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Lismore, Nimbin and the villages of the Northern Rivers are like no other place in the world. Tucked away in the hills of northern NSW, the region is renowned for alternative living, World Heritage national parks, extraordinary artists and gourmet produce. It's the dynamic and creative hub of the Northern Rivers, with a mix of quirky, cosmopolitan shops and an array of dining alternatives and fabulous food.

The historic city centre houses an variety of fascinating boutiques, antique and curio shops, art and craft emporiums, and lots of al fresco cafés and eateries.

lismore, a great place to live work and play

featured events

Virtual Lantern Parade

20 June 2020

Like so many other events across the World affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Lismore Lantern Parade (more)

Blue Moon Cabaret

15 August 2020

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

Nimbin Poetry World Cup

5-6 September 2020

An exciting annual event showcasing unbelievable and exceptional wordsmith talent from wide and far. (more)

Nimbin Roots Festival

11-13 September 2020

Nimbin Roots Festival is a 3 day celebration of Roots music, Old Blues, Folk, Old Timey, Folk Rock and (more)

2020 Lismore Cup

24 September 2020

Clear your schedule because the Lismore Cup is back bigger and better in 2020. With General Admission to (more)

Spring Arts Exhibition

26 September - 11 October 2020

The annual Spring Arts Exhibition has been a feature presentation on Nimbin's cultural calendar for over (more)

The Nimbin Annual Country Show

26-27 September 2020

The Nimbin Country Show had its beginnings in 1919 and is the first show in the North Coast show circuit (more)

North Coast National | Lismore Show

22-24 October 2020

The North Coast National is a true celebration of everything that encompasses our unique region, (more)

Blue Moon Cabaret

7 November 2020

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

Carols in the heart

6 December 2020

It's time for one of Lismore's most heart-warming events 'Carols in the Heart'. Come on down to Crozier (more)

Tropical Fruits NYE Festival

31 December - 2 January 2021

At the end of each year, our LGBTIQ family comes together from across the globe for our annual NYE (more)

Lismore Gemfest

15-16 May 2021

Returning in 2021 for its 30th year, this the nation's largest annual show purely dedicated to lapidary (more)

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