With borders opening, there’s much to entice travellers and locals looking to enjoy our island state with a varied mix of events over coming months (particularly for music and food lovers). Here’s a taster of what’s on offer:
Taste of Summer 28 Dec – 3 Jan 2022 (formerly Taste of Tasmania) promises to be even more Tasmanian than ever! Over 80 of the state’s finest food and drink producers and 200+ local performing artists.
Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race. Departs Sydney 1pm 26th December with the first yachts expected in Hobart as/when the weather gods decree (usually from 1.5 days onwards) . Then the waterfront party starts!
Beerfest Launceston NYE. 31 December at Royal Park. Comedy, music and entertainment…and beer!
Cygnet Folk Festival. 14-16 January. Music, dance and arts festival in the Huon Valley.
MONA FOMA. Music and art spread across two weekends and two cities. Launceston – 21-23 January | nipaluna/Hobart 28-30 January. Program announced 3 December
Festival of King Island. 28 -29 January. Music and surf, food and fun.
By the C Concert. 4 February. Party in the Royal Botannical Gardens with Icehouse and friends.
Lumberjack MTB 2 Day Stage Race. 12-13 February. Kellevie, South East Tasmania - single track MTB, time trials, night stages, free BBQ and live entertainment.
2022 Auscycling MTB National Championships. 14-20 February at Maydena Bike Park.