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
Putt Bennett Family Fishing Festival, Mylestom - Second weekend in January
Camp Creative, Bellingen - Second week of January

Autumn - March to May

bcu Coffs Tri  - March
Coffs Ocean Swims -  March
Multicultural Harmony Festival  -  Third Sunday in March
Woolgoolga Curry Festival -  12-14 April 2013
Japanese Festival Children's Day  -   1st Sunday in May
Bellingen Agri-Cultural Show - May
Bald Archy Exhibition  -  May

Winter - June to August

Bellingen Readers and Writers Festival  - Second weekend (6-8) June 2014
Sawtell Chilli Festival  -  First Saturday in July
Cartoon Awards  -   July to September
Bellingen Energy Festival -  July 2014
Coffs Harbour Gold Cup Race Day/Carnival - First Thursday in August
NAB Coffs Coast Cycle Challenge  -  4 August 2013
Bellingen Jazz Festival  -   Weekend of the third Saturday in August

Spring - September to November

Toast Urunga Food & Wine Festival  -   Fathers Day, September
FIA World Rally Championships -  11 to 14 September 2014
Bellingen Music Festival and Arts Week- 20 to 22 September 2013
Coffs Harbour International Buskers Festival  - 22 to 29 September 2013
Bellingen Global Carnival   -  No 2013 event - October 2014
Australian Rally Championships  -   September/October
Dorrigo Folk & Bluegrass Festival  -   Fourth weekend in October
CoastOut  -   Last weekend in October
Our Living Coast Sustainable Living Festival   -  3 to 9 November 2013
Dorrigo show -  November
EMSLA Exhibition - November to January each year