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The Byron Writers Festival site at the Bangalow Showgrounds. Photo Kate Holmes

There are plenty of ways to enjoy Australia’s largest regional writers festival, from single day visits to a full literary weekend, as well as options for families and Under 25s. Tickets available at byronwritersfestival.com.

3-Day Pass

A 3-Day Pass gives you access to all sessions in the main festival program on Friday 9, Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 August. It’s the perfect choice to fully immerse yourself in a stellar program and experience all that the festival has to offer.

1-Day Pass

A 1-Day Pass gives you access to all the sessions in the main festival program on your chosen day – Friday, Saturday or Sunday. That’s more than 33 different sessions depending on which day you choose. It’s the best choice if you have limited time but still want the renowned Byron Writers Festival experience.

Youth Pass

A new Youth Pass is now available every day of the festival for those 25 years or under. There is so much to discover and enjoy in this year’s program! A Youth Pass gets you access to everything that’s on in all six venues on your chosen day as well as food and market stalls, the book shop, meet the author book signings and the sculpture walk.

Kids Big Day Out Pass

Get ready for a morning of family fun! The Kids Big Day Out Pass admits one child and one adult to the Kids Big Day Out marquee only at the festival on Sunday 11 August. Additional child tickets may be purchased for $20 each.

Feature Events, Workshops and Satellite Events

A program of separately ticketed feature events, workshops and satellite events takes place during festival week. Check them out online, or in the printed program.


Parking at Bangalow Showground is $5 per day. You will need to purchase a parking pass along with your festival pass. We encourage carpooling! Alternatively, you can hop on our free shuttle bus service.

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