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 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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Hobart Theatre Royal

Theatre Royal

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

Today the Theatre Royal is not just a piece of Tasmania’s history but a living centre for the performing arts.  It presents an annual program of live theatre, contemporary music, dance and entertainment. Check out there latest program.

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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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Festa Italia Hobart

Federal Street, Hobart

Get a true taste of Italian culture at the annual Italian Street Festival.

From 11:00 am – 5:00 pm Federal Street will come alive with all things Italian – including live music, gourmet food and specialised wines, displays from the various regions, car & motorbike displays, children’s activities, cooking demonstrations, grape crushing, watermelon and spaghetti eating competitions…

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Spiegeltent Hobart 2017

Princes Wharf Shed No 1

Spiegeltent Hobart is set to return to Hobart’s PW1 Forecourt in 2017 with a jam-packed program of Music, Comedy, Caberet & Cirus, headlined by the internationally acclaimed act, Velvet.

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Ten Days on the Island

Various Locations

The biennial festival celebrates Tasmania’s island culture and offers a platform on which to profile and promote Tasmania’s innovative, creative and resourceful character and unique cultural identity.

Ten Days on the Island brings international recognition for Tasmania and demonstrates how the arts can positively influence a community’s perception of itself and the image it projects to the world

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North Melbourne Football Club 2017 Season

Blundstone Arena

North Melbourne Football Club fixtures for 2017 in Hobart include:

NMFC vs GWS Giants – April 8th 2017

NMFC vs Adelaide Crows – May 6th 2017

NMFC vs Melbourne – July 29th 2017

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Anzac Day 2017

Macquarie Street, Hobart

Anzac Day 2017 will be observed with many different events close to The Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel.

Dawn Services at the Hobart Cenotaph from 6:00 am until 6:30 am

Anzac Day Main Parade on Macquarie Street from 11:00 am until 11:40 am

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Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow

Theatre Royal Hobart

Join a line-up of the finest local and international comedy talents for an evening of entertainment like no other, hand-picked to bring the biggest and best belly laughs

Experience Australia’s largest comedy festival with 5 comedic acts performing in the one show – it’s silly, it’s satirical, it’s side-splitting.

It’s Australia’s ultimate comedy road trip!

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Dark MOFO 2017

Various Locations

Celebrate the dark through large-scale public art, food, music, light and noise.  MONA’s winter music and art festival. Something different to warm those winter chills at various locations around the city and at MONA which is only a short journey from The Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel.

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Festival of Voices 2017

Various Locations

The Festival of Voices lights your fire in winter, an annual ten-day festival in the heart of Hobart Tasmania driven by passion and participation.

Singers to die for, world class workshops, large-scale ‘big sing’ community events, intimate one-off, never-to-be-seen-again performances and then there’s Voicebox – dangerous cabaret at its absolute finest.

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Launceston to Hobart Yacht Race 2017

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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