Held for about 2 months each year around Christmas in the Myeongdong Special Tourism District of Seoul, the Myeongdong Lantern Festival is an event where Seoul citizens and foreign tourists alike can enjoy the exciting holiday mood. Under the theme of “Myeongdong Tour Seen in Lights”, the 2017 Seoul Lantern Festival will be commence with the lighting ceremony on December 1st, 2017, and run through January 15th, 2018, for a total of 46 days. During the festival period, colorfully lighted streets are set up for Myeongdong-gil and Jungang-gil, which feature a large, 15m-high Christmas tree, LED lights on street trees, photo-zones, and much more.
Period: December 1st, 2017 to January 15th, 2018
Location: In and around Myeongdong-gil and Jungang-gil / Exit 6 of Myeongdong Station (Line 4)