Buy tickets
Signature image

Science for the curious and creative

Saturday 21 August, 2021

Friday 20 (for schools)

Princes Wharf 1, Hobart

About FOBI short film
CoH 6.jpg

Showcasing the brightest innovation, research and technology happening in Tasmania. FOBI is sizzling with exciting science to blow your curious and creative mind.

Learn more about FOBI

Festival Highlights


Main stage

A spectacle of show-stopping science! Announcing Dinosaurs Down Under with Professor Flint and the terrifying pirate Captain Scungebucket! More stage announcements coming soon!

Lightwave Stage - new shows announced!


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


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
Joel & Tino 2- FOBI copy.png

The Science of Radio – and Gardening! ABC Radio Hobart

ABC’s Joel Rheinberger and Tino Carnevale will explore FOBI & the science of gardening during a special live broadcast, 9am-11am Saturday. Then, learn the science of radio with the ABC team from 11am – 1pm.

Science Experiences

Festival Sponsors