Check our Regular Events Page for details of regular events (dances, clubs and sessions) across the state.
Our special 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, Dance Folk Tasmania, for news about folk dances. Again, you don’t need to have a Facebook account to view this information.
Major Annual Festivals
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.
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
Nayri Niara – Good Spirit Festival – Hosting an amazing array of musicians, dancers, healers and teachers from across the globe to explore and connect indigenous, earth-based wisdoms and emergent sustainable practices. April, not every year. Bruny Island, Tasmania, Australia
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.