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. 

  • Husky at Hotel New York

    Over the past 18 months, Melbourne band Husky, have been meticulously crafting their second album Rucker’s Hill. The follow up to Forever So – an album which captivated both industry and public, and saw the band touring Australia, the US and Europe for almost two years straight.

    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
  • 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
  • Day on the Green - Jimmy Barnes, The Living End and Special Guests

    To celebrate his 30th anniversary as a solo artist, Jimmy Barnes plays at Josef Chromy Wines on Saturday 6 December with The Living End, You Am I and Mahalia Barnes. A day on the green is far more than a concert event, it is an “experience” and that is what sets it apart from other winery concerts.

    Josef Chromy Wines Visit event website
  • Sally’s Run

    Community 5k Fun Run. One for the whole family. Be a part of Sally's Ride day. While the cyclists are doing their thing, take part in the community day and have a walk or run for Sally's Cause.

    Royal Park, Seaport Visit event website
  • Stan Siejka Launceston Cycling Classic

    The Stan Siejka cycling classic bike race is Tasmanias best showcase cycling event. Having thousands of spectators and being run for over 7 years by a local committee of dedicated enthusiasts, makes this a locally supported and developed event not to miss. The main cycling event starts after the 5k foot race at 7pm. The CBD streets are closed so spectators can view these events from behind the barriers and along the streets of CBD Launceston.

    Launceston CBD Visit event website
  • Sally’s Ride

    Starting at 9.30am from Royal Park, Park St Launceston. Tasmania’s largest community cycle ride, offering rides from a unique 20km to a new 160km Grand Fondo ride through the beautiful Tamar Valley, starting from Launceston’s Royal Park on the Tamar River. Sally’s Ride is a part of the Launceston Cycling Festival which includes Sally’s Ride & the Stan Siejka Cycling Classic both of which take place on Sunday the7th of December 2014. Launceston cycling Festival also includes a round of the Cycling Australia’s National Junior Track series for U15, U17 boys & girls & the U19 Women held on 5th & 6th of December at the Silverdrome at Prospect. Junior track riders are then encouraged to stay and ride in either Sally’s Ride &/or the Junior criterium events held prior to the Stan Seijka Cycling Classic on the Sunday 7th of December.

    Royal Park, Seaport 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
  • Carols by Candlelight

    Rotary Tamar Sunrise coordinating Carols by Candlelight. Australian Christmas tradition where people gather in City Park Launceston to sing carols by candlelight, accompanied by a community choir and band. “Folded note” donation for family at entrance gates.

    City Park Visit event website