Festive lighting

Festive lighting

The City of Hobart has a range of lighting infrastructure that can be colour coordinated to raise public awareness for events and campaigns.

Locations include:

  • Cardinal Lights (Mawson Place)
  • Doone Kennedy Hobart Aquatic Centre (DKHAC)
  • Elizabeth Mall
  • Franklin Square Fountain
  • Rose Garden Bridge.

Please note that the Railway Roundabout Fountain is temporarily unavailable due to required maintenance. We apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

The Festive Lighting Program Guidelines(PDF, 437KB) provide further information, including associated fees and the conditions of use, which need to be read and agreed to before a booking application is submitted. Bookings must start and finish on a working day, and are for a minimum period of three days and a maximum period of one week.

To check availability or for more information, contact 03 6238 2890 or email cityactivation@hobartcity.com.au.

Once you have confirmed availability for your preferred dates, you can make a booking by completing the online Festive Lighting booking application form.

Upcoming colours for a cause

Awareness/Cause Colour Dates Locations
Palliative Care Week Blue and orange 20-26 May All locations
LGBTQ Domestic Violence Awareness Rainbow 27-29 May All locations
Dark Mofo Red 30 May - 23 June Rose Garden Bridge, DKHAC, Cardinals, Elizabeth Mall
Dark Mofo Yellow 30 May - 23 June Franklin Square Fountain
World Scleroderma Day Yellow 24-29 June All locations

Other promotional opportunities

The City of Hobart owns infrastructure and runs programs that can help increase public awareness of your event, day of cultural significance, festival or awareness campaign.

Our Promotional Opportunities document(PDF, 2MB) provides overview information on each of the promotional options.