The Taste of Tasmania

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The Taste Of Tasmania

Hobart is a harbour city.  Our association with the water is intrinsic to who we are and how we live.  Our waterfront area has long been where we gather to play, relax and wine and dine.


the taste of tasmania


First events now on sale.

Full program revealed early November.

It’s Our Birthday!

Come celebrate Taste of Tasmania’s 30th birthday with a magical mystery tour of delicious food, superb drinks, fabulous entertainment, exclusive cooking workshops, demonstrations and dining events with an all-star line-up of local stars; a combination of talented celebrated nationally and local best kept secrets, as we tell the magical and mythical story of Tasmanian food and wine. Fun for the young and young at heart.

These events are exclusive to The Taste and have limited spaces, don’t miss out and book now.

The Children and Families Program The Children and Families program is humming with free activities for all the family across this Taste festival.  Move to the rhythm of the beat in cultural dance and drumming workshops, get physical with circus and acrobats, little ones create with art play and there’s fantasy face painting for all ages!  If you’re up for action try your hand at cricket, tennis or soccer. There’ll be Zorb balls, bike and board demos and a chance to test your skills on the skate ramp. Natasha Mulhall Photography

Greener Grass A first for the Taste is a new concept space known as ‘Greener Grass’ showcasing emerging small businesses. Parliament Lawns will be filled with newcomers to the festival who will be producing an incredible array of food and beverages for you to explore and enjoy. See map of Greener Grass stallholders. Natasha Mulhall Photography

Italian Inspired Vegetarian (Matt Breen, Templo): “Vegetables are the stars of the show at Templo” says chef Matt Breen. And in this plant-focused workshop Matt will show you just how bright these vegetables can shine.

A Table in the Valley Join chef Steve Cumper as he cooks (and you eat!) from his new book, A Table in The Valley, co-authored with Elaine Reeves, while talking about his life in food, his love of the Huon Valley and its abundant variety of produce. Photo Credit: Tourism Tasmania & Nick Osborne

Gin Supper Club As a final hurrah to the Taste Culinary Program, join Christian Ryan from Aloft and Nick Raitt from Josef Chromy and Forty Spotted Gin and explore the art of pairing gin with food.

New Years eve

Happy New Year!

From your favourite 80s hits and power ballads to contemporary hits, The Taste symphony and guest singers will be playing your favourite hits including burlesque to jazz to the Taste Big Band don’t miss out on this night of nights. 

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Mojo Juju

mojo juju

tex perkins


ella hooper


monique brumby



event Location

Hobart, Tasmania


Princes Wharf, Salamanca Place, Hobart TAS 7000