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 the end of the month.

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

Here are some November highlights…

Melbourne Cup Day in Byron Bay 1 November 2022

A number of venues across Byron host special events on Melbourne Cup Day, click through for a few highlights.

Byron Latin Fiesta 3-6 November 2022

Features 30+ Latin Dance Workshops, 20+ Performances, 4 Party Nights, Live Band CHUKALE, Latin DJs, a Tango Milonga & Stall Holders. Dance styles include: Salsa, Bachata, Zouk, Kizomba, Tango, Reggaeton, Afro & more! The event caters to beginners and seasoned dancers alike and everyone is welcome. Bring your friends!

Caper Byron Bay 10-13 November 2022

The 2022 festival program is a testament of Caper Byron Bay’s respect for its colourful community, with the diverse line-up illustrating the region’s incredible creative talent, great produce and food, and it’s wondrous natural beauty. Experience restaurant takeovers, free art exhibitions, bush tucker tours, live music events, long lunches and curated dinners, brewery and gins tours, immersive workshops, and more.

Mullumbimby Show 11-13 November 2022

The biggest little show in the biggest little town of Australia, it all happens at Mullumbimby showgrounds nestled at the base of Mt Chincogan. This year’s show will include: Show Alley, Show Jumping, Full range of Horse events, Trots, Cattle Judging, Poultry Judging, Pavilion Judging, Truck Show, Chainsaw and Post splitting demonstrations, Mower Races, Reptile Show, Petting Zoo, Farrier demonstration, Mini Goat Show, Antique Motors, Show & Shine Car Show, Fireworks on Saturday night from 8.00pm.

The Bangalow Show 18-19 November 2022

Since 1897 when the first Bangalow Show was held, The Bangalow Agricultural and Industrial Society has strived to bring to the community a collection of rural exhibits and a reason for socialising and friendship. These days the annual Bangalow Show still holds true to its Agricultural roots, while also brining exciting fun for all.

Schoolies Week Byron Bay 19 November – 11 December 2022

Schoolies Week is actually three weeks for school leavers to celebrate graduation. Byron Bay is popular with schoolies for its uniquely chilled-out culture, friendly people and bucket-list beaches.