Upcoming events at KCI

11/18/2019 (Mon)   |    6pm-7:30pm

188 The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 

Korea is unique for having four distinct seasons (spring, summer, fall, and winter!) and therefore there are lots of regional festivals that are unique to the regional food, weather, culture, etc. Come join our workshop and explore various types of festivals that are worthy of checking out when you visit Korea!

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Free and Open to Public. ***RSVP REQUIRED***


11/22/2019 (Fri)   |   6pm-8pm

3376 18th Street, San Francisco, CA 

As the last session of the monthly Korean Cultural Workshop Series, we are going to have DIY Makgeolli workshop followed by a social mixer! We’ll learn about the brief history of makgeolli and dive into making your own makgeolli for you to taste and bring home. After the makgeolli making session, everyone is invited to socialize and mingle for the rest of the workshop. We’ll have various makgeolli tasting time with anju(side dishes).

This event is FREE and open to everyone who is 21 years old and over. ***RSVP REQUIRED***

12/07/2019   |   10am-1pm

Korean Center, 1362 Post St. San Francisco, CA 

We’re very happy to announce Kids Holiday Party for 2019! Come join us on the first Saturday of December and celebrate the beginning of winter Holiday seasons with us. Some of the activities we’ll be hosting includes: arts-and-crafts, mini-cooking session, storytime, and of course, gingerbread house making! All the activities are Korean culture inspired.
General Admission (1 kids + 1 adult) : $35       Additional Adult : $10

Previous events at KCI

Monthly Korean Cultural Workshop Series: Session 1

“Korean Public Transportation”

KCI is starting a monthly Korean cultural workshop series ! This month’s topic will be on the public transportation system in Korea! Whether you have plans to visit Korea in the near future, have been to Korea and want to share your 인싸 tips, or simply come out to learn Korean culture on a Wednesday night, you are more than welcomed to join us!

Refreshments will be provided so please click HERE to RSVP through the Eventbrite site!

Date: June 26, 2019

Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm

Location: Korean Center, Inc. (1362 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94109)



1st Annual Bay Area Korean Chuseok Festival


To celebrate, showcase and promote the Korean Chuseok(Harvest) culture, cuisine, arts and the Bay Area’s Korean American Community, we are proud to announce that Korean Center, Inc. (KCI) will be hosting the 1st Annual Bay Area Korean Chuseok Festival!

Date: September 14, 2019

Time: 11AM-5PM

Location: The Presidio, San Francisco

Click HERE for more info!

Upcoming events in US


20th Korean American National Sports Festival


The Korean American Sports National Festival is the largest sports event in the United States for the Korean community and is held every two years. This year, the 20th Festival will be held in Federal Way, Seattle and Tacoma.

The Korean American Sports National Festival was first established in 1981 in the city of Los Angeles and has been ongoing for 37 years. At this biennial event, we cultivate intellect, virtue, mutual respect, and cooperation in the 5,000 Korean American athletes, staff, and observers that attend. Through this sports festival, we strive to unify the Korean people by establishing the consciousness and identity of the Korean American community.

Date: June 21-23, 2019

Location: Federal way, Seattle and Tacoma

Website: http://www.kasa-wa.org/



DAVICHI(다비치) Concert in San Francisco


We are very excited to inform our community that Davichi, K-POP Singer Group, will be coming to Herbst Theater in San Francisco on June 29, 2019.

The concert is organized by CDA(Creative Digital Agency) and it will be the first of their newly rolled out concert brand series. To purchase tickets or to see more info about the concert, please visit www.galasf.com.

Date: June 29, 2019

Location: Herbst Theater



Previous Events at KCI

Chuseok Festival Volunteer Kick-off Meeting

Korean Center, Inc. (KCI) is hosting our first volunteer orientation for Chuseok Festival 2019 on June 12.
If you are interested in volunteering for Chuseok Festival 2019 and will attend the Volunteer Orientation, please go to FB Event page and click “Going.” Click HERE to go to the FB Event page.

Date: June 12, 2019

Time: 7:00pm-8:30pm

Location: Room G1, Korean Center, Inc. (1362 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94109)


If you haven’t filled out the volunteer sign-up sheet, click HERE to sign up today!

Kids K-POP Dance Workshop

안녕하세요 (annyeoung haseyo)! We’re very excited to announce a K-Pop Dance Workshop for kids grade k-6! We will be learning the moves of BTS’s hit “FIRE”!!! Come out on April 25th or May 30th to show off your moves! Even if you have never learned choreographed moves, you are more than welcome to join us. Our experienced k-pop dance instructor will be here to help you! 

Date: 4/25/2019 (Thursday) & 5/30/2019 (Thursday)
Time: 3PM- 4PM 
Who: Grades k-6
Location: SF Public Library, North Beach (850 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133)

 Free Kidney Disease Screening 


Korean Center, Inc(KCI) and the UC Berkeley Chapter of the Kidney Disease and Screening Awareness Program(KDSAP) are collaborating to host a free Kidney Disease Screening at KCI. In addition to providing free services like Blood Pressure Check, Blood Glucose Tes, BMW Test, and Urinalysis, we will be inviting physicians from Standford and UCSF for a free consultation with patients. It is open to the public and no health insurance or appointments are necessary. If you are interested in volunteering for the day, please contact springk@koreancentersf.org.

Date: March 16 (Sat), 2018

Time: 10AM-4PM

Location: Korean Center, Inc. (1362 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94109)

Holiday Candle Making Class

Kids natural soy candle & Taegukgi ornament making

This special One-day class is offering students to learn about the Korean national flag and its meanings, then to make a Korean flag ornament using a refreshing Mt. Han-la fragrance!

It is a fun and unique way to learn about the Korean flag. Students will learn a basic technique of soy candle making and natural plaster ornament making. This class is for children 8 years old or older. A parent or guardian can stay and provide help during the class if needed.

Registration link: HERE

What you will take home: Korean flag ornament, 3 oz soy wax candle, 1 extra ornament. All nicely packed in a gift box!

Registration link: HERE

Price: $ 35/kid (we provide all materials)

Dates/Times: Choose one of the following

Dec. 3 (Mon) Dec. 4 (Tues) Dec. 5 (Wed) Dec. 6 (Thurs) Dec. 7 (Fri)
4:30 – 6:30PM  3:30 – 5:00PM 3:00 – 4:30 PM /  5:00 – 6:30 PM 5:00 – 6:30PM 3:00 – 4:30 PM
Dec. 10(Mon) Dec. 11(Tues) Dec. 12 (Wed) Dec. 13 (Thurs) Dec. 14 (Fri)
4:30 – 6:30PM  3:30 – 5:00PM 3:00 – 4:30 PM /  5:00 – 6:30 PM 5:00 – 6:30PM 3:00 – 4:30 PM


Adult class One day soy candle & dry flower ornament making class

Come join us for handmade natural soy candle and dry flower ornament making class. You will create a beautiful dry flower decorated soy candle and dry flower wreath with refreshing Mt. Han-la fragrance. This class is for people who are 12 years old or older.

Registration Link: HERE

What you will take home: 8 oz soy wax candle, 4 in dry flower wreath. All nicely packed in a gift box!

Price: $45 (we provide all materials)

Dates/Times: Choose one of the following

Dec. 3 (Mon) Dec. 4 (Tues) Dec. 5 (Wed) Dec. 6 (Thurs) Dec. 7 (Fri)

11:00 – 12:30PM

6:30 – 8:00PM

6:30PM-8:00 PM 11:00-12:30 PM   /6:45 – 8:15PM 6:45PM-8:15 PM 1:30 – 3:00 PM  / 5:30 -7:00PM

Dec. 10

Dec. 11 Dec. 12 Dec. 13 Dec.14

11:00 – 12:30PM

6:30 – 8:00PM

6:30PM-8:00 PM 11:00-12:30 PM   /6:45 – 8:15PM 6:45PM-8:15 PM 1:30 – 3:00 PM  


If you have any questions regarding the class, please contact Heesook Kim (heesook@koreancentersf.org)