How Do I Get There?
Held annually in Launceston’s historic City Park on the corners of Tamar, Brisbane, Lawrence and Cimitiere Streets.
If you are travelling from interstate, you can fly into Launceston from Melbourne, approximately a 50 minute flight or Sydney, only an hour and 20 minutes or board the Spirit of Tasmania from Melbourne to Devonport. Travel can be booked through:
qantas.com.au | virginblue.com.au | jetstar.com.au | spiritoftasmania.com.au
Book your travel and Accommodation
Book your travel and accommodation at Launceston Travel and Information Centre
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.
Taxis are available from the rank located in Cimitiere, Tamar and George Street, Launceston.
Taxi Combined Services, Phone 13 2227
Ability Transport Services, Freecall 1800 452 429
There are several car parks located near Festivale (see location map).
Disabled Parking & Accessible 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.
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.
Visit the Metro Buses Extra services for Festivale page for more information.
Limited Metro bus services to most suburbs will leave outside City Park in Cimitiere Street (Lawrence Street end) at 11.05pm Friday and 11.20pm Saturday each evening. These services are free to Festivale patrons. For more information visit the Toxfree Festivale Information Booth (100)