Up view of crowded Harvest Market with colorful tents near Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston

What’s On Launceston

Find out what to see in Launceston today

Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston serves as the perfect hub for immersing yourself in the region's most popular local events, adding a touch of excitement and convenience to your stay. With its prime CBD location, you're just steps away from a plethora of vibrant happenings throughout the year. For instance, during the annual Junction Arts Festival, you'll find yourself right at the heart of the action, with artistic performances and installations transforming the city streets into a lively cultural hub.

Launceston's iconic Festivale, a celebration of Tasmania's finest food, wine, and entertainment, is easily accessible from the hotel, offering a delightful culinary journey just moments away. Another highlight is the Tasmanian Craft Fair, an artisan extravaganza showcasing the region's craftsmanship and creativity. With Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston as your base, you can conveniently explore this renowned fair, taking in the remarkable array of handmade goods and unique artworks.

The hotel's proximity to the Cataract Gorge Reserve also ensures you're well-positioned to enjoy the exhilarating Launceston Running Festival, where participants traverse the stunning landscape along the South Esk River. Whether it's art, food, crafts, or outdoor activities, our hotel's strategic location makes it easy for you to immerse yourself in the vibrant tapestry of local events, creating unforgettable memories during your stay.

Launceston Harvest Market

Launceston Harvest Market is a community farmers market that only sells food and beverages grown and produced in Tasmania.

The market is located on Cimitiere Street, a 5-minute walk from the Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston.

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Magic Millions

Magic Millions is the premier auction house for thoroughbred horses in Australia, held at Quercus Park on the 26th of February. 

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Launceston Cup

The Launceston Cup, a Group 3 open handicap race, takes place on the 28th of February at the Launceston racecourse in Tasmania.

Less than a 15-minute walk from Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston.

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