Byron Bay is becoming known as the festival town with an eclectic calendar of events and BreakFree Eco Beach has a special ”stay longer and save” package for visitors.
The Sample Food Festival on September 7 at nearby Bangalow will have 20 restaurants with tasting plates, market stalls and exhibitors from the region’s finest food producers, cooking demonstrations, a farmers market and a vibrant children’s entertainment program.
The Boomerang Festival on October 4-6 will be an indigenous festival for all Australians, featuring music and dance including Archie Roach and The Medics, speakers such as Ernie Dingo, comedy, theatre and film.
The beautiful beaches of Byron will be on show for the Byron Bay Surf Festival on October 25-27, with a fusion of surf culture to the shoreline, from a surf art market and surf swap meet to live music and a surf expression session.
The spotlight will be on everything Latin for the eighth annual Byron Latin Fiesta on November 1-3, with international Latin dance instructors and workshops, Latin DJs and Latin bands in party mode.
Celebrate New Year’s Eve in style with the Falls Music and Arts Festival on December 31-January 3; four days of music, camping and arts, comedy, theatre, circus and cabaret.
The resort’s special ”stay longer and save” package is a minimum of three nights from $144* a night in a studio or from $169* a night in a one-bedroom apartment; * conditions apply, subject to availability.
There is a heated spa, solar-heated swimming pool, underground parking, Wi-Fi, and air-conditioned rooms with cable TV; the resort is 300 metres from the town’s centre and there is a bus stop opposite.
Details, bookings: www.breakfree.com.au