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  • Seoul City Opens ‘Deoksugung Fair Shop’ Weekly from Thursday to Saturday

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  • Seoul City Opens ‘Deoksugung Fair Shop’ Weekly from Thursday to Saturday

    ‘Deoksugung Fair Shop,’ Seoul’s premier social economic marketplace, is open from May 3 to November 3 of this year, excluding July and August, every week from Thursday to Saturday from 11am to 6pm at the Deoksugung Stone Wall Path located between Daehanmun Gate and the circular water fountain.

    Products for sale range from leather crafts, accessories, room fresheners and other handmade products to art and design pieces and clothing apparel.

    2018 ‘Deoksugung Fair Shop’ Schedule of Operations

    Seoul City Opens ‘Deoksugung Fair Shop’ Weekly from Thursday to Saturday
    First half of the year Schedule Second half of the year Schedule
    May May 3 – May 5 September Sept. 6 – Sept. 8
    May 17 – May 19 Sept. 13 – Sept. 15
    May 31 – June 2 Sept. 20 – Sept. 22
    June June 7 – June 9 October Oct. 4 – Oct. 6
    June 14 – June 16 Oct. 18 – Oct. 20
    June 21 – June 23 Oct. 25 – Oct. 27
    June 28 – June 30 November Nov. 1 – Nov. 3

    The best feature of the marketplace is that it also provides various cultural performances and hands-on activities for everyone to enjoy, including △ ocarina drawing, △ mini magnet flowerpot making, △ fake switch accessory making and other services that are available during the operation hours.

    Cultural performances include Indie and senior bands, drum recitals, magic and mime shows and more while being featured at 12:20pm on Thursdays and Fridays and 2:00pm for 40 minutes on Saturdays. For further performance details, please visit seoulbusking.com.

    The Deoksugung Stone Wall Path, location of the Deoksugung Fair Shop Marketplace, will operate exclusively as a walkway from 11am to 2pm on the weekdays and 10am to 5pm on Saturdays to promote the safety of market-goers.