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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

Nimbin Poetry World Cup

4-5 December 2021

The 18th annual Australian grand slam of performance poetry, featuring heats all day on Saturday, semi (more)

Art on Bundjalung Market

4 December 2021

Following on from the success of the inaugural Art On Bundjalung Market held in Lismore 2019, Arts (more)

Shopbaby's Carols in the Heart

18 December 2021

It's time for one of Lismore's most heart-warming events 'Carols in the Heart'. After a year off from the (more)

Summer Art Exhibition

2-16 January 2022

Summer Art Exhibition at Nimbin School of Arts opens New Year's Day to artists and guests, then open (more)

Eat The Street

12 March 2022

Inspired by a world of street food styles and an extraordinary abundance of fresh produce, our finest (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)

Shine - Lismore Festival of Light: Postponed

2-8 May 2022

SHINE 2022 is a discovery focused light festival. After dark on festival nights, sites along Molesworth (more)

Lismore Masters Games

23-25 September 2022

The Lismore Workers Masters Games is a bi-annual event that first commenced in 1999. The 2021 event was (more)

Nimbin Country Show

24-25 September 2022

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

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