Major Events

Planning a holiday to Coffs Coast? These major festivals and annual events will make your decision when to visit very easy!

Summer - December to February

Jetty Carnival  - Christmas holidays
Carols by Candlelight  -  Week prior to Christmas Day
Pittwater to Coffs yacht race - 2 to 6 January
Festival of Sail - 3 to 4 January (not in 2015)
Putt Bennett Family Fishing Festival - Second weekend in January
Camp Creative, Bellingen - Second week of January
Saltwater Freshwater Festival - Australia Day 

Autumn - March to May

bcu Coffs Tri  - March
Coffs Ocean Swims -  March
Multicultural Harmony Festival  -  Third Sunday in March
Woolgoolga Curry Festival -  April
Japanese Festival Children's Day  -   1st Sunday in May
Coffs Harbour Agricultural Show - May
Bellingen Agri-Cultural Show
- May
Bald Archy Exhibition  -  May

Winter - June to August

Bellingen Readers and Writers Festival  - Second weekend June
Sawtell Chilli Festival  -  First Saturday in July
Cartoon Awards  -   July to September
Bellingen Energy Festival -  July
Coffs Harbour Gold Cup Race Day/Carnival - First Thursday in August
NAB Coffs Coast Cycle Challenge  -  First Sunday in August
Bellingen Jazz Festival  -   Weekend of the third Saturday in August

Spring - September to November

Toast Urunga Food & Wine Festival  -   Fathers Day, September
Bendigo Bank Coffs Hbr Running Festival - Fathers Day, September
FIA World Rally & Australian Rally Championships -  September
Bellingen Music Festival - September
Coffs Harbour International Buskers Festival  - Last week of September
Bellingen Global Carnival   -  2015
Dorrigo Folk & Bluegrass Festival  -   Fourth weekend in October
CoastOut  -   Last weekend in October
Our Living Coast Sustainable Living Festival   -  First week of November
Dorrigo show -  November
EMSLA Exhibition - November to January each year