Byron Bay has an undisputable reputation for beautiful beaches, the spectacular lighthouse walk, dolphin and whale tours and it is recognized as a hub for some of Australia’s most well known festivals.
Splendour in the Grass is an internationally famous music festival that is synonymous with Byron Bay. The eclectic and well-known line up of artists over the three day event is always a massive drawcard to music lovers from far and wide. The organisers have considere everyone and everything when co-ordinating this festival ensuring a splendiferous time is well and truly had by all. With a Very Small Mall showcasing high-end fashions and art installations to a Day Spa offering hair styling, make-up artistry and massages for the big kids and for the little one’s the Kidzclub is a hive of activity with an entire field dedicated to story tellers, clowns, sandpits, face painting and lots of fun and games!
The East Coast Blues & Roots Festival has long been one of our most acclaimed festivals since the 1990’s delivering internationally renowned musicians plus a wide range of emerging artists. Blues Fest continuously ups the anti every year, delivering a fantastic six day festival to people of all ages. There is an unmistakable buzz surrounding this celebration of music, and whether you want to sit down in a particular tent and listen to crooners and harmonicas or wander around and sample the many thriving stages and culinary stalls, there is something for everyone.
The Byron Bay Surf Festival is being held in October this year. This is a celebration of the surf culture that is Byron Bay and will offer a fabulous weekend of celebrity surfing events, art, music, film and lifestyle. The creators behind this event are really embracing something special to Byron Bay by creating a festival to celebrate this uniquely Australian culture There is a lot of excitement in the build up to this event!
Early August is a special time in Byron when the renowned Byron Bay Writers Festival kicks off. This three day premier literary event unites over 100 guest writers with thousands of fans offering a stimulating correlation of literary lunches, film screenings, theatre, book launches, interviews and panel discussions.
Whether you are a music enthusiast, budding writer, surf fanatic or just want to celebrate all the special moments that make life so enjoyable, one (if not all!) of these festivals are celebrations not to be missed!