The Fair

A True Village Fair

The town of Evandale bands together each year to combine market stalls and a variety of entertainment in the streets and parks surrounding a race circuit for the National Penny Farthing Championships, creating the ambience of a colonial country fair.

Organised by the Evandale Village Fair Inc.

Entertainment Provided By

  • A wide variety of stalls
    Get your fix of tatsy food and coffee, discover local artists and artisans, and more!
  • Displays of veteran cars
    You'll be hard-pressed to find a better congregation of vintage vehicles in northern Tasmania.
  • Live entertainment
    We have musicians, dancers, clowns, and street entertainers providing entertainment for the duration of the fair.
  • Children's activities
    Face painting, puppet shows, pony rides, and more!
  • Colonial costumes
    People sporting colonial costumes spend the day at the fair to add to the atmosphere and provide photo opportunities to all.
  • The Grand Parade at 1:30pm
    It all comes together in the afternoon, when our riders, performers, vintage enthusiasts and entertainers of all varieties march together through the street of Evandale!

Our Achievements

Evandale is currently the worlds largest Penny Farthing racing event. Officially recognized by Guinness World Records Ltd.

Past holder of the world record for a Penny Farthing Stack (the greatest number of penny farthing bicycles, freestanding, and held together by hands only) - 69, Evandale, 26.2.2000. Officially recognized by Guinness World Records Ltd.

Winner of five Tasmanian Tourism Awards, Special Commendations at two National Tourism Awards.

Tasmanian Community Event of the Year, 2010


For Motorhomes, Caravans, and Campers

For the Evandale Village Fair weekend, bookings are available at several sites nearby.

Morven Park - Football & Cricket Grounds

Sites are available, toilets and showers can be accessed in the club rooms.

Cost $10 per van per night.

There will be a barbeque on Saturday night, $15 per person.

Or, the Evandale Cricket Club will open an overflow area at Pioneer Park from Friday to Sunday only.

Cost $5 per van per night, no amenities provided.

Bookings will open in late 2021. Please check back for details.

Falls Park - The Evandale Market Grounds

Free parking, but vans must be moved on Saturday night, as the Evandale Market will be held on Sunday. You can relocate to Honeysuckle Bank (the Evandale riverbank).

Must be fully self contained - no amenities provided.

A permit is required - please organise with Northern Midlands Council on (03) 6397 7303.

Riverside Caravan Park

At 2a Archer St, Longford - 15km from Evandale.

Powered and unpowered sites and cabins are available, all amenities included.

For Bookings, phone Robert and Anne O'Hara on (03) 6391 1470.