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Events in and around King Island

As the seasons change, King Island in Tasmania, Australia transforms into a hub of excitement and festivities. From the annual food festival to outdoor adventures, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Here are some of the seasonal events to look forward to in and around King Island:

Summer:
Summer is the perfect season to hit the beaches and explore the stunning wildlife of King Island. Some exciting events to add to your calendar include:

King Island Show – Held in early December, this is a traditional country show featuring horse races, livestock exhibitions, and local produce stalls.

King Island Long Table Festival – This event, held in late December, is a food lover's paradise. Sample some of the freshest and most flavorsome seafood, meats and wines produced on the island.

King Island Surfing Contest – Ride the waves and watch as the locals compete for the top prize in this exciting surfing event, held annually on one of King Island's beautiful beaches.

Autumn:

Autumn is a season of spectacular colours and mild temperatures. It is also a time when culinary delights are abundant. Here are some of the autumn events in King Island:

Bruny Island Cheese Co Tasting – Enjoy free tastings of some of the finest cheeses from Bruny Island Cheese Co at the King Island Farmer’s Market.

King Island Agricultural & Pastoral Show – Witness the best livestock, crafts and produce in this annual showcase of King Island’s agricultural prowess.

King Island Spring Bay Oysters Festival – Held in May, this festival is a must for all seafood lovers. Sample delicious oysters from King Island’s own Spring Bay Oyster Farm.

Winter:

Winter is all about cosying up by the fire and enjoying hearty meals. But that doesn’t mean there’s not plenty of excitement to be had! Here are some of the winter events in King Island:

King Island Carrington Park Football Club Annual Ball – This charity event is held every August, offering a glamorous night of dinner, dancing and fundraising for local causes.

King Island Feast – An annual event in late August, this feast celebrates the culinary arts of King Island and showcases the island’s produce, seafood, and unique flavors.

Spring:

As the flowers bloom and the weather warms up in Spring, King Island comes into full bloom with a wide range of events and festivals. Here are some of the events to look forward to in Spring:

King Island Show Jumping – Held in early September, this equestrian event showcases the best show jumpers from around Tasmania.

King Island Open Day – In late September, explore the unique landmarks, people, and wildlife of King Island in this fun-filled open day.

King Island Birding and Photography Festival – A paradise for bird-loving photographers, this three-day festival in October explores the beauty of King Island’s birdlife.

Whatever the season, King Island is always buzzing with energy and excitement. Plan ahead and join in on the fun! For more information on these events and to book your tickets, visit the King Island Tourism website or call +61 3 6462 1551.


King Island Lighthouse Keeper's House thanks to Mike Dobble