Welcome to Lismore
Situated in the subtropical valleys south of Mt Warning are the towns of Lismore, Nimbin and a number of picturesque hinterland villages. Visitors can follow the arts trail, visit one of the area's many markets or get back to nature in the many National Parks.
Lismore comes alive with a huge number of festivals and events throughout the year.
The North Coast National Lismore Show is held each year in mid-October at Lismore Showgrounds. The show has been running for more than 120 years, and showcases the best of agricultural life in the region. Fun for all the family, the show presents local produce and animals, entertainment, and arts and crafts.
The Nimbin Annual Country Show is also a popular day out. Held each September at Nimbin A & I Showground, the show includes animal presentations and events, kids games, a talent quest, and also provides more information about sustainable living.
Drawing crowds of up to 10,000 people, the XXXX Gold Lismore Cup is a big event in the Lismore racing calendar. Held each September, this is a must-see for all race fans!
Light up your life at the Lismore Lantern Parade! Follow the dazzling parade of light sculptures through the city, and enjoy an array of street theatre, live music, dancing, pyrotechnics, market stalls, and illuminated puppets.
The Nimbin Spring Arts Festival showcases new and established artistic talent. Held between the end of September and the beginning of October at the Nimbin School of Arts, it is free to attend, and offers the ideal opportunity to take home some locally produced artworks.
Saturday 7 March to
Saturday 7 March 2015
Lismore Samson Fitness Challenge
The Lismore Samson Fitness Challeng
Casino and District Kennel Club Dog Show
2015 Championship Show to be held a
Macy Gray Australian Tour - The Way - Lismore
Grammy-award winning singer/songwri
Sunday 5 April to
Monday 27 April
Autumn Arts Extravaganza - Nimbin
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Saturday 11 April to
Saturday 11 April
Gussie up in your best and enter th
Saturday 18 April to
Saturday 18 April
Crankfest, the region's largest
Saturday 2 May to
Sunday 3 May 2015
MardiGrass is a weekend held in the
Friday 8 May to
Friday 8 May 2015
Cabaret Diva - NORPA
Two powerhouse divas in an evening
Monday 11 May to
Saturday 16 May 2015
Australian Disc Bowls Festival
Save the date in 2015 for the BIG4
Casino streetscape. Image David Young, Northern Rivers Tourism
Caf dining in Casino. Image Richmond Valley Council
Richmond River in Casino. Image Richmond Valley Council
Fishing boats at Evans Head. Image David Young, Northern Rivers Tourism
Chinaman's Beach at Evans Head. Image David Young, Northern Rivers Tourism
Beachside ice creamery at Evans Head. Image Richmond Valley Council
View from Captain Cook's Memorial Lookout toward Border Ranges National Park, Kyogle. Image Hamilton Lund
Brindle Creek Walk in the Border Ranges National Park. Image Tweed and Coolangatta Tourism
Lions Road, Border Loop Lookout at Border Ranges National Park. Image Hamilton Lund
Couple at Lismore Regional Art Gallery. Image Lismore City Council
Minyon Falls at Nightcap National Park. Image Hamilton Lund
Cycling around the Lismore hinterland. Image David Young, Northern Rivers Tourism
Cullen St, Nimbin
Nimbin has a variety of unique relaxing accommodation options
Meditate and relax in Nimbin and villages
Djanbung Permaculture Gardens Nimbin
Nimbin candle factory
Nimbin Hemp Embassy. Image Richard Whitbread
Nimbin Rocks. Image Lismore City Council
View at Crofton's Retreat in Nimbin. Image Richard Whitbread
Protestors Falls, Nightcap National Park (near Nimbin - Mullumbimby), Northern Rivers. Image Hamilton Lund, Tourism NSW
Bushwalker (man) standing amidst trees, Nightcap National Park, Lismore district
Macadamia plantation at Lismore, Northern Rivers. Image Tourism NSW
- Casino Casino is a thriving rural centre in the heart of rich agricultural country.
- Evans Head Evans Head is a peaceful, coastal fishing village located on the banks of the Evans River.
- Kyogle Set on the Richmond River at the base of Fairy Mountain, Kyogle is surrounded by spectacular natural beauty.
- Lismore Lismore is a major North Coast commercial, cultural and administrative centre.
- Nimbin Nimbin is set in a beautiful green valley pierced with limestone spires.