Lismore Events

Just a 45-minute drive from the beachside town of Byron Bay, the city of Lismore lies between NSW’s north coast and its hinterland. Situated on the Richmond River with Nightcap National Park just 67km to the north, Lismore is surrounded by natural beauty. The town itself is also rich with heritage buildings, and its significant creative community benefits from Lismore’s numerous theatres, art galleries and performing arts spaces.

There’s plenty to see and do in Lismore, with markets featuring among the town’s most frequent and popular events. With different markets specialising in crafts, fresh produce, handmade items, recycled goods and more, it’s easy to spend hours browsing Lismore’s interesting and varied offerings. During the winter solstice, Lismore plays host to a viking village featuring food stalls, historical talks and entertainment, while the enchanting Lismore Lantern Parade marks the longest night of the year.

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  1. Lismore Organic Market

    Tuesday 25 October to Tuesday 27 December 2016, Lismore

    The Lismore Organic Market is a weekly market committed to providing local organic produce, reducing the carbon footprint. Stallholders have travelled an average of 20 kilometres rather than at...

    25 Oct -27Dec
  2. Blue Knob Farmers Market

    Saturday 29 October to Saturday 17 December 2016, Lismore

    Blue Knob Farmers Market is a weekly market focusing on sustainability, particularly encouraging the growing and buying of local goods. This friendly market features a fabulous range of fruit, veggies, seedlings, wood...

    29 Oct -17Dec
  3. Lismore Handmade Market

    Saturday 5 November to Saturday 7 January 2017, Lismore

    The Lismore Handmade Market is held on the first Saturday of the month. Be inspired by an eclectic and diverse range of evolving stalls, from upcycled clothing, jewellery, homewares plus more, handmade by crafters and...

    05 Nov -07Jan
  4. Channon Craft Market

    Sunday 13 November to Sunday 15 January 2017, Lismore

    Australia's oldest art and craft market is held in the picturesque village of The Channon at Coronation Park on the second Sunday of each month. There are 250 stallholders offering arts, crafts,...

    13 Nov -15Jan
  5. Lismore Recycled Market

    Saturday 19 November to Saturday 18 March 2017, Lismore

    Take a browse through stalls promoting Up cycling and Community Arts through the reuse of waste items. Stallholders use second hand materials to make furniture, fashion and art. Enjoy live music, food and coffee and...

    19 Nov -18Mar
  6. The Tropical Fruits New Year Festival

    Wednesday 28 December to Sunday 1 January 2017, Lismore

    Tropical Fruits New Year Festival is the biggest Gay and Lesbian social community event in regional Australia.The week long Festival is run by over 300 volunteers and based at the Lismore...

    28 Dec -01Jan
  7. Eat the Street

    Saturday 11 March 2017,

    Lismore Business Panel is pleased to announce the third annual Eat the Street Food Festival.Lismore’s central business district is vibrant and unique and will offer 'street themed strip' of a diverse range...

    11 Mar
  8. Nitro Circus Live: Lismore

    Tuesday 25 April 2017,

    Direct from sell out shows across the globe, the world's greatest action sports show, Travis Pastrana's Nitro Circus Live, is coming to 15 cities across Australia!
Featuring 30 of the world's best extreme...

    25 Apr
  9. Lismore Gemfest

    Saturday 20 May to Sunday 21 May 2017, Lismore

    Lismore Gemfest is the biggest annual event in the country devoted to lapidary and allied arts and is organised by the Lismore Gem and Lapidary Club Inc.Exhibitors come from all parts of the country and...

    20 May -21May
  10. Bentley Art Prize

    Saturday 5 August to Sunday 6 August 2017, Lismore

    The Bentley Art Prize has been held annually at the Bentley Public Hall since 1985. “The Bentley” is a vehicle for emerging artists to showcase their talent to the wider community. All proceeds raised from the event...

    05 Aug -06Aug

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