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Daejeon’s October events worth photographing!

While October is an excellent month to photograph foliage in South Korea, why not visit some events in town where the foliage would make a great background to a wonderful festival/cause. While Daejeon may not be known for the most popular performances and attractions, there are still plenty of engaging events to go around. This month in particular is bringing you a bit of terrifying, musical, delicious and what should be photogenic fun!


Daejeon Beer Festival 2016October 14-15, 2016 – Craft Beer and Music Festival

Details: 11am-11pm at EXPO Park with live bands, food and lots of beer!

You can still purchase early bird tickets at The Ranch Pub in Gungdong for 10,000krw.

Photographic highlights: Lots of happy people enjoying beers, listening to the bands and having a great time. Musical band performances. Close ups of the food/beer offered.

October 22, 2016 – 4th Annual Daejeon Charity Zombie Walk – CANCELED

Details: the event has changed into a Zombie walk instead, which will take place from 6-10pm. First location – Aztekila Restaurant 봉명동636-5, Daejeon 34185

Photographic highlights: Night shots of zombies and passersby. Possible shots of before and afters of pre-walk make up application process.  See some examples from past Zombie Runs. 

sem-international-daejeon-2016October 22, 2016 – SEM International Festival

Details: 11am-3pm near EXPO’s Hanbit Tower. There will be a talent show, food booths, scientific marvel, chance to participate in Nanta (Korean Drumming) or Cheerleading/Dance classes, International Parade.

Photographic highlights: People in multi-cultural costumes doing multi-cultural performances.

daejeon-wine-festival-2016October 28-30, 2016 – Daejeon’s International Wine and Spirits Fair

Details: At Daejeon Convention Center (DCC) and KOTREX from 11am to 7 pm. Featuring more than 3,500 wines from all over the world.

Wine Festival Brochure with the additional information. 

Photographic highlights: Capture patrons and exhibitors interacting at the venue, photograph cultural performances, wine related activities and products, bartender’s competition.

Will you be attending and photographing any of the following events? If so, see you there!

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