The festival celebrates Chuseok, a Korean holiday very similar to Thanksgiving. It's a day in which Koreans give thanks and spend time with family and those we care about. The exact day of Chuseok changes every year because it's based on the Lunar calendar, but it's normally in either September or October. Every year for the past 25 years, the Bay Area Korean community has celebrated Chuseok to raise cultural awareness of Korea. Check website for 2018 updates.
The Korean Festival celebrates Chuseok, a Korean holiday similar to Thanksgiving. It’s meant to express gratitude to loved ones while offering an opportunity to spend time with family. The festival fuses traditional and modern Korean culture, showcasing colorful dances, scrumptious specialty dishes and Korean crafts and vendors.