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Published January 28th 2020
Looking for something to do this February in Hobart?
There is something always happening across Hobart and surrounds and the list below showcases free & ticketed events for everyone to enjoy this February.
The list includes festivals, markets, workshops, family-friendly, film, theatre, concerts, music, and more.
1. Middleton Country Fair
When: Friday, 1 February 2020: 10am-4pm Where: Middleton Community Centre, McDowall St, Middleton Cost: Free Details: This family-friendly country fair will showcase entertainment, activities, more than 70 market stalls, art & craft, pony rides, kid's activities, raffles, games, shows, vintage car displays, exhibits, live performances, roaming performers, food stalls, animal displays, amusement & carnival rides, carnival festivities, showground entertainment, and more. Click here for the website.
2. Everclear 2020 Tour When: Sunday, 2 February 2020: 7pm-10pm Where: Odeon Theatre, 167 Liverpool Street, Hobart
Cost: $66.30pp & VIP Package: $183.60pp Details: For over two decades, Everclear's sound featured influences including acts like X, The Replacements, Pixies, Bruce Springsteen, Tom Petty, Elvis Costello, and Art Alexakis. This February they will be returning to perform all the great hits. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from Everclear Facebook
3. Geeveston Wheels in the Park When: Sunday, 3 February 2020
Where: Heritage Park, Geeveston
Cost: Gold coin donation
Details: This event will showcase car and bike shows, displays of over 100s of classics, food & drink stalls, trade stalls, judging, kids' activities and more. Click here for website.
4. Royal Hobart Regatta
When: Saturday, 8-10 February 2020
Where: See website
Details: This three-day event will feature entertainment, displays, Trans Derwent Swim, powerboats, concerts, performances, activities, sideshow entertainment, firework displays, competitions, live music, sideshow alley, amusement & carnival rides, water-based activities, food stalls, Twilight Keelboat Race, and more. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from Royal Hobart Regatta Facebook
5. International Ocean Film Tour Vol. 6 – Hobart
When: Wednesday, 12 February 2020: 7pm-9pm
Where: Village Cinemas Hobart, 181 Collins Street, Hobart TAS 7000, Hobart
Cost: Adults, Concession & Students: $25pp & Children: $20pp
Details: This International Ocean Film Tour is the ultimate film event for all ocean lovers. It will showcase the best ocean adventures and environmental documentaries as well as the most inspiring short films from the seven seas and the best water sports action of the year. Click here for website.
Image Courtesy from International Ocean Film Tour Facebook
6. Bushy Park Show
When: Saturday, 15 February 2020
Where: Gordon River Rd, Bushy Park
Details: This family-friendly show is one of the oldest shows in Australia, having first established in 1865 as a garden show. Today, the Show is jam-packed with entertainment, activities, demonstrations, shows, woodchopping, equestrian and sporting events, traditional cattle & sheep showing competitions, baby animals and animal nursery, art & craft, market stalls, pop-ups, food & drink stalls, sideshow alley, carnival festivities, show bags, and more. Click here for the website.
7. Clarence Jazz Festival
When: Sunday, 16-23 February 2020
Cost: Free & ticketed
Details: This music festival will showcase all things Jazz with local and national jazz talent, performances, Jazz Lounge set, free concerts, and more. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from Clarence Jazz Festival Facebook
8. Tasmanian Made Mini Market
When: Sunday, 16 February 2020: 10am-3pm
Where: 10th Hobart Scout Hall, Marieville Esplanade, Sandy Bay
Details: These mini-markets will showcase 28 handmade artists selling handmade goodies, delicious food and hot coffee, and more. There is also a playground and a dog-friendly beach nearby. Click here for website.
Image Courtesy from Tasmanian Made Markets Facebook
9. Summer Twilight Market
When: Friday, 21 February 2020: 6pm-9pm
Where: Cascade Brewhouse, 140 Cascades Rd, South Hobart
Details: This dog-friendly event will include market stalls, pop-ups, live music, distillers, BBQ, and great beverages, and more. Click here for website.
10. Calming Today's Anxious Kids
When: Saturday, 22 February 2020: 8:45am-3:30pm
Where: Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart
Cost: See website
Details: This one-day conference event will be based on understanding and supporting anxiety for anyone who lives or works with children. There will be leading Australian experts, Maggie Dent, Dr. Kaylene Henderon, and Allison Davies, together they will explore why anxiety and associated behaviours occur, they will also reveal tangible, simple strategies to improve your child's ability to regulate themselves. Click here for the website.
11. Tasmanian Wine Festival
When: Saturday, 22 & 23 February 2020: 12pm-4pm
Where: Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, Lower Domain Road, Queens Domain
Cost: Adults & Children (10-17yrs): $28.60pp & Children under 10yrs: Free
Details: This wine festival will showcase all things wine with tasting & sampling, pop-ups, stalls, winemakers, rare insights to wine and winemaking process, best food producers and vendors, food stalls, live music from local and interstate musicians, and more. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from Tasmanian Wine Festival Facebook
12. Whizz Bang! Workshop with Rachaeldaisy
When: Saturday, 22 & 23 February 2020: From 10am
Where: Newtown Bay Rowing centre, 5 Marine Esplanade, New Town
Details: This two-day workshop will include all meals, a goody bad, workshop notes, and more. The class is limited to 20 students. Click here for the website.
13. Festa Italia Hobart
When: Sunday, 23 February 2020
Where: Australian Italian Club, Federal St, Hobart
Details: This multicultural family-friendly festival will feature all things Italian with entertainment, live music, gourmet food, specialised wines, exhibits & displays, cooking demonstrations, kids' activities, grape crushing spaghetti eating & watermelon competitions, car & motorbike displays, festivities, and more. Click here for the website.
14. Rocketman: A Tribute to Elton John featuring Greg Andrew
When: Friday, 28 February 2020: 8pm-10pm
Where: Wrest Point Entertainment Centre, 410 Sandy Bay Road, Sandy Bay
Details: This Concert tribute will feature hit after hit from Elton John's catalogue, with tracks including "I'm Still Standing", "Saturday Nights Alright for Fightin'", "Candle In The Wind", "Daniel", "Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me", "Crocodile Rock", and more. Click here for the website.
15. Tasmanian Made Craft Supplies Destash Market
When: Saturday, 29 February 2020: 10am-4pm
Where: Kingston Beach Community Hall, 20 Beach Road, Kingston
Details: These markets will showcase amazing craft supplies, including anything from wool, fabric, patterns, beads, stamps, findings, storage, and more. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from Tasmanian Made Markets Facebook
16. Koonya Garlic Festival
When: Saturday, 29 February 2020: 10:30am-4pm
Where: Koonya Hall & Grounds, Koonya
Details: This family-friendly festival will celebrate garlic and Tasman food experiences with entertainment, iconic garlic growers competition, live music, displays & exhibits, demonstrations, cooking masterclasses, award-winning wines, craft beer and cider, pop-ups, stalls, tasting & sampling, delicious garlic artisan products, garlic-inspired food, and more. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from Koonya Garlic Festival Facebook