Friday, July 14, 2017

3 Ways to Thrive in Daegu Summertime: Horror Adventure, Ice Festival & Chimac Festival

3 Ways to Thrive in Daegu Summertime


As we get knee deep into summertime, we crave for activities that we can channel our minds to. Whether that is through thrill, freezing water, or food, we are all ready to hear what options we can choose from. Here are 3 summer activities you can do in Daegu.

#1 Zombie Outbreak in Daegu

Courtesy: E-World

Are you a thriller seeker or zombie fanatics? Each year E-world presents its proud Horror Adventure for people like you. The Adventure Square has already turned into a Zombie Town and excited people with programs such as Zombie House, Zombie Attacks, Zombie B-boying, etc. If you have trouble falling asleep every night, come out to survive against this zombie apocalypse. You will sure to experience an thrill-filled fantasy land and sleep like a baby at night. In addition, fan-favorite Aqua Fantasy goes on throughout July and August, don’t forget to check its watery programs!  

Courtesy: E-World


The Zombie Adventure
Date: 6/17 – 8/28 every Weekends + 7/28, 8/4, 8/15
Hours: Zombie House (17:30 – 21:30)
Location: E-World
Address: 200, Duryugongwon-ro, Dalseo-gu, Daegu
KR Address: 대구시 달서구 두류공원로 200
Website: http://www.eworld.kr
What to expect: Zombie Town, Zombie Attack, Zombie House, Zombie Flash mob, Horror Parade, Horror Clown Circus, Horror Clown B-boy Dance.


# 2 Endless Mini Vacations

Courtesy: Culture PR Division, Seo-gu Daegu Metropolitan City

If you have raised or are raising a kid, you get that kids never get tired of playing outside. Especially during the summer it seems like they can’t wait to go out and soak themselves in water as soon as they open their eye in the morning. E-Hyun Swimming pool is an excellent getaway for these kids. It will offer them an endless mini vacations throughout summer. In addition to that, the annual Ice Festival will grab their attentions on July 29 as it has many DIY booths, performances, and fun contests taking place at the festival. If you don’t live in Seo-gu, you can check your a free swimming pool in your area!  


Courtesy: Culture PR Division, Seo-gu Daegu Metropolitan City

E-hyun Swimming pool
Date: July 14 – Auguest
Hours: 11:00 – 17:00 on weekdays, 11:00- 18:00 on weekend (close on rainy and chilly days)
Location: E-Hyun Swimming Pool
Address: 122, Munhwa-ro, Seo-gu, Daegu
KR Address: 대구시 서구 문화로 122

Ice Festival
Date: July 29
Hours: 11:00- 18:00
What to expect: Opening Ceremony and performances(Korean traditional dance, choir, orchestra), musical gala and other performances, ice cave, DIY booths(make beach balls/fans/squirt guns/ice coffee, face painting, etc), various contests such as standing on ice, melting ice, finding a treasure, etc.


# 3 Energy Boosters

When it’s hot or cold out, it is important to stay well-fed. One of the most popular energy boosting foods is definitely chicken! Imagine 43 millions of fried chicken, 300 thousands litters of Beer at a place: this is what describes Chimac Festival 2017. Your favorite chicken brands like Kyochon, Ddang Ddang, goltong, and 70 more chicken brands presents their yummy treats to visitors. You will be also delighted with hand-crafted beers and other popular beer like Corona and Hogadden. Chimac Festival 2017 is going to be biggest of all. Let me know if you have your own way to boos your energy during summer! 



Chimac Festival
Date: July 19 – 23
Hours: 16:00 – 22:00
Location: Duryu Park
Address: 309-1 Mt, Duryu-dong, Dalseo-gu, Daegu
KR Address: 대구광역시 달서구 두류동  310-9
Website: http://www.chimacfestival.com/
What to expect:
k-pop concerts(MAMA MOO, Ulala Session, Haha&Skull, etc), folk concerts, EDM Party, Chiken Run, Chimac All that Music, etc.