Events in North West Tasmania

Throughout the year we have many exciting and lively events that take place across North West Tasmania. With events ranging from arts & entertainment, food festivals, live music, exhibitions and heritage festivals, adding a visit to one of our many events will definitely enhance your trip.

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January 2021

Henley-on-Mersey Australia Day Festival
January 26, 2021 @ 12:00 am
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One event on January 26, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on January 26, 2021 at 12:00 am

Celebrate Australia’s proud heritage and pioneering spirit as well as our unique quirkiness at Henley-on-Mersey. Try your hand at archery, whip cracking, sheaf tossing, egg throwing and the hurdy-gurdy. A major feature of our program is the annual ferret races; this involves the ferrets being placed in one end of a long pipe that traverses up and down and around hay bales, with the first ferret to fully emerge from the pipe at the other end being the winner. There…