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Maengbang Flower Festival
Maengbang Flower Festival
Location
Sangmaenbang-ri, Geundeok-myeon, Samcheok City
Period
From early April to late April
Main event
From mid-April to late April
Recomm
ended period of visit
April
The main event is held to coincide with the blooming season of rape flowers due to the slow growth of the flowers.
Contact
For more tourist information, contact the Dept. of Agricultural Policy of Samcheok City Hall. (Tel.: 033-570-3372)

Overview

The sweet fragrance of blooming rape flowers and white cherry blossoms contrasting spectacularly with the blue waters of the East Sea is in the air with the fresh breeze of spring. The Maengbang Flower Festival showcases yellow rape flowers and white cherry blossoms and lets tourists create wonderful, romantic, and vivid memories. Held in Sangmaengbang-ri, Geundeok-myeon, Samcheok City (along former national road no. 7) from April 16 to 25 (for 10 days) on a 7.2ha land, the Maengbang Flower Festival features a variety of events including flower-planting for children and other events for couples and families.

Permanent events (5 types)

- Folk food market
- Special agricultural product market
- Maengbang fresh strawberry-picking event
- Honeybees working on rape flowers
- Photos of rape flowers and tourist attractions of Samcheok City

Permanent events (6 types)

- Bike hiking along the rape flower and cherry blossom flower trail
- Radienteering, the whisper of rape flowers
- Children's painting competition with rape flowers
- Pony-riding event
- Exhibition (weather photo exhibit and three other types)
- Rape flower scenery amateur photo contest

Other events (14 types)

- Memory-building activities with animals
- Magic balloon making
- Blowing soap bubbles with rape flowers
- Face painting and nail art
-Sampling of special agricultural products and beverage
-Watching honeybees
-Making wood carvings of insects
-Caricature
-Making Injeolmi (pounded rice cake) with rape flowers
-Making strawberry cookies
-Wild flower exhibition
-Hands-on experience with the farm village tourism research activities of Samcheok City and exhibition hall
-Street performance (marching band of Munseong high school)
-Simple stage performance (willow pipe saxophone ensemble, Aramwind Orchestra, Samcheok City Hall)

Gallery

  • Maengbang Flower Festival Photo
  • Maengbang Flower Festival Photo
  • Maengbang Flower Festival Photo
  • Maengbang Flower Festival Photo
  • Maengbang Flower Festival Photo
  • Maengbang Flower Festival Photo
  • Maengbang Flower Festival Photo
  • Maengbang Flower Festival Photo
  • Maengbang Flower Festival Photo