December in Hobart and Tasmania

Christmas and the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race.

December 2017 Events in Hobart and Tasmania

  • 1 December (Friday) – Devonport Show – Public holiday in municipal areas of Devonport, Kentish and Latrobe.
  • 3 December (Sunday) 2017 – International Day of People with Disability – Aims to promote an understanding of people with a disability and encourage support for their dignity, rights and well-being.
  • 5 December (Tuesday) 2017 – International Volunteer Day is celebrated on December 5th each year to thank volunteers for their efforts and increase public awareness on their contribution to society
  • 10 December – International Human Rights Day is celebrated on 10th December each year.
  • 21 December (Thursday) 2017 – End of Tasmanian School Term 4 and School Year for students (Australian school holiday dates)  Teachers finish the following day. Secondary college may finish earlier – please check with individual schools.
  • 25 December (Monday) 2017 – Christmas Day – Public Holiday. (See AU school and public holiday dates.)
  • 26 December (Tuesday) 2017 – Boxing Day (See AU school and public holiday dates.)
  • 31 December (Sunday) 2017 – New Years Eve

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