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Byron Writers Festival Passes 2024

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Immerse yourself in a world of literary magic at Australia’s favourite regional meeting place of storytelling and ideas - Byron Writers Festival, 9-11 August at Bangalow Showground. Prepare to be captivated by renowned authors, thought-provoking discussions and inspiring Workshops and Feature Events. 

Wondering which pass to buy? Here's the scoop:

With our 3-Day Pass, you can enjoy over 100 sessions spanning Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Wander between all 5 programmed venues and enjoy the natural surrounds, food and market stalls, browse the book shop, meet your favourite authors at book signings and explore our curated sculpture walk.

If you prefer a shorter visit, we offer 1-Day passes which allow you full festival access to attend all sessions on your nominated day.

Festival Workshops and Feature Events are sold separately and are available from 19 June once the full program is released. These usually sell out, so get in quick! 

Please note that if you intend to park onsite at Bangalow Showground, you will need to purchase a parking pass. Byron Writers Festival is committed to environmental sustainability. Help us by carpooling or taking our free shuttle bus service to and from the festival.

Offering and prices 

* Humanitix booking fees apply

3-Day Pass $315.00 (General) / $275.00 (Members)  + Booking Fee

With our 3-Day Pass, you can enjoy over 100 sessions across five venues from Friday to Sunday, enjoying the natural surrounds, food and market stalls, book shop, author book signings and curated sculpture walk.

Byron Writers Festival members will receive an additional discount on the 3-Day Pass price, simply enter your membership number at time of booking.

Sunday Locals Pass  $99.00 + Booking Fee

For our special local community living within postcodes 2477 - 2490, there will be a limited release of Sunday Locals Passes for $99.

Available from 13 June until sold out (or until 18 June if allocation is not exhausted)


Supported by First National Byron

1-Day Passes  $140.00 (General) / $125.00 (Concessions) / $110.00 (Members) / $80.00 (Youth) + Booking Fee

1-Day Passes will be available with our full program release on 19 June. Friday, Saturday or Sunday 1-Day Passes can be purchased individually for the day/s of your choice.

Single day passes allow access to all five venues on your nominated day, as well as food and market stalls, book shop, author book signings and sculpture walk.

Byron Writers Festival members will receive an additional discount on the 1-Day Pass price, simply enter your membership number at time of booking.

We offer Concession rates for pensioners and Government concession card holders, and are pleased to introduce a Youth Pass for 25 years or under to encourage younger audiences to experience the festival. Please note that minors under 18 years of age will need to be supervised by an adult onsite.

Kids Big Day Out (Sunday) $55.00 (1 Adult + 1 Child) / $20.00 (Additional Children) + Booking Fee

Kids Big Day Out Sunday Passes will be available with our full program release on 19 June. 

Get ready for a day of family fun! Kids Big Day Out passes are priced at just $55.00 for one adult and one child. Additional child tickets may be purchased for $20.00 each. 

Please note: These passes are exclusively for the Kids Big Day Out half-day program, and do not include access to the main festival sessions. That's why they're so well-priced, the supervising adult can attend KBDO for free.

If you plan to check out the main festival or bring an extra adult, please purchase an additional Sunday 1-Day Pass. Remember - children must be supervised by an adult aged 18+ at all times. 

MobTix + Booking Fee

Byron Writers Festival honours and acknowledges the Arakwal People of Bundjalung Nation as  Traditional Owners of the land where we gather. We offer MobTix discounts on 3-Day, 1-Day and KBDO Passes. Please contact us for your special code via info@byronwritersfestival.com.

Parking + Booking Fee

Parking at Bangalow Showground is $5 per day. You will need to purchase a Parking Pass along with your Festival Pass. The carpark opens at 7.30am each day. We encourage carpooling! Alternatively, you can hop on our free shuttle bus service (see website for details).


Booking Fees

Booking fees are charged by Humanitix and not by Byron Writers Festival.

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