Explore the Events Hobart has to offer

Whether you’re visiting for a special occasion, business, or leisure, Motel 429 is the ideal base
for all your event planning needs. Our dedicated “Plan Events” page provides insights and
details into the hottest local events happening around Hobart and Sandy Bay

Festival of Voices 2024

Salamanca Arts Centre 77 Salamanca Place, Battery Point, Tasmania, Australia

Festival of Voices celebrates the transformative power of singing that brings people together. Inspired by the age-old tradition of gathering around a fire, this Tasmanian winter event series has become Australia’s leading singing celebration.

Jimmy Barnes

Wrest Point Casino 410 Sandy Bay Road, Sandy Bay, Tasmania, Australia

Join Jimmy Barnes on The Hell of a Time Tour, celebrating the 30th anniversary of his Flesh and Wood album. Enjoy an intimate evening as Jimmy shares stories and performs songs from Flesh and Wood and his extensive catalogue. Don’t miss this unique chance to experience the legendary rocker up close and personal.

Willie Smith’s Mid-Winter Festival 2024

Willie Smiths 2064 Hyon Highway, Grove, Tasmania, Australia

A time of contemplation, as an emblazoned Big Willie burns. Mud, embers, art and laughter, stomping boots and warming cider.

Lightwave Festival

Lightwave Festival 1625 Main Road, Nubeena, Tasmania, Australia

LIGHTWAVE is a family-friendly event that celebrates warmth and community in the heart of a winter's night. There will be light-based art installations across multiple venues and live music. Our main participatory event is THE LIGHT PARADE; be, wear or carry light.

A ticketed bus service will be provided to make it easy to get to and from the festival.

Check the LIGHTWAVE website and follow Turrakana - Tasman Arts Facebook for more information.

Tasmanian Whisky Week 2024

The week that brings together people from around the world with stories to share, and passion for whisky and spirits.

Beaker Street Festival 2024

Beaker Street Festival 91/93 Macquarie Street, West Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Experience the beauty of science through art, as artists reinterpret scientific concepts and phenomena into visually stunning exhibits and performances.

Australian Wooden Boat Festival 2025

Australian Wooden Boat Festival GPO Box 713, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

The Australian Wooden Boat Festival is a highly regarded maritime event held in Hobart, Tasmania. It is a biennial festival that celebrates the rich heritage, craftsmanship, and culture associated with wooden boats.

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