Byron’s pristine foreshore buzzing with art, handcraft, shows, presentations, workshops, vintage delights, eco-events, live music, featuring over 25 lifestyle brands in large traditional indian style tipis, the Tipi Pop-Up Block next to local artisans and surf craft creators. Not to forget your tummies being spoiled with gourmet local food and drinks.
Surf Art Market &
Tipi Pop-Up Block
Main Beach, Apex Park, Byron Bay
DATE & TIME
Saturday 25th Oct, 10 am – 6 pm
|We aspire to bring you a selection of the most eccentric surf culture inspired products coming together in a colourful art, handcraft, sustainability and innovation inspired hub for one splendid day at Australia’s prime beachfront location.
Main Beach Byron Bay – Sat 25th Oct !
GOURMET FOOD . SURFLIT LOUNGE
Local, national and international lifestyle brands, artisans and ocean related sustainable craft creators come together celebrating surf culture at the unique indian tipi inspired festival hub.
An amazing array of large indian style tipis filled with market leading lifestyle brands from around the globe will celebrate their unique designs, upcoming fashion and brand art along the most pristine beach setting in the world.
Uppercut Deluxe . Banks . Sanuk . Golden Breed . Smile Clothing . Free People (US/AU) . Hippy Tree . Toms . Moonjelly (JPN) . Patagonia . The Beach People . Rue Stiic . Children of the Tribe . Atlantic . Wild Things . KissMax . KokohBikini . Rove . Indah (US)
More HERE >
Set amongst the tree line opposite the beach amidst large indian style tipis you will find hand selected local and national ocean related sustainable craft creators presenting their unique wears, adding to the colour and uniqueness of this event.
FESTIVAL MARKET & EVENT MAP – …coming soon !
Free, open and wild unfolds this year’s Art and Photography Show under the open sky. A kaleidoscope of surf culture inspired art showcasing over 20 Australian and overseas visual artists and photographers.
ARTISTS – HERE >
Cruise into the day of festival happenings with specially designed health and fitness workshops.
Dotted throughout the festival surf culture market you’ll find an incredible array of highly skilled national and international wood craftsman sharing their knowledge with special focus on recycled and renewable materials.
10am – 4pm | Fin Making Workshop MORE HERE >
10am – 4pm | Hand Plane Making Workshop MORE HERE >
10am – 4pm | From Tree to Board – Wood Splitting Demo MORE INFO >
10am – 4pm | Board Bag Making Workshop MORE INFO >
Rare is the opportunity to mingle and talk surf tech with a hand selected crew of national and international surfboard shapers all in one location. Admire designs from a solid crew of the most creative shapers and grab your favourite board right there and then.
It’s a bit like being in ‘Lolly Land’ with a vast amount of super diverse surfcraft, only to be found in Byron Bay. Time to pick you fav stick or maybe oder your next custom. Whatever you decided, be sure to lock in a time for a test ride on Sunday at Wategos Beach for the Surf Swap day.
Vampirate Surfboards . Gerry McNeill Concepts . Dead Kooks Surfboards . Geoblank . Joel Fitzgerald Surfboards . Gato Heroi . Surfers Country . Thomas Surfboards . MS Surfboards . Andrew Warhurst . Tom Wegener . Nobby (JPN) . Chris Garrett Shapes . Bryan Bates Surfboards . MOTE & Simon Jones . McTavish Surfboards . Grant Newby Surfboards . Grown Surfboards
All shapers will also be at Wategos Beach on Sunday 26th Oct for the SURF SWAP MEET
A solid selection of the most inspiring up and coming acoustic musicians from as far as Western Australia are going to town showcasing their skills at a special gypsy lounge inspired entertainment stage.
10am | Two Lions 1 pm | Indigenous artists
Inspired by 1950s style festival partner Uppercut Deluxe have combined a variety of interest from their world of style. Learn the tricks of the styling trade and check out some of the slick rides in the classic car garage, whilst hanging with Uppercut Deluxe ambassadors like surfer Matt Chojnacki and musician Pat Capocci for a mighty good time.
Born in the golden era of Californian surf and beach culture, Golden Breed started back in the late 1960s as part of the 60’s surf counter culture, stepping aside from the ‘rat race’ and society’s expectations of the time. Golden Breed will bring this era back with a surf history display, their unique style and a surfboard evaluation area for anyone to get their old board treasures professionally checked out by one of the best, Daryl Barnett.
Hand selected local grommet food outlets will delight your tongue and bellies with the most delicious locally sourced produce, organic delights, superfood radness and raw food goodness.
Presented to you with love by CHIA CO, SANTOS ORGANICS, LOVING EARTH and ALLPRESS ESPRESSO will make sure you stay active and alert for all the events on offer. Their range of organic and single blend coffee beans are sure to spoil the most exquisite coffee connoisseurs amongst you.
A beautifully designed retro lounge tipi for you to relax with a good read and a cuppa or listen to some of the mind blowing presentations on offer this year (see below). SurfLit will be featuring some of Australia’s leading surf and lifestyle magazines besides an exciting collection of fine surf/ocean related books and academic literature.
Don’t miss book lunches and signature presentations of some of the most inspiring authors, editors and creatives within our surf culture world.
(please consider times may be amended)
10:00 am | Book Launch: ‘Bali: Heaven and Hell’ with Phil Jarratt | MORE HERE >
10:45 am | ‘The Surf Photographers Panel; Pictures to Prove It’ | MORE HERE >
11:30 am | ‘Legends of Memory – Tom & Nick Carroll‘ | MORE HERE >
12:15 am | Everyone can surf; Surfing with a disability’ | MORE HERE >
1:00 pm | ‘Dollars, Pride and the DIY of Self Publishing’ | MORE HERE >
1:45 pm | ‘Sustainable, Ethical Surf Companies; a passionate recipe for success’ | MORE HERE >
2:30 pm | ‘The Editors Panel; Print, Online Media and Creative Inspiration’ | MORE HERE >
3:15 pm | ‘Surf Safety and the Romance of Byron Bay’ | MORE HERE >
4:00 pm | ‘Studies in Coastal Philosophy, Surfing’s Soul and Cosmic Concepts’ | MORE HERE >
4:45 pm | ‘The Shapers Mind; Surfing, Surfboard design and Innovation’ | MORE HERE >