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Byron Bay Writers Festival - Byron Bay

3 to 5 August 2018 | Kids Big Day Out on Sunday 5 August from 9.00am to 4pm

  • Kids Big Day Out on Sunday 5 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

Bangalow BBQ & Bluegrass Festival - Bangalow

Main Event - Saturday 18 August 2018 from 10am to 5pm in the Bangalow Showgrounds

  • Fantastic Family Fun Day Out at Bangalow Showgrounds
  • Great local food, awesome musicians and a ‘Sideshow Alley’ of kids games
  • BBQ Cook-Off and Pickers Competition
  • A not-for-profit event with all proceeds directed back into the community
  • Barbecue Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Picnic Tables
  • Public Toilets
  • Take Away Food

Byron2Bruns Family Fun Run/Walk - Brunswick Heads

19August 2018 - Race Starts at 8.30am!

  • 6:30 — 7:30am Pick up Timing-Chip and Compulsory Sign in at Brunswick SLSC
  • 8:30am Race Starts
  • Walkers and Prams more than welcome!
  • Refreshments and family entertainment
  • Presentation of Awards
  • Showers
  • Disabled Toilets
  • Free Parking
  • Picnic Tables
  • Public Toilets
  • Take Away Food

Bangalow Show - Bangalow

Friday 16 and Saturday 17 November 2018 at The Bangalow Showgrounds

The Bangalow Show - Pet Competition
  • The Bangalow Show – A traditional country show… with quirky bits!
  • Held on a Friday & Saturday in November since 1897!
  • Variety of unique events including Tart of The Show & Pompadour Hair-do!
  • Children’s Pet Parade
  • Ride on Mower Races!
  • Disabled Toilets
  • Free Parking
  • Picnic Tables
  • Public Toilets
  • Take Away Food

Mullum Music Festival - Mullumbimby

Dates 15 - 18 November 2018. Street Parade 11am - 12 noon on Sunday!

Mullumbimby Music Festival Logo
  • The Biggest Little Music Festival in Australia!
  • Outstanding bill of local, national and international acts
  • Special events, competitions and heaps of free activities to join in
  • Show-stopping grand-finale STREET PARADE
  • Camping
  • Disabled Toilets
  • Free Parking
  • Picnic Tables
  • Public Toilets
  • Restaurant
  • Take Away Food

The Girl to Woman Festival - Lennox Head

Sunday 21 January 2018 Doors open: 9.30am, starts: 10am

The Girl to Woman Festival - Logo
  • Raising awareness of the challenges and issues girls face today
  • A celebration of how amazing girls truly are
  • Presentations & Workshops
  • Market Stalls & Activities
  • Concert & Festival Celebration
  • Free Parking
  • Public Toilets

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.
  • Camping
  • Disabled Toilets
  • Free Parking
  • Picnic Tables
  • Public Toilets
  • Take Away Food
  • Tourist Info

Bangalow Billy Cart Derby - Bangalow

Sunday 20 May 2018 | Billy Cart Registration from 7am | Race starts at 9am | Grand Parade at 12.30pm

Bangalow Billy Cart Derby - Parent & Child Race
  • Annual family friendly event held in Bangalow
  • Showcases good old-fashioned fun at its best!
  • Everyone can participate!
  • Grand Parade highlight at 12.30pm
  • Mad Hatter’s Tea Party with Ferris wheel, jumping castle and delicious refreshments
  • Free Parking
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playground
  • Public Toilets
  • Restaurant
  • Take Away Food

Mullum2Bruns Paddle - Brunswick Heads, Mullumbimby

Sunday 27 May 2018

  • Fabulous family fun day held on the  Brunswick River with something for everyone!
  • Fun paddles and  competitive challenge events with great prizes
  • Plenty of fun to be had in Terrace Park too with food stalls, jumping castle, face painting and non-stop music!
  • Barbecue Facilities
  • Beach Fishing
  • Showers
  • Disabled Toilets
  • Free Parking
  • Kayaking
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playground
  • Public Toilets
  • Take Away Food

Love Lennox Festival - Lennox Head

Saturday 2 June 2018 from 9am - Check Calendar of Events for details

Love Lennox Festival
  • Fantastic family friendly celebration of Lennox Head
  • All day activities special events for kids
  • Flavours of Lennox – $5 signature dishes
  • Competitions, music & surfboard swap
  • Disabled Toilets
  • Free Parking
  • Dogs On Leash
  • Playground
  • Public Toilets
  • Restaurant
  • Take Away Food
  • Tourist Info

Old and Gold Festival - Brunswick Heads

Saturday from 8am on the June Long Weekend | 9 June 2018

Old and Gold Festival, Brunswick Heads
  • An exciting and family friendly fun day out
  • 4 fairs and 80+ all-town garage sales
  • Kids activities and events staged throughout the day
  • Abundance of live music and street entertainment
  • Disabled Toilets
  • Free Parking
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playground
  • Public Toilets
  • Restaurant
  • Take Away Food
  • Tourist Info

Lismore Lantern Parade - Lismore

Lantern Parade Saturday 23 June 2018 | Parade 5.30 - 6.30pm | Fiery Finale 6.30-8pm|

Lismore Lantern Parade - Lanterns
  • A magical family friendly event in Lismore celebrating the winter solstice
  • The festival celebrates community art and nature  with a spectacular lantern parade though the CBD
  • Parade bands, street theatre, music, carnival dancers and illuminated puppets
  • Culminating in the Fiery Finale with bonfire, fire art and pyrotechnics!
  • Free Parking
  • Public Toilets
  • Take Away Food

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