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Discover Tasmania: The Best Events Happening this Winter! 

Category: Inspiration, News, Date: 20 May 2024

Tasmania is set to enchant visitors this winter with a variety of unique and exciting events that showcase the island’s rich culture, culinary delights, and artistic excellence. From seafood feasts and festive celebrations to captivating performances and immersive experiences, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Here’s a look at some of the must-attend events happening in Tasmania this season.

Tassie Scallop Fiesta – August 4, 2024

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Celebrate Tasmania’s culinary heritage at the Tassie Scallop Fiesta on August 4. This delicious event features a feast of scallop dishes prepared by local chefs, live music, cooking demonstrations, and family-friendly activities. Children can get in for free and the festival will have a full children’s programme available. It’s a perfect day out for seafood lovers and those looking to savour the flavours of Tasmania!

Willie Smith’s Mid-Winter Festival – July 12 – 13, 2024

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Join the enchanting celebration at Willie Smith’s Mid-Winter Festival on July 12 and 13. This festival embraces the spirit of winter with bonfires, traditional wassailing, cider tastings, live music, and hearty food. The festival features a dynamic lineup of live music, ranging from folk and roots to contemporary bands. In addition to musical acts, there are performances by local storytellers, poets, and folk dancers. There will also be family-friendly activities and entertainment for children including craft workshops, face painting, and storytelling sessions.

It’s an event that warms the soul and brings the community together in a joyous celebration of the season.

Festival of Voices – June 28 – July 7, 2024

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Experience the power of song at the Festival of Voices in Tasmania this winter. This premier choral festival features performances by local and international choirs, workshops, and community sing-alongs. Inspired by the age-old tradition of gathering around a fire, this Tasmanian winter event series has become Australia’s leading singing celebration. With events held in stunning venues across Tasmania, the festival creates a harmonious celebration of vocal talent and community spirit.

The festival is designed to be inclusive and family-friendly, with activities and performances that cater to children and young audiences. Kids can participate in singing workshops, enjoy family concerts, and even take part in special youth choirs.

Dark Mofo Presents Winter – June 13 – 23, 2024

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Immerse yourself in the mysterious and mesmerizing world of Dark Mofo Presents Winter from June 13 to 23. This festival offers a blend of art, music, and performance, with provocative installations, night-time revelry, and cultural rituals that challenge and inspire. It’s a hauntingly beautiful experience that captures the essence of Tasmania’s dark and magical winter. The festival includes highlights such as the Nude Solstice Swim which will take place at Long Beach at sunrise on Friday 21 June, and the Night Shift, two nights of underground bands, late-night djs and alive dancefloors.

Tasmania’s winter season is brimming with unforgettable events that cater to all tastes and interests. From the delectable dishes and festive warmth to the harmonious celebrations and dance floor magic, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Plan your visit to Tasmania and dive into a season of magic, culture, and community that will leave you with lasting memories.

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