Byron Bay Schoolies – Enjoy yourselves, look after each other and respect our community

More than 6,000 school leavers are expected to celebrate the end of their formal education in Byron Bay over the Schoolies Week period which starts on 26 November 2022. “It’s such an exciting time for these young people who are all brimming with enthusiasm about not only finishing high school, but what the future holds […]

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Byron Bay’s 2022 NSW Tourism Awards Finalists

Now in its 32nd year, the NSW Tourism Awards celebrate business excellence, acknowledge business innovation and reward exceptional customer service. Winners will be announced at the gala awards dinner, Luna Park Sydney on Thursday 17 November. Congratulations to all of Byron’s finalists. Reflections Holiday Parks Byron Bay If you’re looking for a Byron Bay holiday […]

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What to do in Byron Bay this November

The last month of spring in Byron Bay and some days will feel like summer. It’s the perfect time of year to explore the regions markets and make a start on your Christmas shopping. Plus, there are a couple of great festivals on this month, a couple historic agricultural shows and schoolies will arrive towards […]

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Big Scrub Rainforest Day is back this October!

Big Scrub Landcare, in association with Rous County Council, have announced the return of Big Scrub Rainforest Day at Rocky Creek Dam on Sunday 30th October, 2022. This year’s theme is ‘Reconnecting community, healing ecosystems’ and includes a series of rainforest-related presentations, workshops, walks, interactive displays, nature-based children’s activities and a community planting of 1,000 […]

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Melbourne Cup Day in Byron Bay

A number of venues across Byron host special events on Melbourne Cup Day 2022, here are a few highlights… The Balcony Bar & Oyster Co. Drag Me To Lunch Join us for our fourth annual – and fabulous – Drag Me To Lunch event. An event that only gets bigger with time. At $89, tickets […]

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17th Annual Byron Latin Fiesta 3rd – 6th Nov 2022

After 3 long years, the Byron Latin Fiesta is back and excited to share its passion for Latin music and dance with you! 4 Nights & 3 Days, 30+ Latin Dance Workshops, 20+ Performances, Live Band CHUKALE on Sat Night, Latin DJs, a Pre-Party, After-Parties & Stall Holders. Dance styles include: Salsa, Bachata, Zouk, Kizomba, […]

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What to do in Byron Bay this October

The first weekend is a long weekend and the start of daylight savings time (clocks forward one hour). The school holidays are finishing up – QLD on the third and NSW on the ninth… all in all, it’s starting to feel a lot like summer. Be sure to check out the markets, tours, and restaurants […]

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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 […]

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The iconic Bangalow Billycart Derby is back on Sunday 18 September 2022!

Gear up for a fun day out and watch homemade and professional billycarts zoom down the Main Street. There is a race category for everyone from 5 year olds to celebs to school comps and seniors and the parent/child race. Bangalow Lions Club President Greg Nash said that after a 2 year hiatus he was […]

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