Throughout the year we have many exciting and lively events that take place across the Cradle Coast. With events ranging from arts & entertainment, food festivals, live music, exhibitions and heritage festivals, adding a visit to one of our many events across the Cradle Coast will definitely enhance your trip.
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Over three days walk the landscape, meet the people. Feel your perceptions being challenged. And, find something of yourself, within a cultural frontier that exists on the edge, in wild western Tasmania. The Unconformity is a biennial three-day festival of contemporary arts and cultural activities held in the industrial mining community of Queenstown — one of Tasmania’s most provocative locations. Inspired by a rare geological feature and the non-conforming nature of its nearby community, The Unconformity is one of Australia’s…
Devonport Food and Wine Festival is a month-long celebration of north west Tasmania’s rich food and beverage philosophy with multiple events held during the month of October each year. The Festival encompasses a variety of delights from cooking classes, through to wine tastings and everything in between.
Whether you are looking for cutting edge video installations or a show by the hottest world music troupe, there is something for all arts and culture connoisseurs. Cirque du Soleil, Celia Cruz and The Philharmonic Orchestra have all performed. Both local devotees and international jet set cram the city’s galleries and theatres. Take a vibrant trip through the global arts village or enjoy some iconic drinking locations at the Hyde Park Barracks and the bar at the Opera House.
An immersive experience of life during the Great War 1914-1918. Smell scents from the battlefront, hear the wartime songs and see everyday objects of a soldier’s life. See website for details.
Join us at the Spirit Bar Tasmania for a celebration of the world’s favourite drink. This event features 12 of Tasmania’s finest gins. You can try an expression board of mixed gins for just $20. Enjoy great locally produced food platters to accompany and complement your gins for just $25.
This cabaret work satirically catalogues operatic death scenes in an A-Z romp through operatic occupational health hazards. It shows a great love of opera, but also embraces a loving irreverence for opera’s occasionally over-inflated ego.
Burnie Parkrun is an easy, flat and fast out-and-back five km course along the picturesque coastal pathway from the Burnie Surf Club to Cooee Point and return. The course is safe and enjoyable and the focus is on inclusion.
The Burnie Farmers’ Market was the first farmers market established in Tasmania. It has now expanded to include country arts and crafts. The Burnie Farmers’ Market is still the best place to buy fresh, cheap local produce, and meet the farmers who grow it. Take a table at the outdoor cappuccino bar and soak up the atmosphere. Avoid the hustle and bustle of the supermarkets and visit the market for the freshest and the best of local veggies and seasonal…
This community run market includes food and beverage stalls, hand made baked goods and other unusual crafts. It’s the best place to buy fresh, local produce, and chat with the maker who made or grew it for you.