May 03, 2023

What to do in Northern Tasmania this May

When the days start to feel shorter and as the weather starts to cool Northern Tasmania really starts turning it on. The Off Season in Tasmanian has arrived and there’s a multitude of events running this May, so why not pack on the layers, book a flight, and come experience Tasmania?!


Located just 20 minutes from the Launceston CBD, Agfest entertains those of any age, with animal expos, and the Peter Brock Memorial Four Wheel Drive Track packing out the paddock. While you’re there - be sure to pick up a deal from some of the Tasmanian iconic retailers, such as Allgoods, Lake Leather and more. Many of our favourite delicatessens will also be in attendance, including Tassie favourites; Anvers, Ashgrove, House of Fudge and Turners Stillhouse.

Agfest is running from the 4-6th of May at Quercus Park, Carrick.

So, pull out the gumboots, grab your puffer jacket and secure your ticket today.*

*Online ticket sales only.


The NED Whisky Tasmania SuperSprint is back and revving for another year. Held from the 19th to the 21st of May at Tasmania’s Symmons Plains Raceway, this weekend-long race event is sure to get the adrenaline pumping.

While you’re trackside, make sure to check out the support classes and array of entertainment on offer. Take it all in from the spanning hills of Symmons Plains as your favourite drivers make their way around this renowned Tassie track.

If you want a piece of the action, why not grab a Paddock Pass and get access to the very best that Supercars has to offer?

Want to bring the whole family? Kids 12 and under have FREE general admission with an accompanying adult.

Secure your passes here

Australian Musical Theatre Festival

If you love musical theatre and want to learn the craft from the very best in showbiz, why not check out the Australian Musical Theatre Festival, running from the 17th to the 21st of May. Hosted in Launceston, this five-day festival will include workshops, masterclasses and many other events that are sure to make you smile, bust a move and sing along.

With the likes of award-winning performers, Elenoa Rokobaro, Rachael Beck and Todd McKenney headlining the event, you’ll be learning from the very best.

Want more of this magic? There are many events to visit, such as Sing-A-Long-A Sound of Music, Choir In The Pub and many more.

To check out the program for this fun-filled event, click here.

Hawks vs West Coast Eagles

The AFL is returning to UTAS Stadium on the 21st of May with the West Coast Eagles coming to battle it out with the mighty Hawks.

This game is sure to excite, with both teams desperate for the four points. Hawk, Eagle or anyone in-between, this is one not to be missed.

To secure your spot, click here.

Australia Pacific Airports (Launceston) acknowledges the First Nations people and Traditional Owners of Tasmania including the Land that Launceston Airport operates on. We pay our respect to their Elders past, present and emerging and extend that respect to all other First Nations People.