Camp Creative






Camp Creative is a summer camp for families and individuals, a fun learning event where you mix with people of widely differing interests and ages in a relaxing and creative atmosphere. To spend five days in an environment of creativity and encouragement and amongst young and old alike can be a very uplifting experience

 Plant Fair




Bellingen’s 25th Autumn Plant Fair at the Bellingen Market Park has over 70 plant nursery stalls, information stalls, hourly workshops and activities with undercover seating, and plenty of expert horticultural advice available. The Autumn Plant Fair is a fundraiser for the Bellingen Environment Centre and sponsored by the Bellingen Community Markets.

Bellingen Agricultural Show

Agricultural Show










Showcasing the rich diversity of our area the show has something for everyone from woodchop, cattle, horse and showjumping programmes, fantastic pavilions full of wonderful produce, jams, cakes and crafts, Mantova Art Exhibition, photographic exhibition, pedigree and mongrel dog shows, all the fun of sideshow alley and a full entertainment schedule profiling the region’s up and coming talents.

Readers & Writers







The annual festival is a celebration of Australian writing in all its forms and will feature many established and emerging Australian writers. Three days of events including readings, panels, forums and feasts, workshops, multimedia, theatre and spoken word performances will take place amidst the magnificent natural environs of the Bellinger River, Coffs Harbour and Dorrigo National Park.

Bello Winter Music Festival











BELLO WINTER MUSIC will bring international, national and local performers to the pubs, halls and street corners of the picturesque town of Bellingen for a perfect long weekend of music and entertainment. While Bello Winter Music will be unique to Bellingen, there will be some shared acts and programming crossovers with its summer sibling the Mullum Music Festival. Bello Winter Music will include a Youth Mentorship Program, lots of family-friendly activities, street theatre and a healthy dose of local performers.

Turtle Festival











Turtle Festival has gathered some of Australia’s leading contemporary artists, performers, scientists & Eco activists for a three day festival of music, arts, education & celebration. Turtle Festival is a family friendly festival coinciding with the school holidays and the October long weekend with on-site camping in the unique and eclectic town of Bellingen. Turtle Festival promises to have something for everyone. With workshops, a healing space, artisan markets, eat street, side show alley, kids zone, art, VIP guest speakers & much more.

Music Festival

Music Festival 1















The Bellingen Music Festival has a growing reputation for its high quality and innovative program presenting high quality music from the classical traditions performed by a cross section of established, emerging and local artists. One intent of the Festival is to present traditional and classical music of western and non-western traditions. The original repertoire scope has now been successfully widened to include classical, jazz, contemporary and world music.

Bellingen Community Markets

MG_1875 Bello Markets

3rd Saturday of Month








With over 250 diverse stalls there’s something for everyone. From new, unique to used we have local produce, art, craft, 2nd hand, bric-a-brac, vintage, beauty & body products, toys, books, music, clothing, health and healing, massage and lots of delicious food and coffee. Live music on main stage and local community group representation.