Junction is a unique arts and cultural festival, in which audiences and artists come together in exciting new ways within unusual spaces throughout Launceston. Junction puts the audience at the heart of the action over 5 days and nights throughout Launceston, Tasmania Junction returns this year from the 6-10th of September.
Now in its 7th year, previous festival experiences have included riding on the back of motorbikes, experiencing a performance inside a carwash, listening to live music in the back yards of amazing houses, travelling back in time to a secret late night speakeasy and even having a sauna in a public park.
Junction Arts Festival : 06 - 10 September 2017.
To book your travel and accommodation during the Junction Arts Festival, please contact us via email email@example.com or by calling 1300 827 822.
The Australian Masters Games is a biennial sporting event that is regarded as one of the premier and largest participation sporting events on the Australian sporting landscape. In 2017 the 16th edition of the Games will be hosted in Tasmania from Saturday 21st to Saturday 28th October. It is expected over 6,000 participants will compete across over 40 different sports.
The event is open to anyone. The only criteria to compete in the Australian Masters Games is that you must meet the minimum age requirement, which in most sports is 30+ years. It does not impose qualifying standards and welcomes participants from all over the world.
The Australian Masters Games offer participants a wide range of different sports, from softball to athletics to dragon boat to boxing.
This variety of sports on offer provides the opportunity for participants to try a new sport, compete in multiple sports during the week and register as an individual or in a team.
For a list of the sports confirmed to date in the 16th Australian Masters Games, click here.
The Australian Masters Games : 21 - 28 October 2017.
TasVacations is the official accommodation provider for The Australian Masters Games Tasmania. We can assist with all your accommodation, vehicle rental and attractions reservations.
Book a self-drive accommodation package during The Australian Masters Games:
The Tasmanian Craft Fair is the largest working display of arts and crafts in Australia with more than 200 artists and artisans and 20,000 annual visitors. Every year for 36 years, TCF visitors have been treated to fine art displays, craft stalls, gourmet food, entertainment and childrens' fun activities as well as working craft displays. Held annually in the picturesque township of Deloraine in northern Tasmania, an amazing array of talented artists and craftspeople exhibit and demonstrate their work.
Tasmanian Craft Fair : 03 - 06 November 2017.
Friday: 9am - 5pm (6pm at Venues 3, 4 & 5)
Saturday: 9am - 5pm
Sunday: 9am - 5pm
Monday: 9am - 4pm
To book your travel and accommodation during the Tasmanian Craft Fair, please contact us via email firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 1300 827 822.
Tasmania’s most popular and enduring summer event, The Taste of Tasmania returns to Hobart’s waterfront in December 2017/ January 2018.
Seafood, cheeses, berries, cool-climate wines, boutique beers and ciders and much more, representing regions from right around the state, are on offer at stalls located both inside the Princes Wharf No.1 shed, and outside.
The majestic River Derwent, Hobart’s historic wharves and Salamanca Place provide a stunning backdrop to this annual celebration of quality Tasmanian produce and local talent. We look forward to seeing you there.
The Taste Of Tasmania : 28 December 2017 - 03 January 2018.
Book now to avoid disappointment! Accommodation selling fast!
To book your travel and accommodation during The Taste of Tasmania, please contact us via email email@example.com or by calling 1300 827 822.
Held in January throughout Hobart and its surrounds, MONA FOMA draws some big headline acts – in the past including John Cale, Elvis Costello, Nick Cave, Philip Glass, Grandmaster Flash and PJ Harvey. The program covers all kinds of musical performance – from classical and opera to hip-hop and avant-garde – along with dance, theatre and visual art. Food, wine and beer tastings and "strictly non-dorky workshops" are thrown in at the MONA Market (aka the MoMa), which continues every Saturday throughout summer.
For full details, please visit mofo.net.au/
MONA FOMA : 19 - 21 January 2018.
To book your travel and accommodation during MONA FOMA please contact us via email firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 1300 827 822.
Festivale, one of Tasmania's premier summer events, is a three day celebration, designed to showcase the very best of Tasmanian food, wine, beer, arts and entertainment. Staged in Launceston’s historic and picturesque City Park the ambiance of the outdoor event is unique. Attend one of the Food and Beverage Masterclasses or learn some new culinary techniques at one of the Cooking Demonstrations in the Park. Entry prices range from $15 - $25 per adult, with 3 day passes available for $45. Children 10 – 14 years are $7.50 and children under 9 years are free of charge. Early Bird tickets are on sale from 1 October 2017 at www.festivale.com.au/whats-on
Festivale : 02 - 04 February 2018.
Friday: 5.30pm – 11pm
Saturday: 11am – 11pm
Sunday: 10am – 4pm
To book your travel and accommodation during Festivale, please contact us via email email@example.com or by calling 1300 827 822.
The wheels of time turn back over a hundred years as the peaceful village of Evandale in northern Tasmania plays host to the Evandale Village Fair and National Penny Farthing Championships. The Evandale Village Fair is held annually in February, and features a full program of Penny Farthing bicycle racing featuring the National Penny Farthing Championship. Started in 1983 the Evandale Penny Farthing races attract enthusiasts from across Australia and around the world. Accompanying the Penny Farthings races are a country fair and period themed festival. Admission $12 per adult and children under 16 years, free of charge.
Evandale Village Fair & National Penny Farthing Championships : 24 February 2018, 10am – 4pm.
To book your travel and accommodation during the Evandale Village Fair & National Penny Farthing Championships, please contact us via email firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 1300 827 822.
Theatre Royal Season 2017
We are very excited to introduce our 2017 Season which includes ballet, circus, family fun, high drama and comedy. We are proud to showcase international performers, Tasmanian talent and new and emerging artists.
With great works from Australia’s finest dance and theatre companies such as Bangarra Dance Theatre, Sydney Dance Company, Bell Shakespeare, shake & stir theatre co and The Australian Ballet.
The Theatre Royal is particularly pleased to host Tasmanian work and there’s plenty of it in 2017. Wicked, Chicago, Ruthless! and Croon will have you singing along. There’s the freshest Tasmanian work in RAWspace, a new production from Loud Mouth Theatre and the Bawdy Panto gang are back.
The Theatre Royal is Australia's oldest working theatre, and one of its most beautiful treasures. Why not take a guided tour to see the Theatre's elegant auditorium with its central dome, intricate gilded mouldings and rich colours and enjoy a behind-the-scenes glimpse of theatre life.
Tours operate each Monday, Wednesday and Friday; at 11.00am
Click here to book: http://www.theatreroyal.com.au/visit/tours-theatre-royal
The Theatre Royal Box Office is open Monday to Friday from 9.00am – 5.00pm, or you can book on line 24/7 – www.theatreroyal.com.au.
Click here to see what’s on while you’re in town.
|Junction Arts Festival||Launceston||06 - 10 September 2017|
|Blooming Tasmania Flower & Garden Festival||Launceston||23 - 24 September 2017|
|Devonport Food and Wine Festival||Devonport||01 - 31 October 2017|
|Royal Launceston Show||Inveresk||12 - 14 October 2017|
|Royal Hobart Show||Glenorchy||25 - 28 October 2017|
|Tasmanian Craft Fair||Deloraine||03 - 06 November 2017|
|Bicheno Food & Wine Festival||Bicheno||18 November 2017|
|Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race||Hobart||26 Dec 2017 - 01 Jan 2018|
|Taste of Tasmania||Hobart||28 Dec 2017 - 03 Jan 2018|
|The Falls Festival||Marion Bay||29 Dec 2017 - 01 Jan 2018|
|Mona Foma||Hobart||19 - 21 January 2018|
|Festivale||Launceston||02 - 04 Feb 2018|
|Royal Hobart Regatta||Hobart||12 Feb 2018|
|Evandale Village Fair & National Penny Farthing Championships||Evandale||24 Feb 2018|
|Taste of the Huon||Ranelagh Showgrounds||11 - 12 March 2018|
|International Mural Fest||Sheffield||01 - 07 April 2018|
|Targa Tasmania||Statewide||16 - 21 April 2018|
|V8 Supercars||Symmons Plains||April 2018 (Dates TBC)|
|AGFEST||Northern Tasmania||03 - 05 May 2018|
|Bay of Fires Winter Arts Festival||St Helens & Surrounds||09 - 11 June 2018|
|Dark MOFO||Hobart||15 - 24 June 2018|
|Festival of Voices||Hobart||29 June - 15 July 2018|
|Huon Valley Mid-Winter Fest||Grove, Huon Valley||13 - 15 July 2018|
|Devonport Jazz||Devonport||July 2018 (Dates TBC)|
|Chocolate Winterfest||Latrobe||August 2018 (Dates TBC)|
|Tasmanian Whisky Week||Statewide||August 2018 (Dates TBC)|
|Junction Arts Festival||Launceston||September 2018 (Dates TBC)|
For a full list of events and further information, please check with your TasVacations consultant. TasVacations recommends checking event information is correct when booking your holiday, as event dates and times may be subject to change.