The futures of Splendour In The Grass and Falls Festival are no longer up in the air, with the North Byron Parklands officially confirmed as the “permanent home” of these iconic events.
For a few years now, there has been a very real fear that the Splendour In The Grass and Falls Festivals could be forced to relocate due to concerns such events were damaging the surrounding areas.
Now, after a six-and-a-half year trial, the Independent Planning Commission (IPC) has given the festivals the green light to continue hosting these iconic events on the North Byron Parklands.
“Parklands will now become the permanent home of Splendour in the Grass and Falls Festival Byron,” a statement released earlier today explains.
“The venue will also have the ability to host community events in addition to a small number of one day concerts. This will see Parklands attracting world class artists to the region across a range of music genres.”
According to a press release sent out by the IPC today, “strict conditions of consent” will however be in place. These conditions are being implemented in order to not only ensure the environmental protection of the parklands themselves, but to also “address residents’ concerns about crowd numbers, noise, traffic and sewage and wastewater management.”