LOCAL EVENTS & LINKS
Evandale is a charming, quiet rural village that has many historic buildings and beautiful gardens.
Evandale hosts a wonderful Sunday Market each week. The National Pennyfarthing Championships are held in late February and the John Glover Prize in early March.
There is lots to do in and around the town. It is the perfect location to stay a few days and tour the district. It is only a short drive to tour the Relbia wine region to visit wineries such as Josef Chromy, Sharmans Wines and Jigglers Creek wines.
THE CLARENDON ARMS
The Clarendon Arms is the local pub in Evandale. It has a passion for using local suppliers including local artisan brewers and makers. Their menu is ever changing, reflecting the wonderful seasonal produce Tasmania and their kitchen garden has to offer. A relaxed, warm and cosy family pub in the heart of Evandale. Relax in front of their wood fire or drop in for a brew coffee, cake, lunch or dinner.
EVANDALE VILLAGE FAIR & NATIONAL PENNYFARTHING CHAMPIONSHIPS
The wheels of time turn back over a hundred years as the peaceful village of Evandale in northern Tasmania once again plays host to the Evandale Village Fair and National Penny Farthing Championships. The Evandale Village Fair is held annually in February, and features a full program of Penny Farthing bicycle racing featuring the National Penny Farthing Championship. Started in 1983 the Evandale Penny Farthing races attract enthusiasts from across Australia and around the world. Accompanying the Penny Farthings races are a country fair and period themed festival.
Agfest is an agricultural and machinery field day event that has been operating for 37 years. It is a Tasmanian success story that injects millions of dollars into our local economy annually. Agfest today is recognised throughout Australia and is recognised in the top 3 field day events.
Agfest continues to grow each year, the 2018 Agfest attracting 65, 794 patrons and 709 exhibitors.
TAMAR VALLEY WINE ROUTE
“One of the Top 10 Wine Routes in the world” Essential Travel magazine (UK).
Follow the yellow and blue signs to discover more than thirty cellar doors spread over 170km around the Tamar Valley.
The Tamar Valley is a truly cool climate wine region and we are focused on producing wines of exceptional quality that are elegant and pristine, reflecting our pure soil and air. You can expect to taste excellent examples of Chardonnay, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir and the sparkling wines are considered by many to be second only to Champagne itself.