Events

Consumer Events

Tasmania has become renowned as a destination rich in world class events such as the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race, the Australian Wooden Boat Festival and the Taste of Tasmania Festival.

Information on each event is on our travel website Discover Tasmania.

See also natural events

Here's a list of our major events for the coming year to help you plan your visit.

Event Location Date
Festivale Launceston 10-12 February 2017
Australian Wooden Boat Festival Hobart 10-13 February 2017
Blue Dragon MTB Challenge Derby 11-12 February 2017
Targa North West Burnie 18 February 2017
Evandale Village Fair and National Penny Farthing Championships Evandale 18 February 2017
King Island Long Table Festival Currie 24-26 February 2017
SteamFest 2017 Sheffield 11-13 March 2017
A Taste of the Huon Ranelagh 12-13 March 2017
Taste the Harvest Devonport 12 March 2017
Ten Days on the Island Statewide 17-26 March 2017
Cradle Mountain Film Fest Cradle Mountain 31 March-2 April 2017
Supercars Tyrepower Tasmania SuperSprint Symmons Plains 7-9 April 2017
Shimano Enduro Tasmania Derby 8-9 April 2017
International Mural Fest Sheffield 16-22 April 2017
Targa Tasmania Launceston 24-29 April 2017
Agfest Carrick 4-6 May 2017
Dark Mofo Hobart 8-21 June 2017
Bay of Fires Winter Arts Festival St Helens surrounds 9-12 June 2017
Tastings at the Top Cradle Mountain 10-12 June 2017
Hobart 13 June-16 July 2017
George Town 24 June 2017
Huon Valley Mid-Winter Festival Huonville 14-16 July 2017
Devonport Jazz Festival Devonport 27-30 July 2017
Tasmanian Whisky Week Statewide 4-13 August 2017
Chocolate Winter Fest, Latrobe Latrobe 13 August 2017
Junction Arts Festival Launceston  6-10 September 2017
Blooming Tasmania Flower and Garden Show Launceston 23-24 September 2017
Devonport Food and Wine Festival Devonport 1-31 October 2017
Burnie Shines Burnie TBA October 2017
Bloomin' Tulips Festival Day Wynyard 14 October 2017
Tasmanian Craft Fair Deloraine 3-6 November 2017
Effervescence Tasmania Relbia 17-19 November 2017
Tasmanian Breath of Fresh Air (BOFA) Film Festival Launceston 9 November 2017
Bicheno Food and Wine Festival Bicheno 18 November 2017
Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race Hobart 26 December-1 January 2018
Taste of Tasmania Hobart 28 December-3 January 2018
Falls Music and Arts Festival Marion Bay 29 December-1 January 2018
Cygnet Folk Festival Cygnet 12-14 January 2018
Hobart International Tennis Hobart TBA January 2018
MONA FOMA Hobart TBA January 2018
Barnbougle Polo Bridport TBA January 2018
Festival of King Island Currie TBA January 2018