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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3rd Saturday of the Month ( except Dec, 2nd Sat ) from 9 am to 1 pm, held at the Mole Creek Memorial Hall, Mole Creek. Stall Holders can contact Ross on 0413 681 252
The Cherry Blossom Celebration is the biggest day of the year on the calendar for Emu Valley Rhododendron Garden, located at Romaine, near Burnie. Celebrating the flowering of the Japanese Cherry Blossoms with Japanese inspired displays; bonsai, traditional tea ceremonies and Aikido martial arts. Other local food and beverage vendors will be on site for the day, along with our hard-working volunteers in the tea room providing delicious hamburgers, sandwiches, scones/slices, coffee and tea.
The Wynyard Foreshore Markets are held on the first and third Sunday of every month from 8am to 2pm along the East Wynyard foreshore. The market showcases local produce and crafts, including jams, cakes, preserves, secondhand goods, plants, bric-a-brac, and much more. Over the summer months there are also several Friday night twilight markets, and the markets are held every Sunday in the lead up to Christmas (check the Wynyard Foreshore Market facebook page for details). For more information on…
The Redwater Creek Steam and Heritage Society offer a heritage rail experience through the regular operation of a century old Krauss locomotive. The train leaves each half hour from the restored Sheffield railway station from 11am to 4pm on the first full weekend of each month and during summer, also on the third weekend. Their Railway Coffee Shop is open while the train is running, with nice coffee and hot chocolate.. Go in and try them! The Railway began as…
Niche Market returns to the North West Coast on Saturday 7th December 2019! A one-day-only, Santa-sized version of Tasmania’s favourite handmade and design market, NICHE. 60 stallholders will travel from all over Tasmania for your Christmas shopping pleasure. Stunning atmosphere and Burnie’s biggest Christmas tree! A great morning out, for a fabulous cause – Burnie’s Autism Specific Early Learning and Care Centre.
Held in Currie Harbour overlooking King Island’s picturesque harbour the Festival of King Island brings together a bevvy of great folk/blues/country/rock talent. FOKI is where the artists come to have fun … and so do we all. Lineups have included Kim Churchill, Caravana Sun, King Social, Dave and Brad from Hoodoo Gurus, The Getaway Plan, Bobby Alu, Wanderers, Boo Seeka, Benjalu, Shaun Kirk, Clare-Anne Taylor, Laura Hill, Spindrift Saga, The Saxons, Simon Astley and many many more who mix it…
Come and see beautiful and amazing pieces of jewellery, plus gem, minerals and fossils 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 fair, there will be lapidary machinery displays and children’s gem sieving and gold/gem panning. Delicious food and refreshments available on-site, all weekend. Entry fee – Adults $5 Children under 16 free. 9am…
Enjoy Easter Sunday afternoon with the kids in your life at Burnie Park at this free family event. There’s fun for children of all ages. Meet the Easter Bunny and the princesses, try the giant downhill slide or hunt for Easter eggs. Enjoy a jam tart and the madness at the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party or join the charge at Battle Castle to free the damsel in distress. Fairies are invited to wear their best costumes and wings and join…
Every year, residents and visitors alike stand side by side around the Latrobe Cenotaph and are drawn to the roadside as the National award winning Latrobe Federal Band lead the march of returned veterans and community groups to the site. The atmosphere is electric as honour is paid to those that have contributed to their country in a variety of ways. Come and join this important commemoration on Australia’s calendar.
‘paper on skin’ connects Burnie’s papermaking heritage to a community of international artists who embrace the challenge of designing a wearable garment made from at least 80% paper. Art lovers from around the country travel to experience this showcase of spectacular wearables at our Gala Event and Award Evening. The impact and appeal of this unique medium are reflected in the visceral audience response. paper on skin firmly establishes Burnie as a centre of cultural excellence. Excitement builds as the…