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 2024


Field Day

1-1 January 2024 | New South Wales, Australia

Field Day is Sydney’s annual New Years Day celebration. The festival ‘specialises in party music’, featuring a wide variety of house, hip-hop, indie and electronic music. The festival organisers ...

Lost Paradise

1-1 January 2024 | New South Wales, Australia

Lost Paradise is one of Australia’s largest New Years Eve festivals. More than just music, the festival offers everything from workshops to healing arts, indigenous experiences and more. The festiva ...

Woodford Folk Festival

1-1 January 2024 | Date to be Confirmed - Queensland, Australia

Woodford Folk Festival is an annual, music and arts festival in Queensland, Australia. The internationally recognised event takes place across six days and nights, showcasing more than 2000 performers ...


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 ...

Camp Samatou

24-24 January 2024 | 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 ...

Midnight Mafia

27-27 January 2024 | New South Wales, Australia

Midnight Mafia is Sydney’s biggest indoor festival and the largest hard dance event in the southern hemisphere. The festival annually welcomes the biggest and best hard dance acts in the world to sh ...

Hidden Valley Festival to be confirmed

31-31 January 2024 | Dates to be Confirmed - Matakana, New Zealand

Hidden Valley Festival is a boutique festival held at the Matakana Country Park in Auckland, New Zealand. The festival welcomes a variety of popular local and international electronic music acts. The ...



1-5 February 2024 | Aotearoa, New Zealand

Luminate is a transformational community in Pikikirunga, New Zealand. The festival takes place over 8 days between the summer solstice and autumn equinox. Head over to Golden Bay and enjoy an exciting ...


9-11 February 2024 | Auckland, New Zealand

Shipwrecked is an open-air music and arts festival in the heart of New Zealand. The boutique festival, brought to you by The Greatest Show On Earth NZ features a wide range of local and international ...

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 ...


Taste Of Love

31 October-4 November 2024 | New South Wales, Australia

Taste Of Love Festival is an event designed to deep dive into intimacy, living open hearted and an exploration of the erotic. Be part of the journey and celebrate sex, love and consciousness at Taste ...


Strawberry Fields to be confirmed

30-30 November 2024 | 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 ...


To be confirmed: Convergence to be confirmed

31-31 December 2024 | Dates to be Confirmed - Loburn, New Zealand

Convergence is an annual, end of year gathering based around the principles of convergence, sustainability, participation, responsibility and growth. Leave your expectations behind and immerse yoursel ...