Lismore is the dynamic and creative commercial hub of the Northern Rivers. Its historic city centre houses a variety of fascinating boutiques, antique and curio shops, art and craft emporiums, and lots of al fresco cafes and eateries.

Lismore is surrounded by rich agricultural land and this is reflected in the variety and abundance of fresh produce and award-winning dining. From wood-fired pizzas with handcrafted beer to contemporary Asian and innovative organic cuisine, the region is served to you on a plate. Lismore has a fully certified organic market every Tuesday morning, a produce market in Magellan Street on Thursday afternoon and a farmers' market every Saturday at the Lismore Showgrounds where you’ll find delicious fresh produce. There are handcrafted wares at the weekend markets both in the city of Lismore and in the surrounding villages, more information can be found here.

Lismore is also a centre of sport, with dozens of sporting facilities bursting with activity each weekend as well as special events, national and international fixtures and an amazing variety of sporting activities and events.

Entertainment abounds with live music in the city’s pubs and clubs. Lismore is a nursery for some of Australia’s most exciting and innovative musicians and performers. Whether watching a production by NORPA, visiting Lismore Regional Gallery or exploring the CBD’s Laneway Gallery, Lismore has something for everyone. For more information and to check out what’s on in Lismore, click here.

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