TasPorts Event Venues

TasPorts manages several unique and flexible waterside spaces, perfect for your next outdoor event.

Our ports are located alongside some of the most beautiful places in Tasmania, and we have spaces available to hire at Hobart, King Island, and Stanley.

TasPorts’ spaces are in demand for corporate and community events. Every year, TasPorts facilitates festivals and concerts, gala dinners, conferences and trade shows, as well as fun runs, markets, and parades.

Hobart - Brooke Street Forecourt

Hobart - Brooke Street Forecourt

The pedestrian-friendly forecourt adjacent to the Brooke Street Pier offers a central, waterfront position for small event activations. Brooke Street Pier is an innovative floating barge, and is home to a unique market space, various bars and restaurants, and the Mona Roma.

Venue Specifications

LOCATION

Brooke Street Pier, Franklin Wharf, Hobart, Southern Tasmania

CAPACITY

As required

SQUARE METERAGE

350m2

CEILING HEIGHT

NA – outdoor space only

WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS

Floor rating: 10 kPa (working load)

Maximum wheel load limit: 4 T (working load)

BACK OF HOUSE SPACES

None – outdoor space only

TYPE OF EVENTS

Commercial Activations

Community Events

Corporate Events

Exhibitions

Film Shoots

Markets

OPERATIONAL FEATURES

Power

Available

Water

Available

Accessibility

Flat ground

AV Equipment

None

Toilets

Portable toilets must be arranged at the Event Hirer’s expense

Parking

Voucher street parking available in the vicinity

Flooring

Concrete

OTHER IMPORTANT INFO

Multi-user space

Brooke St

Adjacent to the Elizabeth Street Pier complex, this flexible, large outdoor area with views to Kings Pier Marina and the Derwent River, is centrally located with easy access to public transport and Hobart's CBD.

Venue Specifications

LOCATION

Elizabeth Street Pier, Franklin Wharf, Hobart, Southern Tasmania

DESCRIPTION

Large outdoor space

CAPACITY

As required

SQUARE METERAGE

600m2

CEILING HEIGHT

NA – outdoor space only

WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS

Wharf rating: 5 kPa (working load)

Maximum wheel load limit: 4 T (working load)

BACK OF HOUSE SPACES

None – outdoor space only

TYPE OF EVENTS

Commercial Activations

Community Events

Exhibitions

Film Shoots

Markets

OPERATIONAL FEATURES

Power

Available

Water

Available

Accessibility

Flat ground

AV Equipment

None

Toilets

Portable toilets must be arranged at the Event Hirer’s expense

Parking

Voucher street parking available in the vicinity

Flooring

Concrete

OTHER IMPORTANT INFO

Multi-user space

Elizabeth St Forecourt

The large steam crane near Constitution Dock is a handsome reminder of the old Hobart port. The raised wooden stage area is perfect for small-scale events and activities, with an open space for audiences to gather, overlooking the tranquil waters of Sullivan's Cove.

Venue Specifications

LOCATION

Constitution Dock Bridge, Franklin Wharf, Hobart, Southern Tasmania

DESCRIPTION

Wooden outdoor stage and concrete surround

CAPACITY

As required

SQUARE METERAGE

250m2

CEILING HEIGHT

NA – outdoor space only

WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS

Wooden stage suitable for foot traffic only

Wharf rating: 5 kPa (working load)

Maximum wheel load limit: 4 T (working load)

BACK OF HOUSE SPACES

None – outdoor space only

TYPE OF EVENTS

Commercial Activations

Community Events

OPERATIONAL FEATURES

Power

Available

Water

Available

Accessibility

Flat ground and ramp access

AV Equipment

None

Toilets

Portable toilets must be arranged at the Event Hirer’s expense

Parking

Voucher street parking available in the vicinity

Flooring

Wooden stage and concrete surrounds

OTHER IMPORTANT INFO

Multi-user space

Additional safety fencing may be required

Steam Crane Stage

The Waterside Stage located near Elizabeth St Pier, offers a raised wooden platform ideal for community activities and commercial activations.

Venue Specifications

LOCATION

End of Argyle Street, Franklin Wharf, Hobart, Southern Tasmania

DESCRIPTION

Outdoor wooden stage

CAPACITY

As required

SQUARE METERAGE

580m2

CEILING HEIGHT

NA – outdoor space only

WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS

Wooden stage suitable for foot traffic only

Wharf rating: 5 kPa (working load)

Maximum wheel load limit: 4 T (working load)

BACK OF HOUSE SPACES

None – outdoor space only

TYPE OF EVENTS

Commercial Activations

Community Events

OPERATIONAL FEATURES

Power

Available

Water

Available

Accessibility

Flat ground and ramp access

AV Equipment

None

Toilets

Portable toilets must be arranged at the Event Hirer’s expense

Parking

Voucher street parking available in the vicinity

Flooring

Wooden stage and concrete surrounds

OTHER IMPORTANT INFO

Multi-user space

Additional safety fencing may be required

Waterside Stage

MAC 02 on Hobart’s iconic waterfront is TasPorts’ premier indoor venue, ideal for your medium to large corporate event, concert, or trade show.

For more information, please head to the MAC 02 website here.

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Currie Harbour offers picturesque views to the Bass Strait, with TasPorts managing a range of parkland spaces available to hire, great for local community events.

TasPorts operates facilities and infrastructure at both the Port of Grassy and Currie Harbour on Tasmania’s iconic North West Island.

Festival of King Island, Currie Harbour


Venue Specifications

LOCATION

Edward Street, Currie, King Island, North-West Tasmania

DESCRIPTION

Waterside parkland

CAPACITY

Old Stockyard Park: As required

SQUARE METERAGE

Old Stockyard Park: 2631m2

WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS

Maximum wheel load limit on wharf: 5T (working load)

TYPE OF EVENTS

Community Events

Festivals

Exhibitions

Film Shoots

Fun Runs

Markets

Weddings


OPERATIONAL FEATURES

Power

240 volts & 3 phase power on the Currie wharf

Water

Available

Accessibility

Flat ground

AV Equipment

None

Toilets

Portable toilets must be arranged at the Event Hirer’s expense

Parking

Parking available in the vicinity

Flooring

Concrete, grass and gravel

OTHER IMPORTANT INFO

Multi-user space - access to existing businesses must be maintained

Currie harbour

The Port of Stanley is historically recognised as a fishing port and offers a large grassed events area with views to The Nut. Stanley is the homeport for a small commercial fishing fleet and recreational fishing vessels.

The small township of Stanley is a vibrant tourist destination and provides a critical connection between mainland Tasmania and the communities of King and Flinders Island.

Venue Specifications

LOCATION

Wharf Road, Stanley, Circular Head, North-West Tasmania

DESCRIPTION

Parkland and car parking area

CAPACITY

As required

SQUARE METERAGE

8100m2 approximately

CEILING HEIGHT

NA – outdoor space only

BACK OF HOUSE SPACES

None – outdoor space only

TYPE OF EVENTS

Community Events

Festivals

Film Shoots

Fun Runs

Markets

OPERATIONAL FEATURES

Power

None

Water

None

Accessibility

Level from the car park to grassland

AV Equipment

None

Toilets

Portable toilets must be arranged at the Event Hirer’s expense

Parking

Car park and street parking available in the vicinity

Flooring

Concrete, grass and gravel

OTHER IMPORTANT INFO

Multi-user space

Stanley

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All TasPorts properties are available for dry hire only. TasPorts will facilitate waste management, cleaning, and security and we have a fantastic selection of preferred suppliers to recommend. Additional charges apply.

Due to general port operations and commitments to cruise, limited dates are available at various times of the year.

All events on TasPorts land, large and small, are required to:

  • complete a hire agreement;
  • hold Public Liability Insurance; and
  • provide a Risk Assessment.

Depending on the type of event, the following may also be required:

  • Place of Assembly Permit
  • Traffic Management Plan
  • Emergency Management Plan
  • Liquor Licence and Food Permit
  • Temporary Occupancy Permit