Events

Events and Attractions in the Lismore and Northern Rivers area. What to do and see during your stay with us in our Motel.

Lismore Gemfest- (May)
Held over the third weekend in May. Gemfest is the largest gem, crystal, jewellery and fossil show in regional Australia, attracting over 100 traders.

Lismore Lantern Parade- (June)
Award winning community festival attracts thousands to a night of entertainment. Features include a parade with lantern floats, music, dancing, markets, workshops, fire event finale and a colourful street party.

4wd Caravan & Camping Show- (July)
All the latest in 4WD vehicles and accessories, products and services for leisure vehicles, caravans, camper trailers, etc.

Opera at the Channon- (July)
Fine food and wine in the picturesque setting of the Channon. Relax for a afternoon with some of Australia’s best operatic talent in the natural amphitheatre of Coronation Park.

Lismore Cup- (September)
The annual Lismore Cup is the social event of the year with a half day public holiday in the Lismore region. The Cup is the feature race meeting on the Far North Coast with a crowd of over 10,000 people in attendance.

Rainbow Region Masters Games- (September biennially)
The Lismore Masters Games is a multi-sport event catering for mature aged (30+) sportspersons.

North Coast National Show- (October)
The North Coast National Show is the biggest agricultural show in the region with agricultural exhibitions, trade events, entertainment, rodeo, ring events and sideshows.

Tropical Fruits- (December)
Annual inclusive celebration hosted by the gay and lesbian community.

NORPA- (year round calendar of events)
Annual season of theatre, dance and music provide the best of touring local shows.