EVENTS

THERE ARE DOZENS OF REGULAR AND ONE-OFF EVENTS HELD IN LAUNCESTON AND NORTHERN TASMANIA. 

Some celebrate our cultural diversity while others showcase our creativity, arts, design and high-quality food, wine, brews and produce.

From over thirty amateur and semi-professional theatre and music groups, there are dozens of plays and musical productions on every month.

As a keen sporting destination, Launceston hosts four AFL football games each year along with hundreds of local, statewide and international sporting fixtures and championships.

Footy at UTAS Stadium

Launceston is delighted to be the second home for the AFL Football Club Hawthorn. Each season ‘the Hawks’ play four or five games at University of Tasmanian stadium against other AFL teams – it’s a great day out!

Junction Arts Festival

Every year in early Spring, Junction Arts Festival turns the hidden spaces of Launceston into an artistic playground – 5 days of participatory performance and installation designed to engage and provoke.

Festivale

One of Tasmania’s premier summer events,Festivale is a three day celebration showcasing the very best of Tasmanian food, wine, beer, arts and entertainment. Staged in Launceston’s City Park the ambiance of the outdoor event is unique.