2016 Paju Gamaksan Autumn Leaves Festival
The Paju Gamaksan Autumn Leaves Festival will be held for two days at the Biryong Recruit Training Center (25th Infantry Division) located in front of the memorial tower on Gamaksan Mountain, one of the 100 famous mountains in Korea and one of the five challenging mountains in Gyeonggi-do Province. The festival is celebrating its 5th anniversary this year since it was first held in 2012 in order to strengthen the unity of Jeokseong-myeon residents through various cultural and experience events as well as to let more people know about the beautiful scenery of Gamaksan Mountain adorned with colorful maple trees. It will offer various things to see and experience events such as trekking, farmers’ market, fast milk drinking competition, rice bag carrying race, arm wrestling competition, Gamak singing contest, horse riding experience, aroma therapy, pizza making, magic experience, and archery experience. In cooperation with the 25th Infantry division of the Korean Army, it will also operate various unique programs that cannot be experienced in other festivals, including exhibition of military equipment such as tanks and heavy firearms.
Period: Oct. 22-23, 2016
Location: 142-7, Seolma-ri, Jeokseong-myeon, Paju-si, Gyeonggi-do
Venue: Biryong Recruit Training Center