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Special Events

  • Welcome to The Channon Market

    The Channon Craft Market proudly supports local businesses and individuals, with over 240 stalls displaying and providing services and products, community organisations networking and fundraising, street performers, main stage and children’s activities. For over 41 years the market has operated, full of regional colour, diversity and a stimulating environment makes the market a must do when visiting the area and beyond.

    The Channon Craft Market is a Pet Free Event

    Come together and join in on ‘A Celebration of Colour’ with a Whole Earth aura in a place of Peace, Understanding and Healing, from Sunday 13th May to Sunday 27th May 2018. Embracing environment, indigenous acknowledgement, our town’s heritage and 1973′ers exhibitions, gathering in a historical an iconic country town. An eclectic mix of artists, musicians, performers, educators, freelancers, filmmakers, photographers and writers, a cultural melting pot! Tributes to Indigenous and Aquarius Elders, as the new age and newcomers inspire new wave and green wave harmony. Nathan and Shelli have joined us for a ‘Woodstock Downunder Tour’ with a special showcase of handpicked films and as Sister Village setting pathway to celebrate the Woodstock Festival’s 50th Anniversary year celebration in 2019.

    Bundjalung Tribal Clans coming together ‘Bologaman’ on Widjabul Country, to celebrate in a circle with traditional song and dance, local land and lore issues acknowledged and tributes to significant Cultural Traditions.

    Also dedicated features highlighting Media achievements, Nightcap Protests of 1979, a two (2) day Media Class Conference, Local Musicians, Film, Entertainers, Artists, Enterprises and Innovations. It will be a Celebration of Colour, including a lively dress-up Ball, “Over the Rainbow”, featuring the best of local music and food. Wear your rainbow colours and dancing shoes. A Multi-Media Lightshow Jam Event is being dreamed up for the centre of town. Nimbin Bush Theatre, the Oasis, and the Nimbin Bowling Club are also staging special events for the celebrations.

Charity Of the Day

Koonorigan Hall Trust

Koonorigan Hall Trust

The Koonorigan Hall was built in 1935 by those farmers who chose to graze dairy cattle on the steep slopes of Koonorigan. Over the years the Hall was used as a church, Sunday School, CWA, a place to play housie and Read More


Buskers Stage

No Featured Busker

No Featured Busker

There’s no featured busker this month, but there’s sure to be a few buskers performing around the market. Come on down and have a wander.  Be sure to put a few coins in the hat of your favourite performer.


Main Stage

Out of Range

Out of Range

Out of Range are a quirky Cabaret, Swing, Gypsy, Roots and Balkan, influenced band from the Northern Rivers. They have been gathering momentum with their, irreverent, happy, upbeat, foot-stomping shenanigans, securing a spot at the Mullumbimby Festival last year and receiving 3 nominations in Read More