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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**The Cradle Mountain Film Festival has been cancelled for April 3-5 2020, and will return happy and healthy in 2021.** The weekend program includes the Tasmanian exclusive screening of Mountainfilm on Tour, the One Year in Tasmania Adventure Film competition showcasing the many moods and adventures to be had on our little island in one year, kids’ film events, filmmaker’s workshops and Q & A sessions, the Mountain Huts Film Trail: a self-guided walking program of screenings in the mountain…
This is a five-day event that showcases what King Island has to offer from paddock to plate. Including, farm tours, kitchen sessions and a four-hour long lunch. An extremely popular event for food lovers of beef, game meats, cheese, seafood and local fruit and vegetables. Everything is gathered and you get to meet with the growers and then help along with the chefs, before enjoying a long, lazy lunch. Many activities are included in a rare opportunity to see ‘behind…
This year’s Devonport Jazz has been cancelled, due to the COVID 19 restrictions. Stay tuned for the exciting line up for Devonport Jazz 2021, which will be held 22-25 July 2021. A Festival Pass will be available, offering huge discounts and special offers, so why not make a weekend of it. There is more than meets the eye in Devonport, and Devonport Jazz is a great excuse to visit.
Chocolate Winterfest is Latrobe’s wickedly delicious festival celebrating all things chocolate. It is no coincidence that the Latin name for cocoa, from which chocolate is made, translates as “food of the gods”. Some cultures even valued chocolate more than gold, and who could blame them. Just the mere mention of chocolate turns heads and that’s what Chocolate Winterfest, Latrobe will do to you. Chocolate Winterfest, Latrobe will indulge, inform, astound, amuse but above all celebrate chocolate as you escape from…
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.
The Wilmot Market is held from 9 am-2 pm on the first Saturday of every market season (7th Dec/7th Mar/ 6th Jun / 5th Sep) at the Wilmot Town Hall, Main Road, Wilmot. You will sample great tastes of the north-west! Enjoy wines from local vineyards, olive oils, honey, sorbet, fresh fruits, berries, veggies, jams, breads, sauces, conserves, pastries, cakes and biscuits. Browse at the Bric a Brac, hand-made crafts, jewellery, pre-loved clothes, soaps, lotions, gadgets and gifts.
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 11 am to 4 pm on the first full weekend of each month. The Railway Coffee Shop is open while the train is running, with a nice coffee and hot chocolate.. Go in and try them! The Railway began as a community building enterprise in 1993 and…
The Wynyard Foreshore Markets are held on the first and third Sunday of every month from 8 am to 2 pm 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…
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
ArtRage is a Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery (QVMAG) touring exhibition showcasing work by Tasmanian students studying pre-tertiary visual arts. The exhibition is an impressive and inspiring snapshot of budding artistry. In this instalment of ArtRage, artists have used many mediums and processes from analogue photography and traditional printmaking techniques to sculpture, video animation and 3D printing technology. The result is an array of beautiful, challenging and mature work that reflects the last important years of secondary education.