Enjoy Boryeong Mud Festival in South Korea

Boryeong Mud Festival in South Korea

This festival is held every year in Boryeong, a town around 200 km south of Seoul, South Korea. The Boryeong Mud Festival first began in 1998 and was originally meant to promote the cosmetic effects of the mud flats. Recently however, it has become a highlight for tourism in South Korea and attracts more than 2.2 million visitors per year and when compared to other events and festivals, the Boryeong Mud festival attracts the most.

When is the Boryeong Mud?

It will be held in Boryeong, South Korea in July at Daecheon beach. Estimated agenda is in July. If planning a trip, please note that weekends are much more crowded so choose your time and day wisely.

Also, please know that this date is an estimate only as it may change within a few months so check back and make sure when the updated date will be.

Boryeong Mud Festival

Not only Koreans, but international tourist also flock to Daecheon beach at this time to enjoy activities like mud sliding, swimming in mud and mud wrestling. If you still have a lot of energy to spare, try the obstacle course, and once the activities are done, finish your day with a relaxing mud massage. When day turns into night, the party continues at the beach with dancing, singing to the music and fireworks.


From resorts to hotels, motels or hostels, Daecheon has full ranges of accommodation for you to choose from. Popular accommodations are Hanwha Resort Daecheon, Hotel Mudrin, Legran Fun Beach hotel, Motel Coconuts, Singung Motel, etc. Do remember to book well in advance.