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. 

  • 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
  • Hawks vs Western Bulldogs

    Hawks vs Western Bulldogs at Aurora Stadium.

    Aurora Stadium, Invermay Rd, Inveresk 7248 Visit event website
  • Fresh Comedy Presents Matt Okine

    Fresh comedy is extremely excited to announce that the marvellous Matt Okine (as heard on JJJ breakfast, Dirty Laundry Live, This is Littleton) will headline our August show. Hosted by Stewart Bell, plus supports to be announced. Doors open 7.30pm, show commences 8.30pm.

    Reserved seating ($20) and general admission ($15) tickets available NOW from Fresh (178 Charles St. Launceston), ph: 63314299. Get in quick this one will definitely sell out! All door sales (if available) $20.

    Matt Okine:
    2013 Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Newcomer Nominee
    2013 Sydney Comedy Festival Best Show Award Winner
    2012 Melbourne International Comedy Festival Best Newcomer Award Winner

    After five solo shows and hours of stand up, multi award-winning comedian and Triple J Breakfast co-host Matt Okine is hitting the road for an extensive National tour during August and September.

    Following years of sold out shows both here and overseas, Okine will tour Matt Okine – Live to 13 cities and regional centres, including the 2014 Brisbane Festival and a Live DVD shoot in Sydney during September.

    Almost 12 months ago, Okine collected a highly sought-after prestigious nomination for the 2013 Edinburgh Comedy Award for Best Newcomer. It followed the Sydney Comedy Festival’s Best Show Award in the same year, and the 2012 MICF Best Newcomer Award in 2012.

    As well as his broadcast career as co-host to Alex Dyson on Triple J’s national breakfast show, Okine has been seen recently on the small screen in ABC1’s This is Littleton, Dirty Laundry Live, and a stint as host of SBS2’s soccer show, ThursdayFC. Okine has also supported US actor/comedian Aziz Ansari on a national tour, and performed at the invitation-only Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal.

    With all this you could expect Matt Okine to be awesome. He is. Don’t miss one of Australia’s emerging comedy stars on his solo National stand up tour.

    Fresh Cafe, 178 Charles St, 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
  • The Beards at The Royal Oak

    After an already impressive three full-length albums about beards, the world’s premier beard-related rock act The Beards are returning with a brand new album, and with it, the most comprehensive Australian tour the band has ever embarked upon. Having built one of the country’s most dedicated (and hirsute) fanbases through years of relentless touring, The Beard Album: Australian Launch Tour will encompass almost every corner of the country the band has visited so far, as well as new territories and a first ever trip to New Zealand.

    Royal Oak Hotel 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
  • AMC Vikings Charity Rugby Match - Beyond Blue

    AMC Vikings are hosting a charity match on Saturday 16th August between themselves and the Launceston Bees to raise awareness about depression and anxiety amongst University students  and to raise funds for Beyond Blue to go towards programs to help university students. Played at Royal Park at the Seaport, don't miss this exciting game for a very good cause.

    Royal Park, Seaport Visit event website