The Boryeong Mud Festival is famous in South Korea as it allows people living in Korea to escape the summer heat. The festival lasts from July 15th until the 24th and is held at Daecheon Beach in Boryeong. Many tourists come to Korea just for this mud festival. It is very popular with locals as well as foreigners and is a great chance to have some fun while also meeting people from many different nationalities. In 2019, the festival drew over 300,000 foreigners but that only accounted for 10% of the total visitors. However, in 2020 due to COVID-19, the festival drew far fewer people. Therefore, once the coronavirus pandemic settles down, many expect the number of visitors to go back to where they were before the pandemic.