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Whilst the iconic Splendour in the Grass might be one of Australia’s biggest music festivals, Byron Bay’s long list of huge events don’t end there… to be honest, it doesn’t end at all! Read our epic Byron Bay, year-long event line-up!
Australia’s premier blues and roots festival returns for its huge 30th birthday celebration in 2019! Pulling an audience of more than 100,000 people to the Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm north of Byron for five fabulous days of live music and entertainment. The 2019 line-up includes Hozier, Julia Stone, Kasey Chambers, Paul Kelly, Tash Sultana, Ocean Alley and plenty more. Click HERE for all ya Bluesfest info.
Catering to athletes of all levels, Australia’s most popular destination-triathlon swims, cycles and sprints through Byron this Autumn, before a well-earned party on Saturday night. Click HERE for everything Byron Bay Triathlon!
Dance away the winter blues with 30,000 of your closest mates at the biggest mid-year music festival in the country, which returns to the North Byron Parklands from July 19-21. Sort your plans early and keep an eye out for ticket and line-up announcements – this one sells out faster than you can message the group chat, ‘Reckon we should hit up Splendour this year?’ Get the Splendour 'need to knows' right HERE.
This event is kinda like Splendour, if you swapped tunes for books and musicians for authors. Dozens of high-profile writers entertain huge crowds with conversations, panels, readings, lectures and book launches across five marquees and two conference rooms. Bookworms, welcome to paradise. For everything Writer's Fest HERE.
The 13th iteration of the BBFF showcases outstanding up-and-coming talent with a richly diverse program of films screened at a number of boutique venues around Byron. Film buffs learn more HERE.
Looking forward to its 14th instalment in 2019, this fiesta is one of the longest-running Latin dance events in Australia, with three nights of dance workshops and four nights (and early mornings…) of parties! Get ya dance on and read more info HERE.
Twenty minutes up the road from Byron, the scenic mountain town of Mullumbimby throws its own music festival each summer that’s just as offbeat as the place itself. Check out the eclectic line-up with dozens of musicians, artists, comedians and street performers lighting up the laidback community event. Mullum info HERE guys!
The iconic New Year’s festival hits up Lorne in Victoria, Marion Bay in SA, Fremantle in WA, and last but not least Byron Bay, bringing a huge line-up of artists to the North Byron Parklands to enter 2020 in style. Falls info HERE.
Looking outside of Byron? Check out Coolangatta YHA, which is only a short 30-40 minute drive up the road.