The Northern Rivers Region
Events and Things to do in the Northern Rivers Region
Lismore is the Gateway to the Northern Rivers Region and the Gateway Motel and Restaurant is conveniently located as your starting point to explore all there is to offer.
Try some retail therapy, go on the cafe trail, enjoy a movie at the Starcourt Theatre, or the latest production from Norpa. Ten pin bowling, the Memorial baths, cinema and a host of other activities will keep you busy!
Further afield, the Far North Coast’s famous pristine beaches including the most easterly point of Australia, Byron Bay, are a 30-40 minute drive away. Take a drive through the hills to the iconic Nimbin and the magnificent Mount Warning or enjoy a coffee at one of the local villages and soak up the atmosphere. Contact us for assistance in planning your itinerary!
More information about events and things to do around the Region
Information here is provided as a starting point! Use these sites for more detailed information about events and activities in Lismore and the Far North Coast of NSW.
- Visit Lismore: www.visitlismore.com.au
- Lismore City Council: www.lismore.nsw.gov.au
- Visit NSW: visitnsw.com/destinations/north-coast/attractions
- Lismore weather: weatherzone.com.au/nsw/northern-rivers/lismore
This is by no means a complete list, but here’s a few things on offer around Lismore and the region. We’ve linked to websites where available. All links open in a new browser window.
Festivals and Events[This list changes depending on when you’re looking!]January – TBA
February – TBA
March – TBA
April – Byon Bay Blues Festival
May – Casino Beef Week
June – Lismore Lantern Parade
July – Opera at the Channon
August – Byron Bay Writers Festival
September – XXXX Gold Lismore Cup
October – North Coast National Show, Lismore
November – TBA