Grab the kids and head into the city with our guide of 15 things to keep the kids entertained these school holidays...
We all love cake and the holidays are a great time to skip lunch or dinner and indulge in a little sugar!
Taste test your way around Launceston's best cakes as part of Cakealicious and vote for your favourite for a chance to win a Winterlicious High Tea for you and 5 friends.
Click here to see a full list of cakes to try this July.
Be prepared for the next rainy day with a challenging board game, puzzle or LEGO set from Gamesworld Plus. For more toys to cure school holiday boredom, check out Toyworld's huge range, and for the latest in gaming check out The Game Forge, Warhammer and Scenic Isle Gaming.
Kids of all ages love to sit back and watch a movie with some freshly popped popcorn! Pop along to the Village Cinema in Launceston, get comfy and get lost in the magic of the big screen.
Get lost in a world far away at Petrarch's Bookshop. Friendly and knowledgeable staff will be able to point you in the right direction whether you're looking for a fairy tale, sci-fi adventure or a non-fiction title to wow your friends with some cool new facts.
Go for a search for tiny windows, doors and art scattered throughout the city.... you never know what you might find, (was that a Tasmanian Tiger?)
Enjoy free parking from 3.30pm - 5.30pm daily in City of Launceston's multi-story carparks.
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Dessert is always fun, but it can be even more enjoyable when you get to play a part in creating your very own tasty treat! Pop into the Cold Rock Ice Creamery and pick your flavours and toppings while you watch your ice cream take shape, or visit 123Yo and construct your dessert yourself... be careful not to make too much mess!
While you're in Civic Square discover Launceston’s history, engraved into the pavement. Here you'll find facts about our city’s past to wow your teachers with when school resumes.
There is just something about seeing a show at the theatre that makes you feel warm and fuzzy inside, and Theatre North have a calendar brimming full of events for all ages.
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Explore some of Launceston's oldest and most historic buildings with a self guided walk along Cameron Street. You will have some fun, whilst discovering some interesting facts about Launceston's architecture and past. You can view the map here.
There are so many shops scattered throughout the city that will entertain the kids from sporting stores like Intersport Launceston through to novelty stores like What’s New & Smiggle. Even older children will enjoy refresh their wardrobes from places like Venue, Edge and Route 66!
All aboard the Tiger Bus! Launceston's free bus service that travels the inner city and surrounds. Children will enjoy riding the bus to destinations around Launceston including City Park, Home Point, QVMAG, Cataract Gorge and the city centre. Find more information about the routes and times here.
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