The Falls Festival is set to give local Byron and Tweed Shire residents priority access to tickets.
The Falls Festival is set to give local Byron and Tweed Shire residents priority access to tickets. Blainey Woodham

Local tickets to Falls Festival to go onsale soon

BYRON Bay's Falls Music and Arts Festival is giving local residents priority access to the first tickets in town, as well as exclusive access to a NYE only ticket.

The festival is to be staged at the North Byron Parklands from Dec 31 - Jan 03 for the very first time this year with an exciting program of acts from all across Australia and the world.

Local residents (Must live in the Byron Shire and or Tweed Shire south of the Tweed River) will have first access to a limited allocation of NYE tickets, 2 day and 3 day passes from 9am Tuesday August 27.

All local ticket sales will take place online.

Local residents can purchase up to 4 tickets per person with any of the available combinations. Only the purchaser needs to be a local resident.

For all other tickets you must sign up to the ballot before 12noon Monday August 26.

If you're outside of the 'local resident' areas, make sure you sign up to the ticket ballot here before midday Monday Aug 26.

The special single night NYE ticket type will be exclusively available to local residents and gives exclusive access to the Falls' NYE Boogie Nights Party, headlines by The Roots with a bevy of celebratory, interactive performances from The Correspondents, Hot 8 Brass Band, Hot Dub Time Machine, Late Nite Tuff Guy, Legs Akimbo, Mountain Mocha Kilimanjaro, Tom Thum. Their genres range from a Japanese funk band to a New Orleans Brass band to AV DJs to Games Facilitators.

Tickets will be $99 including GST + booking fee which will be available until allocations are exhausted.

Remember, the Falls Festival is an 18+ event.



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