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. 

  • Great Chef Series

    The Great Chefs Series is an opportunity for some of the most influential culinary minds in Australia to collaborate with some of the up and coming talent within the Tasmanian hospitality industry.

    TasTAFE Drysdale students across Events, Tourism, Hospitality and Commercial Cookery programs in Launceston will deliver an educational experience that will culminate with the ‘Great Chefs’ and Commercial Cookery Apprentices delivering a premium culinary event, showcasing Tasmanian Vocational Education and Training with premium produce in the form of a six course degustation.

    Chef: Tetsuya Wakuda

    TasTAFE Drysdale, 93 Patterson Street, Launceston 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
  • Boardmills Weekly Market

    Come explore the building and relax with a hot cup of freshly ground coffee in the Atrium. The Boardmills Market offers a fantastic combination of handmade crafts, local artists and musicians, food, beverages, superb coffee, plants, bric-a-brac, entertainment and fresh produce, in a pastoral environment, yet very close to the city. Set on 3.5 acres of lawns and firm ground, the market features indoor and undercover stalls as well as on the grass and under the trees. Plenty of free entry and on-site parking. The market also has disability toilets.

    9 Killafaddy Rd, Newstead Visit event website
  • Hawthorn vs. Carlton

    Watch the Tassie Hawks take on the Blues at Launceston's own Aurora Stadium.

    Aurora Stadium, Inveresk 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
  • Boardmills Weekly Market

    Come explore the building and relax with a hot cup of freshly ground coffee in the Atrium. The Boardmills Market offers a fantastic combination of handmade crafts, local artists and musicians, food, beverages, superb coffee, plants, bric-a-brac, entertainment and fresh produce, in a pastoral environment, yet very close to the city. Set on 3.5 acres of lawns and firm ground, the market features indoor and undercover stalls as well as on the grass and under the trees. Plenty of free entry and on-site parking. The market also has disability toilets.

    9 Killafaddy Rd, Newstead 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
  • Boardmills Weekly Market

    Come explore the building and relax with a hot cup of freshly ground coffee in the Atrium. The Boardmills Market offers a fantastic combination of handmade crafts, local artists and musicians, food, beverages, superb coffee, plants, bric-a-brac, entertainment and fresh produce, in a pastoral environment, yet very close to the city. Set on 3.5 acres of lawns and firm ground, the market features indoor and undercover stalls as well as on the grass and under the trees. Plenty of free entry and on-site parking. The market also has disability toilets.

    9 Killafaddy Rd, Newstead 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
  • Boardmills Weekly Market

    Come explore the building and relax with a hot cup of freshly ground coffee in the Atrium. The Boardmills Market offers a fantastic combination of handmade crafts, local artists and musicians, food, beverages, superb coffee, plants, bric-a-brac, entertainment and fresh produce, in a pastoral environment, yet very close to the city. Set on 3.5 acres of lawns and firm ground, the market features indoor and undercover stalls as well as on the grass and under the trees. Plenty of free entry and on-site parking. The market also has disability toilets.

    9 Killafaddy Rd, Newstead 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
  • Boardmills Weekly Market

    Come explore the building and relax with a hot cup of freshly ground coffee in the Atrium. The Boardmills Market offers a fantastic combination of handmade crafts, local artists and musicians, food, beverages, superb coffee, plants, bric-a-brac, entertainment and fresh produce, in a pastoral environment, yet very close to the city. Set on 3.5 acres of lawns and firm ground, the market features indoor and undercover stalls as well as on the grass and under the trees. Plenty of free entry and on-site parking. The market also has disability toilets.

    9 Killafaddy Rd, Newstead Visit event website