Festivals and Celebrations 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.

Tulip Festival Wynyard
October 9 @ 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

COVID-19 UPDATE: Tulip Festival Wynyard has been CANCELLED for 2021. “Spring Loaded” – a series of smaller events across a month beginning 25 September this year will be run instead. For a full program go to www.warwyn.tas.gov.au

Spring Festival
October 16 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join us for our Annual Event which celebrates our blessed blooming blooms in abundance. There will also be live entertainment, along with stall-holders and their unique local gifts and tasty treats and a raffle. What’s not to love? Fancy taking a beautiful rhododendron home with you? We’ll have some lovelies for sale, but there’ll be[…] Read More

Davies Construction International Mural Fest 2021
November 7 @ 12:00 am

International Mural Fest Sheffield Tasmanian aims to : create an annual event which re-kindles commitment and interest to the town of murals concept. Provide an event which brings thousands of visitors to Kentish to provide short term business opportunities and long term economic benefits. Provide emerging and established artists with an opportunity to demonstrate their[…] Read More

Henley-on-Mersey Australia Day Festival
January 26, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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[…] Read More

Festival of King Island
January 27, 2022 @ 12:00 am

Overlooking King Island’s picturesque Currie Harbour, the Festival of King Island brings together a bevvy of great folk/blues/country/rock talent. FOKI is where the artists come to have fun … and so do we all. Performers have included Deborah Conway & Willy Zygier, Brian Ritchie (Violent Femmes), Kim Churchill, Caravana Sun, King Social, Dave and Brad[…] Read More

Festival in the Park
February 27, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

Bring along your family and friends. Sit back, relax and enjoy the sunshine, entertainment, activities, demonstrations, and of course the fine food and beverages. The Festival in the Park is a major celebration of lifestyle, food, wine and entertainment of Tasmania’s Cradle Coast. It is held in Anzac Park on the banks of the beautiful[…] Read More

SteamFest 2022
March 12, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

The 2021 was a great success and it was a happy festival with loads of smiles in this new COVID safe world. 2022 will be even better! On the March long weekend every year in Tasmanian, SteamFest brings history to life over three days with one of the biggest collections of working steam machinery in[…] Read More

Taste of the North West
March 13, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Taste of the North West celebrates the range of food and beverages grown and produced in Tasmania’s fertile Cradle Coast region. Coinciding with Steamfest, this paddock to plate experience allows visitors to enjoy meals, snacks and beverages featuring meat, dairy, vegetables and fruit grown in the region’s rich red basalt soils. Featuring live entertainment including[…] Read More

Devonport Jazz 2021
July 28, 2022 @ 12:00 am

Celebrating 20 years since it all began, Devonport Jazz is ready to get back into the groove with a great festival line-up from 22-25 July. The highly anticipated program includes many of the artists slated for last year’s COVID-cancelled festival including Katie Noonan, Paul Grabowsky AO, Ingrid James, Paul Armstrong, and Bitches Brew. With warm[…] Read More

Chocolate Winterfest, Latrobe
August 14, 2022 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm

Chocolate Winterfest is Latrobe’s wickedly delicious festival celebrating all things chocolate. It is no coincidence that the Latin name for cocoa, from which chocolate is made, translates as “food of the gods”. Some cultures even valued chocolate more than gold, and who could blame them. Just the mere mention of chocolate turns heads and that’s[…] Read More