Top Choice Performing Arts in Launceston


Hobart's fabulous MONA is sharing the love: its annual summer music fest (aka MOFO) was split between Hobart and Launceston in 2018. Under the stewardship of Brian Ritchie, the bass-man from the Violent Femmes, the …
Art in Launceston


Acronyms ahoy! On the grounds of MONA, the wonderfully eclectic Festival of Music & Arts features a high-profile ‘Eminent Artist in Residence’ (EAR) every year. Previous EARs have included John Cale, Ava Mendoza…
Food in Launceston


Launceston's foodie-cultural highlight – three festive days in City Park, with eating, drinking, arts and live music (everything from country to cool jazz). Tasmanian food and wine get an appropriate airing. An entr…
Art in Evandale

Glover Art Prize

During the March long weekend each year, the historic pavilion in Falls Park hosts an exhibition of finalists' works in the Glover Art Prize competition, Australia’s richest. It’s a feast of contemporary landscape a…
Performing Arts in Launceston

Junction Arts Festival

Five excellent days of offbeat and interesting arts performances, installations and gigs in or around Launceston's Prince's Sq.
Carnival in Longford

Festival of Roses

One-day festival featuring stalls, activities, entertainment and thousands of gloriously scented and coloured roses.
Fair in Evandale

Evandale Village Fair

During its village fair, Evandale comes out to play. There are breakneck penny-farthing races, musicians and entertainers parading the streets and plenty of other action, including a bustling market. The 'Slow Race'…
Beer in Launceston

Esk BeerFest

A two-day celebration of craft beer, cider, spirits and local produce, held on the Esplanade. An entry ticket must be purchased. Pray that Van Dieman Brewery's summer IPA is on tap.
Sports in Launceston

Launceston Marathon

Gained a kilo or two on your travels? Sweat it out in the annual Launceston Marathon, 42.2km of sweat, pain and suffering (…then you can go and have another burger).
Beer in Launceston

Hobart BeerFest

More than 200 brews from around Australia and the world, with brewing classes and lots of opportunities for waterfront snacking, foot tapping and imbibing.