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Byron Bay International Film Festival 21-30 October 2022

Australia’s leading regional film festival returns in October with a 10-day celebration of cinema that is a favourite cultural event for locals and visitors from around the world.

Leading with the tagline, Shining Light in Darkness, the 2022 Festival marks a return to connecting local and visiting filmmakers with film-lovers and a full program that embodies the zeitgeist and honours age-old traditions and pastimes.

Enjoy your free guide to Byron Bay

Byron Bay is a coastal town located on the far-north coast of NSW, Australia. Home to Australia’s most easterly point and the iconic Cape Byron lighthouse, the region is known for its spectacular beaches, unique shopping and dining experiences, world-class festivals, and vibrant community spirit.

Come visit, Byron style

Visitors enjoy a variety of accommodation options, some of the best food and food producers in the country, a wide range of activities, inspirational brands, fantastic markets and more. Byron Bay truly is unlike anywhere in the world. So, come visit the wellness capital of Australia and experience the awe- inspiring natural beauty, and lively, welcoming community.

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Byron Bay International Film Festival 2022 shines light in darkness

Australia’s leading regional film festival returns in October with a 10-day celebration of cinema that is a favourite cultural event for locals and visitors from around the world. Leading with the tagline, Shining Light in Darkness, the 2022 Festival marks a return to connecting local and visiting filmmakers with film-lovers and a full program that […]

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TEDxByronBayWOMEN tickets on sale

After a sell out success in June last year offering its audience an array of speakers exploring cutting edge ideas, TEDxByronBay is bringing a new annual event to the shire – TEDxByronBayWOMEN. TEDxByronBayWOMEN is about the power of women and girls to be creators and change-makers. This year we have 10 incredible women and some […]

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Caper Byron Bay Festival Announces Debut Program with Over 30 Events + Experiences

Following an incredible debut announcement, Caper Byron Bay Our Food and Culture Festival launch their first program inclusive of over 30 diverse events and experiences. Across a four-day celebration in November, the dynamic series will showcase the best of Northern River’s food, beverage, music and art, with tickets going on sale from 3pm, Wednesday 14 September. […]

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Art Byron – a Contemporary Art Gathering

After two years of postponements due to the pandemic and floods organisers of Art Byron will forge ahead with the four day celebration of creativity, culture and diversity starting on September 30 at venues across Byron Shire. Asking the question do we choose Love or Fear?, the inaugural Art Byron will gather local and nationally […]

Experience Byron Bay your way

Explore the region’s beaches by kayak, on horseback, by taking surf lessons, or whale watching. Get a birds-eye-view of the mountains and coastal landscape by balloon, or cross sky-diving off your bucket list. Shop local designers and producers at the community markets, be the first in Australia to watch the sunrise, or treat yourself to an indulgent day at the spa. Hike to the iconic lighthouse, people-watch with a cup of coffee, or discover the local art scene at one of Byron’s galleries or live music venues.

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