Falls Festival reveals side-splitting arts and comedy program

Falls Festival reveals side-splitting arts and comedy program

Rhys Nicholson

Massage, meditation and memes.

Falls Festival has unveiled its arts and comedy program because apparently the massive music lineup just wasn’t enough.

This year’s Falls Comedy Club will star Rhys Nicholson, Steph Tisdell, Daniel Townes, the Stevenson Brothers and Gen Fricker. The comic crew will be heading to Lorne, Marion Bay and Byron Bay (sorry Fremantle).

Lorne-goers will also be treated to Rancho Relaxo, a luxurious lifestyle precinct complete with craft sessions, yoga, meditation, massage and a late-night silent disco. Over in Marion Bay, Smalls Festival will be offering a place for families and little ones to exercise their creative talents, with graffiti walls, pet rock making and jumping castles. Finally, in Byron, Falls has latched on to the Area 51 meme and run with it. The Area 51 precinct will feature table tennis, morning yoga and an outdoor gallery curated by Byron Bay artist Andy Mac.

The arts and comedy program goes hand in hand with the festival’s incredible music lineup of Vampire Weekend, Amyl and the Sniffers, Halsey, John Farnham and more.

Falls Festival will be held in Byron Bay, Lorne, Marion Bay and Fremantle over the New Year’s Eve period. Tickets are on sale now via the festival website.

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