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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.

featured events

Shine - Lismore Festival of Light: Postponed

19-21 August 2021

SHINE 2021 is a discovery focused light festival. After dark on festival nights, sites along Molesworth (more)

Eat the Street : Postponed

21 August 2021

Eat the Street is a food, arts and music event celebrating the cosmopolitan and eclectic culture of (more)

cancelled: LisAmore!

29 August 2021

LisAmore! celebrates and acknowledges the contribution Italians have made to the region over the past 135 (more)

Nimbin Poetry World Cup

4-5 September 2021

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

Nimbin Roots Festival

11-12 September 2021

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

Nimbin Country Show

25-26 September 2021

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

Nimbin Mardi Grass

29 April - 1 May 2022

The protest rally and parade is held on the first weekend in May, featuring the Hemp Olympix, Joint (more)

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