The Easter school holidays are an excellent time for families to visit Byron Bay, there are plenty of family-friendly activities to enjoy. Main Beach is patrolled by lifeguards, making it safe for children to swim and play, and there are plenty of parks, playgrounds, and family-friendly attractions to explore. Kids will also love visiting the local farmers’ markets, where they can sample fresh local produce and get a taste of the vibrant local culture.

Byron Bay is known for its vibrant and lively atmosphere, and during the Easter school holidays, the town comes alive with the musicians and fans in town for the annual Bluesfest music festival.

The weather during the Easter holidays in Byron Bay is generally mild, with comfortable temperatures ranging between 18-25°C. This makes it the perfect time to enjoy the beaches, explore the national parks, and indulge in various outdoor activities such as surfing, kayaking, and hiking.

Overall, the Easter school holidays are a fantastic time to visit Byron Bay, offering a perfect blend of great weather, festive atmosphere and family-friendly activities. Whether you are looking to relax on the beach, explore the natural beauty of the area, or immerse yourself in the local culture.

The Northern Rivers Rail Trail is now open

Located in the picturesque Tweed Shire to the North of Byron, the newly opened rail trail is a 24-kilometer trail, built on the old railway line between Murwillumbah and Crabbes Creek. The Northern Rivers Rail Trail winds its way through lush rainforests, farmland, and charming rural towns, offering breathtaking views of the Tweed Valley and its stunning landscapes.

Circus Arts Byron Bay School Holidays Programs 3-22 April

School holiday programs run Mon-Sat during every NSW & QLD school holidays! Circus Arts Byron Bay boasts a beautiful indoor venue with an incredible variety of apparatus to learn on. We pack the programs with fun circus activities including acrobatics and a swing on the high-flying trapeze (for those who dare).

Byron Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

The Sanctuary is home to more than 100 incredible Australian wildlife animals, including kangaroos, a fabulous array of birds and reptiles including snakes and crocodiles, plus our resident personalities Manda the wombat and Arnie the koala. Enjoy a full day of activities including experiences with our native wildlife, fresh food & coffee, mini golf, holiday programs and more.

Bluesfest Byron Bay 6-10 April

Australia’s most awarded music festival, returns for the Easter Long Weekend. This year’s headliners include Gang of Youths, Paolo Nutini, Tash Sultana, Bonnie Raitt, The Doobie Brothers, Buddy Guy, and more. Plus 5 licensed bars, over 100 food and market stalls, undercover food courts, beer gardens, and children’s entertainment.

Byron Beachside Market 8 April

The Byron Beachside Market takes place four times a year in early January, Easter, July and late September. The Beachside Market is a ‘make it, bake it, sew it and grow it’ market held on the Byron Bay foreshore east of the Surf Club. This is the perfect location to experience some of the most original products alongside one of Australia’s most famous beaches.

Lil’ Cheeky at the Brunswick Picture House 8 & 15 April

Lil’ Cheeky is what you get if you crossed family-friendly cabaret with the circus and then threw in a bit of comedy and a good dose of hijinks and surprise. When we roll Lil’ Cheeky out, you can expect things you’ve never seen before from a crazy talented, hugely entertaining and eclectic crew of performers from around the corner and throughout Australia.

Magic and Circus Show 19 April

Looking for a fun day out with the family? The Magic and Circus Show has got you covered! With amazing performers and jaw-dropping illusions, this show is sure to leave you spellbound. At the Byron Bay Services Club at 10am Wednesday 19 April in the Pandanus Lounge. Only $15 per child & accompanying adult is free. 50 minute Magic Show followed by an interactive Workshop. Call reception (02) 6685 6878