept. 16 and visitors will be able to take guided tours of the Mokgwana, rent a hanbok, see musical performances, and visit a flea market.
Jeju International Wind Ensemble Festival August 8-16
▲ Photo courtesy Jeju International Wind Ensemble Festival
The Jeju International Wind Ensemble Festival is a wind instrument festival that takes place across the island from Aug. 8 till 16. Some of the locations include Jeju Arts Center, Seogwipo Cheonjiyeon Waterfall, and Jeju Seaside Arts Theatre.
Geomun Oreum is one of Jeju’s UNESCO Natural Heritage Sites due to its unique volcanic structure and the existence of lava tubes in the area.
Normally visitors to the site are required to book a spot in advance, with a limited number of places each day. However, during the festival dates, visitors can simply turn up and, once registered, enjoy the Oreum freely.
The festival this year will run from July 1 to July 10 and entrance will be completely free.
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