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Byron Bay Annual Calendar of Events

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There are a number of annual events that occur in and around Byron Bay throughout the year. We've started listing them, if you know of any others that should be listed here - let us know. If you're looking for current events and nightlife, check our Byron Bay gig guide.

Byron Bay Tri & Multisport Festival

Saturday 7 May 2016

Repeats: Future dates to be confirmed.

Australia’s best destination triathlon is back on Saturday 7 May 2016.

The Byron Bay Tri is regarded by many as one of the friendliest... More info

Bangalow Billy Cart Derby

Bangalow Billy Cart Derby

Sunday 15 May 2016

Repeats: Future dates to be confirmed.

The Bangalow Billy Cart Derby is a wonderful example of a community event because there are no barriers to entry. It showcases good old fashioned... More info

Mullum 2 Bruns Paddle

Mullum 2 Bruns Paddle

Sunday 22 May 2016

Repeats: Future dates to be confirmed.

The Mullum2Bruns Paddle is an annual event held on the Brunswick River, starting at Heritage Park, Mullumbimby and ending at the Terrace Park in... More info

Brunswick Heads Old and Gold Festival

Brunswick Heads Old and Gold Festival

Saturday 11 June 2016

Repeats every year on June on the first Saturday.

Brunswick Heads hosts the unique Old and Gold Festival every year and invites visitors to stay for the Queen's Birthday long weekend and enjoy the... More info

The Lismore Lantern Parade

Saturday 25 June 2016

Repeats: Future dates to be confirmed.

The Lismore Lantern Parade is an annual community arts festival held on or around the longest night of the year, being the Winter Solstice. It is... More info

Back to Brunswick Hot Rod Show

Back to Brunswick Hot Rod Show

Friday 8 July 2016 to Sunday 10 July 2016

Repeats: Future dates to be confirmed.

The Back to Brunswick Hot Rod Show gets a lot of cars from South East Qld as well as northern NSW. The seaside town of Brunswick Heads is close... More info

Splendour in the Grass

Friday 22 July 2016 to Sunday 24 July 2016

Repeats: Future dates to be confirmed.

Considered to be Australia's biggest winter music festival, Splendour has evolved from a boutique one day festival held at Belongil Fields on the... More info

Byron Bay Writers Festival

Byron Bay Writers’ Festival

Friday 5 August 2016 to Sunday 7 August 2016

Repeats: Future dates to be confirmed.

The Byron Bay Writers' Festival had its beginnings in 1997, when a small group of locals led by Chris Hanley wondered whether authors might accept... More info

Sample Food Festival

Sample Food Festival

Saturday 3 September 2016

Repeats: Future dates to be confirmed.

The Sample Food Festival showcases qualities that create the mark of local distinction and excellence for Northern NSW food. 200 exhibitors to... More info

Byron Bay International Film Festival

Byron Bay International Film Festival

Friday 14 October 2016 to Sunday 23 October 2016

Repeats:

Held across multiple venues, the Byron Bay Film Festival (BBFF) is a platform for outstanding independent film talent, showcasing a uniquely rich... More info

Byron Lighthouse Run

Byron Lighthouse Run

Sunday 23 October 2016

Repeats: Future dates to be confirmed.

The annual Byron Lighthouse Run is a community event proudly supported by local business. The race is a 6.7 k walk or a 10 k run to raise charity... More info

Byron Latin Fiesta

Friday 4 November 2016 to Sunday 6 November 2016

Repeats: Future dates to be confirmed.

The annual Byron Latin Fiesta is a weekend celebration of Latin dance and music held annually over four nights and three days. The fiesta's focus... More info

Annual Day of the Dead

Sunday 13 November 2016

Repeats:

The Crystal Castle is hosting the Natural Death Care Centre’s annual Day of the Dead celebration on Sunday 8th November with free entry from 3:30... More info

Mullum Music Festival

Mullum Music Festival

Thursday 17 November 2016 to Sunday 20 November 2016

Repeats: Future dates to be confirmed.

The Mullum Music Festival is a four day event that takes over the halls, clubs and streets of Mullumbimby. On top of over 80 national &... More info

The Falls Music & Art Festival

The Falls Music & Art Festival

Friday 30 December 2016 to Monday 2 January 2017

Repeats every year on the 30 of December.

Falls is a multi day camping event kicking off at the end of December in Lorne, Victoria + Marion Bay, Tasmania +Byron Bay, New South Wales. The... More info

New Year's Eve Community Celebrations

New Year's Eve Community Celebrations

Saturday 31 December 2016

Repeats every year on the 31 of December.

The Byron Community Centre hosts this family friendly event featuring interactive shows at allocated spots along Jonson Street, Byron Bay. Full of... More info

East Coast Blues & Roots Festival

Bluesfest (East Coast Blues & Roots Festival)

Thursday 13 April 2017 to Monday 17 April 2017

Repeats: Future dates to be confirmed.

The Byron Bay Blues Festival or Bluesfest is Australia's premiere Blues & Roots Music Festival with more than 200 performances of the best... More info

 

Annual Events - Future Dates to be Confirmed

The following events are typically held annually but have yet to confirm the upcoming dates that they will be held. The dates that appear for each of the events below are included to let you know the time of year that this event has been on in the past. Click on the title of the event for more information.

 
2016 Byron Spirit Festival

Byron Spirit Festival

Friday 15 April 2016 to Sunday 17 April 2016

Repeats: Future dates to be confirmed.

Featuring accomplished teachers, musicians and visionaries from Byron and way beyond, the new program is composed of dozens of daily workshops in... More info

Byron Bay Internatioal Fashion Festival

Saturday 30 April 2016

Repeats: Future dates to be confirmed.

This annual event showcases the emerging "Byron Style" abreast to established Interstate and International designers. The second Byron Bay... More info

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