Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival (1)

 Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival

Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival (2)

  • Period – January (Every Year)

  • Address – Hwacheon-eup, Hwacheon-gun, Gangwon-do
    강원 화천군 화천읍
  • Telephone
    • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
      (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
      • For more info: +82-1688-3005
  • Sponsors / Management – Hwacheon-gun

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  • Introduction

Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival takes place at Hwacheon county in Gangwon-do with plenty of snow and ice, perfect for a winter getaway. Since 2003, the festival has been visited by a million people, making this festival more joyful. Varied festival programs include ice-fishing, ice sledding, bobsled, and other things to see and participate in.

[Reference for facility safe use]
– Safety devices prepared
– Medical Center in operation
– 119 Safety Center is located nearby.

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  • Programs

[Fishing Experience]
– Trout ice fishing, lure fishing, bare-handed fishing
– Fishing zone for foreigners
– Fishing zone for Infants and children

[ Snow / Ice Experience]
– Snow sledding, Ice sledding, creative sleigh
– Elgomi Castle, Elgomi Bike
– Ice soccer, Bobsleigh
– Fun rides, etc.

[Culture]
– Open Courtyard
– Creative Sleigh Contest
– Winter Village
– Salmon Bokbulbok Events
– Special days including “The Day of Angels” & “The day of military bases”

[Town / Other events]
– Seondeung Street, Seondeung Street Performances
– Indoor Ice Sculpture Square
– West Volcano’s Ice Wall Photo Zone
– Salmon Craft Studio
– Coffee Museum
– Hwacheon Ecological Film Center

[Other programs]
– Convenience facilities / Safety Experience Zone
(Information Center, fireplace resting area, Disaster Relief, Emergency centers)
– Food / Things to Buy
(Official Food Street, Grilled & raw fish restaurants, Agricultural Specialty Product Market, etc.)

  • Admission/Participation Fees

Please see the official festival website for details.

  • Additional Events

– Gangdongmyeon Town Baroparo Winter Festival
– Sanaemyeon Town Dongsimsan Village Land
– Sangseomyeon Town DMZ Dongdong Festival

  • Age Limit

Open to visitors of all ages.

  • Transportation

[Bus]
From Dong Seoul Bus Terminal, take an intercity bus to Hwacheon.
Hwacheon Stream and the festival grounds are about 10-min walk from the bus terminal.

  • Homepage

www.narafestival.com (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

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