The Kurri Kurri District Business Chamber is a heart of local people for daily business related activities. The chamber deals with the issues of affected locals and offers many opportunities. The Kurri Kurri Community Festival is one of the major attractions of the small town. People enjoy food, drinks, music and dance at the festival. Exploring The Hunter Valley Way is another refreshment for the Kurri Kurri locals. At The Hunter Valley Way, people can stroll around the Kurri Kurri business district and view the historical 55 outdoor murals. The Kurri Kurri Tidy Towns Committee was found in 1988 and involves in many social developments including tree plantation, gardening, design, and decoration. Other attractions of the Kurri Kurri include Buttai Barn, Sir Edgeworth David Memorial Museum, Kurri Kurri Golf Club, and Richmond Valley Railway Museum.
There are a number of dining and takeaway options in Kurri Kurri. Angel’s Place, Kookaburras Brasseries & Grill, Bread Basket, Gold Sing Restaurant and Nan’s Thai Restaurant offer the best breakfast and lunch in the town. Other well-known restaurants include Heddon Greta Hotel, Domino’s Pizza Kurri Kurri, Kurri Hot Bread and Golden Dragon Chinese Restaurant.
The Community Market starts at 8 am every day in Rotary Park, where people purchase necessary farm fresh produce goods including fresh vegetables, egg, dairy products, coffee, olives and oil products. A number of supermarkets and shopping centres are available for Kurri Kurri locals including Coles Supermarkets, IGA Supermarket, and ALDI.