July 17, 2023

Events coming up in Launceston

Tassie Scallop Fiesta
When: 30th of July
Time: 10.00 a.m. - 4.00 p.m.
Where: on the Bridport Village Green and in the Community Hall situated in the Main St of Bridport Tasmania.
Drive time: 1 hour from Launceston Airport

Escape to the charming beachside town of Bridport and kick off this year’s scallop season with this family-friendly event.

Featuring live music, wine masterclasses, igloo dining and the iconic scallop splitters challenge!

General admission tickets start at $15. Secure your tickets online now (tickets will not be available at the gate)

Tassie Scallop Fiesta 2023 | Humanitix

Hot Tip - If you’re interested in seeing the township from a new vantage point, Unique Charters will be offering scenic helicopter flights directly from the Village Green.

When: 3rd - 6th of August
Where: Launceston and surrounds

Get cultivated at the year’s unmissable agri-food festival, AgriCULTURED.

Offering an array of events to choose from including Conversations in the City with keynote speakers, Flavours of Launceston, and meet the producer dinners. Plus, our personal favourite, the Kanamaluka / River Tamar Journey - A gastronomic adventure along the iconic River Tamar, diverse Tasmanian music, and a limited edition zine.

Book your unique culinary experience - All Tickets - agriCULTURED

Fire & Fog
When: 4th and 5th of August
Time: Starts at 5pm Friday and 12pm Saturday
Where: Civic Square Launceston

Experience the magic of Northern Tassie’s winter festival - Fire & Fog.

Held in Civic Square over two days, the festival invites you to enjoy food trucks, live music, kids entertainment, and of course… fire pits.

Purchase your tickets here: Fire & Fog Tickets at Civic Square (Launceston, TAS) on Fri 4 - Sat 5 August 2023

Junction Arts Festival
When: 20th-24th September
Where: Prince’s Square Launceston

Marking the start of spring each year, Junction is an intimate festival of extraordinary experiences in unusual places.

Celebrating the incredible talent of Tasmanian artists, Junction is a festival in which contemporary art and music break out of theatres and galleries into the streets, public spaces and extraordinary buildings that make Launceston so unique. Centred around a Festival Hub in Prince's Square, Junction invites you to join in five days and nights of art, performance + music.

Purchase your tickets here: https://junctionartsfestival.com.au/

BOFA Film Festival
When: 1st-3rd September
Time: Details to come July 28
Where: Prince’s Square Launceston

Get set to immerse yourself in three days of local and international features, and classic and animated films, with BOFA.

The annual festival is returning to a new time of the year and will feature workshops, historic house tours and red-carpet parties, along with unique dining and cultural experiences designed to highlight the region’s UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy award-winning cuisine.

Tickets to this year’s festival will be available soon.

Hot Tip - If you are looking for somewhere to stay, the Silos Hotel is offering a special festival price for $199 a night!

Get your festival tickets here: https://breath-of-fresh-air.com.au/

Why not come and enjoy Tassie’s beautiful transition to spring at one of these amazing events?

We look forward to seeing you in Launceston very soon!

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