Byron Bay Annual Events

Byron hosts many world class festivals and events each year!

Byron Bay annual calendar of festivals & events

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There are a variety of world class festivals and events that take place in and around Byron Bay each year. Featuring music, film, food, fashion, dance, surf, spirit, science, sport, art, ideas and more, there is definitely something for everyone.

If you're looking for current events and nightlife, check our Byron Bay gig guide.

The Byron Bay Guitar Festival

Saturday 6 October 2018 to Sunday 7 October 2018

Repeats: Future dates to be confirmed.

The Byron Bay Guitar Festival (BBGF) is returning on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 October 2018 at the Byron... More info

Byron Bay International Film Festival

Friday 12 October 2018 to Sunday 21 October 2018

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... More info

Byron Latin Fiesta

Thursday 1 November 2018 to Sunday 4 November 2018

Repeats: Future dates to be confirmed.

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Mullum Music Festival

Mullum Music Festival

Thursday 15 November 2018 to Sunday 18 November 2018

Repeats: Future dates to be confirmed.

From humble beginnings, the picturesque village of Mullumbimby has hosted the Mullum Music Festival (MMF) since its inception in... More info

UNITY EARTH Fields of Healing

Saturday 24 November 2018 to Sunday 25 November 2018

Repeats: Future dates to be confirmed.

UNITY EARTH Fields of Healing: A Journey of Awakening is a 2-day event on November 24th and 25th, 2018.

Taking place at... More info

The Falls Music & Art Festival

Monday 31 December 2018 to Wednesday 2 January 2019

Repeats: Future dates to be confirmed.

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

V Day One Billion Rising

Thursday 14 February 2019

Repeats every year on the 14 of February 24 times.

One Billion Rising is the biggest mass action to end violence against women in human history. The campaign, launched on Valentine’s Day 2012,... More info

Byron Bay Blues Festival

Byron Bay Bluesfest

Thursday 18 April 2019 to Monday 22 April 2019

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

Byron Bay Tri & Multisport Festival

Saturday 11 May 2019

Repeats: Future dates to be confirmed.

Australia’s best destination triathlon is back on Saturday 11th May 2019.

The Byron Bay Tri is like no other. It is regarded as one of the... More info

Byron Writers Festival

Friday 2 August 2019 to Sunday 4 August 2019

Repeats: Future dates to be confirmed.

Byron Writers Festival 2019

For three days in August, 140 writers and thinkers will come together in Byron Bay to ponder... 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.

 

Byron Bay Surf Festival

Thursday 22 February 2018 to Sunday 25 February 2018

Repeats: Future dates to be confirmed.

The festival is filling fast with the finest sliders, artists and creatives from around Australia and the globe coming to town for four days of... More info

Byron Spirit Festival

Friday 20 April 2018 to Sunday 22 April 2018

Repeats: Future dates to be confirmed.

Over the past 6 years, Byron Spirit Festival has been the meeting point for yoga, music dance and wellness in Australia. 

Nourish your... More info

Byron Bay International Fashion Festival

Sunday 29 April 2018

Repeats: Future dates to be confirmed.

The 4th Byron Bay International Fashion Festival is a boutique industry event showcasing established and emerging labels. The... More info

Star Stuff Festival

Saturday 7 July 2018 to Sunday 8 July 2018

Repeats: Future dates to be confirmed.

Under the moonless sky, with the Milky Way high overhead in the dark skies of Byron Bay, Australia’s leading experts on Space, Cosmology,... More info

Splendour in the Grass

Friday 20 July 2018 to Sunday 22 July 2018

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

Bangalow BBQ & Bluegrass Festival

Friday 17 August 2018 to Saturday 18 August 2018

Repeats: Future dates to be confirmed.

Warm up this Winter in the Byron hinterland at the Bangalow BBQ Bluegrass Festival Friday 17 & Saturday 18 August, Bangalow... More info

Sample Food Festival

Saturday 1 September 2018

Repeats: Future dates to be confirmed.

Sample a taste of Northern New South Wales, is the premier food event for Northern NSW. It takes place... More info

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