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Byron Bay Annual 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 Writers Festival

Byron Bay Writers’ Festival

Friday 4 August 2017 to Sunday 6 August 2017

Repeats: Future dates to be confirmed.

About Byron Writers Festival

For three days in August each year a riveting line-up of writers and thinkers converge on the iconic coastal... More info

The Bangalow BBQ & Bluegrass Festival

Friday 11 August 2017 to Saturday 12 August 2017

Repeats: Future dates to be confirmed.

Dust off those denims ‘n boots. Bangalow BBQ & Bluegrass Festival is celebrating their annual not-for-profit community event, with authentic... More info

Sample Food Festival

Saturday 2 September 2017

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

Nimbin Roots Festival

Friday 15 September 2017 to Sunday 17 September 2017

Repeats: Future dates to be confirmed.

The Nimbin Roots Festival offers authentic, original, and raw roots art and music in various venues throughout the town. The venues – including... More info

Byron Bay International Film Festival

Friday 6 October 2017 to Sunday 15 October 2017

Repeats: Future dates to be confirmed.

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 Latin Fiesta

Friday 3 November 2017 to Sunday 5 November 2017

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

Mullum Music Festival

Mullum Music Festival

Thursday 16 November 2017 to Sunday 19 November 2017

Repeats: Future dates to be confirmed.

Mullum Music Festival (MMF) is a boutique festival in Mullumbimby, a quaint but vibrant little town in the hinterland of Byron Bay, NSW. The... More info

The Falls Music & Art Festival

Saturday 30 December 2017 to Monday 1 January 2018

Repeats every year on the 30 of December 5 times.

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

Byron Bay Blues Festival

Byron Bay Bluesfest

Thursday 29 March 2018 to Monday 2 April 2018

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.

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

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 1 times.

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

Byron Yoga Day Festival

Saturday 25 June 2016

Repeats: Future dates to be confirmed.

NEW DATE - Saturday 25th June. Join the world wide celebrations for the United Nations International Day of Yoga at the first Byron Yoga Day... 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 Bay Surf Festival

Friday 24 February 2017 to Sunday 26 February 2017

Repeats: Future dates to be confirmed.

The annual Byron Bay Surf Festival is a non-competitive event focusing on surf culture; highlighting creativity, innovation, environment and... More info

Byron Spirit Festival

Friday 31 March 2017 to Sunday 2 April 2017

Repeats: Future dates to be confirmed.

The Byron Spirit Festival celebrates the unique character of the Byron Shire, featuring workshops and panels on yoga, music, culture, dance,... More info

Byron Bay International Fashion Festival

Saturday 29 April 2017

Repeats: Future dates to be confirmed.

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

Byron Bay Tri & Multisport Festival

Saturday 13 May 2017

Repeats: Future dates to be confirmed.

Saturday 13th May 2017
12noon - 4pm

Australia’s best destination triathlon is back on Saturday 13th May 2017.

The Byron Bay... More info

Byron Bay Fine Food & Beverage Festival

Saturday 3 June 2017

Repeats: Future dates to be confirmed.

Byron Bay Fine Food & Beverage Festival promises to be a unique event in a beautiful parkland setting adjoining Elements Of Byron Resort.... More info

Star Stuff Festival

Saturday 24 June 2017 to Sunday 25 June 2017

Repeats:

Celestron, Bintel & DNA Digital are bringing a “supergroup” of Australia’s leading scientists and experts in science, space, astrophysics and... More info

Splendour in the Grass

Friday 21 July 2017 to Sunday 23 July 2017

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

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