The start of summer, school holidays + Christmas and New years Eve, December is a busy month for everyone, and there is plenty going on in Byron Bay.

Be sure to check out the markets, tours, and restaurants – and if you’re looking to stay a few days, browse our accommodation guide.

Byron markets for your Christmas gift shopping

There is still time for your Christmas shopping at one of the markets in and around Byron this December. Browse the list of markets within an hour of Byron Bay and their respective December dates.

Chrissy Cookout at Habitat Byron Bay 9 December

There’ll be courtyard BBQs and bars, heaps of food trucks, the Big Voice Choir, a mechanical bull reindeer, free face painting for the kids, and shopping galore, with special deals and offers inside each store.

McGregors Family Carnival, Brunswick Heads from 10 December

A family owned and run carnival with your favourite rides, games and carnival food for all ages. Saturday 10th December and our final night will be Sunday 22nd January!

Soul Street Byron Bay 31 December

Multiple street hubs with food stalls, interactive lighting and world-class entertainment will be activated across Jonson Street and Dening Park. This is a wonderful family friendly environment allowing the whole community to welcome in the new year in a safe space.

Falls Festival Byron Bay 31 December – 2 January

Falls is ready to elevate your New Year in Byron Bay, and exciting new venues in VIC and WA and a fresher, deeper lineup and electronic experience than ever before! This years headliners include Arctic Monkeys, Lil Nas X and Peggy Gou. FALLS offers luxury camping, VIP options, swimming pools, fantastic food, shit olympics and more.