On this page you can explore a range of events held on the Eastern Shore throughout summer – from January to March 2024. These events are a mix of council run, private and community events.

Check this page regularly for new events and if you would like to add your event or program please email us.


Bellerive Beach Party - 6 January

This full day of free, family-friendly activities includes a full day of live music on the beach, beach-themed circus and craft activities, beach cricket and volleyball, food and drink vans and sand sculptures.

Bellerive Beach Party

Mona Foma: Arka Kinari - 25 February

A free live music event on Bellerive Boardwalk on 25 February. A ship transforms into a stage for a multimedia performance by performance by Grey Filastine (Spain) and Nova Ruth (Indonesia).

Youth Services Facebook

School cricket program - Jan 18 & 23

A two-day cricket bonanza for kids ages 5-11, who are new or have previous cricket experience. Each participants will take part in games and activities to develop all the skills of the sport - batting, bowling and fielding.

Register here

28 December Boardwalk Beats at Bellerive Yacht Club

Come and join us on the Bellerive Yacht Club lawns for a family friendly afternoon of lawn games, great food, drinks specials and great music.

MattyO (2:30pm to 5pm) will be playing a mix of funk, reggae and 80’s remixes to get you up and grooving. DJ Pressed (5pm to 7:30) will be digging deep in the vinyl crates to find those Summer afternoon classics ranging from funk, trip hop, big beat, breaks and everything in between.

15 – 17 January Cygnet folk festival sideshows


A range of artists will be performing sideshows at Rosny Barn as part of the Cygnet Folk festival.

This includes gigs from:

  • Dallahan 15 Jan
  • Wallis Bird – 16 Jan
  • Gina Williams and Guy Ghouse – 17 Jan

More on the Arts and Events website.



February 25 – Mona Foma X Clarence Arts and Events presents Arka Kinari

By day the 70-tonne sailing ship Arka Kinari hosts workshops on environmental sustainability and conversations with local communities.

By night the vessel transforms into a stage for a free performance by Grey Filastine (Spain) and Nova Ruth (Indonesia), a multimedia duo who use their extraordinary music and cinematic visuals to help us imagine life after the carbon economy, promote resilience and re-engagement with the sea.

The maritime network was the original internet, mixing peoples, languages, and ideas. Arka Kinari revives disappearing trade-routes with culture as the cargo to bring people back to their waterfronts.


28 February –  3 March 2024 Clarence Jazz Festival   

Get ready for the 28th annual Clarence Jazz Festival, Lutruwita (Tasmania’s) longest-running music festival.

We’re thrilled to once again be lighting up Nipaluna/ (Hobart’s) Eastern Shore with a dazzling display of music, art, and culinary delights.

In 2024, we’re excited to announce that for the first time we’ll be based at the new Clarence Jazz Festival Hub at Rosny Parklands.

Encompassing the Rosny Farm Arts Centre lawns and grounds, Rosny Barn, the Schoolhouse Gallery, and the expansive Rosny Parklands, the Festival Hub is easily accessible by bus, bike, ferry, foot, or car, and has plenty of parking and amenities.

More on the Arts and Events website.



13 Dec – 9 Feb: Cricket games at Blundstone Arena

  • KFC BBL|13 December to 15 January
  • CommBankWomen’s 3rd T20I | Australia V South Africa| 30 January
  • Dettol Men’s 1st T20I | Australia V West Indies | 9 February

11 February Freestyle Kings at Blundstone Arena.

Get ready for the adrenaline-pumping, family fun event – The Freestyle Kings LIVE SHOW!

The greatest show on two wheels is coming to the biggest stadiums across Australia in 2024.

Brace yourself as the world’s best action sports athletes, led by the legendary daredevil superstar Robbie Maddison and his “mini me” Kruz Maddison, as well as FMX world champions Pat Bowden, Robbie Adelberg, Clinton Moore and the entire Freestyle Kings Team as they take action sports to a new level never seen before.

23-25 February: Banjos Shoreline Crown Series Bellerive Regatta 

A weekend of sailing, fun and entertainment to celebrate the 20th year of the Regatta.

More on the Bellerive Yacht Club Facebook Page.

8-25 January 2023 – Clarence Youth Services January School Holiday Program   

A three week program of activities throughout January for students from 12 years old. The program includes the following:

  • 8 January: Toffemont Alpaca Farm and Berry Picking – $10
  • 9 January: Redbanks Paintball – $20
  • 11 January – Youth Centre, chill and Paint – Free
  • 12 January: Hastings Caves $15
  • 15 January: Zone 3 and Movies – $20
  • 16 January: Coast Rider and Beach Day – $15
  • 18 January: Youth Centre Fun Day – Free
  • 19 January: Escape Room and Zone Bowling $20
  • 22 January: Bounce and Putt Putt – $20
  • 23 January: Aquatic Centre – $10
  • 25 January: Risdon Vale Neighborhood family fun day – Free

For further details or to book your spot, please contact us via any of the following email: rsturzaker@ccc.tas.gov.au or call 6247 1230 or 0400 720 373, or drop into in and see us at the Youth Centre located at 6-8 Grange Rd W, Rokeby

8 – 23 January – Rosny Library Summer school holiday program

Rosny Library will host a range of school holiday activities this summer. Some are already open: you can do a Scavenger Hunt, enter the Design a Library Card Competition and join in the Reading Fiesta to win prizes.

Upcoming events include:

  • Jan 8, 9, 16 and 23: themed Storytimes at Rosny Library
  • 11 Jan: Movie time: Miffy at Rosny Library
  • 15 Jan: Bingo at Rosny Library
  • 18 Jan: Movie Time: A Fine Step
  • 16 Jan: Drive-in Story Box
  • 22 Jan: OSMO: Kids Take Over
  • 23 Jan: Digital Expo

Register your spot and see what’s on Rosny Library Eventbrite.

4 February – World Wetlands Day walk, Bayview

Learn from scientists and local experts why the wetlands are so valuable and what we must do to protect them, with a guided walk down Clarence Plains Rivulet.

When: Sunday, 4th February, 1pm-2:30pm

Where: Bayview Secondary College, Clarendon Vale

More on the Landcare website.

Saturday and Sunday weekly

Ongoing and weekly 

  • Bellerive Parkrun Every Saturday at 9:00am at 11 Howrah Road, Howrah, TAS 7018. A free, fun, and friendly weekly 5k community event. Walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate.
    More info at ParkRun Bellerive website.
  • Risdon Brook parkrun Every Saturday at 9.00am at Risdon Brook Park, Risdon. A free, fun, and friendly weekly 5k community event. Walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate.
    More Info on the Parkrun Risdon website
  • Fitness in the Park: a free outdorr fitness program run in Richmond, Lindisfarne and Bellerive with one held each day during the week. Open to the whole community and caters to a diverse range of fitness levels and mobilities. The sessions may include aerobic exercise, balance, body weight exercise, circuits, core strength, and walking – but these can be modified to individual need. More about the program here.

Richmond and the Coal River Valley is commemorating its bicentenary with five weekends of festivals and events between December 2023 to April 2024.t

View the website and program here.

  • Weekend 2: 18-22 January 2024 | Richmond History Festival
    Talks, exhibitions, Collectors’ Roadshow (21 January 2024), guided tours, and events focused on Richmond and the Coal River Valley and its role in Tasmanian development.
  • Weekend 3: 10-12 February 2024 | Convict Muster & Heritage Farming Expo
    Explore convict ancestry with keynote speakers, convict history-themed talks, and music 10-12 February. Experience traditional farming demonstrations and displays, and the contribution of convict farm labourers. Presented with Hobart Vintage Machinery Society.
  • Weekend 4: 23-27 February 2024 | Bicentenary of Town Proclamation
    Open House Richmond, presented with the Australian Institute of Architects, offers unprecedented access to more than thirty properties. Explore Richmond’s diverse architecture along with special events, walks and talks, and exhibitions.
  • Weekend 5: 8-11 March 2024 | Fruits of the Valley
    Celebrate the 2024 harvest at the Richmond Village Fair. A celebratory Street Party for local residents will conclude the festivities.

Weekends in the Valley will share the stories and history of the people, buildings, agriculture and industry, and the significant heritage of the Richmond area.

Visit the Richmond Bicentenary website to register and for more information.

Exhibitions are held throughout the year at the historic Schoolhouse gallery Rosny.

Coming up this summer there are exhibitions including:

  • 12 Jan – 4 Feb: Charting Colour in The Gray Zone: Penny Burnett AND Field Notes: India Kenning
  • 9 Feb – 3 Mar: Variations: Leigh Rigozzi
  • 8 Mar – 7 Apr: Dark Brew – The Alchemist: Simone Darcy

Plus more see the full program on the Arts and Events website.