Find out What's On around the Ballina Coast & Hinterland this weekend!
The 2024 Ballina Shire Australia Day Ceremony will be held at the Lennox Head Cultural Centre on Friday 26 January 2024, from 9am. The ceremony will start with a Welcome to Country by Bundjalung elder Aunty Julia Paden, followed by a special citizenship ceremony welcoming 18 new Australian citizens to the area. The event will also feature the much-anticipated Ballina Shire Australia Day Awards.
For some family fun this Friday the Ballina RSL Australia Day Free Kids Fishing Competition is on again!
Registration from 7.45am – last weigh in 11am there will be a free sausage sizzle & popper from 1.30 with Award presentation in The Auditorium from 2pm. 0 to 16 years of age. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
On Saturday drop in and see Creative Artisans Gallery artists of the month - Braidin Dasnov and Peter Mcnamara this month Gallery is proudly shining a spotlight on local artists; Braidin Dasnov, who is a Lino print artist and Peter McNamara a jewelry maker.
For something a little different on Saturday join Japanese Pop Up Event Sunset Picnic at Lake Ainsworth Lennox Head. This is an Interactive experience with Japanese Food + Live Music and Dance participatory entertainment.
Bring your Picnic blanket or camp chair and Eski, Doors open at 4:00pm, until 8:00pm.
On Sunday Join Wardell CORE for a Songwriters Workshop, this is an amazing opportunity for all budding songwriters. This will be hosted by Alana Joy Wilkinson, Australian folk music singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist in an interactive Q&A style workshop that explores ways to craft life's experiences into song.
To finish off your weekend, we have Seafood Sunday & Spritz at Shelly Beach Cafe where you can treat yourself with their enticing signature seafood platter for two, accompanied by complimentary Aperol Spritz – all for just $90.
With a great line up of events, markets and activities to explore make sure you don't miss out on anything - view the full list on Discover Ballina