What’s On


First Week of the Month – Brunswick Heads Markets – 1st Saturday of the month,

Byron Bay Markets – 1st Sunday of the month (+ 3rd Sunday Dec & Jan)

Second Week of the Month – Byron Flea Market – 2nd Saturday of the month,

The Channon Markets – 2nd Sunday of the month

Third Week of the Month – Byron Bay Markets – 3rd Sunday December & January,

Mullumbimby Markets – 3rd Saturday of the month

Fourth Week of the Month – Bangalow Markets – 4th Sunday of the month

Additional Byron Bay Markets – Byron Beachside Markets – four held annually Jan, Easter, July & the Sep/Oct long weekend

Byron Artisan Market – every Saturday, October to March annually – Railway Park Byron Bay

Farmers Markets

Byron Farmers Market (Butler Street Reserve, Byron Bay) – every Thursday (8am – 11am)

Bangalow Farmers Market (Bangalow Hotel Carpark, 1 Byron St, Bangalow) – every Saturday (8am – 11am)

Mullumbimby Farmer’s Market (Mullumbimby Showground, 51 Main Arm Road, Mullumbimby) – every Friday (7am – 11am)

Byron Bay Surf Festival

February – Repeats Annually

Celebrating surfing culture in Byron Bay. Events, Markets, Art Shows, Films and much more.


Valentines Day

14th February

Book a romantic getaway in Byron Bay… spend hot sunny days on the beach, watch the sunset in spectacular colours and enjoy dinner at one of the regions world-class restaurants.

Byron Bay Bluesfest

The Easter Long Weekend – Repeats Annually

The Byron Bay Bluesfest is Australia’s premiere Blues & Roots Music Festival which presents a huge line up of world famous acts over 5 days. 5-day passes or single day passes are available.


Byron Bay International Fashion Festival

April – Repeats Annually

The Byron Bay International Fashion Festival is a boutique industry event showcasing established and emerging labels from the area. Byron Bay is well known for it’s abundance of boutique fashion labels which makes this event a unique experience.


Byron Bay Ocean Swim Classic

First Sunday in May – Repeats Annually

One of the world’s most picturesque ocean swim locations. The Byron Bay Ocean Swim Classic has been running for over 30 years, raising money for local charities.


Mothers Day

Second Sunday in May – Repeats Annually

Byron Bay is the perfect place to treat Mum to some much-needed relaxation and pampering – beach time, relaxing by the pool, yoga, massage and beauty treatments, dinner, cocktails and much more.

Byron Bay Triathlon

Second Sunday in May – Repeats Annually

One of Australia’s best triathlon destinations.


Bangalow Billycart Derby

May – Repeats Annually

From preschoolers to celebrities, those willing to brave the big hill congregate with their wacky carts. Gravity presides and the Autumn sun shines on the thousands watching.


Whale Watching

Approximately June – October (Annually)

Each year the majestic Humpback Whales make their huge migration north from Antartica to give birth in warmer waters during Winter and then travel back down the coast with their calves as Summer approaches.

Byron Bay is one of the unique locations where the whales come quite close to shore as they round the Byron Bay headland, which gives you the opportunity to view these beautiful creatures up close.

There are a few ways to view and get up close to the Humpbacks – Whale Watching tours, Kayak tours & spotting them from the Cape Byron Lighthouse.

Many of our luxury homes with ocean views also give you the opportunity to spot them from the comfort of your luxury accommodation.

Splendour in the Grass

July – Repeats Annually

One of Australia’s most renowned music festivals, Splendour in the Grass attracts some huge international and homegrown acts. Set at North Byron Parklands it runs over 3 days. 3 day or single day tickets are available.


Byron Writers Festival

The first weekend in August – Repeats Annually

Byron Writers Festival creates shared moments of human connection through the exchange of ideas and adventure of storytelling. Fostering the development of new skills in our region’s writers, we excite the next generation about literature and literacy, giving them tools to create their future one story at a time.

Byron Writers Festival is a non-profit member organisation presenting workshops and events year-round, including the annual Festival.


Bangalow BBQ and Bluegrass Festival

August – Repeats Annually

Held in the charming hinterland town of Bangalow, the Bangalow BBQ and Bluegrass Festival is the perfect place to grab some great food and enjoy some quality bluegrass music.


Sample Food Festival

First Saturday in September – Repeats Annually

Premier food event held in the Byron Bay hinterland town of Bangalow. World class chef’s and restauranteurs from around the region gather to share their cuisine for one day. You will definitely be spoilt for choice! Bring a picnic rug and enjoy some fantastic food and live music.


Father’s Day

First Sunday in September – Repeats Annually

Treat Dad to a weekend away for Father’s Day in Byron Bay!

Byron Bay International Film Festival

October – Repeats Annually

This 10-day event, held across multiple venues, showcases some outstanding independent films for all around the world. Some of these films are award-winning and there is a genre to suit everyone.


Mullum Music Festival

November – Repeats Annually

A music festival held in the Byron Bay hinterland town of Mullumbimby.


Falls Festival

31st December – 2nd January (Annually)

Renowned music festival held over New Year’s Eve, boasting a huge line up of international and homegrown artists.