Thank You To All Our Volunteers

A massive thanks goes out to the hearts and hands of all our volunteers. Your support is invaluable and the festival would not exist without it!


Festival 2015 Gallery

Check out the moments captured on the day by our photographers Pippa Samaya, Cass Sutton and Kirk Owers.

Photos 2015

What's On

  • 2017 Saltwater Freshwater Festival Stall Holder Registration Now Open

    Stall Holder Registration is now open for all those interested in having a stall at the 2017 Saltwater Freshwater Festival being held at the Botanic Gardens in Coffs Harbour. If you would like to obtain an Information Package, please send all your enquiries to: or alternatively call Nikita Ridgeway on 0432 810 385 A […]
  • Biggest Saltwater Freshwater Festival To Date | Thank You!

    Over 15,000 people flocked to the Festival on Monday. As celebrations went on around the nation, the Festival on Gumbaynggirr country shone the spotlight on the talent and culture of our region’s Aboriginal nations and the audience loved it. Mid North Coast singer Emma Donovan came back home to her Gumbaynggirr roots for the Festival […]
  • Emma Donovan | Gumbaynggirr Soul Woman

    We caught up with Emma Donovan and asked what it means for her to be playing at the Festival? Emma says ‘it’s a special one for me cause this year the PutBacks will be home on Gumbayngirr Jagun with me this time, bringing them mob home to see country and meet all the family will […]