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Published November 6th 2019
Free & ticketed December events across Hobart & surrounds
The list below features events across Hobart and surrounds with events including Christmas, festivals, music, sport, and more.
1. Bob Dylan Revisited with John Waters When: Friday, 6 December 2019: From 8pm
Where: Wrest Point Entertainment Centre, 410 Sandy Bay Rd, Sandy Bay Cost: $67.23pp Details: This concert will showcase songs from Bob Dylan Songbook, featuring 'Blowin' In The Wind', 'Like A Rolling Stone', 'Hurricane', 'Knocking On Heaven's Door', and more. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from Abstract Entertainment Facebook
4. Original Tasmanian Jazz: Harry Edwards Quartet
When: Friday, 13 December 2019: 7:15pm-10pm
Where: Salamanca Arts Centre, 77 Salamanca Place, Battery Point
Details: This concert will feature Harry Edwards Quartet in an intimate seated concert. The concert will also feature two sets of the band's original music, including all the tracks from the new album, and selected additional compositions. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from Harry Edwards Trio / Quartet Facebook
5. Geeveston Christmas Parade
When: Friday, 13 December 2019: 6pm-9pm
Where: Heritage Park, Brady St, Geeveston
Cost: Gold coin donation.
Details: There will be plenty of family-friendly entertainment, kid's activities, Carols by Candlelight, and BBQ. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from Geeveston Christmas Parade Facebook
6. New Norfolk Carols by Candlelight
When: Friday, 13 December 2019: 5pm-7pm
Where: Tynwald Park, New Norfolk
Details: This family-friendly Christmas event will feature entertainment, kid's activities, face painting, jumping castle, carols concert, and more. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from Lions Club of New Norfolk Facebook
7. A Celtic Christmas
When: Friday, 20 December 2019: From 7:30pm
Where: Theatre Royal, 29 Campbell St, Hobart
Cost: Tickets range from $35pp-$200pp and family tickets.
Details: This Christmas multicultural event will be showcasing for the very first time in Tasmania. After sell-out shows in NSW last year, followed by a record-breaking tour, A Celtic Christmas will showcase the very best World Champions of Irish dance, with tunes, taps, and tradition, as well as the telling of a story of two star crossed lovers. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from Theatre Royal (Hobart) Facebook
8. Santa's Funland
When: Saturday, 21 & 22 December 2019
Where: Derwent Entertainment Centre, Brooker Hwy, Glenorchy
Details: This Christmas event will feature Christmas festivities with entertainment, unlimited carnival & amusement rides, magical winter forest with falling snow, face painting, workshops, interactive stage performances, parades, and more. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from Santa's Funland Hobart Facebook
9. Taste of Tasmania Festival
When: Saturday, 28 December 2019- 3 January 2019
Where: Princes Wharf No.1, Parliament House Lawns & Salamanca Lawns, Hobart
Cost: See website.
Details: This foodie festival will showcase pop-ups, stalls, tasting & sampling, Tasmanian produce and producers, entertainment, live music, firework displays, New Year's Eve Party festivities, and more. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from The Taste of Tasmania Facebook
10. Sydney Hobart Photography Adventure Tour
When: Saturday, 28-30 December 2019
Where: See website.
Cost: See website.
Details: Join professional photographer and published author, Andrew Wilson, on an amazing Photography Adventure Tour. Board the 20-metre expedition vessel Odalisque to photograph the yachts competing in Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. The tour will include a cruise from the port of Hobart across Storm Bay to Tasman Island for sunset shots, anchoring overnight in Port Arthur or Fortesque Bay with gourmet Tasmanian food & drinks. Click here for the website.