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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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November 2020

Sheffield Tasmania Medieval Festival 2020
November 14 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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One event on November 15, 2020 at 9:00 am

The Sheffield Tasmania Medieval festival showcases some of the best jousting and sword combat you will see in a family-friendly environment at budget prices. See armoured knights engaging in full contact sword combat, archery display and working trebuchet. Other activities include birds of prey-raptors, belly dancers, face painting, pony rides, jumping castle and children’s games, snake displays, best-dressed Male-Female: Boys and Girls competitions both days. Facilities on site include a small bar, merchant’s and interactive lane, assorted hot and cold…

Circular Head Agricultural Show
November 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Circular Head Show, held in Stanley provides the community with the district’s major agricultural event. The show provides entertainment, fundraising for local service groups, exhibitors and competitors with the opportunity to showcase their wares at a traditional country show. The Circular Head Agricultural Society would like to thank the judges, sponsors, exhibitors and volunteers who help to create this event each year. Please note that the Circular Head Show is a smoke-free event, providing a great day of entertainment…

December 2020

NW Niche Christmas Market in Burnie
December 5 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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.

January 2021

Burnie Lilium Show

The 2021 Burnie Lilium Show will be held at the Burnie Arts and Function Centre. Doors are open from 1 to 4 pm on Saturday 2nd January and from 10 am to 4 pm on Sunday 3rd January. This is the earlier of our two annual shows and features Asiatic and Trumpet/Aurelian Lilium Hybrids along with a range of early Species Liliums. Always a blaze of colour and interest! This is our 31st annual show at this excellent venue and…

Latrobe Lilium Show

The 2021 Latrobe Lilium Show will be held at the Latrobe Memorial Hall. Doors are open from 1 to 4 pm on Saturday 23rd January and from 10 am to 4 pm on Sunday 24th January. Latrobe Lilium Show is the later of our two annual shows and features larger Oriental Lilium Hybrids, along with other later Hybrid and Species Liliums. An amazing feast of colour and perfume! Our 7th annual show at this excellent venue and promises to be…

Henley-on-Mersey Australia Day Festival
January 26, 2021 @ 12:00 am
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Celebrate Australia’s proud heritage and pioneering spirit as well as our unique quirkiness at Henley-on-Mersey. Try your hand at archery, whip cracking, sheaf tossing, egg throwing and the hurdy-gurdy. A major feature of our program is the annual ferret races; this involves the ferrets being placed in one end of a long pipe that traverses up and down and around hay bales, with the first ferret to fully emerge from the pipe at the other end being the winner. There…

Festival of King Island
January 29, 2021 @ 12:00 am
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One event on January 30, 2021 at 12:00 am

Overlooking King Island’s picturesque Currie 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. Performers have included Deborah Conway & Willy Zygier, Brian Ritchie (Violent Femmes), Kim Churchill, Caravana Sun, King Social, Dave and Brad (Hoodoo Gurus), The Getaway Plan, Bobby Alu, Wanderers, Boo Seeka, Benjalu, Shaun Kirk, Clare-Anne Taylor, Laura Hill, The Spindrift Saga, The Saxons, Simon Astley and…

February 2021

Festival in the Park
February 28, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Bring along your family and friends. Sit back, relax and enjoy the sunshine, entertainment, activities, demonstrations, and of course the fine food and beverages. The Festival in the Park is a major celebration of lifestyle, food, wine and entertainment of Tasmania’s Cradle Coast. It is held in Anzac Park on the banks of the beautiful Leven River, in Ulverstone, and is run by the Rotary Clubs of Ulverstone and Ulverstone West, and the Rotaract Club of Central Coast. All proceeds…

March 2021

SteamFest 2021
March 6, 2021 @ 12:00 am
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One event on March 8, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on March 8, 2021 at 12:00 am

The 2020 was a great success and it was a happy festival with loads of smiles. 2021 will be even better! On the March long weekend every year, SteamFest brings history to life over three days with one of the biggest collections of working steam machinery in Australia, Steam train rides, exhibitions of pioneering skills showing how things were done in yesteryear, ploughing displays and a full wood chopping competition on Monday. Plenty of kid’s entertainment plus lots and lots…

Taste of the North West
March 7, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Taste of the North West celebrates the range of food and beverages grown and produced in Tasmania’s fertile Cradle Coast region. Coinciding with Steamfest, this paddock to plate experience allows visitors to enjoy meals, snacks and beverages featuring meat, dairy, vegetables and fruit grown in the region’s rich red basalt soils. Featuring live entertainment including music and circus performers and menus to suit kids, oldies and most dietary preferences. Entry is free.

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