Below is a list of what’s going on year-round in the Byron Bay hinterland region.


  • Bangalow Starlight Festival
  • Bangalow Flickerfest Short Film Festival
  • New Years Eve Music Festival in Mullumbimby
  • Brunswick Fish n Chips Festival including National
  • Woodchop Festival
  • New Year’s Eve Community Celebrations
  • Thursday Plantation Annual Sculpture Show


  • Bangalow The Big Joke Comedy Festival
  • Alstonville Rodeo
  • 19th Annual Show & Shine Ballina


  • Alstonville Fun Run Challenge
  • Alstonville Orchid Show
  • Whole Woman Festival
  • Brunswick Bikes and Kites Festival


  • Bangalow Mind Body and Soul Festival
  • East Coast Blues and Roots Festival – Easter


  • Alstonville Rotary  Collectors and Antiques Fair
  • Alstonville Family Festival & Pig Races
  • Bangalow Billy Cart Derby
  • Mullumbimby to Brunswick Paddle
  • Lismore Gemfest
  • Byron Bay Triathlon
  • Byron Underwater Festival 07
  • Byron Bay Yogafest
  • Byron Bay Winter Whales Ocean Swim Classic


  • Brunswick Valley Nature Fest
  • North Coast Jazz Festval Bangalow
  • Lismore Lantern Parade
  • Hobby Expo Ballina
  • Ballina Players Theatre
  • Old and Gold Festival Brunswick
  • Art and Craft Expo hosted by Mullumbimby Primary


  • Alstonville Airing of the Quilts
  • Ballina Fine Wine and Food Festival
  • Lismore 4WD Caravan and Camping Show
  • Annual Opera at The Channon
  • Byron Writers Festival
  • Lennox Head Gromfest
  • Splendour in the Grass Music Festival


  • Bangalow Music Festival
  • Fun- Run Walk Mullumbimby to Brunswick
  • Northern Rivers District Golf Assoc. Annual Golf Classic Ballina
  • Quota Alstonville/Wollongbar Arts & Craft Fair
  • Thursday Plantation East Coast Sculpture Show
  • Art and History Expo Ocean Shores
  • Northern Rivers Greenridge Herb Festival
  • Fireworks Display Rous Primary School event


  • Alstonville Orchid Show
  • Fatherhood Festival Bangalow
  • Sample Food Festival – Bangalow
  • Lismore Rainbow Region Masters Games
  • Southern Cross Arts And Craft Festival Ballina
  • Lismore Cup
  • Big Scrub Rainforest Day Rocky Creek Dam
  • Mullumbimby’s Chincogan Fiesta and running race


  • Alstonville Agricultural Show
  • North Coast National Show Lismore
  • Bangalow Film Festival
  • Wrapped in Bangalow Fashion Show
  • Bangalow Cup
  • Songwriters’ Festival Bangalow
  • A Taste of Byron


  • Bangalow Show
  • Mullumbimby Agricultural and Dog Show
  • Wearable Arts Fashion Extravaganza hosted by Mullumbimby Shearwater School
  • Ballina Rivafest
  • Byron Bay Yogafest
  • Mullumbimby Music Festival


  • Alstonville Christmas in the Park
  • Bangalow Christmas Eve Carnival
  • Brunswick Christmas Market and Fireworks
  • Mullumbimby Christmas Carols Evening at the Showground
  • Ballina Boxing Day Races
  • Byron Bay New Year’s Eve Community Celebrations
  • Alstonville Family New Year’s Eve Festival