BUSAN, South Korea — One of the biggest weekends on Busan's social calendar is here, and there are a ton of things going on around the city this weekend.
The Busan Fireworks Festival takes over Gwangan Saturday, but for expats, it's all about Halloween this weekend, and you can check out Haps' Guide to Halloween for everything going on around the city.
For those of you looking for other things to do, there is as always plenty of music, the KT Sonic Boom in town, funnyman Tom Rhodes is popping in and there's a special performance by the Indonesian Students Association at Kyungsung University for a great look into Indonesian culture.
You can check out the Haps Calendar for everything going on around the area. Enjoy!
One Drop East and the Muns @ Ol'55 - KSU is the place to be this Halloween, and favorites ODE and The Muns, a newly formed Doors tribute band with an awesome ensemble of musicians, will be rocking Ol'55 into the wee hours of the morning. Saturday, 10 p.m., Ol'55, Kyungsung.
Special Punk Rock Show @ Club Realize – Five bands are lined up for a night of punk and rock with great drink specials to be had as well. Saturday, 8 p.m., Club Realize, Kyungsung.
Blatta and Inesha @ Club Cube – Seomyeon's newest club plays host to world-famous DJs Blatta and Inesha for a cool dance set sure to make you move. Friday, 10 p.m., Club Cube, Seomyeon.
Tom Rhodes @ HQ Bar - The Ha Ha Hole presents funnyman and comedy legend Tom Rhodes for one night only in the Bu. Friday, 10 p.m., HQ Bar, Kyungsung.
KT Sonic Boom vs. SK Knights – The Sonic Boom head back to the friendly confines of the Olleh Victorium for a tilt against the much improved SK Knights. Friday, 7 p.m, Sajik Gymnasium, Sajik-dong.
Fourth Dynamic Busan Mountain Bike Rally – Mountain bike enthusiasts gear up for a 20 or 40km race around the city this Sunday, starting at Children's Park in Choeup-dong. Sunday, 8:30 a.m., Children's Park.
Pret a Porter @ BEXCO - The best in domestic and international collections for spring/summer 2013 are on the runway this weekend at the Pret-a-Porter fashion shows. Through Sunday, 12 p.m., BEXCO, Haeundae..
Busan Mackeral Festival @ Songdo Beach - It's not everyday you get to say "I'm going to a Mackeral Festival", but here is your chance to do so. Through Monday, 10 a.m., Songdo Beach.
Knock Knock Indonesia! @ Kyungsung University Concert Hall - The Indonesian Students Association present a cultural concert where you can catch a glimpse of "real" Indonesia. As if you are opening the door to Indonesia, they will take you for a tour to see a representation of each big and renowned island in Indonesia. Saturday, 7:00 p.m., Kyungsung University Concert Hall.
Friday – Partly Sunny; 22'C/72 'F
Saturday - Chance of Rain; 21'C/70'F
Sunday - Sunny; 22'C/72'F
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