Sporting Events

Launceston and Northern Tasmania host many sporting events, such as AFL games which take place at Aurora Stadium in Launceston, home to the Hawthorn football club, the V8 supercars at Symmons Plains raceway, Targa Tasmania which hosts a multitude of race stages all over the state and the glamorous Betfair Launceston Cup at theĀ Launceston Racecourse in Mowbray. If you preferĀ something smaller, the unique and boutique National Penny Farthing Championships take place annually at the Evandale Village Fair!

If getting involved is more your thing, the B&E Launceston ten and Burnie ten run annually and offer varying length tracksĀ for all fitness levels.

  • Thoroughbred Night Racing Under Lights

    Thoroughbred Night Racing Under Lights

    Wednesday, 10th October 2018 to Wednesday, 3rd April 2019

    Next Occurrence: Thursday, 13th December 2018

    1 Jellico Street Mowbray Launceston

    The Tasmanian Turf Club at the Sky Racing Centre is home to Tasmania's most prestigious horse race the Sky Racing Launceston Cup and home to Thoroughbred Night Racing under Lights. Experience the excitement of thoroughbred night racing under lights. Their ...
  • Barnbougle Polo

    Barnbougle Polo

    Saturday, 19th January 2019

    Next Occurrence: Saturday, 19th January 2019

    426 Waterhouse Road Bridport

    On January 19th 2019 The Game of Kings returns to Tasmania with the Annual Barnbougle Polo. Attracting Australia's best polo players, Barnbougle Polo combines the excitement and drama of this breathtaking game with fine Tasmanian produce and typical coun ...
  • Spectacular Millinery Show and Launceston Cup Barrier Draw

    Spectacular Millinery Show and Launceston Cup Barrier Draw

    Friday, 22nd February 2019

    Next Occurrence: Friday, 22nd February 2019

    1 Jellico Street Mowbray Launceston

    Spectacular Millinery Show and Sky Racing Launceston Cup Barrier Draw, Friday night February 22, 2019. Colours function room, Level 1, Grandstand starting at 7pm. Cocktail Dress - Come along for a hat fabulous time, enjoy a mingle, free hot and cold finge ...
  • Evandale Village Fair and National Penny Farthing Championships

    Evandale Village Fair and National Penny Farthing Championships

    Saturday, 23rd February 2019

    Next Occurrence: Saturday, 23rd February 2019

    Russell Street Evandale

    The wheels of time turn back 100 years as the historic village of Evandale plays host to The Evandale Village Fair and National Penny Farthing Championships. The Evandale Village Fair is held annually and features a full program of Penny Farthing racing i ...
  • Clarendon Road Race

    Clarendon Road Race

    Sunday, 24th February 2019

    Next Occurrence: Sunday, 24th February 2019

    Multiple Venues Evandale

    The Road Race is held over 30km. Starting from Evandale the race heads south through Nile before turning back to the finish at historic Clarendon Homestead. The fastest riders take just over an hour to complete the course, with many riders opting for the ...