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Glammed up revellers celebrate at Byron Bay’s Falls Festival as they prepare to bid farewell to 2018

Tens of thousands of revellers are preparing to bid farewell to 2018 at the annual Falls Festival in Byron Bay.  

Festival fanatics flocked to the North Byron Parklands on New Year’s Eve for the three-day music event.   

Among the masses were a slew of high-cut shorts paired with barely there crop tops – along with a collection of more one-off pieces. 

With temperatures reaching over 27C on Monday, party-goers were seen in short skirts, tank tops and bikinis as they danced to the likes of Vance Joy and Hilltop Hoods. 

Party goers have dressed up to farewell the year during musical fun at Falls Festival Byron Bay 

Tens of thousands of revellers are preparing to bid farewell to 2018 at the annual Falls Festival in Byron Bay

Tens of thousands of revellers are preparing to bid farewell to 2018 at the annual Falls Festival in Byron Bay

Festival fanatics flocked to the North Byron Parklands on New Year's Eve for the three-day music event

Festival fanatics flocked to the North Byron Parklands on New Year’s Eve for the three-day music event

A number of punters embraced summer temperatures dressed in barely-there crop tops, singlets, short skirts and flowing dresses

A number of punters embraced summer temperatures dressed in barely-there crop tops, singlets, short skirts and flowing dresses

Attempting to beat the heat, some partiers chose to take a dip in a nearby pool, with the help of some colourful floaties

Attempting to beat the heat, some partiers chose to take a dip in a nearby pool, with the help of some colourful floaties

 With temperatures reaching over 27C on Monday, party-goers were seen in short skirts, tank tops and bikinis as they danced to the likes of Vance Joy and Hilltop Hoods

 With temperatures reaching over 27C on Monday, party-goers were seen in short skirts, tank tops and bikinis as they danced to the likes of Vance Joy and Hilltop Hoods

Among the masses were a slew of high-cut shorts paired with barely-there crop tops - and fishnets 

Among the masses were a slew of high-cut shorts paired with barely-there crop tops – and fishnets 

Music festivals have become a chance for attendees to not just see favourite bands play but to experiment with fashion that would be deemed to wild or risqué during their daily lives

Music festivals have become a chance for attendees to not just see favourite bands play but to experiment with fashion that would be deemed to wild or risqué during their daily lives

Others opted for colourful garb and barely-there festival sets – busting out their most outlandish threads as Australia’s biggest summer festival reached a crescendo.  

In total more than 20,000 punters are expected to stream into the North Byron Parklands for festivities which will run until January 3. 

Attempting to beat the heat, some partiers chose to take a dip in a nearby pool, with the help of some colourful floaties.  

Falls Festival also hosts events at Lorne, in western Victoria, and at Tasmania’s Marion Bay – acting as a guaranteed good time for its thousands of attendees. 

Falls Festival also hosts events at Lorne, in western Victoria, and at Tasmania's Marion Bay - acting as a guaranteed good time for its thousands of attendees 

Falls Festival also hosts events at Lorne, in western Victoria, and at Tasmania’s Marion Bay – acting as a guaranteed good time for its thousands of attendees 

Festivals often act as the perfect opportunity to dress up in colourful and eccentric outfits 

Festivals often act as the perfect opportunity to dress up in colourful and eccentric outfits 

Falls Festival also hosts events at Lorne, in western Victoria, and at Tasmania's Marion Bay - acting as a guaranteed good time for its thousands of attendee

Falls Festival also hosts events at Lorne, in western Victoria, and at Tasmania’s Marion Bay – acting as a guaranteed good time for its thousands of attendee

Falls Festival has been running for over two decades and provides guaranteed fun in welcoming in the new year 

Falls Festival has been running for over two decades and provides guaranteed fun in welcoming in the new year 

Festival-goers were dressed to the nines as they prepared to dance to the likes of Vance Joy and Hilltop Hoods

Festival-goers were dressed to the nines as they prepared to dance to the likes of Vance Joy and Hilltop Hoods

Others opted for colourful garb and barely-there festival sets - busting out their most outlandish threads as Australia's biggest summer festival reached a crescendo

Others opted for colourful garb and barely-there festival sets – busting out their most outlandish threads as Australia’s biggest summer festival reached a crescendo

However, the New Years celebrations come under a cloud of worry for many party goers with warnings being issued for those who may be tempted to take drugs. 

It comes after the death of Josh Tam, 22, who died from a suspected overdose at the Lost Paradise music festival near Gosford on NSW’s Central Coast.

Mr Tam, from Toowong in Brisbane, was rushed to Gosford hospital at 8pm on Saturday after he ingested an unknown substance. 

Revellers were seen in barely-there outfits across the North Byron Parklands 

Revellers were seen in barely-there outfits across the North Byron Parklands 

Despite the festivities the New Years celebrations come under a cloud of worry for many party goers with warnings being issued for a 'serious drug alert'

Despite the festivities the New Years celebrations come under a cloud of worry for many party goers with warnings being issued for a ‘serious drug alert’

Other punters busted out some outlandish threads as Australia's biggest summer festival reached a crescendo

Other punters busted out some outlandish threads as Australia’s biggest summer festival reached a crescendo

The summer festival season often provides the perfect opportunity to break out some creative costuming 

The summer festival season often provides the perfect opportunity to break out some creative costuming 

The tragedy sparked warnings across Australia. 

Falls Festival sent an unnerving text message warning, telling party goers of a ‘serious drug alert’.

‘There is an extremely dangerous orange pill in circulation. Regardless of pill circulation, one pill can kill,’ the text read. 

Falls Festival also hosts events at Lorne, in western Victoria, and at Tasmania's Marion Bay - acting as a guaranteed good time for its thousands of attendees

Falls Festival also hosts events at Lorne, in western Victoria, and at Tasmania’s Marion Bay – acting as a guaranteed good time for its thousands of attendees

Falls Byron Bay is a four-day music festival which runs annually at the North Byron Parklands until January 3

Falls Byron Bay is a four-day music festival which runs annually at the North Byron Parklands until January 3

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