What’s On – Byron Bay Surf Festival

February 22, 2018

The annual Byron Bay Surf Festival has kicked off.

If you haven’t been before, head over and immerse yourself in surf culture at its best. The event is a fantastic opportunity to catch up with friends, both old and new, and enjoy some delicious local food, happy vibes and live tunes. Celebrate the lifestyle, soak in the atmosphere and hang out with some of the worlds surfing legends. See you there!


Founded in 2010 the Annual Byron Bay Surf Festival is a non-competitive event focusing on surf culture – highlighting creativity, innovation, environment and sustainability.

The 4-day event is a fusion of ‘Surf Culture Now’, featuring over twenty different free and ticketed events including; surf sessions, surfboards, art, shaping, design, music, film, yoga, environment, markets, fashion, presentations, demo’s, literature, history, food, and on the Sunday don’t miss the famous Freestyle & Stoke surf sessions along the pristine foreshores of dreamy Wategos Beach.

The Byron Bay Surf Festival is proudly a Depp Blue Event. A Deep Blue Event is a more “Ocean Friendly” event that sets a clear path for reducing environmental and community impacts of a professional surfing contest. Sustainability is integrated into both the planning and the management of the event.

For more information please visit www.byronbayfestival.com.au.


Presented by One Wave
6:30am – 7:30am @ The Pass

Free Radicals Expression Session
Presented by RVCA and ELECTRIC
7:00am – 12:00pm @ Secret Location

2018 BBSF Art Show
5:30pm – 7:00pm @ Lone Goat Gallery

Sunset Cinema
Presented by MINI and Stone & Wood
6:30pm -9:00pm @ Denning Park

REGURGITATOR and special guests MINI SKIRT
Presented by Beach Hotel and Stone & Wood
9:00pm – 12:00am @ Beach Hotel

Surf Art Markets
9:00am – 5:00pm @ Byron foreshore
*Yoga @ 8:00am in the Shaka Yurt

Sonic Immersion with Kassia Meador
5:30pm – 7:00pm @ Byron Bay Community Centre
Get tickets HERE!

Surf Happenings
6:00pm – 9:00pm @ OnBoard Store

Special Australia Premier of ‘Take Every Wave: The Life of Laird Hamilton’
7:30pm – 9:30pm @ Byron Bay Community Centre
Get tickets HERE

Presented by Beach Hotel and Stone & Wood
9:00pm – 11:00pm @ Beach Hotel

Freestyle & Stoke Expression Sessions
7:00am – 2:30pm @ Wategos Beach

2018 BBSF Wrap Party
Presented by Beach Hotel and Stone & Wood
3:00pm – 6:00pm @ Beach Hotel

Presented by Beach Hotel and Stone & Wood
6:00pm – 9:00pm @ Beach Hotel


Due to lack of parking at Wategos Beach, our friends at Magic Bus will be shuttling festi-goers to and from the Free Style & Stoke sessions on Sunday.

Pick Up Location & Times

The Surf Club in Byron – 8am, 9am, 11am

Drop Off Time

Wategos Beach – 2pm, 3pm


Charitable donations to our local not-for-profit WINGS

Photos provided by BBSF
Photo credits:
Fluoro friday – credit instagram – bohemian.brothers or artefact.photography.studio_22

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