What's On in Lismore

Lismore Events, Facilities & Community Groups

If you're a Lismore business or service that has any news or events that you would like featured, please contact us with the details and we will keep you up to date with what's happening in Lismore, Goonellabah, and surrounds. 

Events in Lismore & Surrounds

To have your event included in our Lismore events guide, please email prdnorthernrivers@prd.com.au 

Shopbaby Carols in the Heart 2019 

Sunday 8th December, Crozier Field, Lismore (access via Uralba or Brewster Street)

Gates open 4:30 with carols commencing at 5:30pm. This free annual event includes face painting, a jumping castle, a visit from Santa, and performances by Australian country music legend Adam Harvey and a number of local musical acts. There will also be a variety of food and drink stalls.

Eat the Street Lismore 

Saturday 14th March 2020, Magellan Street, Lismore 

Between 12pm and 9pm, enjoy a wide array of tasting plates from our finest regional chefs. There will be a celebration of food, live entertainment, special classes and demonstrations. 

Lismore Gemfest

16th & 17th May 2020, Lismore Showgrounds

Open Saturday 9am-5pm and Sunday 9am-3pm, this is the nation's largest annual show purely dedicated to lapidary and allied crafts. 

Lismore Regional Gallery

The new gallery located in the Quad in the heart of Lismore has a number of regular events, from workshops to artists talks and more. Click here for all the latest. 


Based in Lismore City Hall (1 Bounty Street), NORPA's theatrical productions include comedies, classics, dance and even circus, working with local theatrical talent as well as national companies. Check out their website for the current seasons productions. 

Lismore & Goonellabah Facilities 


Lismore Library: 110 Magellan Street, Lismore. Phone 02 6621 2464. Open Monday to Wednesday 9:30am-5pm; Thursday 9:30am-7pm; Friday 9:30am-5pm, Saturday 9am-1pm, Sunday 1pm-4pm.

Goonellabah Library: 27 Oliver Avenue, Goonellabah. Phone 02 6625 1235. Open Monday to Friday 9:30am-12:30pm and 1:30pm-5pm.

For information about the Mobile Library that travels the region and regularly stops in Blakebrook, Nimbin and Clunes, or about the activities for babies, children, teenagers and adults, visit www.rtrl.nsw.gov.au

Aquatic Centres

Lismore Memorial Baths: 179 Molesworth Street, Lismore. Phone 02 6621 6166. Features a lap pool, recreation pool, and toddler pool. 

Goonellabah Sports & Aquatic Centre (GSAC): 50 Oliver Avenue, Goonellabah. Phone 02 6625 5370. Features a family swimming pool, waterslide, gym, cafe, and stadium. 

Nimbin Swimming Pool: 29 Sibley Street, Nimbin. Phone 02 6689 1402. Free pool with BBQ and picnic facilities.


Heritage Park: 207 Molesworth Street, Lismore 

Kadina Park: Ballina Road and Kadina Avenue, Goonellabah

Lismore Community Garden: Brewster Street, Lismore

Lismore Rainforest Gardens: Wyrallah Road, Lismore 

Riverside Park: Victoria Street, Lismore 

Nesbit Park: Casino Street, South Lismore

Wade Park: Ann Street, East Lismore 

Lismore Skate Park: Market Street, Lismore 

Goonellabah Skate Park: Oliver Avenue, Goonellabah 

Nimbin Skate Park: Sibley Street, Nimbin