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

You can do your Christmas shopping this December at one of the many regular markets &/or at the special Christmas markets that are on in December.

McGregors Family Carnival, Brunswick Heads from 9 December

A family owned and run carnival with your favourite rides, games and carnival food for all ages setup in Banner Park, Brunswick Heads. Opening nightly 6.30-9.30 Saturday 9 December through to mid January!

Activities for Kids these Summer School Holidays from mid-December

There is plenty of fun things to do in Byron through the summer school holidays. On top of all the usual things to do in Byron Bay, here’s some of the extra activities for school aged kids.

Christmas Cheer in the Bay 23 December

Witness the streets of the CBD transform into a merry wonderland with festive lights and our beautiful Christmas tree. Let’s come together and celebrate our community on a night of fun, for all ages!

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.