It’s winter in Byron Bay, but from the last few days weather wise, you wouldn’t know it.

Whale season has started strong with plenty of active sightings from the whale watching tours, up at the lighthouse and out on a dolphin kayak tour.

There are a couple events at the beginning of the month, a long weekend, a music festival and more.

Browse the upcoming June events and see why this is a great time of year to live or visit the Byron region.

May through October – Whale Watching

The first migrating Humpback Whales can possibly be sighted in May, and there are plenty around already with tours offering free return trips if they don’t spot a whale.

1-4 June – Byron Comedy Festival

Can Comedy Save the World? Byron Comedy Festival say yes! Get yourself ready for the transformative healing power of laughter when their fifth event, brings the best of comedy from the National and International circuit to Byron Bay.

3 June – Festival of the Stone

Held at Stone & Wood’s Byron Bay brewery, The Beautiful Girls head up a musical line up that spans across two stages and celebrates a night of community coming together, with all profits from the event going to Byron charity, Fletcher Street Cottage.

The King’s birthday long weekend 10-12 June

Most of Australia will enjoy a long weekend mid June. With the long range weather forecast predicting day time temps of 25°C, it will be a great time to visit. Be sure to browse the accommodation, tours and restaurants listed on and secure your bookings.

Byron Music Festival Side Events 16-18 June

Over three days Byron Music Festival hosts a diverse line-up of all-local musicians throughout venues including Treehouse at Belongil, The Great Northern Hotel, Byron Bay Services Club, Saltwater Social Club, and an iconic beachfront event in Dening Park. Spanning all genres and demographics, the program is designed to appeal to and be accessible to locals.

Byron Music Festival 17 June

BMF is back to celebrate iconic and emerging music of Bundjalung Country and beyond! The main event at Dening Park, 11am – 8.30pm on Saturday 17 June is a family friendly festival overlooking Main Beach Byron Bay with over 33 acts + food and craft markets.