Agfest 2017 and 2018
Agfest is a premier rural event held in the north of Tasmania near Launceston that seeks to bring exposure to, and to fundraise for, the Rural Youth Organisation (RYO).
(Municipal area of
Circular Head only)
It has run since 1983 and is now held over the three days that begin with the first Thursday in May. The Friday is a public holiday for much of northern Tasmania.
The RYO is a body of young people aged from 15 to 30 years who meet together for social, educational and skill development and also go on exchange with other RYO groups around the world.
Here are just a few:
- Sheep Dog Trials
- Equine Expo
- The Peter Brock Memorial Four Wheel Drive Track
- Heritage Display
- Unique Tastes of Foods Sampling
- Dairy Feature
- Craft Pavilions
Free parking is available for everyone and free shuttle buses are available from the Forster Street entrance to York Park in Launceston and other places en route.
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