Byron Bay Bluesfest - Byron Bay, Tyagarah

Easter Long Weekend - Thursday 29 March to Sunday 2 April 2018


  • Australia’s premier contemporary Blues and Roots family friendly music festival
  • Mayhem, merriment and madness for the kids with Shorty Brown Mr Bumsqueak, Shorty Brown and Sparkles Face painting!
  • Plus fun activities for kids available between 2-3pm and 4.30-5.30pm each day.


General Information

Byron Bay Bluesfest is Australia’s premier contemporary Blues and Roots music festival. It showcases music from around the world annually on the Easter long weekend on 120 hectares at Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm, just north of Byron Bay. Bluesfest presents over 200 performances with up to 7 stages over 5, 12 hour days, as well as camping for up to 6,000 people, 5 licensed bars, over 100 food and market stalls, undercover food courts, beer gardens, and being a family friendly festival – some great children’s entertainment!

Bluesfest are delighted to include an area for nappy changing and breastfeeding next to the kids tent located in the Mojo field.

Mr Bumsqueak, Shorty Brown and Sparkles Face painting team up once again for 2018 with an exciting program of fun activities for you and your kids during the festival. Session times are between 2 -3pm and 4:30-5:30pm every day. Please understand that all children must have a parent or guardian with them at all times.

Face Painting & Parents Tent The wonderful Taleigha from Sparkles Makeup is returning to Bluesfest with her amazing face painting for all ages. She will also be doing, Loomband bracelets, glitter tattoos and Hair wraps.

So bring your kids and have some fun at the Bluesfest kids at the festival with fun activities between 2-3pm and 4:30-5:30pm each day.

Blues Fest 2018 Kids Festival Program

The dynamic duo of Shorty the Clown and Mr Bumsqueak are at it again bringing magic, mirth, merriment and mayhem to this year’s Blues Festival. Forget dancing on the ceiling with Lionel, you’ll have more fun with us rippin’ up the festival site with a truck load of festival fun, creativity, games and awesome activities at Kidzone. Check out our fantastic program below. Oh! And don’t forget to bring the kids…..

2018 Kids Sessions at Bluesfest

Activities open to all kids of all ages. Kids must be accompanied by an adult. All activities located at the kids tent. Contact Rohan on 0407 898 374 for more details.

Click here for this years playing schedule and come along and join us for an action packed giggle-a-minute program filled with Festival FUN!


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