Things to Do and See

There is so much to do and see throughout the Bellingen shire and outer Mid North Coast region.

Bellingen is a beautiful town situated on the Bellinger river.  Bellingen has a strong affinity with the arts and is home to numerous festivals and markets. Surrounding the town are many Dairies and farms which produce off the rich soil lands, check out some of the produce at the fortnightly growers markets.

Festivals
Bellingen Main Street
  • Camp Creative (January)

  • Bellingen Autumn Plant Fair ( March)

  • Made in Dorrigo Street Markets (March/July/December)

  • Bellingen Agricultural Show (May)

  • Bellingen Readers & Writers Festival (June)

  • Bellingen Winter Music Festival (July)

  • Bellingen Music Festival (September)

  • Bellingen Spring Plant Fair (September)

  • Dorrigo Folk & Bluegrass Festival (October)

  • Dorrigo Show (November)

Markets
  • Growers Markets (2nd & 4th Saturday of each month)

  • Bellingen Community Market (3rd Saturday of each month)

  • Dorrigo Community Market (1st Saturday of the month)

  • Bellopy – Organic Market (1st, 3rd & 5th Friday of the month)

Heritage Walks
Shopping
  • Emporium Bellingen - Clothing

  • The Yellow Shed - Homewares, books, gifts

  • Old Butter Factory - Gifts

  • Sweet Bellingen - Lollies and chocolate gifts

Resturants
  • 5 Church Street (Cafe & Live Music)

  • Cedar Bar and Kitchen (Cafe)

  • The Fennel Seed (Cafe)

  • Perfect Pizza (Takeaway Pizza)

  • Bellingen Qudo Cafe & Sake (Japanese)

  • Chilli Affair (Indian)

  • Bamboo Palace (Chinese)

  • The Bellingen Brewery Co. (Craft Beer and Bar)

  • The Federal Hotel (Pub)

  • Digger Tavern (Pub)

  • Golf club (Sports Club)

Perfect Pizza
Bellingen Markets
Christmas Pools
Cafe in Bellingen
Christmas Pools