Byron Festival & Event Calendar 2024

The Byron area is famous for the festival scene with plenty of choice. Whether you are a music fan, a foodie, a literature enthusiast, an athlete, love to laugh, or a film buff, there is something for everyone. So, check out this list of festivals coming up in Byron and surrounding areas for the first half of this year!

Byron Bay Bluesfest: 28th March – 1st April 2024


A five-day music festival that takes place over the Easter long weekend in April. The festival features a mix of blues, roots, and other genres of music.

  • Jack Johnson
  • Tom Jones
  • The Teskey Brothers
  • Matt Corby
  • Tedeschi Trucks Band
  • Portugal. The Man
  • L.A.B
  • Ziggy Alberts
  • Elvis Costello & The Imposters
  • Peter Garrett & The Alter EgosBen Harper & The Innocent Criminals
  • Katie Melua

And many many more. Images courtesy of

Ballina Prawn Festival: April

Celebrates the local prawn industry and includes food stalls, cooking demonstrations, live music, and a fireworks display. The festival usually takes place in April, but the exact dates for 2024 have not been announced yet. Images courtesy of

Byron Bay Triathlon: 11th May 2024

This is a popular triathlon event that attracts athletes from around the world. The event usually takes place in May and includes a swim, bike ride, and run through the scenic Byron Bay area. Images courtesy of

Byron Bay Comedy Festival: 1st - 4th June

A festival that brings together some of the best comedians from Australia and around the world for a week of laughs. The festival usually takes place in June and includes shows at various venues around Byron Bay. Images courtesy of

Lismore Lantern Parade: 22 June 2024

An annual event that takes place in June and celebrates the winter solstice. The parade features illuminated lanterns, music, and performances. Images courtesy of 'Natsky' on

Splendour in the Grass: 19 - 21 July

One of Australia's biggest music festivals, featuring a diverse lineup of local and international artists across multiple stages. The festival takes place in July and attracts tens of thousands of music fans. Images courtesy of

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