Ballina Prawn Festival

Event dates to be confirmed: November 2018

Set on the banks of the glorious Richmond River, the Ballina Prawn Festival is a whole day and night of fun, laughter and community. From tasting delicious sizzling prawns, mingling amongst buzzing crowds, or taking an exhilarating spin on amusement rides, the Ballina Prawn Festival delights young and old.

This quirky celebration of rich local heritage has a raft of unique, often hilarious and very entertaining activities where audience participation is warmly encouraged, such as the hilarious Las Balsas Raft Race, sandcastle building, a skateboard competition, and speed prawn shelling.

The Ballina Prawn Festival is a quintessential Aussie event and a wonderful celebration of the laid-back Ballina lifestyle, and brings together thousands of local residents and visitors from throughout the Northern Rivers and beyond.

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