A “Hot Winter Market” where steaks, tacos, pad thai, sushi and various other foods from all over the world can be enjoyed is going to open soon. This event will be held in Yeouido Hangang Park Event Plaza (Yeouinaru Station, Exit 2) for six days, from Jan. 2, 2018 (Tue) until Jan. 7, 2018 (Sun).
Hours of Operation: (weekdays) 17:00–22:00, (weekends) 15:00–21:00
Based on the positive turnout for the Seoul Christmas Market, the “Seoul Hot Winter Market” will provide assistance to food truck owners experiencing difficulty with securing working space during winter season. The market will also serve as a sales space in response to handmade craft vendors’ requests for a stable working space during the winter, and provide citizens with opportunities to experience new ways of enjoying winter culture along the Hangang River.
Last year’s Seoul Christmas Market, which ran from Dec. 15 (Fri) until Dec. 31 (Sun), hosted 60 food trucks and 200 teams of handmade craft vendors, who participated in the market on alternating days. As of Dec. 25, 2017 (Mon), 11 days after opening to the public, more than 200,000 people had visited, recording total sales of approximately 670 million won.
The food trucks for the “Seoul Hot Winter Market” will offer a variety of international dishes, such as steaks, tacos, pad thai, sushi and more. Handmade merchandise will include accessories such as necklaces and broaches, flowerpots, and other handmade crafts that reveal the care and individualism of their creators.
This event will be held inside the same large interior structures at the Yeouido Hangang Park Event Plaza that were previously used for the Seoul Christmas Market. Within these structures, handmade craft and experience booths, as well as spaces for food and drinks, will offer guests a warmer, more convenient market experience.
Every night at 6pm and 8pm, performances such as indie band buskings and other casual shows will take place to foster the warm spirit of the New Year.
|Panorama of event hall||Front of event hall|
|Food trucks||Handmade products|