Your new summer to-do list.
Taste of Summer
28 Dec - 3 Jan
The Hobart waterfront becomes the setting for festive feasting during Taste of Summer. More than 80 local eateries, breweries, distilleries and wineries will set up shop on Princes Wharf No. 1. If you’re looking for NYE plans, Taste will ring in 2022 with a party featuring live local acts. Put on your dancing shoes.
8 - 9 Jan
We’ve got good news for gin lovers: Gin-uary is back for another year. Come January, Tasmania’s leading distilleries will head to Hobart with their best drop in hand. This is your chance to get a taste of gin brands you’ve yet to try and chat to other aficionados about what brought you together: gin.
The Cygnet Folk Festival
14 - 16 Jan
Huon Valley acts as the scenic backdrop to one of Australia’s most iconic folk music festivals. Celebrating 40 years, The Cygnet Folk Festival always showcases leading talent in the eclectic music genre and 2022 is no different with Lior and Domini and Albi & The Wolves headlining.
21 - 30 Jan
The Museum of Modern Art’s annual summer music and art festival, Mona Foma, needs no introduction. Innovation and creativity are what it’s all about. Days are filled with live music acts and art, and the evenings are awakened by light installations and warehouse parties.
Festival of King Island
28 - 29 Jan
Against the backdrop of Currie Harbour, Festival Of King Island (FOKI) is a laid-back music festival inspired by the spirit of this rugged island. Make a weekend out of it and nab one of the camping spots.
To market, to market
Dec - Jan
If you leave festive shopping to the last minute and want to get your loved ones something unique then you’re in luck as market season is in full swing come December. Put together a gift hamper at Willie Smith’s Artisan Produce Market, which showcases growers and local artisans producing honey, baked goods, jam and more. It’s on every Saturday ‘til 15 January. Artisan goods can be picked up at the Hobart Handmade Makers Market on 12 December and everything from fine wine, handmade chocolate and good books can be found at Salamanca Market every Saturday leading up to Christmas.