Forthcoming Events

Check our Regular Events Page for details of regular events (dances, clubs and sessions) across the state.

Our events are now here:

Important notice: We no longer post individual events to this page.  Instead, see the events list on our Facebook page.  You don’t need to have a Facebook account to view them, but feel free to “like” our Facebook page (Folk Federation of Tasmania) whilst you’re there.    We also have a Facebook group, https://www.facebook.com/groups/dancefolktasmania/, for news about folk dances.

See our Venues page for information about some venues around the state.

See also Past Events.

Major Annual Festivals


Cygnet Folk Festival -second weekend of January each year. Full program details online shortly before festival.  See the web site for details of various Tasmanian and other performers.

Tamar Valley Folk Festival, Georgetown, third weekend of January each year. See the web site for details.

Rosebery Festival – 3rd or 4th weekend in Feb every year.

Australian Wooden Boat Festival – Hobart, February every second year.

St Patrick’s Day festival – Westbury– weekend near St Patrick’s Day, March.

Mt Roland Folklore Festival

Fleadh Ceol – weekend of Irish music in March each year

Ten Days on the Island – Tasmanian international arts festival in March every second year, which often includes folk acts

Huon Valley Mid-winter Fest – July – wassailing, Morris and maypole dancing, and other folk acts

This page and the linked pages are maintained as a free community service by the Folk Federation of Tasmania who accept no responsibility for the accuracy or otherwise of information supplied to us for listing.