Other Roadside Attractions


Allsop Park


11 am Saturday and Sunday: Storytelling by local artist, Gilbert Laurie. In front of the big mural showing the creation of the Moogal and Bugal, snake and goanna.

Prop And Costume Making For Sunday Parade

Happening throughout Saturday and Sunday! SPontanous Art Event #imaginorium in Allsop Park. DRop in and get creative with local makers of sculpture, puppets and fun. #imaginorium is building some fabulous props for this years protest parade on Sunday. EVer wanted to be a more colourful part of protest? Get your creative skates on to paint, sew, cut and bedazzle!!


Birth & Beyond – Chill Out Zone

This year at Nimbin Mardigrass, the Birth and Beyond room (next to the Apothecary) will be a Jungle Patrol chill out zone.



60 Cullen St, Nimbin

8 pm Saturday : Get ya panty hose out for Daizy’s Disco!


Djanbung Gardens

74 Cecil St, Nimbin

International Permaculture Day!!!

11 am Saturday : Explore the Gardens –  Saturday 5 May is International Permaculture Day. Join Robyn Francis for a tour of Djanbung Gardens, a lush permaculture paradise and gardens. The tour will be by donation.


FantAsian Eatery

3/45 Cullen Street

FantAsian Eatery Nimbin is hosting a double book launch during MardiGrass for Thundercloud’s new children’s book “The Flea and the Dinosaur” and his poetry anthology “Love and Lust in Nimbin: Love and infinity in Nimbin for all eternity for our corroborees of sing and stories of our dreamings”. There will be 3 readings and book signings over 3 days from 3:20pm to 4:20pm.




39 Cullen Street

New to MardiGrass this year is the ‘Greenbank Vegan Food Station’ offering you a range of the most delicious vegan/vegetarian meals and delights to keep you going throughout the Festival. If you’re after a tasty treat and great food this is a MUST TRY!


The Hemp Club

Located in the Nimbin Radio Building, across the road from the skatepark

Workshops running daily on cannabis medicine.

Drop in for a cuppa or a chat. Learn how to make many herbal remedies. Great place to chill out, relax and learn about medicinal cannabis.

Home of the original Topical Hemp Cream! Hemp clothing for sale! Helping End Marijuana Prohibition!


Oasis Cafe Chill Space

80 Cullen Street

OASIS cafe….live music all weekend in the front and out the back. In The Green Zone! Sat nite doof!


Old Museum Site / Mingle Park

62 Cullen Street

11 am Saturday – Register for the MWSCC (MardiGrass World Stoned Chess Championship) on the old Museum site next to Rainbow Lane by 12:00 pm Saturday.

12 pm Saturday – World Stoned Chess Championship Winner decided by sunset. Drug testing will be compulsory, but not after every move.


Waibal Nimbin Aboriginal Culture Centre

Sibley Street on the way to the Skatepark

Welcome to Nimbin which is on Widjabal land, part of the Bundjalung Nation. 

During MardiGrass we welcome you to the “Waibal Nimbin Aboriginal Culture Centre” on Sibley street.

You are also invited to storytelling in Allsop Park on Saturday and Sunday from 11 till 12am in front of the big mural showing the creation of the Moogal and Bugal snake and goanna by local artist Gilbert Laurie.