What’s On in Hobart

Calendar of events in Hobart, Tasmania

Find the latest information on events and activities in our What’s On in Hobart guide.

Whether you are traveling for leisure or business – perhaps attending a conference in Tasmania, there are some quality activities all within close proximity to our Hobart hotel.

Visit our Nearby Activities page for more of our favourite tours and attractions.

The events below are not exhaustive but offer taste of what’s happening soon in Hobart.


Tasmanian Theatre Company

Various locations

Get ready for a fantastic season of theatre from the Tasmanian Theatre Company. Some exciting and enchanting performances are coming our way. Click through to their website for more information.

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Hobart Theatre Royal

Theatre Royal

This December:

Christmas Spectacular – Come and celebrate 10 years of Pulse Dance School with our end of year “Christmas Spectacular Concert”.

Em Rusciano – The all-singing, all-dancing, all-emoting, leopard-print clad warrior Em Rusciano did it. Em wrote a book! But the lawyers made her take a bunch of stuff out.

Alice in Wonderland – Come with Alice on a magical journey as she tumbles into the curious world of Wonderland. Groove with the cool Cheshire Cat, blow bubbles with a confusing Caterpillar, then drink tea with the Mad Hatter and his madcap friends.

This January:

Wicked – The excitement of Broadway is coming to the Theatre Royal with Hobart’s community theatre premiere of the magical, musical blockbuster WICKED!

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Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra

Federation Concert Hall

Explore the enigmatic concerts and experience something new with the TSO. Established in 1948 and declared a Tasmanian Icon in 1998, the TSO gives more than 70 concerts annually including seasons in Hobart and Launceston, and appearances in Tasmanian regional centres.

Find out more and purchase tickets by clicking through to their website.

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MONA origin of art

MONA Exhibition – On the Origin of Art


As Mr Walsh puts it himself: ‘I’ve wanted to know what art is for some time. I’ve made some progress…’

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Launceston to Hobart Yacht Race 2016

Various Locations

One of Australia’s newest and fastest growing ocean races, the Launceston to Hobart Yacht Race sees yachts journey 280 nautical miles Launceston down to Hobart via the east coast of Tasmania.

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Mona Foma Festival 2017

MONA and Various Locations

Mofo is Mona’s Festival of Music and Art, curated by Brian Ritchie. 2017 marks its ninth year, and it runs from 18–22 January (20–22 at Mona itself). High fives all round. Check out the lineup.

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