Starting on April 20, 2017, the Deoksugung Stone Wall Path area will transform into a social enterprise market that sells handmade products to provide a fun experience for Seoulites.
The Deoksugung Fair Shop, a social enterprise market to be held at Deoksugung-gil between Daehanmun and the Round Fountain, will open every Thursday to Saturday between 11am and 6pm from April 20 to October 28 (excluding July and August).
The Deoksugung Fair Shop, launched in 2014, will be attended by over 100 companies this year for the purpose of introducing products manufactured by social enterprises, fair trade companies, young startups, female enterprises, and disabled enterprises.
From May 20, Deoksugung Picnic will be held on Saturdays along with performances.
At Deoksugung Picnic, where cars will be blocked from the streets, booths will be set up to sell various products. You can also enjoy performances featuring music, magic, and mime at a separately prepared street art zone.
The Seoul Metropolitan Government will also operate interactive booths including traditional outfit wearing, calligraphy, photo zone, counseling booth as well as programs that teach people about the social economy including campaigns to improve the environment.