October Long Weekend In Byron Bay: 5 Things To Do!

The Spring shoulder season is a fantastic time for both families and couples to experience the coastal charm of the Northern Rivers. The weather is warming up, the water temp is rising and the Summer crowds have yet to hit.

Discover our top 5 things to do in Byron Bay for the October long weekend!

Brunch at The Farm

The Farm Byron Bay
via The Farm Byron Bay

The Farm is one of the best family brunch spots in town. Kids can experience the operations of a working farm, pet adorable farm animals and hit the playground while the adults can sip on fresh delicious coffee available and tuck into some fresh pastries from The Bread Social and eats from “Three Blue Ducks” restaurant.

Byron Beachside Markets

Byron Bay Beachside Markets
via byron-bay.com

The Byron Community Markets will be back beachside at Main Beach, Byron Bay on Sunday, the 6th of October. The most stunning backdrop with heaps of unique stalls showcasing local artisanal products such as ceramics, art, and woodwork – the perfect souvenir. 

Sunday Session at Hotel Brunswick

Hotel Brunswick Beer Garden

The iconic Bruns pub is the epicentre of nearby Brunswick Heads. Situated right in front of the stunning Brunswick river, the venue is famous for its live music and epic Sunday Sessions. . It’s the quintessential Aussie family pub with a spacious beer garden, kids play area and extensive food menu spanning pizzas, burgers and seafood dishes. Ruben Reeves takes to the stage for the long weekend. Ruben’s style is pure Tasmanian Roots Music. A little of every genre, played acoustic and groovy. 4:30pm – 7pm. Followed by the NRL Grand Final.

Beach picnic and surf at Belongil Beach 

sunset belongil beach byron bay
Sunset at Belongil Beach by Craig Parry Photography

With the sea temperatures gradually getting warmer and warmer, it’s time to ditch the wettie and hit the surf. Out the front of East On Byron is the stunning Belongil Beach which gets consistent swell all year around. You might even be lucky enough to be greeted by some friendly, local dolphins! Pack a picnic and spend the day soaking up the beautiful spring sunshine.

The last month of the Whale Migration

Whale Watching Byron Bay
Image by Craig Parry Photography

It’s the last few weeks to watch the magnificent humpback whales make their return south with their you. Our top lookouts include Cape Byron Lighthouse, Broken Head Nature Reserve and Lennox Point.

Come experience beautiful Byron Bay. The best time to book your stay is now!