Science for the curious and creative

Saturday 10 August 2019

Friday 9 August for schools

Princes Wharf 1, Hobart

FoBI 2017 short film

Science comes alive

A spectacular of interactive science experiences for all ages and interests brought to you by the world-leading Tasmanian science community. A community-focused festival that aims to ignite and inspire an interest in science through hands-on activities in science, technology, engineering and maths, and everything in between.


Festival Highlights


Science experiences

Discover the research, innovations and technologies taking place in Tasmanian science. Here you can meet the scientists and see their science in action. Over 40 science experiences waiting to be explored.

Science Experiences from the 2018 program

Main stage

A spectacle of show-stopping science! This years line-up announced soon.

2018 Lightwave Stage highlights
Main stage child
24 Carrot Gardens

Workshops and Tours

Experiment, innovate and create. Immerse yourself in the wonderful world of science through these hands-on science activities.

Workshops 2018 Tours 2018

Festival Sponsors