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  • Lismore Lantern Parade

    Lismore Lantern Parade

    23 Jun 2018

    So much more than a parade... The Lismore Lantern Parade is an annual community arts festival held on or around the longest night of the year, the Winter Solstice. (more)

  • Lismore Friendship Festival

    Lismore Friendship Festival

    24 Jun 2018

    A free, fun-filled, family outdoor event acknowledging the regional Italian heritage. Celebrations will include music, dancing, performances, food, wine, displays (more)

  • Lismore Organic Market

    Lismore Organic Market

    26 Jun 2018

    The Lismore Organic Market are committed to providing local organic produce, reducing our carbon footprint. Our stallholders have travelled an average of 20kms (more)

  • evening with kurt fearnley

    evening with kurt fearnley

    28 Jun 2018

    Kurt Fearnley is a three time Paralympic gold medalist with a can-do attitude that makes the impossible possible. His determination and never say die attitude have (more)

  • Guy Sebastian

    Guy Sebastian

    3 Jul 2018

    This winter, for the first time in two and a half years, Guy Sebastian will be taking his band on the road with a hit-laden Then & Now regional tour. One of (more)

  • naidoc - because of her we can

    naidoc - because of her we can

    5 Jul 2018

    Lismore NAIDOC Celebrations kick off at 10am, join the community to celebrate Aboriginal culture and recognise this years wonderful theme "because of her, we can". (more)

  • Timberjacks Friendship Series Tournament

    Timberjacks Friendship Series Tournament

    13-15 Jul 2018

    Welcome to the annual Timberjacks Junior Baseball Carnival. There are over 20 teams entered, and a host of teams from Sydney, Brisbane and the Gold Coast. Great (more)

  • Outdoor Leisure Show

    Outdoor Leisure Show

    13-15 Jul 2018

    Largest Outdoor Leisure Show in Regional NSW. Everything for an outdoor enthusiast. Adventure from your back door and beyond. Caravans & Campers, Fishing, (more)

  • Lismore Aviation Expo

    Lismore Aviation Expo

    29 Jul 2018
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    Attracting over 6000 visitors last year, the Lismore Aviation Expo is back in 2018 for an even bigger and better celebration of all things that fly, drive and ride. (more)

  • Ross Noble

    Ross Noble

    29 Jul 2018

    No, but who is the one they call El Hablador? I just said, it is Ross Noble. You know? Long hair, does stand up where he dances about the stage, spinning out all the (more)

  • Bentley Art Prize

    Bentley Art Prize

    3-5 Aug 2018

    The Bentley Art Prize has been held annually at the Bentley Public Hall since 1985. “The Bentley” is a vehicle for emerging artists to showcase their talent to (more)

  • Blue Moon Cabaret

    Blue Moon Cabaret

    18 Aug 2018

    The School of Arts has been producing a series of hugely popular Blue Moon Cabarets for over 20 years. The Cabarets present a wonderfully diverse array of the (more)

  • Art vs Science Festival

    Art vs Science Festival

    18 Aug 2018

    Discover a world where art meets science. Back with a bang, the Northern Rivers Science Hub is celebrating National Science Week bringing the Arts vs Science (more)

  • Nimbin Poetry World Cup

    Nimbin Poetry World Cup

    1-2 Sep 2018

    An exciting annual event showcasing unbelievable and exceptional wordsmith talent from wide and far. After the Saturday heats and Sunday semi-finals, the eight (more)

  • Darrel Chapman Fun Run

    Darrel Chapman Fun Run

    9 Sep 2018

    The Darrel Chapman Fun Run is an event that has been established in Lismore for over 20 years. The Our Kids team is joined by the Lord’s Taverners and the Masters (more)

  • Nimbin Roots Festival

    Nimbin Roots Festival

    14-16 Sep 2018

    Nimbin Roots Festival is a 3 day celebration of Roots music, Old Blues, Folk, Old Timey, Folk Rock and Tradtional music set in venues around the colourful town of (more)

  • 2018 Men’s Masters Australian Hockey Championships

    2018 Men’s Masters Australian Hockey Championships

    21 Sep - 6 Oct 2018

    The Men’s Masters Australian Championships is an annual event that has been held since the early 1980s. Players compete in age groups ranging from over 35 to over (more)

  • Spring Arts Exhibition

    Spring Arts Exhibition

    29 Sep - 14 Oct 2018

    The annual Spring Arts Exhibition has been a feature presentation on Nimbin's cultural calendar for over 20 years. The exhibition presents an incredible variety of (more)

  • Blue Moon Cabaret

    Blue Moon Cabaret

    27 Oct 2018

    The School of Arts has been producing a series of hugely popular Blue Moon Cabarets for over 20 years. The Cabarets present a wonderfully diverse array of the (more)

  • Nimbin MardiGrass 2019

    Nimbin MardiGrass 2019

    3-5 May 2019

    The protest rally and parade is held on the first weekend in May, featuring the Hemp Olympix, Joint Rolling, Bong Throw and Yell and Growers Iron-person events. Also (more)

  • Lismore GEMFEST

    Lismore GEMFEST

    18-19 May 2019

    Lismore GEMFEST is the biggest annual event in the country devoted to lapidary and allied arts and is organised by the Lismore Gem & Lapidary Club Inc. (more)

  • 2019 Bendigo Bank Australian Little League Championship

    2019 Bendigo Bank Australian Little League Championship

    5-10 Jun 2019

    Lismore is proud to be hosting the 2019 Australian Little League Championship at Albert Park. Little League is the world's largest youth sports program, and 2019 (more)

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