Science for the curious and creative

Princes Wharf 1, Hobart

Saturday 10 August 2019, 10am-5pm

Friday 9 August for schools

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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.

FoBI short film

Festival Highlights


Main stage

A spectacle of show-stopping science! Announcing AMAZING bubble man, Marty McBubble, Magnus Danger Magnus' Explosion Laboratory, and 'BrainBuzz' co-host Clare Van Dorssen...

Lightwave Stage highlights

Workshops and Tours

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

Workshops Tours
24 Carrot Gardens

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

Stranger than Fiction


FOBI by night

Stranger than Fiction is a hilariously entertaining and daring science stunt show not to be missed. Warning - Sparks and arrows will fly and your heart will pound during this jaw-dropping performance created for children and adults alike.


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