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Byron Bay and the surrounding region is host to a number of Australia's leading festivals and other celebrations. Browse through our guide below and click on the links for more information on each event.


We draw out 100 Hams in under an hour, that's more than one ham every minute! Come along and get yourself a ticket for your chance to win a ham to share with your family this Christmas. Raffle tickets will go on sale at 5:30pm and will commence drawing them at 7pm. It is going to be a whole lot of fun/ham for our last raffle of the year. Live entertainment by Simon Wright will follow the raffles.

See you there.

Street Food Truck Party

The Byron Bay food truck party is back on Sunday November 19th 3 - 9pm at the YAC.

Join us for a delicious feast of world food from the best foodies and mobile chefs around + live tunes!
Come chill out, relax and indulge!

Vegans, vegetarians and allergy friendly food always available.

Nothing but good vibes. FREE entry!

Bangalow Designers’ Market

Bangalow Designers’ Market Sat 9 Dec 2017| Bangalow Public School | Byron St| Bangalow NSW | 8am - 3pm. Showcasing the best of the local area. Designer goods, local food and coffee.

Spirit of the Bay Fundraiser

A FUNdraiser for the Byron Youth Service!!
A local collaboration of youth and industry professionals bring you an incredible afternoon and evening of talent and entertainment.
From local performers, musicians and DJs to an array of market stalls and workshops!!
Open Ceremony 3pm
~ Live music ~
Kook Cartel
Jeremy Storm

12th Annual Byron Latin Fiesta – Welcome Party

12th Annual Byron Latin Fiesta 3rd – 5th November 2017
The 12th Annual Byron Latin Fiesta will be held at the beautiful BYRON THEATRE, in the heart of Byron Bay for all the main workshops & parties plus CLUB BYRON for the pre-party and the dedicated Beginners workshops. We’ll also have the famous after parties at GUZMAN Y GOMEZ!


Byron Bay Film Festival Opening Night Red Carpet Gala

We’re putting on the Ritz to celebrate ten days of screen magic at the annual BBFF2017 ‘s Gala Opening Night! The only excuse on the calendar to suit up, get your glitz on and join us on The Red Carpet! Early Bird Tickets are $75 – and on sale now with only 120 tickets available to the general public for this special night.

We’re proud to select The Freedom to Marry as the Opening Night film for BBFF 2017.

Byron Bay Tango Festival 2017

The iconic Byron Bay Community Centre will again be our festival home. A wonderful venue staffed by volunteers and professionals who embody the embracing character of Byron Bay.

The unbelievably charming and dynamic Gustavo Rosas and Gisela Natoli will weave their magic in the master-class and on the dance floor. I am so looking forward to their arrival!

Festival of the Seven Seas

Festival of the Seven Seas is a fundraiser for local conservation groups Plastic Free Byron and Positive Change for Marine Life and will work to raise awareness of the crisis faced by the world’s oceans.

The inaugural Festival of the Seven Seas will be held at Byron Bay Brewery on Sunday 20 August and will be an all-day family friendly event. The day will be educational and will feature guest speakers and demonstrations suitable for children of all ages.

Street Food Truck Party

Holy smokes! Our last event in the carpark of the Byron Brewery on Skinners Shoot Rd went off! We cannot wait to do it again Saturday July 8th 4pm-9pm at this family friendly venue!

Lots of new foodies will be serving up the most delicious gourmet street food + inside you will find a handmade and vintage rummage sale + the BEST beers ever and live music.

Join us for this free entry event!

Stars of Byron Shire – Dance For Cancer

Stars of Byron Shire- Dance For Cancer is a high profile gala event which will be held in the Byron Shire on Saturday 17th June 2017 at the Mullumbimby Ex – Services Club.

Homemade Jam

A new spin on Sunday brunch! Breakfast and live music served in the surroundings of our lush garden, in conjunction with our dear mate Diego from Valiant Music to present a roster of the most exciting local and touring artists around. You’ll be hard pressed to find a better place to read the morning paper on a Sunday, grab a bite and listen to chilled out tunes played by musos right in front of your eyes.

This is set to become a Bruns Institution! Sundays have never sounded so good.

Old & Gold Festival 2017

Our beloved, award-winning Old & Gold Festival is just around the corner on SATURDAY 10 JUNE (JUNE LONG WEEKEND) in Brunswick Heads.

There are four large Fairs to browse, horse and carriage rides, music, environmental demonstrations, amazing food, fundraising BBQs, stalls of all shapes and sizes, a new barn dance and kids show (at the Brunswick Picture House), the Lucky Penny prize wheel at the Memorial Hall entry, Devonshire teas at the CWA, plus some awesome raffles (win a retro bike from Brunswick Heads Bikes) at the Indoor Collectables Fair (Memorial Hall).

Mullum2Bruns Paddle

We are pleased to announce the Mullum2Bruns Paddle will take place on Sunday 28 May. You may fancy a leisurely 10k paddle down the Brunswick River or maybe you would prefer a 10k Sunday morning workout via a Paddle Challenge.

Byron Bay Fine Food & Beverage Festival

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

Exhibitors include Australian boutique wineries, unique craft beer, cider and distillers, as well as 12 of the top local chefs plus Artisan Producers from all over Australia

Register on the day for complimentary food and beverage masterclasses; maximum 50 people per class. Sit back relax and enjoy the live music.

Saturday June 3rd, 2017. 11am till 7pm. The grounds of Elements Byron Bay, Bayshore Drive, Byron Bay.


Test your Trivia talents at our Easter-themed Trivia Night at 7.00pm on Wednesday, April 12th at the Hotel Brunswick. Fun prizes for best Easter outfit, so bring on your bunny ears, shake your tail feathers or don your fancy bonnet!


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