Planning well in advance takes out the hassle and stress in travelling. If you are already in the process, you would be happy to know that there are several great festivals happening early next year and Cabarita Beach can give you easy access to all of them.
Get ready for the 24th Annual Music & Arts Festival. This three-day event will be held at the North Byron Parklands on December 31 to January 02 next year. Enjoy music under the stars from local and international artists. Catch performances by Dena Amy, GROUPLOVE, HÆLOS, Hein Cooper, Middle Kids, MØ, Northeast Party House, Remi, Ta-ku, The Avalanches and many more.
There will also be a market and food stalls as well as other attractions for everyone to enjoy, such as The Grove. It features various unique classes, workshops, and programs while La Petite Grande, a mini “spiegelesque” tent offers some wonderful sideshow acts. For some circus and comedy acts, drop by The Alkazar.
Tweed Coast Pro
This elite five-day competition is set to return on February 1 to 5. It’s 2017 edition will be bigger and better as more than 200 professional surfers from Australia and all over the world will be joining. Competitors, surfing enthusiasts and the community can look forward to four new World Surf League (WSL) Qualifying Series (QS) 1000 events. If you are interested in surfing, witness and enjoy the NSW surfing culture.
Australian Longboard Surfing Open – Kingscliff
Catch the waves and professional longboard surfing superstars at the Australian Longboard Surfing Open in Lions Park Marine Parade Kingscliff on March 16 to 19. Both professional and amateur surfers get to showcase and display their amazing surfing talent. Besides that, there will also be art, bikini parades, cars, movies and market stalls.
Bluesfest Byron Bay
On April 13 to 17, be at the Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm as Australia’s Premier Contemporary Blues & Roots Music Festival presents the biggest names in the industry. For the 2017 edition, Bluesfest Byron Bay will be showcasing music from both local and international artists such as Andrew Bird, Barry Gibb, Bonnie Raitt, Experience Jimi Hendrix, Irish Mythen, and Jake Shimabukuro.
Also gracing the stage is Mavis Staples, one of the greatest blues, gospel and soul singers as well as the R&B royalty Mary J. Blige. Catch her first ever performance at the Bluesfest Byron Bay 2017.
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