Festivals

Byron Bay Bluesfest - Byron Bay, Tyagarah

Easter Long Weekend - Thursday 28 March to Monday 1 April 2024

  • Australia’s premier contemporary Blues and Roots family friendly music festival
  • Mayhem, merriment and madness for the kids with Shorty Brown
  • Plus fun activities for kids available between 2-3pm and 4.30-5.30pm each day.
  • Camping
  • Disabled Toilets
  • Free Parking
  • Picnic Tables
  • Public Toilets
  • Take Away Food
  • Tourist Info

Bangalow Billy Cart Derby - Bangalow

DATE: TBA | Billy Cart Registration from 7am | Race starts at 9am | Grand Parade at 12.30pm

Bangalow Billy Cart Derby - Parent & Child Race
  • Annual family friendly event held in Bangalow
  • Showcases good old-fashioned fun at its best!
  • Everyone can participate!
  • Grand Parade highlight at 12.30pm
  • ‘The Pit Stop’ with Ferris wheel, jumping castle and delicious refreshments
  • Free Parking
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playground
  • Public Toilets
  • Restaurant
  • Take Away Food

Mullum2Bruns Paddle - Brunswick Heads, Mullumbimby

Sunday 26 May 2023

  • Fabulous family fun day held on the  Brunswick River with something for everyone!
  • Fun paddles and  competitive challenge events with great prizes
  • Plenty of fun to be had in Terrace Park too with food stalls, jumping castle, face painting and non-stop music!
  • Barbecue Facilities
  • Beach Fishing
  • Showers
  • Disabled Toilets
  • Free Parking
  • Kayaking
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playground
  • Public Toilets
  • Take Away Food

Love Lennox Festival - Lennox Head

Saturday 1 June 2024 from 9am

Love Lennox Festival
  • Fantastic family friendly celebration of Lennox Head
  • All day activities special events for kids
  • Flavours of Lennox –  signature dishes
  • Competitions, dog shows, music and all-day entertainment
  • Disabled Toilets
  • Free Parking
  • Dogs On Leash
  • Playground
  • Public Toilets
  • Restaurant
  • Take Away Food
  • Tourist Info

Byron Comedy Festival - Byron Bay

DATE TBA: June 2023 at Byron Bay Surf Life Saving Club, Bay Street, Byron Bay | Sunday Family Fun Day on DATE TBA June 2023

  • Fantastic Family Fun Day Out at Byron Bay Surf Lifesaving Club
  • Great local food & refreshments, wonderful interactive performances
  • A community event created by locals with a diverse and entertaining program
  • Tickets available online at: byroncomedyfest.com
  • Barbecue Facilities
  • Picnic Tables
  • Public Toilets
  • Take Away Food

Old and Gold Festival - Brunswick Heads

Saturday from 8am on the June Long Weekend | 8 June 2024

Old and Gold Festival, Brunswick Heads
  • An exciting and family friendly fun day out
  • 4 fairs and 80+ all-town garage sales
  • Kids activities and events staged throughout the day
  • Abundance of live music and street entertainment
  • Disabled Toilets
  • Free Parking
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playground
  • Public Toilets
  • Restaurant
  • Take Away Food
  • Tourist Info

Lismore Lantern Parade - Lismore

Lantern Parade Saturday 22 June 2024 | Parade 5.30 - 6.30pm | Fiery Finale 6.30 - 8pm

Lismore Lantern Parade - Lanterns
  • A magical family friendly event in Lismore celebrating the winter solstice
  • The festival celebrates community art and nature  with a spectacular lantern parade though the CBD
  • Parade bands, street theatre, music, carnival dancers and illuminated puppets
  • Culminating in the Fiery Finale with bonfire, fire art and pyrotechnics!
  • Free Parking
  • Public Toilets
  • Take Away Food

Byron Bay Writers Festival - Bangalow

9 to 11 August 2024 | Kids Big Day Out on Sunday 11 August from 9.00am to 4pm

  • 2024 VENUE – BANGALOW SHOWGROUNDS
  • Kids Big Day Out on Sunday 11 August 2024
  • Kids will have the opportunity to meet their literary heroes
  • Interactive performances for the whole family
  • Click through to General Information for more details

Sample Food Festival - Bangalow

Saturday 7 September 2024 at Bangalow Showgrounds from 8am - 4pm

  • Annual family friendly event taking place at the Bangalow Showgrounds
  • Enjoy $5 and $10 tasting plates from the regions top restaurants
  • Huge selection of market stalls featuring local producers and artisans
  • Live cook offs, demonstrations, workshops, music & fun activities for little ones
  • Click through for more details

National Circus Festival - Mullumbimby

WEEKEND DATES: Friday 4 – Sunday 6 October 2024

  • National Circus Festival – 3 days, 100 world class artists
  • Come and celebrate the vibrant community and inspiring edge of Australian Circus!
  • A program of joy and skills that you’ll not see anywhere else in the world
  • Click through to General Information to learn more!
  • Camping
  • Disabled Toilets
  • Free Parking
  • Picnic Tables
  • Public Toilets
  • Take Away Food

Bangalow Show - Bangalow

Friday 15 and Saturday 16 November 2024 at The Bangalow Showgrounds

The Bangalow Show - Pet Competition
  • The Bangalow Show – A traditional country show… with quirky bits!
  • Held on a Friday & Saturday in November since 1897
  • Variety of unique events and a firework finale on the Saturday night
  • Children’s Pet Parade
  • Ride on Mower Races
  • Disabled Toilets
  • Free Parking
  • Picnic Tables
  • Public Toilets
  • Take Away Food