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Events

14th Edition Byron Latin Fiesta

The Byron Latin Fiesta is Australia’s longest running Latin dance festival held annually in the heart of Byron Bay. Enjoy four nights of Latin Dance Parties with Live Bands, Performances and Social Dancing plus two days of Latin Dance workshops as well as Pre-Parties and After-Parties, Master Classes and Seminars. The 2019 festival features International Artists Kim and Geo (Canada) teaching and performing Dominican Bachata and Mambo along with a huge line-up of Australia’s finest talent. The event also features Live bands and Latin DJs from around Australia. Learn, and dance to the rhythms of Salsa, Samba, Bachata, Kizomba, Zouk, Reggaeton and other popular Latin styles. Everyone is welcome from beginners to experienced dancers plus friends and spectators. This is a popular event so they recommend buying your tickets in advance.

Start Date:
31/10/2019 View more details

A Taste of Ireland

This year audiences have the chance to witness World Champion Irish dancers direct from the West End’s Lord of the Dance, as A Taste of Ireland tours Australia wide telling the tale of the world’s most loved nation in one incredible performance. Told through Irish music and dance, A Taste of Ireland explores magical tales spanning generations of Irish storytelling and culture. This world class show features World, All Ireland and National Champion Irish dancers, and musicians from around the globe performing unique music and dance that reflects the story that is, Ireland. Melodic Celtic flute, alongside raw and rhythmic guitar are complimented with heart felt sounds of Ireland. Featuring a dynamic musical duo and impressive dancing rarely seen outside of the World Championship stage, A Taste of Ireland was composed and choreographed in Dublin and is quickly on its way to becoming the new frontier in Irish entertainment. Created and produced by Pace Entertainment Group, the show will transport the audience to a time and place where tunes, taps and tradition showcase the very essence of celebrating the Irish spirit.

Start Date:
31/07/2019 View more details

A Taste of Ireland

This year audiences have the chance to witness World Champion Irish dancers direct from the West End’s Lord of the Dance, as A Taste of Ireland tours Australia wide telling the tale of the world’s most loved nation in one incredible performance. Told through Irish music and dance, A Taste of Ireland explores magical tales spanning generations of Irish storytelling and culture. This world class show features World, All Ireland and National Champion Irish dancers, and musicians from around the globe performing unique music and dance that reflects the story that is, Ireland. Melodic Celtic flute, alongside raw and rhythmic guitar are complimented with heart felt sounds of Ireland. Featuring a dynamic musical duo and impressive dancing rarely seen outside of the World Championship stage, A Taste of Ireland was composed and choreographed in Dublin and is quickly on its way to becoming the new frontier in Irish entertainment. Created and produced by Pace Entertainment Group, the show will transport the audience to a time and place where tunes, taps and tradition showcase the very essence of celebrating the Irish spirit.

Start Date:
30/07/2019 View more details

Bangalow Market

The Bangalow Markets are on the fourth Sunday of every month. It is a gathering of locals, a get-together of artists, artisans, bakers, victuallers, therapists, farmers and friends. You can hear the languages of people from far off lands. Backpackers and celebrities alike make a day of the markets. The Bangalow Market Day is a treat for day trippers, a retreat from the city and the rush of the Gold Coast. Bangalow is a window into another world. Come for the day. Part of the continuing success of the market is the beautiful grounds the markets are held in, which are dominated by eleven huge camphor laurel trees which provide welcome shade and rustling leaves and a magic forest atmosphere.

Start Date:
23/06/2019 View more details

Bangalow Music Festival

The Bangalow Music Festival, owned, operated and presented by Southern Cross Soloists, is a major event in the Australian arts calendar. Now in its 18th year, the Festival maintains a strong tradition of presenting world-class chamber music performances. Set against the beautiful backdrop of the northern New South Wales hinterland, it is no wonder that audiences return year after year to experience everything the Festival has to offer. The 2019 Festival will explore concepts that have been at the core of Southern Cross Soloists for many years. Audiences will be taken on a journey of discovery through the language of music, as their musicians expose and demonstrate the level of communication and collaboration it takes to truly present Conversations Through Chamber Music.

Start Date:
09/08/2019 View more details

Big Country Byron Bay

Legendary Scottish indie rockers Big Country return to celebrate the 35th Anniversary of their classic album “Steeltown”. As an added bonus, they will play an Encore of Greatest Hits. Big Country’s live show is always full of energy and enthusiasm with a set list that includes all their Classics - In A Big Country, Fields of Fire, Chance, Look Away, Wonderland, East of Eden and more! Don’t miss this.

Start Date:
01/10/2019 View more details

Bluesfest

Set in the beautiful hinterland of northern NSW, the Byron Bay Bluesfest is an internationally renowned blues and roots music festival held each year during the Easter long weekend. With more than 200 performances across various stages over five days, the festival showcases music from around the world, and in previous years has boasted the likes of Bob Dylan, Paul Simon and James Brown on the bill. Since its humble beginnings in 1990, Bluesfest has won numerous tourism and music accolades and now attracts more than 100,000 festival goers over the long weekend. Held on 120 picturesque hectares at Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm, 11 kms from Byron, Bluesfest is a family-friendly event, with children’s entertainment and a daily kids’ program on offer.

Start Date:
09/04/2020 View more details

Byron Bay Community Market

Byron Bay Community Market is held on the first Sunday of each month, with additional markets held on the third Sunday of December and January. Byron Community Markets are a fanfare of colour and music amidst a myriad of exotic flavours and other products. Local art and craftwork fill the market site - beautiful things made by people using unusual and natural materials sit side by side with colourful imports from Africa and Asia. With the diversity of over 300 stalls, there is something for everyone.

Start Date:
03/02/2019 View more details

Byron Bay International Film Festival

The Byron Bay International Film Festival will celebrate the unique experience this grassroots cinematic event offers by connecting international filmmakers with audiences on a shared journey of inspiration, discovery and screen magic. Byron Bay International Film Festival is now Australia's largest regional film festival, its 10 day program spanning 175+ films from 35+ countries across 75+ sessions and five venues in three regional centres. It screens and awards films of all lengths and genres. Each year hundreds of film industry professionals walk the red carpet, including international screen legends. The festival's events include sell-out gala opening and closing night parties, master classes, panels, workshops and school screenings. Virtual Reality and new visual mediums are explored at this event - both for the public and for Industry Professionals. Byron Bay International Film Festival screens across three venues in Byron Bay and the nearby centres of Brunswick Heads and Murwillumbah.

Start Date:
18/10/2019 View more details

Byron Bay Ocean Swim Classic

*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed *** The Byron Bay Property Sales Ocean Swim Classic and Mitre 10 Mini Swim is held on the first Sunday in May each year. The Byron Bay Property Sales Ocean Swim Classic is approximately 2.2 kilometres from Wategos Beach to Main Beach. The Ocean Swim Classic is a buoyed course from the start area, around The Pass and across the Bay to Main Beach. The Mitre 10 Mini Swim, is run prior to the major Ocean Swim Classic. The swim is a shorter distance, starting from Clarkes Beach and finishing at Main Beach. It is designed as an introductory swim for novice ocean swimmers and also for children who are good swimmers down to age nine years. The Byron Bay Ocean Swim has been running for over 30 years and the mini swim for over 10 years. A great annual charity event, set in beautiful Byron Bay. See you in the Bay in May!

Start Date:
05/05/2019 View more details

Byron Flea Market

Experience original Byron Bay grass-roots vibes at the Byron Flea Market. Nestled in the lush parklands of Byron Bay opposite the beach, the Byron Flea Market is the perfect place to grab a coffee, relax into the true Byron Bay experience and connect with locals. Australia's only youth-focused market, designed by youth as a fun, expressive, participative event not to be missed. The perfect place to grab a bargain and see what Byron Bay youth's creative enterprises have to offer whilst on holiday. Music, food, happy faces. Everything you want whilst on holidays.

Start Date:
09/02/2019 View more details

Byron Writers Festival

Three days with story creators and idea makers in one of the world’s most beautiful coastal settings. At Byron Writers Festival 2019 (2-4 August) more than 140 guest writers and thinkers will converge on Byron Bay to celebrate the power of words with Festival audiences. Byron Writers Festival gives audiences the freedom to wander between six stages, choosing from sessions spanning topics such as the environment, social issues, the arts, science, crime, poetry, politics, memoir and fiction. This year’s line up features Behrouz Boochani, Leigh Sales, Benjamin Law, Min Jin Lee, Markus Zusak, Sisonke Msimang, Bruce Pascoe, and Alison Lester. All guests to be announced when the Full Program is launched 12 June.

Start Date:
02/08/2019 View more details

Mindfulness Escapes Byron Bay

Half a day meditation and mindfulness workshop in nature. You will learn different meditation techniques to quiet the mind and become more in control of your thoughts. The workshop includes sitting meditations and walking meditations. They teach various mindfulness techniques that are easily applied back into your days for a healthier, happier and stressless life. They practice outdoors for an enjoyable experience and to discover beautiful Byron Bay. The workshop is catered for any level, beginner to experienced. Please visit the website for more information and booking.

Start Date:
28/01/2018 View more details

Nourishing Her Yin: Special Women's Health Event

Special women's health event, diving deep into women's health, adaptogens to support women's hormones, the energetics and organ systems involved, and tools to living a healthy, nourished and supported life. Be in the audience as they record an upcoming podcast episode: Nourishing Her Yin! Receive a delish medicinal mushroom hot choccie and the yet-to-be-released Women's Blend tonic blend. Not to be missed.

Start Date:
27/07/2019 View more details

Sample Food Festival

Sample Food Festival is a northern New South Wales festival that celebrates the creativity and wellbeing of the local food. Bright tropical flavours and bold creative flair attract over 17,000 visitors annually. Sample Food Festival is held in the village of Bangalow and is supported by 200 stall holders who include local restaurant owners, farmers, and local food producers. Sample Food Festival also includes a services of dinners and special events running over four days and three nights. More information can be found on the web site.

Start Date:
07/09/2019 View more details

The Animals Byron Bay

The Animals are one of the most important bands in the British Invasion. The Animals legacy is undeniable with original members John Steel and Mick Gallagher along with Danny Handley and Scott Whitely delivering The Animals live experience. This Greatest Hits Tour will include all their classics—The House of The Rising Sun, We’ve Gotta Get Out Of This Place, Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood, It’s My Life, Don’t Bring Me Down, Boom Boom and more.

Start Date:
12/12/2019 View more details

Yoga and Meditation Retreat Byron Bay

Awaken Meditation Retreats offer quality yoga retreats in northern NSW, near Byron Bay Australia. They specialise in private meditation and yoga classes, mindfulness workshops and health retreats in Byron Bay. From one hour private sessions, to half-day mindfulness excursions or week retreats, they mainly focus on well being, inner peace and nature. The week-long retreats combine yoga, healthy vegetarian food, and meditation practice with outdoor excursions to the 'must see' places of the Byron Shire to make the most of the incredible beauty of the region with its stunning beaches and rainforests. All meals and accommodation are included to provide a unique life changing experience. For more information please visit the website.

Start Date:
17/09/2016 View more details