Beerfest Launceston New Year's Eve

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Announcing the biggest and boldest Launceston BeerFest to date

Where:    Royal Park, Launceston, TAS

When:      Monday 31st December 4 PM - 12.30 AM

Ticket Purchase:  View ticket portal here

The park amphitheatre will also offer perfect viewing for the epic main stage entertainment, with major acts Discovery - Australia's DAFT PUNK Tribute Show with more headline and supporting act to be announced. Josh Earl will headline the Comedy Marquee with both an Adult and Kids Show, so come along and join the mayhem in Josh Earl’s first ever full-length Kids show (Suitable for ages 4 -12)

Kids Entertainment with:

4pm - 9pm - Jumping Castle 
4pm - 9pm - Facepainting 
4pm - 7pm - Jeff Hayes Magicomedian and Australian Balloon Twister of the Year
5pm - 6pm - Josh Earl Comedy Show in the Fresh Comedy Marquee "My Family’s Weirder Than Your Family" (ages 4 - 12)
5pm - 7pm  - Stilt Walker Fulcrum Silver - A mesmerizing and captivating roving act combining enchanting four-limbed stilt walking with the graceful art of contact juggling
6:20 - 7:50pm - Pelican Puppets x 2 shows Two great glove puppet shows, based around the colourful English puppet character Mr. Punch and his friends
8pm - 8:30pm - Solo Festival Show including comedy, knife juggling, contact juggling, acrobatics, and fire. 
9pm - Twilight fireworks 

Let’s not forget the heroes of the festival! Over 250 unique, exotic and small-batch craft beers, ciders, cocktails and wines, handcrafted and perfectly complimented by Tasmania’s most decadent local street food.



Your General Admission Ticket Includes:

Fireworks show twilight & midnight
1:1 interaction with stall holders
FREE, reusable and dishwasher-safe BeerFest Festival cup
LIVE entertainment (Look out for entertainment schedule closer to the festival date)
Master-classes, live demonstrations and tastings
Live music
Live comedy
Extesnsive kids entertainment and activities

Your VIP Marquee Ticket Includes:

All of General Admission ticket contents plus...
Exclusive VIP only area
VIP private toilets
Drink on arrival
Tapas and canapés 

 Who will be there?

Brewers, cidermakers, distillers, street food, roaming entertainers and kids entertainers.

How much are drinks?

Drinks will vary from $1-$2 for 100ml tastings to $6-$8 for a 285ml pour and will be decided by the stallholders.

Will there be gate sales?

Limited gate sales will be available each day if not sold out. We recommend getting your tickets online in advance, as they will be slightly cheaper and gate sales will be closed as the festival gets closer to capacity. Similarly, online ticket sales during festival operating hours will be limited.

Is there an age restriction?

A wristband allowing drink purchases/ consumption is only given to people 18+. $10 tickets are available for children 12- 17 when accompanied by a paying adult, with under 11 and younger being free.

Do you accept credit cards?

Credit cards will be accepted at the Front Gate for entrance tickets and at limited stalls.


Proudly sponsored by the City of Launceston


  • Monday, 31 December 2018 | 04:00 PM - Tuesday, 01 January 2019 | 12:00 AM