This is a growing list of small music festivals, contact improv gatherings, juggling conventions, tantra festivals as well as yoga retreats, meditation retreats and other transformational, boutique, alternative events and culture in Australia and New Zealand.  

Festivals in 2023


Dark Mofo

7-22 June 2023 | Tasmania, Australia

Dark Mofo is Southern Tasmania’s winter festival, hosted by the Museum of Old and New Art in Hobart. The festival is Hobart’s winter version of Launceston’s summer event Mona Foma. Dark Mofo dra ...


Sydney ConFest

28 September-2 October 2023 | New South Wales, Australia

Sydney ConFest is an annual celebration of life, nature and creativity. The event offers a place to be yourself while experiencing community and features a variety of workshops, communal meals and eve ...


Camp Samatou

4-7 November 2023 | Anglesea Valley Lodge, Australia

Camp Samatou is a four-day intensive celebration of African drum and dance. Hosted by the Melbourne Djembe, the event features a variety of activities and performances, as well as daily workshops, tra ...

Strawberry Fields

17-19 November 2023 | Dates to be Confirmed - New South Wales, Australia

Strawberry Fields is an annual festival that celebrates music and art. The festival has been voted as one of the top 10 must attend summer festivals, as well as one of Australia’s top boutique festi ...

Festivals in 2024



19-20 January 2024 | Western Australia, Australia

Karnidale is Western Australia’s annual circus festival. The festival features acts from around the world, market stalls, bars, food, workshops and more. The festival organisers say: “A celebratio ...


Splore Festival

23-25 February 2024 | Tapapakanga Regional Park, Auckland, New Zealand

Splore Festival is a three-day music and arts festival on the shores of Tapapakanga Regional Park in New Zealand. The event takes place in one of the most beautiful settings in the world, with a uniqu ...


Byron Bay Blues Fest

28 March-1 April 2024 | New South Wales, Australia

Byron Bay Blues Fest is Australia’s premier contemporary Blues & Roots music festival. The festival showcases more than 200 performances and over 100 food and market stalls throughout the week-l ...

Rabbits Eat Lettuce

28 March-1 April 2024 | New South Wales, Australia

Rabbits Eat Lettuce is an annual music, arts and camping festival. The event features 4 days of camping, 24 hour sound, yoga, workshops, awesome vibes, good music and more. Help dissolve the social ba ...