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HOT LIST – 2024 Autumn Events in Hobart and Southern Tasmania

Southern Tasmania has you covered for Autumn Events. Check out our HOT LIST of popular events to indulge in.

Discover the best of Autumn in Southern Tasmania with our Hot List of events. Experience the region’s rich culture, stunning landscapes, and diverse festivities. Southern Tasmania is the place to be this season, from music festivals to food and wine extravaganzas. Explore our lineup of events and make this Autumn unforgettable.

Tasmanian Autumn Festival

1 – 30 April 2024

Welcome to the Tasmanian Autumn Festival, a celebration of the season’s beauty and bounty in the Derwent Valley and Central Highlands. Join us in April for a month of events, activities, and experiences that showcase the region’s rich history, culture, and natural wonders.

Whether you’re looking for adventure, relaxation, or inspiration, the Tasmanian Autumn Festival has something for everyone. You can also join guided tours, workshops, exhibitions, and self drive routes that will enrich your knowledge and appreciation of the region.

→ Read More | Derwent Valley and Central Highlands | All Events

Lands of Light: Lloyd Rees and Tasmania

1 April – 27 October 2024

This exhibition celebrates the work of Lloyd Rees (1895-1988), particularly his works painted in Tasmania between 1967 and 1988. Rees was one of the pre-eminent Australian landscape artists of the twentieth century and a highly accomplished painter, draughtsman and printmaker.

→ Read More | nipaluna / Hobart | All Events

Crave Harvest Festival

6 – 7 April 2024

The inaugural Crave Harvest Festival is a celebration of the bountiful harvest of the Coal River Valley in southern Tasmania, to be held over two beautiful autumnal days in April 2024.

As a nominated wine region, there is, of course, a focus on the award-winning wineries but also distillers, food producers, growers, and makers who will surprise and delight everyone with their bespoke offerings.

→ Read More | Coal River Valley | All Events

Hobart Airport Marathon Festival 2024

7 April 2024

Race around historic Hobart; The Hobart Airport Marathon Festival is set along the spectacular Constitution Dock, Derwent River and Salamanca Wharves. Runners and fans will be beguiled by the charming, contrasting blend of heritage, scenery and culture among world-class attractions throughout the two-lap course. With picturesque waterways, pristine bushland, rugged mountains, captivating history and a world-class gourmet and cultural scene, runners will be enamoured by all this great city offers.

→ Read More | nipaluna / Greater Hobart | All Events

Geeveston Art Show 2024

13 – 27 April 2024

The Geeveston Art Show is now in its 9th year of showcasing the very best that the Artisans of the Huon Valley have to offer. Hosted in the Upstairs Gallery of the iconic Geeveston Town Hall and Visitor Centre, the show covers a wide variety of styles and mediums, including Works on Canvas or Board, Works on Paper, 3D designs, and Ceramics and Textiles which opens up to glass, textiles, jewellery, ceramics, 3D work of all types as well as the usual pencil, brush and ink.

→ Read More | Huon Valley | All Events

Beethoven’s ‘Eroica’ | Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra

27 April 2024

Beethoven’s ‘Eroica’ Symphony is one of those works that never loses its ability to shock, stir and astound. It is a classic in every respect and remains as thrilling today as it was centuries ago. Legendary conductor Leonard Bernstein described its first half as ‘perhaps the two greatest movements in all orchestral music’.

→ Read More | nipaluna / Greater Hobart | All Events

Olivia Chindamo | Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra

2 May 2024

Jazz meets orchestra when silky-toned Oliva Chindamo performs the vocal honours in a piece penned by her father, Joe Chindamo. Fantaskatto is a masterclass of scat singing, bringing improvised vocal instrumentalising to the orchestra for a unique and scintillating performance.

→ Read More | nipaluna / Greater Hobart | All Events


11 May 2024

This event is centred around the theme the Ripple Effect. What’s that, you ask? It’s just like dropping a pebble into a pond and watching the ripples spread far and wide.

So, if you’re excited about the power of ideas, if you’re intrigued by the potential of small actions creating big waves, then TEDxHobart is the place to be. Join us in exploring the incredible stories of how tiny ripples created right here in Tasmania are shaping our world in astonishing ways.

→ Read More | nipaluna / Greater Hobart | All Events

Living With Devils In Concert | Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra

18 May 2024

Following on from the ratings success of the 2021 documentary Quoll Farm, Living with Devils is set to capture the hearts and minds of audiences all over again.

Join us for a special screening of this new documentary with the soundtrack performed live by the TSO. Composed by Maria Grenfell, long-time collaborator of the orchestra, Living With Devils follows acclaimed filmmaker Simon Plowright as he spends a year in northwest Tasmania living with the iconic but endangered Tasmanian Devil.

→ Read More | nipaluna / Greater Hobart | All Events

Knife Making Courses & Blacksmith Workshops

25 May 2024

Learn the fundamentals of Damascus steel knife-making or blacksmithing at an intensive weekend course with artist blacksmith, Pete Mattila.

→ Read More | nipaluna / Greater Hobart | All Events

For more great events in southern Tasmania, be sure to visit our Events page.

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