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FRI 31 JAN
SAT 01 FEB
SUN 02 FEB
2020
Launceston - city park

Tasmania's premium food, beverage & entertainment event

Festivale is one of the best reasons to visit Launceston in summer.
Whether you are a local or visiting from outside of Launceston, you will find everything you need to plan your visit below.

FRI31 Jan

4.00pm
Til
11.00pm

SAT 01 FEB

11.00am
Til
11.00pm

SUN FEB 02

10.00am
Til
4.00pm

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However you wish to experience Festivale there is a ticket option to suit every need. Choose a ticket option below to start your Festivale experience.
interstate travel

If you are travelling from interstate, you can fly into Launceston from Melbourne via an approximate 50 minute flight.  If travelling from Sydney, only an hour and 20 minutes on board will get you here or alternatively, board the Spirit of Tasmania from Melbourne to Devonport. Travel can be booked through:

qantas.com.au • virginaustralia.com.au • jetstar.com.au • spiritoftasmania.com.au

transport to festivale

Many of Launceston’s hotels are within walking distance of Launceston’s City Park however if you do intend to drive to or from Festivale or require public transport there are a number of options for you to choose from.

Parking

There are several car parks located near Festivale (see location map).

disabled parking & accessibile ticket booth

Disabled parking is available in Tamar Street near the Tamar Street entrance to City Park. Parking bays will be designated as disabled parking. An accessible ticket booth is located at Tamar Street entrance.

taxi ranks

Taxis are available from the ranks located opposite the Tamar Street Exit in Cameron Street and a new rank has been set up in Lawrence Street.

  • Taxi Combined Services, Phone 13 2227
  • Ability Transport Services, Freecall 1800 452 429
cycle racks - tamar bicycle users Group

Available inside the Tamar Street entrance for patrons wishing to ride bikes to Festivale. The cycle racks will be manned by the Tamar Bicycle Users Group. Racks will be available from Saturday 11am – 5pm and Sunday from 10am. TBUG are also happy to look after your pram, should you wish to park it. Please note that bikes and prams are left at the owner’s risk.

Accommodation

Accommodation sells out quickly for Festivale weekend and we recommend you book well in advance. Hotels located near Launceston City Park include:

  • Hotel Grand Chancellor
  • Mecure Launceston
  • Best Western Launceston
  • Clarion Grand Hotel
  • Park Lane
  • The Florance Launceston
  • Commodore Regent
  • Waratah on York
  • Areca Launceston
  • Comfort Inn Coach House
  • City Park Apartments

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