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Paint The Town Red 2024

Embrace the dark and revel in the party that is Paint the Town Red and Dark Mofo Presents Winter 2024

Take Photos, Share them on Instagram, tag them with #PTTR24 to enter the Photo Comp

Monday 10th – Sunday 30th June 2024

Paint the Town Red 2024

As the winter months set in, nipaluna / Hobart and southern Tasmania celebrate with Dark Mofo Presents Winter 2024 and Paint the Town Red

Businesses, shops, and public spaces around southern Tasmania are getting involved by lighting up red! You’ll see red everywhere, vibrant red lighting, red drinks, red decorations and more. 

2024 Photography Competition



Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery 📷 Jules Witek
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery 📷 Jules Witek
Winter Feast 📷 Jemima Scally
Winter Feast 📷 Jemima Scally
Hadley's Hotel 📷 Hadley's Hotel
Hadley's Hotel 📷 Hadley's Hotel

How to enter the Photography Competition:

Between the 10th and 30th of June 2024, take photos of participating Paint The Town Red Businesses (see the growing list below), public spaces lit red, and/or Dark Mofo Presents Winter 2024 events. Share your photos on your public Instagram account (private accounts can’t be seen) using the hashtag #pttr24, and just for good measure, tag @hobartandbeyond. Boom, you’ve entered! *Terms and conditions apply.

Photography Competition Prizes:

Major Prize

Prize Sponsors: 

Prize Details:
Two nights in a deluxe spa apartment at The Old Woolstore, including off-street parking, breakfast for two at Stockmans Restaurant, plus Afternoon Tea for two at Hadley’s Orient Hotel Hobart.

Participating Businesses and Public Spaces

The Paint the Town Red 2024 list of participating businesses and public spaces. This list is updated regularly. 


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Business Address Website Description
7K Distillery 55 Hamilton Rd, New Norfolk, Tasmania, 7140 http://7kdistillery.com.au We will light up the distillery using red lights for this activation.
Amaze Richmond 13 Bridge st, Richmond, Tasmania, 7025 http://www.amazerichmond.com Red decorations and light globes
Amaze Richmond 13 Bridge st, Richmond, Tasmania, 7025 http://www.amazerichmond.com Dark Maze. Ticketed event on Friday 14th June. Bbq, mulled wine, outdoor heaters, music, night time maze entry with a red theme. Get out and enjoy getting lost in the mazes after dark.
Aquila Eco Retreat 7 Aqua Place, SEVEN MILE BEACH TAS 7170, Seven Mile Beach, Tasmania, 7000 http://www.aquilaecoretreat.com.au Red lights and red scarves around some of the retreat sculptures. LED bedside lights set to red in the bedrooms when guests check-in. Red pathway lights to the guest communal area, ‘Flame Space’.
Artery Artery, 137-141 Collins Street, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000 http://www.arterydirect.com.au Using the Tarot Major Arcana Cards, especially the” Wheel of Fortune” Card as a nod to how our fortunes and indeed our futures have changed post Covid.
Bailey Nelson Hobart 35 Murray Street, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000 https://baileynelson.com.au/pages/optometrist-hobart Our store will be transformed into a red, mysterious space! working with our marketing team to see how much we can do
Bangor Vineyard Shed 20 BLACKMAN BAY RD, DUNALLEY, TAS, 7177 http://bangorshed.com.au Experience the allure of Pinot Noir with Bangor Vineyard Shed’s special Bangor Reds Pinot Noir tasting experience. Delight in a curated selection from Bangor’s current and reserved vintages, including a special back vintage. Available daily, 11am-4pm. Celebrate Dark Mofo and the winter season with us as we showcase Tasmania’s most celebrated grape. Don’t miss out on our renowned mulled red wine, a perfect complement to the crisp winter air, our fireplace, and the red lights in the cellar door. Join us for a truly unique tasting experience.
Bark Mill Tavern & Bakery 96 Tasman Highway, Swansea, Tasmania, 7190 http://barkmilltavern.com.au/ The Bark Mill will light up red in the outdoor area. Special red cocktails will be showcased in our bar and there will be some red sweet treats available in our bakery, or why not create your own red cocktails at home by purchasing some goodies from our bottle shop
Billys Burgers and Bar Elizabeth Street Pier, Elizabeth Street Pier Building, Hobart, TAS, 7000 https://www.billysburgers.com.au/ Red lighting
Boomer Creek Vineyard & Cellar Door 10922 Tasman Highway, Little Swanport, Tasmania, 7190 http://www.boomercreekvineyard.com.au We will be lighting up our Cellar Door with red lighting and subtle little pops of red here and there to complement our Giant Red double glazed window that already helps to give our building a lovely red hue.
Boutique Brows Body & Skin 157-161 Liverpool Street, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000 http://www.boutiquebrows.com.au We will immerse our three heritage shopfronts in the warm glow of Red to bring in Winter Solstice. Using lights and texture our normally vibrant thriving green window filled with plants will take on a new dramatic life and bring some drama and theatre for Paint The Town Red.
Bream Creek Vineyard 321 Marion Bay Road, Bream Creek, Tasmania, 7175 http://www.breamcreekvineyard.com.au Bream Creek is embracing the red theme at our new cellar door!
Callington Mill Distillery 6 Mill Lane, Oatlands TAS, Australia, Oatlands, TAS, 7120 https://callingtonmilldistillery.com/ The Callington Mill will be turning the whole site outside into red.
Cascade Brewery Co 140 Cascade Road, South Hobart, TAS, 7004 http://cascadebreweryco.com.au Cascade Brewery will become an intimating spectacle as the historic façade is lit up red. The Cascade Brewery Bar will be lively with local music, drinks specials and a rich food menu. More event details available on our website and socials.
Cinnamon and Cherry 3418 Huon Highway, Franklin, Tasmania, 7113 Red lanterns, red bulbs
City of Hobart 16 Elizabeth Street, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000 The locations that make up our Festive Lighting Program will be lit red from 11 to 27 June 2024. These locations are Cardinals (Mawson Place), Rose Garden Bridge, Doone Kennedy Hobart Aquatic Centre, Franklin Square, Elizabeth Mall, Kennedy Lane.
City of Hobart Hobart Town Hall, 50 Macquarie Street, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000 The outside of the Hobart Town Hall will be lit red.
City of Hobart Tasmanian Travel and Information Centre, 20 Davey Street, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000 The windows on the Elizabeth Street side of the Tasmanian Travel and Information Centre building will be lit red.
City of Hobart Wellington Court, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000 Wellington Court (outside courtyard area) will have hanging red balls and red lights.
Clarence City Council 20 Kangaroo Bay Drive, Rosny Park, Tasmania, 7018 https://www.ccc.tas.gov.au The Kangaroo statue at Kangaroo Bay has turned red for the month of June.
Clarence City Council Richmond Bridge, Bridge Street, Richmond, Tasmania, 7025 https://www.ccc.tas.gov.au The historic Richmond Bridge is celebrating Dark Mofo and turning Red for the Month of June.
Clarence City Council Chambers 38 Bligh Street, Rosny Park, Tasmania, 7025 https://www.ccc.tas.gov.au The Clarence City Council Chambers has turned red for Paint the Town Red 2024.
Coal River Farm Coal River Farm, 634 Richmond Rd, Cambridge, Tasmania, 7170 http://www.coalriverfarm.com.au The lights of coal river farm cheese and chocolate factory will paint the coal river valley red
Cradle Mountain Wilderness Village 3816 Cradle Mountain Road, Cradle Mountain, Tasmania, 7306 https://www.cradlevillage.com.au/experience-pages/dark-mountain-at-cradle As per the website URL we are running a Dark Mountain promotion during the quite periods of Dark Mofo.
Crowne Plaza Hobart 110 Liverpool Street, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000 https://www.crowneplaza.com/hobart Start the evening with our exclusive cocktails and culinary creations. Indulge in the Dark Float, a captivating blend of black vodka, mixed berry syrup, and a burst of orange juice. Step into the darkness with our Black Rose, featuring a mix of black vodka, lychee SOHO, lychee & rose syrup, and lemon juice. Or enjoy the Black Cherry, a combination of charcoal vodka, St Germain, Chambord, lemon and blueberries. Pair these enchanting cocktails with our signature burgers, featuring sriracha and charcoal buns.
CUCKoO 17 Mary Street, Cygnet, TAS, 7112 http://www.cuckootasmania.com.au Crafty red windows
CWA Country Womans Association, 165 Elizabeth St, Hobart TAS 7000, Australia, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000 RED RED RED
Cygnet Old Bank 20 Mary Street, Cygnet TAS 7112, Australia, Cygnet, TAS, 7112 http://www.cygnetoldbank.com.au We have decorated the Front Parlour windows, these face Mary Street, with red LEDs, red lanterns and our Paint The Town Red mascot, Scarlet (a vintage dressmaker’s dummy) stands in the window surveying the street. We have created a PAINT THE TOWN RED DRINKS list which includes a variety of hot and cold drinks for every taste including: “Ruby” a raspberry white hot chocolate. “Redroo” a rooiboss loose leaf tea, Elsewhere Rose and Altaness Pet Nat, by the glass, two delcious, local Huon Valley gems. Also on the menu is a hot spiced cider.
Dean Winter MP Shop 86, Channel Court Shopping Centre, Kingston, Tasmania, 7050 https://taslabor.org.au/people/dean-winter/ Glad to be lighting up my office red yet again this year!
Destination Southern Tasmania Level 2, 13-17 Castray Esplanade, Hobart, TAS, 7000 http://southerntasmania.com.au Destination Southern Tasmania will light up Red!
Discovery Parks Hobart 673 East Derwent Highway, RISDON, TAS, 7017 The big entrance building of the property will be lit up in red with some unique painting.
East Coast Heritage Museum 22 Franklin Street, Swansea, Tasmania, 7190 http://www.eastcoastheritage.org.au/ The East Coast Heritage Museum will decorate the museum – lit by a red glowing light look closely at the windows to see some faces from the past.
Every Man and His Dog Vineyard/Federation Chocolate 1314 Richmond Road, Richmond, Tasmania, 7025 http://www.everymanandhisdogvineyard.com Red Red Wine Experience Indulge in an extraordinary journey with our 2023 Pinot Noir and 2021 Cabernet Sauvignon, perfectly paired with handcrafted chocolates. Exclusive Wine Tasting: Savour the nuanced flavours of our 2023 Pinot Noir and 2021 Cabernet Sauvignon. Handcrafted Federation Chocolate: unforgettable tasting that marries the art of our fine wine with the decadence of our handcrafted artisanal chocolate. Special Mulled Wine and Chocolate Pairing: Enjoy a unique mulled wine experience, perfectly paired with exquisite chocolates. Join us for an unforgettable tasting at one of Tasmania’s most boutique vineyards where we marry the art of fine wine with the decadence of artisanal chocolate.
Evolo Room Escape 187 Campbell Street, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000 https://www.evoloroomescape.com Our Hobart location will be glowing red as part of PTTR2024! All the red globes and light strips are ready!
Experience Tasmania Gray Line Brooke St Pier building, Brooke Street Pier, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000 https://www.graylinetasmania.com.au/ Decorate our sightseeing Day tour desk inside Brooke ST pier with red lamps and offer red wrapped chocolates to our customers
Farzi 17A Castray Esplanade, Battery Point, Tasmania, 7004 http://www.farzi.au Our lights will turn red and we will have Dark Mofo themed food and drink options
Flywheel 42 High Street, New Norfolk, TAS, 7140 http://www.flywheel.net.au Both of our front windows will be displayed with all of our red, dark and moody stationery and paper related items, lit up with red lights throughout the day and evening.
Frida’s Sip n’ Paint Hobart Macq01 Building – 18 Hunter St, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000 https://www.fridas.com.au/our-studios/hobart The studio will be decked out in red for the month of June with red accent lighting and red accessories. We will have our two exclusively designed, red themed pantings on offer to paint over two sessions in June (maybe more sessions subject to demand), which reflect and honour images of Hobart during Dark Mofo.
Friends of Buckland Church Inc. 1 Duke Street, Buckland, Tasmania, 7190 https://www.fobc-tas.org.au/ The Buckland Church will be lit up red of an evening using our exterior flood lights. During Dark Mofo we will be hosting a musical performance in the Buckland Church on 15 June by Thylasing called ‘Afterlife’.
Full Gamut 197 Harrington Street, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000 http://fullgamut.com.au Full Gamut are fine art printers and picture framers. We have an art reproduction studio to digitise and print our customers original art. We sell artworks on behalf of very talented Tasmanian artists, and will decorate our display window with a selection of their work featuring RED!
Fusilier Cotytage 64 Hampden Road, Battery Point, Hoabrt, Tasmania, 7004 http://www.fusiliercottage.com Fusilier Cottage will light up with a red glow. A red light on the Hampden Road frontage will colour the iconic convict-built cottage an eerie blood red.
Glamorgan Spring Bay Historical Society & East Coast Heritage Museum 22 Franklin St, Swansea, Tasmania, 7190 http://www.glamorganhistory.org.au Our prominent heritage building is in the centre of Swansea and we illuminate the exterior and change colour of interior bulbs and display a visual image display on interior windows visible from outside
Glen Derwent 88 Hamilton Road, New Norfolk, Tasmania, 7000 http://www.glenderwent.com Be amongst the first guests to enjoy Glen Derwent’s recently restored Ballroom aglow for Tasmania’s winter Paint the Town Red campaign. $66 per person includes a glass of Derwent Estate vintage sparkling and two courses of cocktail finger food. Additional alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks available to purchase at pop up lounge bar.
Gold Bar Suit 3, 11 Morrison Street, Hobart, TAS, 7000 https://goldbarhobart.com.au/ The whole venue is vintage red theme. Red chairs, red couches, red pillows, red lights, red curtains with some red lamps and dark theme decor on the tables.
Hadley’s Orient Hotel 34 Murray Street, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000 http://www.hadleyshotel.com.au Enjoy dinner and drinks in the Orient Bar as Hadley’s lights up red!
Hartshorn Distillery Brooke St Pier, Franklin Wharf, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000 http://hartshorndistillery.com.au Our metal life size sheep on display at Brooke St is lit up red for the event.
Harvest and Light 6 Church street, GEEVESTON, Tasmania, 7116 http://harvestandlight.com.au Harvest and Light will light up red in Geeveston. For the month of June we will not only be open on a Friday night but will also open on Saturday night with mulled wine flowing and plates to share in the cosy warmth Tassie’s most southern wine bar and picklery
Hastings Caves 754 Hastings Caves Road, Hastings, Tasmania, 7109 Hastings Cave x Dark Mofo 2024 June 10 – June 30 2024 Beneath the prehistoric forest and the familiar path, lies a realm of deep, echoing mysteries. A hidden secret world, created in the ancient oceans of Gondwanna, now a sanctuary of darkness, a silent witness to the unknown passages of time. Venture forth, into the red heart of this subterranean underworld, where every step echoes with the weight of untold histories and the promise of unearthly delights. #pttr24
Hobart Airport Strachan St, Cambridge, TAS, 7170 https://hobartairport.com.au/ Change out terminal landside lights to red Red spiral rope on street light poles on Holyman Ave Red flood lights in forecourt Airservices tower floodlights to change to red (pending Air Services approval) Change floodlight on Hobart Airport logo at head office
Hotel Bruny 3959 Bruny Island Main Road, Alonnah, TAS, 7150 https://www.brunyisland.com/ Hotel Bruny and Lodges will be lit up RED for the Month of June. Our menu will tie into Winter Feast – hearty winter pub grub! We are working on a winter stay/eat promo and as always, we will be serving up our hot spiced Bruny Island Cider.
Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart 1 Davey Street, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000 https://www.grandchancellorhotels.com/hotel-grand-chancellor-hobart The Hotel will be lit up red each night
Ian Gurner Dental Care 188 Collins Street, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000 http://www.hobartdentist.com.au Lighting up the front of the dental practice red.
ibis Styles Hobart 173 Macquarie Street, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000 https://all.accor.com/hotel/B040/index.en.shtml ibis Styles Hobart invites guests to get into the spirit of Paint the Town Red! From 10 to 30 June the hotel will be lighting up red including the hotel reception, guest lifts and hotel façade. The hotel’s award-winning restaurant Mr. Good Guy will also have crimson hued special offers for guests to enjoy. Stay the night this June with winter rates starting from $153 per night. See website for terms and conditions.
Irish Murphy’s 21 Salamanca Place, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000 http://www.irishmurphys.com.au/hobart We’re swapping from green to RED at Irish! Our facade is going red and we’re bringing the warm and cosy vibes with mulled wine, good company, great food and so much more. Join us every Friday and Saturday night for live Tassie music, and celebrate The Off Season on Friday the 28th in our huge outdoor area under the stars on Salamanca, cozy up by our fire pits, breathe in the crisp air, or step out of the cold and heat up on the dance floor. It’s going to be a night to remember!
Iron Creek Bay Estate 394 Arthur Hwy, Sorell, 7172, Sorell, Tasmania, 7172 http://ironcreekbay.com.au – Orani Restaurant Red menus – Orani building exterior lit red – Entry signage Iron Creek Bay red.
Kate Hill Wines 21 Dowlings Road, Huonville, Tasmania, 7000 https://www.katehillwines.com.au/ We will have red lighting around the property, and a fire going.
Killara Distillery 32 Ogilvie Lane, Richmond, Tasmania, 7025 http://killaradistillery.com/ Kristy Lark-Booth has once again crafted a limited special-release whisky that reflects the mystique of Dark Mofo, not just in colour, but in flavour and spirit as well. More information to come, but this full sensory experience is not to be missed at our cellar door in Richmond, along with a list a masterfully crafted cocktails at our Winter Feast Stall.
Lavada 51/19A Hunter Street, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000 http://www.lavada.com.au We’ll be putting the red lights in and running a Dark Mofo special!
Lily & Dot 150 Elizabeth St, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000 http://www.lilyanddot.com.au Lily & Dot invites you to be a part of Midtown’s first living window display – where visual merchandising meets performance art! Curl up in our cosy crimson armchair with a book, do some knitting or crochet from the basket provided, flick the kettle on and soak up some winter rays in the window, where you become the art.
Lost Freight Cafe The Springs, Pinnacle Road, Wellington Park, Tas, 7054 http://www.lostfreightcafe.com All Cafe lighting turned red (Hanging globes above Barista station, Ceiling lights and menu board draped in red pontoon lights). Hot Chocolate Special for the month of June will include some red inclusion in the handcrafted choc topping.
Luke Edmunds MLC Shop 3, 76 Howrah Rd, Howrah, Tasmania, 7018 https://www.lukeedmunds.au/ Bringing “Paint the Town Red” to Pembroke!
Lyrebird 259 Liverpool Street, Hobart, Tasmania 7000 Wintery blue by day and fabulous red lights in the toy store window by night
May Shaw Health centre 37 wellington st, swansea, TAS, 7190 we will be covering our lights in red and lighting up out mural water tank
Mr. Good Guy Hobart 173 Macquarie Street, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000 https://mrgoodguy.com.au/hobart/ From fiery Southeast Asian flavours to decadent drinks, there’s plenty of ways to celebrate Paint the Town Red at Mr. Good Guy! To join the fun of #PTTR’s annual festivities, Mr. Good Guy’s talented mixologists have created a special ‘Red Temptation’ cocktail, available from 10 to 30 June for $20. Pulling its ruby-toned hues from fresh, juicy watermelon, the ‘Red Temptation’ is balanced with mint and delicate floral and fruity notes from Bacardi Blanca rum… the perfect tipple to accompany Mr. Good Guy’s Southeast Asian spices and aromatics this winter!
Mures Lower Deck Mures Fish Centre, Victoria Dock, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000 http://www.mures.com.au Lower Deck invites all guests to contribute to our community art installation, Red Fish. Visitors who dine in Lower Deck will be provided with red origami paper and easy to follow instructions, so that you can make your own red fish to join the school swimming through the restaurant. Perfect activity for children and families! We will also be offering some thematic specials, including our popular Oysters Killer-Patrick, Mures Hot Spiced Dock Cider, and a decadent dessert from the cafe.
Mövenpick Hotel Hobart 28 Elizabeth Street, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000 https://all.accor.com/hotel/B7N8/index.en.shtml Mövenpick Hotel Hobart will once again be lighting up red as part of this year’s Paint the Town Red festivities! The hotel exterior, lobby and lifts will all taking on dazzling crimson hues, and there’s plenty of red-themed fun to help you indulge including a special ruby-toned risotto at the hotel’s award-winning Italian restaurant, Tesoro. Ready to turn your #PTTR night on the town into a Hobart staycation? Winter rates start from $214* per night. See website for terms and conditions.
New Norfolk Distillery 60 Humphrey Street, New Norfolk, Tasmania, 7000 http://www.newnorfolkdistillery.com Our new bar ‘The Electric Oasis’ will be bathed in a red glow!
Nocton Vineyard 373 Colebrook Road, Richmond, Tasmania, 7025 http://www.noctonwine.com.au Will be decorating out cellar door in dark mofo inspired red decorations and lights
Orenda Float Spa level 1 /63 Elizabeth St Hobart, 7000, Tasmania, 7000 https://www.facebook.com/orendafloatspahobart For a day spa we can create a red theme on our windows facing the mall. We also have some salt lamp that create the atmosphere in the spa room. probably light bulbs hanging across Soundy laneways would be a good idea.
Pearl + Co Mures Fish Centre, Victoria Dock, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000 http://www.pearlandco.com.au We are offering a special menu alongside our standard one. Black Pearl is a unique menu featuring special dishes from the depths, capturing all that is weird and wonderful about Dark Mofo. It also includes themed beverage options, such as the “Bloody Walsh”, a homage to the man behind the Mona magic.
Planet Max Shop 10, 22 Elizabeth street, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000 https://planetmax.com.au/ Supplements, coaching and body building competition preparation. Every in store purchase during 13-23 June will give shoppers entry to win our Dark Mofo Giveaway!
Plato’s. Wonder. Create. Discover 10 Salamanca Square, Battery Point, Tasmania, 7004 http://www.platoswcd.com.au Plato’s is naturally, vibrantly red! But we will dedicate our window display, with Nigel our friendly skeleton, to all things red – red jigsaw puzzles, red plush toys, red books.
Pooley Wines 1431 Richmond Road, Richmond, Tasmania, 7025 http://www.pooleywines.com.au Paint The Town Red at Pooley Wines with a celebration of red wine and cured meats. Available from the 10th of June to the 30th of June we will have a tasting experience on offer with a selection of red wines paired with cured red meats. Only a limited amount spots available per day, bookings required.
Port Arthur Historic Site 6973 Arthur Highway, Use Google Map link for the Visitor Centre please and NOT the street address https://maps.app.goo.gl/eNANMUQCz6X1Vm9x5, Port Arthur, Tasmania, 7182 http://www.portarthur.org.au The Port Arthur Convict Church will have an eerie red glow for all our Ghost Tours running Wed-Sunday each week.
Prospect Country House 1384 Richmond Road, Ric, Tasmania, 7025 https://prospectcountryhouse.com.au/ Prospect House will be lit up in Red for June, along with Red Velvet cookies available in the conservatory for all guests staying. We will also have a special event in late June in our restaurant.
Puddleduck Vineyard 992 Richmond Road, Richmond, Tasmania, 7025 https://www.puddleduck.com.au/ Red (glowing) ducks down the driveway Morrison our vine duck moved onto our dam wall and lit red Beef, Red wine and Kidney Pie Red desserts (berry cheesecake, cherry ripe brownie, etc) Mulled Red Wine Paint the Town Red Puddleduck Brandy Hot Chocolate
RACV Hobart Hotel 154-156 Collins St, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000 http://www.racv.com.au/travel-experiences/resorts/hobart.html This year, RACV Hobart Hotel lights up it’s heritage façade with red lights. Plus, find special red food and drinks in the bar.
RATHMORE https://rathmore.com.au Rathmore, 2158 Hollow Tree Rd, Hollow Tree Tasmania, Tasmania, 7140 https://rathmore.com.au/ Stables are RED lit. RED cocktail and RED Bombe Alaska if booking our candlelit homestead dinner for in house guests at our c1828 heritage accommodation.
Replay Bar Level 1 37 Elizabeth Mall, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000 http://replaybar.com.au/ We will be changing all our venue lights to red as well as creating Paint The Town Red exclusive unique cocktails (red of course)
River Front Estate 12 Short St, Huonville, Tasmania, 7109 https://www.riverfrontestate.com.au/ Light up the outdoor areas in red
Rotor-Lift Aviation 100 Holyman Avenue, Cambridge, Tasmania, 7170 https://www.rotorlift.com.au/ Rotor-Lift Aviation will change their outside lighting to red bulbs.
Salamanca Arts Centre 77 Salamanca Place, Hobart, Tas, 7004 http://www.sac.org.au We will light up the facade of Salamanca Arts Centre in red
Salamanca Inn 10 Gladstone Street, Battery Point, Tasmania, 7000 https://www.salamancainn.com.au/ For our PTTR activation, we are drenching ourselves in red! With red lights in all the rooms, bar, and foyer, and red fairy lights in the trees and plants. Red cushions on the chairs, red napkins on the tables, and red sweets to enjoy on the front desk. Indulge yourself with our luscious red cocktails or dine at our restaurant and enjoy one of our decadent red desserts in the soft candlelight glow.
Salamanca Wharf Hotel 17A Castray Esplanade, Hobart, TAS, 7000 https://www.salamancawharfhotel.com/ We will have red light bulbs at reception, cover the outside lights with red cellophane and have red decorations throughout reception.
Sanctum Boutique Apartments 156 Harrington St, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000 http://www.sanctumboutique.com/ Red lenses over the night flood lights in the front of Sussex House (street facing) Red light in the Sanctum Street Sign Red Lindt chocolates for all guests for this period
SkyBus 14-18 Linear Court, DERWENT PARK, Tasmania, 7009 http://www.skybus.com.au/hobart-express/ SkyBus has big red warm buses with red lights inside the bus for Dark Mofo to paint the town red, as we drive through Hobart City, especailly on our two electric vehicles with zero emissions including the only Pride coloured bus in Tasmania!
Somerset on the Pier 1-3 Elizabeth Street, HOBART, TAS, 7000 https://www.discoverasr.com/en/somerset-serviced-residence/australia/somerset-on-the-pier-hobart In room info card, quirky gift promoting the winter event. Red lighting outside on building.
Southern Sea Ventures 86a Channel Highway, Taroona, Tasmania, 7053 https://www.southernseaventures.com/ Sea Kayak Tours
St Albi Bar + Eatery 49 Albert Rd Moonah, Hobart, TAS, 7009 http://www.st-albi.com We change out festive lighting out the front red
Suffragette Records 11 Norwood Avenue, TAROONA, TAS, 7053 https://suffragetterecords.com.au/ Red light globes, red vinyl records lining the walls.
SV Rhona H SV Rhona H, Elizabeth Street Pier, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000 http://www.rhonah.com.au Lights may be up (weather dependent) and when you sail, we’ll have complimentary PTTR refreshments!
T42 Hobart Elizabeth Street Pier, Elizabeth Street Pier Building, Hobart, TAS, 7000 https://t42hobart.com.au/ Red Lighting and some themed drinks
Tasman Council Nubeena Council Chambers, 1713 Main Road, Nubeeba, Tasmania, 7184 http://www.tasman.tas.gov.au The Tasman Council Chambers will glow red with lighting for our community and visitors.
Tasmanian Mountain Bike Adventures 473 Macquarie Street, South Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, 7004 http://www.tasmba.com.au/hobart-winter-wonderland/ We will be rugging up and riding in red! Beneath kunanyi’s lofty gaze, Hobart’s heart is all ablaze. So on our mountain’s rugged crest, In crimson hues, our mountain bike quest. Rugged up embracing this treasured space The fresh, crisp air brightening up our face. With helmets red and gloves so bold Down summit road, the views unfold. Along the trails, our wheels will glide, In vibrant red, our spirits ride. Fresh spring water fuelling our delight, In daylight’s glow, our journey bright. At Lost Freight Café, oh so dear, The fire’s warmth will draw us near Fiery hot chocolate, a sweet delight, Beneath kunanyi’s watchful sight. Back at our office, red lights aglow, Our tales of adventure eagerly flow. As the sun sets, casting crimson hue, We gather to feast and drink some brew. Warm and bright, our spirits soar, In Hobart’s embrace, we revel once more. With industry friends, side by side, We’ll paint our town red with pride!
Tasmanian Travel and Information Centre 20 Davey Street, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000 https://www.hobarttravelcentre.com.au/ We will have our downlights in the centre turn red, have a lot of red coloured merchandise in prominent locations and hopefully can have a bigger surprise this year if we get appropriate approvals
Tasmanian Vacations 93 Salamanca Place, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000 https://www.tasvacations.com/index.html Red Dark Mofo Photo Montage Along The Front Salamanca Window, Red Lights, And Tinsel Curtain.
Tasmanian Wild Seafood Adventures Elizabeth St Pier, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000 https://tasmanianwildseafoodadventures.com.au/ Red lights. Bloody mary oyster shooters.
Tassie Makers Market 301/70 Murray Street, Centrepoint Shopping Centre, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000 http://www.tassiemakersmarket.com.au Giant 3D floral garden
Tassie Tucker Site 310, Salamanca markets, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000 Best thing ever
Taylor and Stirling 11 Wilmot rd, Huonville, Tasmania, 7109 http://www.taylorandstirling.com.au Light up the store front and outdoor are in red.
Tesoro 28 Elizabeth Street, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000 https://tesorohobart.com.au/ Tesoro celebrates the return of Paint the Town Red with the launch of a special red-themed risotto on their new winter menu. With a dazzling crimson hue, this PTTR dish is packed full of flavour, featuring roast beetroot, sage and dotted with goat cheese. Available for lunch and dinner for $35 from 10 to 30 June 2024.
The Astor Grill 157 Macquarie Street, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000 http://www.astorgrill.com.au Cocktail and dessert special for Paint the Town Red
The Glamorgan Spring Bay Historical Society Inc 22 Franklin Street, Swansea, Tasmania, 7190 http://glamorganhistory.org.au/ Light up the Historical Society Building.
The Kiln Eatery 2 Louisa Street, Ranelagh, Tasmania, 7109 https://thekilneatery.com.au/ We will have a red light shinning from the upper window of the Kiln at night.
The Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel 1 Macquarie Street, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000 http://www.oldwoolstore.com.au Enjoy drinks in the Baaa Bar as The Old Woolstore lights up red!
The Rivulet Hotel 391 Sandy Bay Road, Sandy Bay, Tasmania, 7005 http://therivulethobart.com.au/ Splash the hotel with a glow of red lighting and red frogs in ponds for all guests to enjoy from the scullery
The Teddy Bear Shop Hobart 201B, 70 Murray Street, Centrepoint Shopping Centre, Hobart, 7000 http://www.theteddybearshop.com Teddy bears come alive to paint the town red. Our iconic giant teddy bear takes centre stage, surrounded by a playful parade of red lights, decor and teddies, with splashes of black.
The Town of Swansea 7 Maria St, SWANSEA, Tasmania, 7190 https://www.facebook.com/chamberocswansea/ Each year the Town of Swansea on the East Coast of Tasmania lights up it’s main street for PAINT THE TOWN RED with all businesses and store front’s lighting red. This year we will be hosting a Red progressive dinner, taking you on the sights of Swansea and it’s surrounding areas on a magnificent night on the 22nd of June.
The Wooden Boat Centre – Tasmania Inc 3333, Huon Hwy, Franklin, TAS, 7113 http://www.woodenboatcentre.com Painting our boat red (at the front of the Centre by the road).
TSTA The Lady Nelson 42.883870 147.333490, FRANKLIN WHARF, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000 https://ladynelson.org.au MIDWINTER REDDING THE SAILS – LIVE MUSIC The Lady Nelson continues our tradition to light up the winter with our traditional “REDDING THE SAILS” sails. 2 Hour night sailing on a square-rigged tall ship with live music from local musicians 14th June Seato 21st June DJ Papa Rae Enjoy the city lights of Hobart from the water. Hearty soup, snacks and refreshments are included. You are also invited to BYO food. Historic replica of the original Lady Nelson brig that the first settlers to Hobart arrived in. Haul on a line, steer the ship or just relax and enjoy the experience of Tall Ship sailing. Meet the captain and chat with the volunteer crew. Dance, sing and clap along with the live music. Come dressed in red. Date: Friday 14th June 2024, Friday 21st June 2024 Departure Times: 6 pm (returning 8pm) Cost: $85 per Adult, includes soup and snacks (Trip not suitable for young children). Book Online
Tunnel Hill mushrooms 2 old coach Rd, Cambridge, Tasmania 7170 http://tunnelhillmushrooms.com.au We are having a tunnel experience as part of the the first ever Fungi the Festival on sat 22 June. The place is not only celebrating Tasmania’s mushroom and fungi industry but also we will be lit up in Mofo red
Twisted Lime 112 Liverpool Street, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000 https://linktr.ee/twistedlime Dark Lime brings four club nights to the Hobart nightlife during the peak of the Winter Solstice. VELOCITY | CYPHR | MIRAGE | TWISTED TEMPTATIONS II Check our socials for more information!
Unshackled – Hobart Penitentiary Campbell St & Brisbane St, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000 https://www.nationaltrust.org.au/tas/ The Hobart Penitentiary windows facing Brisbane and Campbell Streets are illuminated and feature AI portraits of six convicts featured in the Convict Memorial. These will be lit up red, as well as red lightbulbs in our other windows. We hope to have red floodlights on the Penitentiary’s clock tower.
Van Bone Restaurant 357 Marion Bay Road, Bream Creek, Tasmania, 7175 http://www.vanbone.com.au Offering private bookings for 10 adults from June through to August. Email admin@vanbone.come.au to find a suitable date.
Van Diemens Land creamery 2 constitution dock, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000 http://vdlcreamery.com.au Van Diemens Land Creamery is proud to encapsulate the essence of Dark Mofo with a special curated ice cream display. Featuring exclusive collaborations with local producers, each scoop unveils a magical flavour capturing the spirit of the festival. Available only at our Hobart store during Winter Feast, it’s an experience not to be missed.
Vibe Hotel Hobart 36 Argyle Street, Hobart, TAS, 7000 https://vibehotels.com/book-accommodation/hobart/hotel-hobart/ Red lighting through lobby, restaurant and signage on ground floor.
Waiting Room Level 1/30 Argyle Street, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000 https://www.facebook.com/events/2484158695100769 Waiting Room is three evenings of visual and flavoursome temptations exposing the deepest, darkest human desires through a curated exhibition of arts and cocktails, pushing the boundaries of creativity. Our vision is to create an extraordinary space that resembles the waiting room to a suggested hell, where guests can explore an interactive art exhibition (“your desires”) showcasing sculptures, paintings, and mirror engravings, each representing a temptation, vice or sin. Each art piece is paired with a bespoke cocktail (“our offerings”), created with unexpected flavours and secret ingredients, making each drink an extension of the art itself. This immersive experience is designed to inspire guests to be curious, to be adventurous in experiencing the ingredients, and to embrace their hidden desires. In collaboration with Forty Spotted, Espolon, Campari, Dark Fringe 2024 and Afterlife.
Waterfalls Cafe & Gallery 90 Lake Dobson Rd, Mount Field, TAS, 7140 http://www.waterfallscafe.com.au There will be plenty of little red delights throughout the Cafe and Gallery, just waiting to delight you. From red velvet cupcakes to red fungi – the offerings will change to keep you coming back to bath yourself in red.
Waterloo Stores 20 Franklin St, Swansea, Tasmania, 7190 House included in Tour offered by Swansea Chamber of Commerce and Community.
Waterview Gardens B&B 59 Frosts Rd, Margate, Tasmania, 7054 http://www.waterviewgardens.com.au Red light at front door, red Lindt chocolates in rooms,
Wrest Point Hotel Casino 410 Sandy Bay Rd, SANDY BAY, TAS, 7005, Sandy Bay, Tasmania, 7005 https://wrestpoint.com.au/ At Wrest Point Hotel Casino we are lighting up our iconic Tower to paint the town red in 2024.
Zoodoo Zoo 620 Middle Tea Tree Road, Tea Tree, Tasmania, 7017 https://www.zoodoo.com.au/ At Zoodoo the Tasmanian Devils will be painting the town red. Guests will get to see the devils through the red decorated habitats. They will also have the opportunity to contribute to the Save the Tasmanian Devil Appeal with additional donation collection points throughout the zoo from the 10th-30th June.

Terms and Conditions for the 2024 Paint The Town Red Photographic Competition

  1. The 2024 Paint The Town Red Photographic Competition (hereinafter referred to as “the Competition”) is organized and run by Destination Southern Tasmania (hereinafter referred to as “the Organizer”).

  2. By entering the Competition, participants agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.

  3. Eligibility: a. The Competition is open to all individuals aged 18 years or older, except employees of the Organizer and their immediate families. b. Participants must have a valid Instagram account that is publicly visible.

  4. How to Enter: a. To enter the Competition, participants must photograph participating businesses, public spaces, and/or Dark Mofo Presents Winter 2024 events located in Southern Tasmania. b. Participants must share their photographs on Instagram using the hashtag #pttr24 (please also tag @hobartandbeyond for good measure) and include the location for verification purposes. c. Only posts that include the designated hashtag will be considered valid entries.

  5. All entries must be an original photograph taken by the entrant between Monday, 10th June 2024, and Sunday, 30th June 2024. Entries should include the photograph location for verification purposes. 

  6. Content Usage: a. By using the hashtag #pttr24,  participants grant permission to the Organiser, Destination Southern Tasmania, and Hobart and Beyond to share, reproduce, and display the submitted content on their respective websites, social media platforms, and promotional materials. b. Participants understand that the Organiser and associated parties may use their content without compensation or notice.

  7. Selection of Winners: a. Finalists will be selected by Destination Southern Tasmania staff based on the quality, creativity, and adherence to the Competition theme after the close of the event. b. The finalist images will then proceed to a vote in early July 2024, where the Destination Southern Tasmania staff and invited Destination Southern Tasmania Board Members will determine the ultimate winner/s. c. Winning Entries and Finalists will be announced on the Hobart and Beyond website and social media channels. d. The decision of the Organiser regarding the selection of finalists and winners and any disputes arising from the Competition shall be final, and no correspondence will be entered into.

  8. Prizes: a. The prizes for the Competition will be listed on the Hobart and Beyond website (https://hobartandbeyond.com.au/blog/paint-the-town-red/). b. Prizes are not transferable or redeemable for cash. c. Individual prize providers may have additional time limits or restrictions associated with the prizes, such as availability, which will be communicated to the winners. 

  9. Liability: a. The Organiser and its affiliates shall not be held responsible for any loss, damage, or injury incurred by participants due to their participation in the Competition or acceptance of the prizes. b. Participants agree to indemnify and hold the Organiser and prize providers harmless from any claims, damages, or expenses arising from participating in the Competition.

  10. Personal Information: a. Personal information collected from participants during the Competition will be used solely to administer it and will be handled in accordance with the Organiser’s Privacy Policy.

  11. The Organiser reserves the right to use the winning photographs, participants’ names, and any associated images or videos for promotional purposes, including but not limited to social media, website, and marketing materials, without additional compensation or notification.

  12. Participants retain the copyright to their photographs but grant the Organiser a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, distribute, and display the photographs in connection with the Competition and its promotion.

  13. Amendments: a. The Organiser reserves the right to amend, modify, or cancel the Competition or these Terms and Conditions at any time without prior notice. Any changes will be posted on the Organiser’s website or communicated through appropriate channels.

  14. By entering the 2024 Paint The Town Red Photographic Competition, participants acknowledge that they have read, understood, and agreed to these Terms and Conditions.

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