The final day of the Byron Bay Surf Festival last weekend included the Freestyle and Stoke invitational and non-competitive surfing event. Action started at 7am at Wategos Beach with a crowd of locals, surfers from interstate and international VIPs. The... Read More →
It is currently bubbling away in the tank, it tastes like beer, there’s not much of it and it’s going to be available soon: it’s Stone & Wood’s exclusive Pilot Batch beer for the upcoming Byron Bay Surf Festival, 22–25... Read More →
Chad Kolcze, coordinator, The Uncle Project. I feel compelled to share my views on the creative art, amazing craftsmanship and positive vibes that was the recent Byron Bay Surf Festival. From the beginning, a powerful beautiful respectful Welcome to Country... Read More →
Story Mandy Nolan, photos Jeff Dawson Wategos turned it on on Sunday: a little swell with perfect off shore conditions. Longboards ruled. Byron Bay’s three-day, Surf Festival, drew thousands, with an outdoor cinema on Friday night as well as a... Read More →
Bob McTavish knows the surfing history of the Bay. He should, because he’s a major part of it. McTavish’s own philosophy reflects the underlying ethos of this weekend’s Byron Bay Surf Festival, where it’s not about competition but about the culture of surfing.
Described by Rolling Stone as ‘soul-baring’, Caravana Sun has been touring the world festival and live-show circuit with joyous abandon, doing 500 shows in five years, and have earned themselves serious accolades in the music industry. Their seamless mix of... Read More →
During the Byron Bay Surf Festival, surfer Dave Rastovich is bringing some of the most influential and experienced humanitarians and environment activists he has met along his 12-year conservation path to participate in a unique event: The Activists’ Toolkit. What... Read More →
The upcoming Byron Bay Surf Festival presents a unique presentation of cinematographer Jack McCoy’s iconic surf films Bunyip Dreaming and The Green Iguana, with festival musicians featured at the Saturday Slide live-scoring segments of the film by playing chosen tracks.... Read More →
At just eight years of age, Garrett Dutton, aka G Love, picked up a guitar. He wrote his first song in the ninth grade and began playing harmonica on a wire rack. Last out here just a few years back... Read More →
The Byron Bay Surf Festival has partnered with Patagonia again this year and has just announced its two flagship events they will be presenting to 2017’s surf-culture-loving crowds. These events have been packed out in previous years so get in... Read More →
Byron Bay Surf Festival directors James McMillan and Max Tischler spoke with The Echo about their upcoming event and who’s who in the surfy zoo. What are your titles for the festival? James: I’m the founder and creative director plus jack... Read More →
Organisers of the Byron Bay Surf Festival say this year’s fifth annual event will not go ahead, blaming lack of major sponsorship as well as council and government red tape for the decision.
The Byron Bay Surf Festival took out the Surf Culture Award at the Surfing Australia awards night in Manly last week in front of 'some of the most legendary and most influential Australian surfers of all time'.
With five weeks to go, the Byron Bay Surf Festival organisers are busy planning to extend the event from Main beach to north of the Surf Club and into Apex Park, as well as into Bay Lane behind the Beach Hotel.
Taylor Miller Democratic voting will be a key feature of the 2014 Byron Bay Surf Festival (BBSF) Surf Shorts Film Comp, and has been designed to give film entrants – both national and international – the best opportunity to make... Read More →
Byron Bay's main beach and Apex Park was a hive of activity over the weekend for the third annual Byron Bay Surf Festival, which celebrated everything about surfing culture except competition.
Kicking off the Byron Bay Surf Festival tonight is the Australian premiere of Bella Vita, featuring surfer, artist, and environmentalist Chris Del Moro on a pilgrimage back to his ancestral homeland, Italy.
Joel Fitzgerald – a master in his craft – is one of the dozen invited national and international shapers to display and demonstrate board designs during the Byron Bay Surf Festival from October 25 to 27.
A new mural on the wall of Bayleaf cafe in Marvel Street, Byron, is a part of the 'stART me up' event at the Byron Bay Surf Festival.