Camp Creative (Early January)
The Creative Arts Course Summer School. Courses for all ages in a huge range of crafts
Bellingen Jazz and Blues Festival (August)
Annual show featuring top Jazz and Blues acts.
Annual festival of music and culture from around the world.
Dorrigo Folk and Bluegrass Festival
Top entertainers, food, dance.
Bellingen Community Markets (3rd Saturday of the month)
Featuring live music and outdoor cafes, it is a popular meeting and social event, drawing people from all over the Mid North Coast. Featuring 200+ stalls.
Bellingen Growers Markets
Held every second week at the Bellingen Show Grounds, North Bellingen.
Bellingen Arts Prize (October)
Huge exhibition gaining national interest
Flamenco Festival (Bi-annual Flamenco music and dance)
Stamping Ground (January)
Festival of Dance
For anyone wanting an active holiday or getaway, theres plenty to keep you occupied...
Bellingen Valley Lodge offers a kid-safe pool area with plenty of recliners, palm trees a sun-protected pool and full BBQ facilites. Put your feet up and relax by the pool. Check out other options and things to do on bellingen.com.
Bellingen Valley Lodge is close to seven National Parks. A short 30min drive west takes you to the Skywalk at Dorrigo National Park. Or an hours drive takes you to Cathedral Rocks's intriguing stacks of granite bolders and the spectacular views of Point Look Out in the New England National Park.
Nearby Glenreagh in the Coffs Harbour hinterland is home to the Glenreagh Mountain Railway. The Railway is a live display with about 800 metres of track restored and much more planned for the near future.