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What's on in Hobart this weekend for families

Current events

Questacon in Hobart: Kingston Pop-Up Science Centre (Free event)

    Dates: Friday 12 April 2024 - Tuesday 16 April 2024

  • Address: Kingborough Sports Centre, 10 Kingston View Dr, Kingston TAS 7050
  • Ages: Toddlers, preschoolers, school kids
Free school holiday activity / things to do in Tasmania in April 2024: Kingston Pop-Up Science Centre
Free school holiday activity / things to do in Tasmania in April 2024: Kingston Pop-Up Science Centre

The Science Circus by Questacon is travelling to Southern Tasmania to deliver a pop-up science centre experience with over 30 hands-on exhibits!

Come along to spin yourself dizzy, test your reflexes, explore your fingertips under the microscope, and watch some of our spectacular science shows!

It's the perfect activity for kids and the whole family!

Tickets for the Science Circus by Questacon

  • This event is free. Online bookings are essential.

CATS Musical Hobart (Young Actors Edition)

    Dates: Saturday 27 April 2024 - Sunday 28 April 2024

  • Address: Wrest Point, 410 Sandy Bay Rd, Sandy Bay TAS 7005
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Ages: All ages
What's on in Hobart for families (April 2024): CATS Musical (Young Actors Edition)
What's on in Hobart for families (April 2024): CATS Musical (Young Actors Edition)

Step into the world of Andrew Lloyd Webber's beloved CATS Musical, in this special 60-minute adaptation by young performers.

Join the Jellicle Cats in their larger-than-life junkyard playground, where Rum Tum Tugger, Mr. Mistoffelees, and other colorful characters come to life.

As they gather for the special Jellicle Ball, each cat shares their unique story in hopes of being chosen to ascend to The Heaviside Layer and begin a new Jellicle life.

With captivating music, unforgettable characters and an impressive young cast, CATS is a purr-fectly enchanting experience for the whole family to enjoy!

CATS Musical Tickets:

  • Adult: $56.52
  • Concession: $46.34

PAW Patrol Live Australia 2024: Hobart

    Dates: Saturday 27 July 2024

  • Address: MyStateBank Arena, 601 Brooker Hwy, Glenorchy TAS 7010
  • Duration: 80 minutess (incl. a 20-min interval)
  • Ages: 2-6 year olds
Family events in Hobart in July 2024: PAW Patrol Live Show
Family events in Hobart in July 2024: PAW Patrol Live Show

Get ready for a thrilling adventure with PAW Patrol Live! Race to the Rescue in Hobart!

Join Ryder, Chase, Marshall, Rocky, Rubble, Zuma, Skye, and Everest as they race to save the day in an action-packed, musical extravaganza based on the popular animated TV series.

PAW Patrol Live! is an experience the whole family will love - don't miss out to secure your tickets today!

PAW Patrol Live 2024 Hobart Tickets:

  • Standard tickets start from $39.90
  • Children under 12 months: FREE (on the lap)

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Past events

Winnie the Pooh Musical - Launceston, Tasmania

    Dates: Wednesday 26 July 2023 - Thursday 27 July 2023

  • Address: Princess Theatre, 57 Brisbane St, Launceston TAS 7250
  • Duration: 60 minutes (no intermission)
  • Ages: 3+ years old
Family events Tasmania in July 2023: Winnie the Pooh Musical
Family events Tasmania in July 2023: Winnie the Pooh Musical

Step into the enchanting world of Winnie the Pooh and his friends in this spectacular musical in Brisbane! Join Disney's beloved characters, including Christopher Robin, Piglet, Eeyore, Tigger, and more, as they come to life in a breathtaking production.

With mesmerising life-sized puppetry and timeless songs, this magical journey will transport you to the Hundred Acre Wood like never before.

Winnie the Pooh Musical tickets

  • Tickets start from $65.90

Rock Proms 2023: Hobart Concert

    Dates: Saturday 02 September 2023

  • Address: Wrest Point, 410 Sandy Bay Rd, Sandy Bay TAS 7005
  • Duration: 2 hours 25 minutes (8pm - 10.25pm)
  • Ages: All age groups
What's on in Hobart for families / fun things to do with teenagers: The Rock Proms Concert in Hobart, TAS
What's on in Hobart for families / fun things to do with teenagers: The Rock Proms Concert in Hobart, TAS

Get ready for an unforgettable concert in Hobart - The Rock Proms!

Get your groove on with the greatest rock hits and anthems brought to life by 50 talented musicians and singers. This concert stars four incredible performers - Louie Lee Feltrin, Peter Cupples, Cynthia Gallie, and Marty Rhone - delivering amazing voices and high-energy entertainment that will leave you in awe.

With mind-blowing audio-visual effects, this concert guarantees unforgettable moments for all ages. The team that holds a world record for the 'biggest ELVIS concert ever' is bringing this incredible show to Australia.

Don't miss The Rock Proms to create memories that'll last a lifetime.

The Rock Proms Sydney tickets

  • Tickets start from $80.70
  • Children (up to 2 years old): FREE (on a lap)

Trick AND Treat Halloween night at BOUNCE in Hobart

    Dates: Tuesday 31 October 2023

  • Address: Bounce Hobart, 1 Linear Court, Derwent Park, Hobart, Tasmania, 7009
  • Ages: All ages
Halloween events in Hobart: Trick AND Treat Halloween night at BOUNCE Trampoline parks
Halloween events in Hobart: Trick AND Treat Halloween night at BOUNCE Trampoline parks

Get spookay at BOUNCE for a Trick AND Treat Halloween night!

Visit any BOUNCE venue from 4pm onwards on Tuesday 31st October!

Join us for non-stop Halloween fun. There will be games, prizes and many chances to collect some tasty treats. 🤸‍♀️🎃 🎉

Jump out of your BOUNCE socks for a freestyle experience with a twist.

Book your tickets today!

The Wiggles Hobart Concert

    Dates: Saturday 11 November 2023

  • Address: MyState Bank Arena, 601 Brooker Hwy, Glenorchy TAS 7010
  • Duration: 50 minutes
  • Ages: Toddlers & preschoolers
Upcoming events in Hobart for kids and families: The Wiggles Concert
Upcoming events in Hobart for kids and families: The Wiggles Concert

The Wiggles are in Hobart for an unforgettable live concert experience the little ones will love!

Join Anthony, Caterina, Evie, John, Lucia, Lachy, Tsehay & Simon as they sing and dance their way through their most beloved Wiggles hits. Expect old favourites like 'Hot Potato', 'Rock-a-Bye Your Bear' and 'Fruit Salad', as well as new favourites like 'Getting Strong', and 'Hey Tsehay!'.

You’ll also get to meet your favourite characters like Captain Feathersword, Dorothy the Dinosaur and Wags the Dog!

The Wiggles Hobart concert tickets:

  • Tickets start from $44.84
  • Kids under 12 months old - FREE (on the lap of a parent or guardian).

So don't miss out - buy The Wiggles Hobart Concert tickets now before they sell out like hot potatoes!

Primary School Bands Concert in Hobart

    Dates: Friday 24 November 2023

  • Address: MyState Bank Arena, 601 Brooker Hwy, Glenorchy TAS 7010
  • Ages: 6+ yers old
Hobart Concert 2023: Primary School Bands
Hobart Concert 2023: Primary School Bands

Get ready for a fantastic night of music at the Primary School Bands Concert in Hobart!

Kids from 23 primary schools in Southern Tasmania are coming together to celebrate their 47th concert.

You'll be amazed by the talent as four Grade 6 Concert Bands, a Combined Grade 5 Concert Band, and a Combined Choir take the stage to perform all sorts of music styles and genres.

These talented students have been learning from the best music teachers during the past year, and this performance is the big finale. Don't miss it!

Tickets for Primary School Bands Concert:

  • Adult: $30.00 Children (6-15 Years Old): $20 Concession: $20 Family of 4 (2 Adults + 2 Children): $70

Launceston Christmas Carnival 2023

    Dates: Thursday 28 December 2023

  • Address: Silverdome, 55 Oakden Rd, Prospect TAS 7250
  • Ages: 12+ year olds
What's on for families / fun things to do with teenagers: Launceston Christmas Carnival
What's on for families / fun things to do with teenagers: Launceston Christmas Carnival

Get ready for a thrilling Christmas celebration at the Launceston Christmas Carnival 2023! Join this action-packed family event featuring over 100 incredible riders, including world champions and local heroes.

Cheer for your favourite riders and enjoy the experience of the Wheel races and the pace of the Stan Siejka Madison. Grab your tickets today!

Launceston Christmas Carnival tickets:

  • Adult: $25
  • Concession: $15
  • Junior (12-16 years old): $15

Freestyle Kings - Hobart 2024

    Dates: Sunday 11 February 2024

  • Address: Blundstone Arena, 15 Derwent St, Bellerive TAS 7018
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Ages: All ages
What's on Hobart: Freestyle Kings show
What's on Hobart: Freestyle Kings show

Get ready to buckle up for the most incredible show on two wheels! Freestyle Kings Live is coming to Hobart in February 2024, and it will blow you away!

This action-packed, family-friendly extravaganza is designed to keep you at the edge of your seat for 2 hours of non-stop thrills.

Get ready to witness jaw-dropping stunts that will leave you gasping in awe!

Freestyle Kings Hobart ticket prices:

  • Standard Ticket: From $39.80
  • Child (0-2 Years): Free Entry (on the knee of a paying adult)

BOUNCE After Dark Party - End of TAS School Term Celebration 🎉

    Dates: Friday 05 April 2024

  • Address: Bounce Hobart, 1 Linear Court, Derwent Park, Hobart, TAS, 7009
  • Duration: 6 pm - 9 pm
  • Ages: School-aged kids & Teenagers
Events in Hobart for kids and teens: BOUNCE After Dark Party
Events in Hobart for kids and teens: BOUNCE After Dark Party

BOUNCE After Dark is back for the ultimate end-of-school-term party to kick off the APRIL school holidays 2024!

From 6 pm, the lights go down, and the awesome tunes start pumping for 3 hours of uninterrupted freestyle fun.

The live DJ & Hosts will make it a great night for everyone, with nonstop awesome tunes, fun games, and prizes to be won.

Book your friends in for a night of awesomeness and come party at BOUNCE.

Choose from a jump-only ticket or upgrade to a meal and drink combo for only $10 extra.

Book online to secure your place today - It’s the perfect event for kids and teens to celebrate the end of school term!

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