Another iconic Ballina event is coming up soon:
The Ballina Prawn Festival
Saturday 11th November 2017
Set on the banks of the glorious Richmond River, the Ballina Prawn Festival is one whole day and night of fun, laughter and community. From tasting the delicious sizzling prawns, mingling amongst the buzzing crowds, or taking an exhilarating spin on the Ferris wheel, the Ballina Prawn Festival delights young and old. This quirky celebration of rich local heritage has a raft of unique, often hilarious and very entertaining activities where audience participation is warmly encouraged.
The Ballina Prawn Festival is a quintessential Aussie event and a wonderful celebration of the laid backed Ballina lifestyle and brings together thousands of local residents and visitors from throughout the Northern Rivers and beyond. There'll be rides for the kids, music, lots of delicious food and competitions; DIY Raft Race, Prawn Shelling competition, Sand Castle building competition and Signature Prawn Dish comp.
The gates open at 10am and the evening draws to end with fireworks and music.
Ballina is a 20 minute drive from Byron Bay Farmstay Cottages. Check out our self-contained accommodation and availability here.
For more info on the Ballina Prawn Festival and where to buy ticketes see: https://www.ballinaprawnfestival.com.au/