2013 Year of the Snake - happy new year Korea

* For Seollal Korean Lunar New Year 2013 Events in Seoul, Suwon & Incheon (Feb 9th to 11th) CLICK HERE *

Happy New Year everyone, as tomorrow is a national holiday here in South Korea you are free to let your hair down and ring in the new year without having to worry about work the next day. Here is a list of some events going on in and around Seoul, South Korea and where possible we’ve included links to Facebook event pages (also if you want an event listed please let us know):

Seoul New Years Eve Events:

33 Bells @ the Bosingak Belfry “보신각터” (Jongno-gu, Seoul) *Please note this maybe very busy and it is outside* – Free

Crowds at the Bosingak Belfry "보신각터" in Seoul New Years Eve 2013 *Sorry about the quality it was taken of a TV*
Crowds at the Bosingak Belfry “보신각터” in Seoul New Years Eve 2013             *Sorry about the quality it was taken of a TV*

Groove Years’ Eve @ Berlin (Itaewon, Seoul) – Free

New Year’s Eve Party 2012 @ Salt & Butter *Black Tie Event* (Apgujung Rodeo, Gangnam, Seoul) -₩40,000

New Year’s Eve International Party @ Bar Naked (Itaewon, Seoul) – ₩10,000

New Year’s Eve Party 2012 Unlimited Wine + Food + Club @ Ashley & Club Mansion (Gangnam, Seoul) –  ₩35,000

Suwon New Years Eve Events:

The Big Chills New Years Eve PARTAAYYYYY! (Suwon) – Free

New Years Eve Hollywood Party @ Bulldog II (Ingyedong, Suwon) – Free

New Year’s Eve with some Mardi Gras Flavor @ Sam Ryan’s Suwon (Near Suwon Station) – Free

Adieu 2012, Hello 2013 @ Rhythm and Booze (Ingyedong, Suwon) – Free

Incheon New Years Eve Events:

New Years Eve Party @ Cheap Shots (Bupyeong, Incheon) – Free

Goodbye 2012 & Welcome 2013 @ Shelter (Bupyeong, Incheon) – Free

New Years Eve @ The Treefish (Songdo, Incheon) – Free

New Year’s Eve Event @ Liquor Burger (Yeonsu, Incheon) – Free

Irish New Year’s Eve @ O’Malley’s Irish Pub (Art Center, Incheon) – Free

Other New Years Eve Events:

New Years Eve “One Klick East / Klickitat Fusion!” @ Vinyl Underground (Kyungdae, Busan) – Price Unknown

VIP Party: Foreplay Vol.003 (NYE) @ Rhythm & Booze (Buncheon) – Free

We would also like to add that we are not involved in any of these events and also cannot predict or suggest which one is the best one to attend, also most western bar’s & pubs will be running small events, but the information isn’t online.

If your interested in practicing a little Korean this New Year here is a nice Korean Conversation all about the start of 2013 – Fresh Korean Happy New Year Practice Korean Conversation @ freshkorean.com

We hope everyone has a happy and safe new years eve. Happy 2013 the year of the snake.

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