If you are looking to immerse yourself in Launceston life there are plenty of events to keep you busy. There are many things that Launceston does well and staging great events to suit all interests is definitely one of them. From live music events, to food festivals, to sporting events and even the local school fair there is always something happening to keep you entertained and having fun. 

  • Triceratops Comedy

    This September 5th, a triple-horned beast of comedic talent is coming to Fresh on Charles to ram you back to the Jurassic period, with over an hour of thought-provoking set-ups with pants-wetting punch lines for good measure. Reserved Seating: $5.00, Door Entry (Gen. Adm.): $5.00. Door Sales Only.

    Fresh Cafe, 178 Charles St, Launceston Visit event website
  • Bonjah ‘Beautiful Wild’ National Tour - Launceston

    BONJAH embark on their most extensive national tour yet, supporting their brand new critically acclaimed record ‘Beautiful Wild’. Playing over 20 shows across six states the guys want to thank their fans in all corners of Australia.
    The shows will see the band playing their new record in full whilst delving into their past two albums. With a sold out launch show at The Corner on May 9, the explosive live act never disappoint making these shows a must see.

    Hotel New York Visit event website
  • Launceston Parkrun

    Launceston Parkrun is a free to enter timed 5km run, held every Saturday at 9am. Organised and run by a team of volunteers this event is designed for those who love to run. The course is run around the beautiful Inveresk Precinct.

    Inveresk Precinct, Launceston Visit event website
  • Harvest Market

    Harvest Launceston, Tasmania's Community Farmers Market showcases the best local produce on offer in the State. The stallholder’s passion for their produce shines through their innovation, collaboration and imagination. Chef demonstrations, guided market tours with local foodies and other events will be featured.

    Cimitiere Street Carpark, Cimitiere Street, Launceston Visit event website
  • Walk With Me Supporting St Giles

    Walk With Me is a national walk that celebrates the achievements of people with a disability. The event will foster awareness and inclusion while raising much needed funds for St Giles. Walk With Me is not a fun run, nor a competitive fitness event but a recreational walk. It provides family, friends, colleagues, businesses and members of the general public with the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of people with a disability. You can support Walk With Me 2014 by walking, volunteering, fundraising or making a donation. Registrations from 9am, departs from Brisbane St Mall for a short walk to the City Park.

     

    Brisbane St Mall, Launceston Visit event website
  • The Owls - Own The Streets EP Tour

    After the success of their breakthrough tracks, ‘Krakow’ and ‘Oceans’, indie/rock 4 piece The Owls are now here to celebrate the release of their highly anticipated third EP ‘Own The Streets’. Emerging after a long self-exposed exile of discovery, The Owls stand poised to cement themselves as sonic architects.

    Club 54, 35 Cameron St, Launceston Visit event website
  • Singfest 2014

    Singfest is a choral festival held over two days in Launceston’s Albert Hall.  Up to 20 primary school choirs comprised of about 600 students from regional and city schools in the public and private sector present a program of top class choral repertoire. Singfest is unique in that it is the only occasion for primary school choirs to showcase their talents at a non-competitive event. Singfest 2014 will be held on 10 & 11 September starting at 6.30 p.m.

    Albert Hall, 45 Tamar St, Launceston Visit event website
  • Junction Arts Festival

    Junction Arts Festival energises Launceston, Tasmania at the start of spring with five days of playful performances, experiences and late-night happenings that unlock hidden spaces of the city and offer audiences the opportunity to come into close proximity with artists, to observe, participate and create. Junction turns Launceston into Tasmania’s best playground and extends a warm invitation to audience members of all ages to engage in interactive works that redefine the way we see a city and celebrate creativity and imagination.

    Artists from London to Launceston will be throwing one-minute parties, taking you on walking tours exploring local sites under major redevelopment, allowing you to deconstruct time and shaking up local institutions. The Junc Room, Launceston’s pop-up Festival club, will also be returning with a few surprises and a host of Tasmanian and Australia’s best and most interesting live musicians.

    Launceston CBD Visit event website
  • White Rabbit Red Rabbit

    An unnerving comedy of human freedom that defies national boundaries, censorship ... and description. Always a local cast. White Rabbit, Red Rabbit is a work performed by each venue’s local talent! The perfect way of presenting cutting edge theatre by local performers, politicians, teachers, lawyers ... anyone who is a confident, interesting and articulate figure in the community with a script that requires no rehearsal, no set and no director.

    Princess Theatre Visit event website
  • Launceston Parkrun

    Launceston Parkrun is a free to enter timed 5km run, held every Saturday at 9am. Organised and run by a team of volunteers this event is designed for those who love to run. The course is run around the beautiful Inveresk Precinct.

    Inveresk Precinct, Launceston Visit event website
  • Harvest Market

    Harvest Launceston, Tasmania's Community Farmers Market showcases the best local produce on offer in the State. The stallholder’s passion for their produce shines through their innovation, collaboration and imagination. Chef demonstrations, guided market tours with local foodies and other events will be featured.

    Cimitiere Street Carpark, Cimitiere Street, Launceston Visit event website
  • Big Red Kidney Walk

    The only event of its kind, Kidney Health Australia's Big Red Kidney Walk is designed to help raise awareness and funds for kidney disease across Australia. It is an event that brings the kidney community together for a family fun day where people can meet, go for a walk or run and enjoy a BBQ and entertainment.

    The walks will feature varying distances to accommodate walkers and runners of all ages and abilities. A BBQ will be held for all event participants after the walk’s conclusion and will feature entertainment for the whole family.

    Royal Park, Seaport Visit event website