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    Dates Events Summary
    Mar. 15 (Sun) Walking City-Vibrant City Seoul – Outdoor and physical activity-themed events, mainly focusing on walking, suitable for spring

    – Opening performance by university cheerleading teams, B-boy performance, bicycle class, skateboarding class, etc.
    Apr. 5 (Sun)
    Environment and Green City Festival  An environment and green city-themed event for Arbor Day
    – Exhibition of rare plants, tree planting, flower-growing class, exhibition of wild flower photos, etc.
    – Floral tribute event for the first anniversary of the April 16 sinking of the Sewol Ferry, interactive safety session (Fire and Disaster Headquarters)
    Apr. 19 (Sun)
    Gwanghwamun Hope Sharing Market  Citizens’ Market, Farmers’ Market, peddlers, etc.
    May 3 (Sun)
    Family Picnic Festival  Family-themed events for Family Month
    – Camping classes with mountaineers and outdoor equipment exhibition - Performances and exhibition of animation characters on public transportation (Larva, Tayo, etc.)
    May 17 (Sun)
    Gwanghwamun Hope Sharing Market  Citizens’ Market, Farmers’ Market, peddlers, etc.
    Jun. 7 (Sun)
    Youth Culture Space  Cultural and Interactive Events for Youths
    – Exhibitions and performances by university culture and arts groups, city sports classes
    – Job fair with businesses, Seoul Metropolitan Government, and the central government, various speaking events, etc.
    Jun. 21 (Sun)
    Gwanghwamun Hope Sharing Market  Citizens’ Market, Farmers’ Market, peddlers, etc.
    Aug. 12 (Wed) ~ Aug. 16 (Sun)
    Event to Commemorate the 70th Anniversary of Korean Liberation  Festival and events to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Korean liberation
    Sep. 6 (Sun)
    Our Exciting Culture Cultural and interactive events focusing on traditional culture in celebration of the Chuseok holidays
    – Performances promoting other regional festivals, Chajeon Nori (chariot battle), Madang Nori (traditional outdoor performances), and other folk performances and events
    Sep. 20 (Sun)
    Gwanghwamun Hope Sharing Market  Citizens’ Market, Farmers’ Market, peddlers, etc.
    Oct. 4 (Sun)
    Together in Autumn  Themed events designed for citizens to enjoy autumn with others
    – Picnic for families, colleagues, college clubs, Good Books Exhibition, Outdoor Library, Outdoor Café with Books, etc.
    2015 Seoul Let’s Walk Festival (3rd Festival)
    Oct. 18 (Sun)

    ※ The theme of these events are subject to change.
    Gwanghwamun Hope Sharing Market  WeAJa Sharing Market, Citizens’ Market, Farmers’ Market, peddlers, etc.

    Jongno-gu (Nine Streets)

      Pedestrian Streets
      Hours of Operation
    (Gwanghwamun Samgeori→Sejong-ro Sageori)
     March – October
     First and Third Sundays 07:00 – 19:00
     Cheonggyecheon-ro Plaza – Samilgyo Bridge
     Sat 14:00 – Sun 22:00
     Holidays 10:00 – 22:00
    (Traditional Culture Street)
     Everyday 10:00 – 22:00  Hourly
    (Youth Street)
     24 Hours, Everyday  All Day
    (Premium Musical Instruments, Tteok, and Jeon Street)
     Sunday 10:00 – 22:00  Days
     Hyehwa-dong Daemyeonggeori
     Saturday 15:00 – 22:00
     Sunday 10:00 – 22:00
     Daehak-ro Marronnier-gil
     Sunday 10:00 – 22:00  Days
    (North Insa-Madang – Art Sonje Center)
     Sat, Sun 10:00 – 22:00  Days
     Daehak-ro 8-gil
    (South of 1-111 Dongsung-dong)
     24 Hours, Everyday  All Day