Byron Bay Bluesfest

Byron Bay Bluesfest

 

The Byron Bay Bluesfest has grown from humble begins to become internationally renowned and is held annually on the Easter long weekend for a period of 5 days.As always, Byron Bay Bluesfest accommodation is selling fast, so booking your accommodation early is advisable.

Byron Bay Holidayz still has a range of  accommodation available, but not for long. In the months to come, finding accommodation in the town will be like finding hens teeth. Byron Bay is a popular Easter destination alone and most accommodation is competley booked out, so the sooner you book the more choice you will have.

Byron Bay Blues & Roots (as it was once called) began in 1990 in Byron Bay at The Arts Factory, attracting some 6000 people over four days at a small venue to now becoming Australia’s biggest Blues festival with over 200 performances on 7 stages, having 5 licenced bars at its own 120 hectare venue, just north of Byron Bay and now attracts 100,000 + through the gates over the Easter long weekend. The Bluesfest is now credited with creating  employment and contracts for locals and local businesses and is estimated to contribute over $40 million annually to the NSW economy.

As well as bringing in huge headline acts from overseas, local and national musicians are also supported and it has grown into a festival for all ages renowned for being a safe, fun, family friendly event boasting over 100 food and market stalls, undercover food courts, beer gardens and children’s entertaiment.

For a full run down on daily events, artist line ups and ticket options visit the Bluesfest website.
For Byron Bay accommodation visit Byron Bay Holidayz to book online or call 0404 960716.

Travelling from the town of Byron to the festival is approximately 10 minute drive north depending on traffic.
A variety of transport options are available from your own car, taxis, car pooling arrangements as well as a shuttle bus service which will operate regularly through out the day and night servicing the local areas.

Flying to Byron Bay from Interstate?

  • Closest Airports are Coolangatta (Gold Coast) and Ballina / Byron.
  • Airlines which service Coolangatta are : Virginblue, Jetstar & Tiger Airways. Coolangatta is a 45min shuttle bus ride to Byron Bay.
  • Airlines which service Ballina are: Virginblue, Jetstar & Rex (Regional Express). Ballina is a 30min shuttle bus ride to Byron Bay.

Airport Express Shuttle buses

Need a ride from the airport to Byron Bay, we highly recommend Xcede airport transfers.

Operating a door-to-door airport shuttle service from Byron Bay to Coolangatta/Gold Coast and Ballina airports to your selected Byron Bay Accommodation.

Shuttle buses will be running to and from Byron Bay and surrounding areas to the Blues Festival grounds.

 

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Looking for places to stay in Byron Bay? At Byron Bay Holidayz, we are more than happy to assist you in planning your holiday – our staff live in Byron Bay and have visited all of the properties listed on our website, so we are here to help plan your stay and have that local knowledge that can make all the difference.

Whether you’re looking for a family getaway, pet friendly accommodation, a beach house, a luxury couple’s retreat or Byron Bay schoolies accommodation, we aim to find the accommodation that best suits you. Stay at one of our holiday houses or apartments and experience this relaxing town, famous for alternative living, surfing and eco-tourism.

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