For the big shebang, BTS, HYBE, and the city of Seoul have decided that Saturday, June 17 be the grand finale of 2023's BTS FESTA! The 10-year anniversary has drawn tremendous attention online as well as boosted tourism in South Korea's capital over the last several weeks! Let's break down what to expect during Saturday's grand finale!
The main location of the finale will be held at Yeouido Park. The night will end with an explosion of fireworks to BTS's hits! It is free to participate except at the "Firework Spectacle Zone" where identity verification is needed. More details are listed below from Weverse. The fireworks event will also be available on Weverse streaming.
Events at the park will start at 12 PM and will finish off with fireworks at 20:30. There will be photo zones, BTS statues, and other pop-up activities in the park at the designated map below throughout the day.
[NOTICE] Information on the Invitation to BTS 10th Anniversary FESTA @Yeouido “Firework Spectacle Zone”
This is your BTS fan club manager.
We would like to invite the BTS Weverse Community members to the “Firework Spectacle Zone” at the BTS 10th Anniversary FESTA to celebrate the 10th anniversary of BTS! If you wish to participate, please check the details below on how to join the event.
How to Participate
Scheduled Time of the Event: 8:30 PM, Saturday, June 17, 2023 (KST)
Admission Time: 6:30 PM, Saturday, June 17, 2023 (KST)
Location for Identity Verification: Identity Verification Booth near the “ARMY Lounge” at the Yeouido Hangang Park FESTA site
Time for Identity Verification: From 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM (KST)
Number of People Invited: 1,800 people
* The application is open to all BTS Weverse Community members.
- The number displayed on the winner screen is unrelated to the seat number and is given only to proceed with the identity verification.
- Make sure to arrive on time to complete your identity verification.
Staff will provide an entry wristband to those who have completed the identity verification, and admission to the Firework Spectacle Zone will start at 6:30 PM.
The Firework Spectacle Zone does not have assigned seats. However, sections will be assigned randomly to manage the admission in each section. The section will be marked on the entry wristband the staff provides after identity verification. You can watch the firework show anywhere within your designated section.
Seating comprises two areas: one with chairs and another with an open space to place mats. Everyone who enters the “Firework Spectacle Zone” will receive a personal mat for a more pleasant viewing environment. (Bringing one’s own personal mat, foldable chairs, etc., other than the mat provided at the site will be restricted upon admission.)
* If you arrive outside your time slot, you may be unable to check in depending on on-site circumstances.
* The winners will be selected through a raffle.
BTS Global ARMY has taken over purple-covered Seoul! Fans from all over the globe have flocked to the city to celebrate the group's 10th anniversary. Hongdae and Myeongdong areas are fully booked jumping 106% from May 12 to May 25, according to HotelsCombined. Be prepared to navigate a sea of people at the park!
Pack your sunscreen
Seoul is expected to be scorching this weekend as temperatures will be in the high 80s ( and low 90s (low 30s Celsius). The sun will be out and with the influx of people, shade will be hard to find. Make sure to cover yourself with sunscreen and wear a hat!
Expect to see many food vendors near the Yeouinaru Subway entrance #3. All kinds of Korean street foods will be available and also convenience stores for fans to take a break when needed. There is also a BBQ Chicken location so you can get your Korean fried chicken fix and enjoy the Han River like a Seoulite!
Make sure to also check out the other Seoul BTS light locations! Let us know if you will be at the 2023 BTS FESTA finale at Yeouido Park! We'll be there covering all the content for you guys! Happy 10-year anniversary ARMY!