As we come into the Winter months, Byron has a number of quirky happenings to keep the locals and visitors entertained…
The Nimbin MardiGrass is a weekend festival celebrating the peaceful use of hemp and cannabis. Events include a Kombi Konvoy from Byron Bay to Nimbin, a rally and parade, and a series of activities, concerts, music and games. For more info see http://www.mardigrass.com.
Beautiful New Zealand singer/songwriter Bic Runga is performing her new album ‘Belle’ on Sunday May 6 at the Bangalow A&I Hall. Tickets from http://www.kupromotions.com.au
The Bangalow Billycart Derby is a great day out in Bangalow on Sunday 20 May. Local teams build their own billy-carts and race them down the main street of town. First race starts at 12.00pm. Food, market stalls and general carnival atmosphere!
Renowned comedian Arj Barker of Flight of the Conchords fame presents his new show ‘Keeper or Crapper’ at the Byron Bay Community Centre 11-12 and 25-27 May. Tickets from http://www.byroncentre.com.au.