Byron Bay Writers Festival - Byron Bay

6 to 8 August 2021 | Kids Big Day Out on Sunday 8 August from 9.00am to 4pm

Business Details

  • Kids Big Day Out on Sunday 8 August
  • Kids will have the opportunity to meet their literary heroes
  • Interactive performances for the whole family
  • Click through to General Information for more details

General Information


For three days in early August (6-8 August 2021) Byron Bay Writers Festival, Australia’s largest regional literary event, will deliver a stimulating program featuring celebrated international and Australian authors, thinkers and innovators. ‘

This post covers ‘Kids Big Day Out’ that takes place on Sunday 8 August and what activities and authors are available for kids who come to the festival.  For more information and tickets for the Byron Bay Writers Festival, visit their website  or their Facebook Page.

Kids Big Day Out
(text and photos used with permission or provided directly from Byron Bay Writers Festival)

Kids Big Day Out on Festival Sunday offers a jam-packed, fun-filled program for the whole family with a huge array of activities for kids of all ages including the chance to meet their literary heroes.

Headphones are available to enable adults to listen to other sessions happening at the festival on Sunday if they wish.


Kids Big Day Out Pass
$40* for 1 Adult and 1 Child (under 12)
*Entry to designated Marquee only from 9:00am–4:00PM

Tix available online at:


How to get to the Festival

Shuttle Bus
The Festival operates a regular shuttle bus service from Byron Bay to the Festival site. The cost is $5 each way. We encourage visitors to use the shuttle service as parking is limited.
There are three pick up points within the town centre. A bus route map will be available prior to the festival, but pick up points are as follows:

  • Shirley Street
  • Apartments Inn (Fletcher Street)
  • The Atlantic (Marvel Street)
  • Byron Bay Bus Terminal (Jonson Street, outside the visitor’s centre)
  • Byron at Byron Resort (77-97 Broken Head Road)

Elements of Byron is located at the end of Bayshore Drive in the Arts & Industrial Estate, approximately an 8 minute drive from the centre of Byron Bay. Car parking on site is limited. If driving we recommend arriving 45 minutes before Festival entry.

There will be a daily charge for parking onsite.