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The North West is known for its creative spirit. Whether you’re interested in plays, arts festivals, music, garden visits, exhibitions or heritage festivals, you’ll find something engaging that will enliven your trip.

March 2017
Ghost Rock Concert in the Vines 2017

Ghost Rock Concert in the Vines 2017

March 4

Ghost Rock Vineyard's Concert in the Vines is an outdoor music event featuring talented local support acts and a well known headline act (TBA) playing among the vines in the scenic surroundings of Ghost Rock. Offering premium and general admission tickets with food and wine available...

Bupa KidFit Series - Ulverstone

Bupa KidFit Series – Ulverstone

March 4

The Bupa KidFit Series gives children and their families across Tasmania the chance to have fun and be active together in a friendly and supportive environment. Each location offers something for everyone so bring the whole family down! KidFit Triathlon - Open to children between the...

SteamFest 2017

SteamFest 2017

March 11

Lots of raves from visitors showed our 2016 SteamFest was a steaming success! Our 2017 SteamFest is going to be better again, that is because we always aim for more next time! We want to build on what we achieved in 2016 with many more stalls offering Tasmanian foods, crafts and fresh...

Taste the Harvest - Devonport

Taste the Harvest – Devonport

March 12

Delight your taste buds with Tasmanian food and wine and enjoy the exhibits, entertainment, tours and competitions. Taste the Harvest prides itself on being a family friendly event. We offer a wide range of entertainment – for the young and the young at heart. There is a dedicated...

Forth Valley Blues Festival

Forth Valley Blues Festival

March 17

Tasmania's premier blues event the Forth Valley Blues Festival is back bigger & better than ever. on Friday 17 and Saturday 18 March. Don't miss this iconic festival with great music from 10 bands on 2 stages. Headlined by Ian Moss, Muddy Puddles, Pete Cornelious and Claire Anne...

Wynyard Agricultural Show

Wynyard Agricultural Show

March 18

The Wynyard Agricultural and Pastoral Society hold the Wynyard Agricultural Show in March each year. The Show is one of Tasmania's oldest local shows, and still retains its classic country feel. Come and see the animals, watch the horses, or marvel at the giant pumpkins entered in the...

Devonport TriKids and Tasmanian Community Triathlon

Devonport TriKids and Tasmanian Community Triathlon

March 18

Always wanted to try Triathlon? Ready for a new challenge? The Devonport TriKids and Tasmanian Community Triathlon is for EVERYONE! Individual or family, come along and give it a try! Take your time and cross the line to achieve your goal. We welcome EVERYONE! Enjoy the community...

2017 Jewellery Gem and Mineral Fair

2017 Jewellery Gem and Mineral Fair

March 25

Come and see beautiful and amazing pieces of jewellery, plus gems and minerals from Tasmania, mainland Australia and around the world. The pieces are showcased to admire as well as purchase. Lapidary supplies and equipment etc., will be available for sale. Throughout the two days of the...

2017 Jewellery Gem and Mineral Fair

2017 Jewellery Gem and Mineral Fair

March 26

Come and see beautiful and amazing pieces of jewellery, plus gems and minerals from Tasmania, mainland Australia and around the world. The pieces are showcased to admire as well as purchase. Lapidary supplies and equipment etc., will be available for sale. Throughout the two days of the...

Devonport Motor Show

Devonport Motor Show

March 26

The Show is held at Devonport's Roundhouse Park, Victoria Parade, a wonderful location, on the foreshore of the Mersey River. The event is open to presenters of all appropriate vehicles, including hot rods, vintage, classic, modern, modified, and motor bikes, we welcome all. Exhibits...

Cradle Mountain Film Fest

Cradle Mountain Film Fest

March 31

The Cradle Mountain Film Fest screens the best adventure films from Tasmania and across the globe on the fringe of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. The weekend program includes the Tasmanian exclusive outdoor party and screening of Mountainfilm on Tour, the One Year in...

April 2017
Turning of the Fagus (Cradle Mountain National Park)

Turning of the Fagus (Cradle Mountain National Park)

April 15

Every autumn, Tasmanians follow the tradition of flocking to locations where the Fagus tree can be found, to witness its spectacular range of autumn colours from rust red through to brilliant gold. Called ‘The Turning of the Fagus’, this stunning sight can only be seen in Tasmania...

International Mural Fest

International Mural Fest

April 16

Be captivated by this truly unique art competition that is held annually in Sheffield - the 'Town of Murals', in Tasmania, Australia, commencing Easter Sunday every year. Mural Fest is so successful that similar events are now happening interstate and overseas. Each year, nine artists...

Anzac Day Dawn Service - Burnie

Anzac Day Dawn Service – Burnie

April 25

A Dawn Service will be held at the Burnie Cenotaph. ANZAC was the name given to the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps soldiers who landed on the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey early on the morning of 25 April 1915 during the First World War (1914-1918). As a result, one day in the...

Anzac Day Dawn Service - Deloraine

Anzac Day Dawn Service – Deloraine

April 25

A Dawn Service will be held at the Deloraine Cenotaph. ANZAC was the name given to the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps soldiers who landed on the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey early on the morning of 25 April 1915 during the First World War (1914-1918). As a result, one day in the...

Anzac Day Dawn Service - Wynyard

Anzac Day Dawn Service – Wynyard

April 25

A Dawn Service will be held at Wynyard Cenotaph ANZAC was the name given to the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps soldiers who landed on the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey early on the morning of 25 April 1915 during the First World War (1914-1918). As a result, one day in the year...

Anzac Day Dawn Service - Devonport

Anzac Day Dawn Service – Devonport

April 25

A Dawn Service will be held at the Devonport Cenotaph. ANZAC was the name given to the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps soldiers who landed on the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey early on the morning of 25 April 1915 during the First World War (1914-1918). As a result, one day in the...

Anzac Day Dawn Service - Ulverstone

Anzac Day Dawn Service – Ulverstone

April 25

A Dawn Service will be held at Ulverstone Cenotaph. ANZAC was the name given to the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps soldiers who landed on the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey early on the morning of 25 April 1915 during the First World War (1914-1918). As a result, one day in the...

ANZAC Day Citizens Commemorative Service

ANZAC Day Citizens Commemorative Service

April 25

Every year, residents and visitors alike standing side by side around the Latrobe Cenotaph are drawn to the roadside as the National award winning Latrobe Federal Band lead the march or returned veterans and community groups to the site. The atmosphere is electric as honour is paid to...

June 2017
Lilium Bulb Sale

Lilium Bulb Sale

June 4

Our 2017 Lilium Bulb Sale will be held at the Latrobe Memorial Hall from 11 am to 1 pm on Sunday 4th June. Our Lilium Bulb Sale offers a very broad range of Lilium bulbs along with some select companion bulbs and plants. Many of these bulbs are unavailable elsewhere and are often in...

July 2017
Devonport Jazz Festival

Devonport Jazz Festival

July 27

Tasmania's only winter Jazz Festival! Enjoy four days of hot swinging Jazz to warm up your winter. Whether you prefer traditional, contemporary, swing, Latin or be-bop, you will find it all on offer at the Devonport Jazz Festival. Featuring some of Australia's hottest Jazz artists from...

August 2017
Chocolate Winterfest, Latrobe

Chocolate Winterfest, Latrobe

August 13

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...

October 2017
Devonport Food and Wine Festival

Devonport Food and Wine Festival

October 1

The Devonport Food and Wine Festival is a month-long celebration of the region’s glorious local cuisine and produce. Cooking classes, cook-offs, exotic barbecues, family picnics, wine and beer tastings, culinary-themed dinners hosted by celebrity chefs, indulgent long lunches in...

Bloomin' Tulips Festival Day

Bloomin’ Tulips Festival Day

October 14

The annual Bloomin' Tulips Festival is Waratah-Wynyard's annual celebration of everything that is colourful, beautiful and charming about not only the tulips that adorn Table Cape, but also our municipality. The major event within the three week calendar of events will be the Bloomin'...

November 2017
Tasmanian Craft Fair 2017

Tasmanian Craft Fair 2017

November 3

The Tasmanian Craft Fair is the largest working display of arts and crafts in Australia with more than 200 artists and artisans and 20,000 annual visitors. Every year since 1981, TCF visitors have been treated to fine art displays, craft stalls, gourmet food, entertainment and...

Zeehan Gem and Mineral Fair, The

Zeehan Gem and Mineral Fair, The

November 11

This Zeehan Gem and Mineral Fair has over 60 tables of Gems, Crystals, Beads, Fossils, Giftware, Carvings, Jewellery, Minerals, Gold and worldwide minerals. There will be two Specimen competitions to enter, one for Tasmanian minerals and one for worldwide minerals. It's free to enter...