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  1. Cape Byron Lighthouse Friends

    Wednesday 12 July to Sunday 31 December 2017, Byron Bay

    Looking for volunteer work with a view? If you’ve got a minimum of 3 hours a week to spare, come and be part of a friendly team at Cape Byron. Lead guided tours of the museum and lighthouse, sharing the area’s...

    12 Jul -31Dec
  2. Mullum Farmers Market

    Friday 5 May to Friday 29 December 2017, Mullumbimby

    Mullumbimby Farmers' Market, every Friday morning 7am to 11am, is where you'll see Mullum at its colourful best.The market has become the gathering spot for Mullumbimby's vibrant community, re-inventing the...

    05 May -29Dec
  3. Ballina Missingham Farmers Market

    Sunday 8 January to Sunday 31 December 2017, Ballina

    Ballina Missingham Farmers Market is on every Sunday. They are the best way to do your weekly shop - buying fresh fruit, vegetables, and other produce directly from the grower.At Farmers Markets...

    08 Jan -31Dec
  4. Lennox Community Markets

    Sunday 14 May to Sunday 31 December 2017, Lennox Head

    The vibrant Lennox Community Market is held on the second Sunday (and if applicable the fifth Sunday) of the month. It is located directly behind the Lennox Head central business district in the grounds of the...

    14 May -31Dec
  5. Byron Writers Festival

    Friday 4 August to Sunday 6 August 2017, Byron Bay

    Byron Writers Festival is the central hub to the Northern Rivers’ active, vibrant literary culture of reading and writing. Their primary purpose is to create and deliver programs that involve and enrich professional,...

    04 Aug -06Aug
  6. Ballina Lions Fun-Run-Walk

    Sunday 6 August 2017, Ballina

    Head to Missingham Bridge Reserve to join in the Ballina Lions Fun-Run-Walk. Each year the Ballina Fun-Run-Walk has been growing in popularity. This includes for all skill levels, from elite athletes through to...

    06 Aug
  7. Byron Bay Community Market

    Sunday 5 March to Sunday 17 December 2017, Byron Bay

    Byron Bay Community Market is held on the first Sunday of each month, with additional markets held on the third Sunday of December and January.Byron Community Markets are a fanfare of colour and...

    05 Mar -17Dec
  8. Tintenbar Up Front

    Friday 11 August to Friday 8 June 2018, Ballina

    Tintenbar Up Front, on the second Friday of every month, gives the opportunity for performers of all kinds - musicians, poets, comedians, dancers - to strut their stuff in a wonderful old hall. Come see the...

    11 Aug -08Jun
  9. Lennox Longboard Classic

    Saturday 12 August to Sunday 13 August 2017, Lennox Head

    August sets the stage for the Annual Lennox Longboard Classic, presented by the Lennox Longboarders Club. This annual event occurs at Lennox Head and covers 10 different gendered and aged longboarding divisions. It...

    12 Aug -13Aug
  10. Bangalow Music Festival

    Friday 18 August to Sunday 20 August 2017, Bangalow

    The Bangalow Music Festival returns presented by the Southern Cross Soloists.Delighting audiences from around the country with a sublime program of chamber music, the festival features the highest...

    18 Aug -20Aug
  11. Ballina Market

    Sunday 15 January to Sunday 17 December 2017, Ballina

    The East Ballina Lions invite you to the Ballina Market at Canal Road Ballina - a monthly market affectionately known as the 'friendliest market around'.Held on the third Sunday of the month, the stalls...

    15 Jan -17Dec
  12. Bangalow Market

    Sunday 26 February to Sunday 26 November 2017, Bangalow

    The Bangalow Markets are on the fourth Sunday of every month. It is a gathering of locals, a get-together of artists, artisans, bakers, victuallers, therapists, farmers and friends. You can hear the languages of...

    26 Feb -26Nov
  13. Sample Food Festival

    Saturday 2 September 2017, Bangalow

    Sample Food Festival is a northern New South Wales festival that celebrates the creativity and wellbeing of the local food. Bright tropical flavours and bold creative flair attract over 17,000 visitor annually. Sample...

    02 Sep
  14. North Coast Fishing Bonanza

    Wednesday 27 September to Monday 2 October 2017, Ballina

    Two of Australia's most respected companies, Gamakatsu and Evinrude Etec have joined forces to present one of Australia's largest catch and photograph fishing tournaments, the North Coast Fishing Bonanza....

    27 Sep -02Oct
  15. Byron Bay International Film Festival

    Friday 6 October to Sunday 15 October 2017, Byron Bay

    The Byron Bay International Film Festival will celebrate the unique experience this grassroots cinematic event offers by connecting international filmmakers with audiences on a shared journey of inspiration, discovery...

    06 Oct -15Oct
  16. Ballina Country Music Festival

    Friday 3 November to Sunday 5 November 2017, Ballina

    Put on your hat, dust off your boots, tell your friends and neighbours the 2017 Ballina Coastal Country Music Festival is on it’s way! Now in its sixth year, this is a three day festival with over 30 acts...

    03 Nov -05Nov
  17. Byron Latin Fiesta

    Event dates to be confirmed: November 2017, Byron Bay

    Come together to enjoy the Annual Byron Latin Fiesta! This event has a reputation of being one of the best Latin dancing events in Australia! ...

    Nov 2017
  18. Ballina Prawn Festival

    Saturday 11 November 2017, Ballina

    Set on the banks of the glorious Richmond River, the Ballina Prawn Festival is one whole day and night of fun, laughter and community. From tasting the delicious sizzling prawns, mingling amongst the buzzing crowds,...

    11 Nov
  19. The Mullum Music Festival

    Thursday 16 November to Sunday 19 November 2017, Mullumbimby

    In a musical landscape dominated by super-festivals, there's an alternative breed of smaller, more boutique style events making their own very distinctive mark on the industry. Mullum Music Festival is one...

    16 Nov -19Nov
  20. Awaken Meditation Retreats

    Sunday 19 November to Friday 25 May 2018, Byron Bay

    Meditation classes, workshops and retreats in Byron Bay. Awaken Meditation Retreats offer quality mindfulness retreats in northern NSW, near Byron Bay.These retreats combine yoga, healthy vegetarian food,...

    19 Nov -25May
  21. Ballina Boxing Day Races

    Tuesday 26 December 2017, Ballina

    It's that time of year again! Yes the Ballina Boxing Day Races are happening at the Ballina Jockey Club so frock up and get ready for a fun filled day in the sun. This is an exciting event to be a part of so...

    26 Dec
  22. Ballina Bowls Summerland Series

    Wednesday 27 December to Friday 29 December 2017, Ballina

    Summerland Series is a prestigious bowls series attracting players from interstate, New Zealand and other overseas countries. There will be approximately 300 bowlers who participate in the event, as well as spectators...

    27 Dec -29Dec
  23. The Girl to Woman Festival

    Sunday 21 January 2018, Lennox Head

    Now in its fourth year, The Girl to Woman Festival is becoming an iconic summer event in Lennox Head near Byron Bay. The one day festival provides forums and talks for the whole community to come together and look at...

    21 Jan
  24. Bluesfest

    Thursday 29 March to Monday 2 April 2018, Byron Bay

    Set in the beautiful hinterland of northern NSW, the Byron Bay Bluesfest is an internationally renowned blues and roots music festival held each year during the Easter long weekend.With more than 200...

    29 Mar -02Apr
  25. Byron Spirit Festival

    Friday 31 March to Sunday 2 April 2017, Mullumbimby

    The Byron Spirit Festival celebrates the unique character of the Byron Bay Shire. Featuring workshops and performances in yoga, music, dance and healing. Participants attend workshops during the day and there are...

    31 Mar -02Apr
  26. Boomerang Festival

    Event dates to be confirmed: April 2018, Byron Bay

    Boomerang Festival - A new world Indigenous festival for all Australians. Boomerang is the first of its kind, never has an Indigenous festival of this...

    Apr 2018

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The beachside paradise of Byron Bay is a region of outstanding natural beauty, set on the stunning north coast of NSW. Home to some of the state’s most well-known beaches, it's also an area renowned for its laid-back coastal vibe and friendly locals, with plenty to see and do.

The Byron Bay area has a calendar full of events to keep you entertained. Whether you’re keen to check out local markets, enjoy food and wine at the region’s festivals, such as the Ballina Fine Wine and Food Festival, or experience the local arts and music scene, there’s a variety of activities to suit a range of interests.

The region plays host to three major Australian music festivals; Byron Bay Bluesfest, Splendour in the Grass and the Falls Festival. All three festivals are multi-day events of music, arts and camping held annually. There’s also the 3-day Byron Bay Writer’s Festival, a cultural highlight of the region’s events calendar, with Australian and International writers, talks and panel discussions.

With its relaxed, no-worries attitude, Byron is also a natural home for sporting events, surf competitions and meditation and alternative lifestyle events, as well as ethical, sustainable and local food, and ecotourism ventures.