May in Launceston 2016

Published on 26 Apr 2016

Exciting events for the entire family are on offer this May in Launceston.  We've selected the ones you shouldn't miss!

St. Giles - Balfour Burn

Sunday 1st May 2016

Corner Charles St and Balfour St, Launceston

Run, or walk, or crawl, or ride 420m uphill, and raise money for Children's Disability Services! This annual event encourages everyone to climb one of Launceston's steepest hills, and all for a great cause!

For more information, check out The St. Giles Website or the Balfour Burn Facebook Page



Thursday 5th to Saturday 7th May 2016

Carrick, Tasmania

Tasmania's largest Agricultural festival and exhibition returns to northern Tasmania in May, with three days of exhibits and entertainment suitable for the entire family.  

For more information, check out The Agfest website


Roy Orbison & The Everly Brothers

Saturday 7th May 2016

Princess Theatre

Relive the 50th anniversary celebration of the magnificent music from Roy Orbison and The Everly Brothers. Following from a sold out national tour, artists Dean Bourne and the Robertson Brothers take you on a journey of magnificent celebration of the classic hits that shaped a generation. Do not miss this wonderful event.

For more information see the Theatre North website


Wuthering Heights

Tuesday 10th May 2016

Princess Theatre

A brilliant theatre performance about a mysterious boy named Heathcliff who is rescued from the streets and is raised in Wuthering Heights. Over time, he develops a bond with Cathy, and a dislike for Hindley, her brother. The story unfolds showing the growing relationships of Heathcliff and Cathy, and tales of love, jealousy and revenge!

For more information see the Theatre North website


Celtic Thunder - Legacy

Wednesday 11th May 2016

Princess Theatre - 8:00pm


Returning for an extensive tour in Australia, Celtic Thunder come to Launceston to perform their most popular songs. Having sold millions of tickets world wide, this fabulous concert is not be missed.

For more information, visit: the Theatre North website/


AFL - Hawthon V Fremantle

Saturday 14th May 2016

Aurora Stadium - 2:00pm

Hawthorn go into battle with the Fremantle Dockers at Aurora Staduim. Can the Fremantle Dockers upset the Hawks? Get your tickets to see last year's top teams battle it out!


RSPCA - Million Paws Walk

Sunday 15th May 2016

Old Bike Track, Inveresk - 11:00am

The RSPCA Million Paws Walk is an Australian wide event aimed at raising money to fight against animal cruelty. The event has 1.5km & 5km walks for people and their dogs, with competitions, raffles, and barbeques on the day as well

Suitable for the entirely family, come and support this wonderful event.

For more information, visit: the Million Paws Walk website/



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