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
  • Tas Mud Run

    The Chilli 90.1fm Mud Run has an adventure for everyone from all walks of life wanting to try their strengths and abilities. Within the event there is the 1K /u12 year old mud splash and the 5k mud run. After the event there will be hose down facilities supplied. There will be more obstacles, more mud and water. More coffee and food stalls. More wash areas. More bag and change tents. More noise. Actually, more of everything!

    537 White Hills Rd, Evandale Visit event website
  • Darren Middleton (Powderfinger) at Fresh

    Darren Middleton will perform LIVE at Fresh on Thursday 1st May. Doors open at 7pm. Tickets $20 + BF ($25 on the door). This is an all ages event. Historically DARREN MIDDLETON is best known as the lead guitarist and songwriter from Australia’s most loved band POWDERFINGER. His debut solo album “Translations” was released in November 2013 to an incredibly positive reception.

    Fresh Cafe, 178 Charles St, Launceston Visit event website
  • Darren Middleton (Powderfinger) at Fresh

    Darren Middleton will perform LIVE at Fresh on Thursday 1st May. Doors open at 7pm. Tickets $20 + BF ($25 on the door). This is an all ages event. Historically DARREN MIDDLETON is best known as the lead guitarist and songwriter from Australia’s most loved band POWDERFINGER. His debut solo album “Translations” was released in November 2013 to an incredibly positive reception.

    Fresh Cafe, 178 Charles St, Launceston Visit event website
  • Agfest Field Days

    Agfest is a renowned annual agricultural field day held at Carrick. It is run by the Rural Youth Organisation of Tasmania with profits assisting Tasmania Rural Counselling. It has grown to be the state's largest single event and attracts up to 70,000 visitors during the three days at the 200-acre site.

    Quercus Rural Youth Park 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
  • Vinyl in the Vines

    Vinyl in the Vines featuring DJ Grinning Cat. 10am - 5pm music starting at 12pm. Local Food Vans on site, bring along a picnic rug. Wine, Soft drinks and Cheese Plates available. No BYO alcohol.

    For further details contact Bay of Fires on 03 6382 7622

    Bay of Fires Winery, 40 Baxters Road, Pipers River, Pipers River Visit event website
  • Targa Tasmania

    It’s the thrill of exotic fast cars competing under the toughest conditions. Over six days of Targa Tasmania, the world’s best touring, sports and GT cars compete in competitive stages on the Island’s toughest roads. They travel more than 2000 kilometres (1200 miles) to challenge the best in their category.
    Each year up to 300 of the world's finest cars and drivers compete on Tasmania's scenic routes and mountain passes. It's your chance to get close to the best from Porsche, Lamborghini, Ferrari, Bmw, Mercedes Benz, Lotus, Ford, Holden, Mitsubishi, Subaru, Audi, Nissan and Toyota. You name it and you can see it at Targa Tasmania.

    Tasmania - Statewide 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