Street Closures as Pageant rolls through Hobart

Free parking as CBD shuts down

Street Closures as Pageant rolls through Hobart Image | Hobart City Council
Entry to Hobart's CBD will be limited Saturday until 1pm as the Christmas Pageant takes to the streets. 

The 2017 Myer Hobart Christmas Pageant is on from 10:30am Saturday (18 November) marking the official beginning of the festive shopping season in the City of Hobart. 

Kid's favourite Peppa Pig will headline the pageant travelling aboard Hobart's Red Decker bus and afterwards meeting children at the Elizabeth Mall from midday.

Road closures (see below) will follow the pageant route as it commences from the new starting line in Liverpool Street near the corner of Argyle Street, travels down Liverpool, up Harrington Street and finishing at lower Collins Street. 

Road closures

Argyle, Elizabeth, Murray, Liverpool and Collins streets will all close at 9am

Harrington Street will close to traffic at 9.15am 

Map of road closures
Getting there

A free Salamanca shuttle bus will be travelling from the Regatta Grounds, to Dunn Place and continuing onto Salamanca Market in a continuing loop from 9 am – 2 pm, giving easy access to the Pageant


Parking will be free at the City of Hobart multi-storey car parks, city centre parking meters, and the Regatta Grounds on Pageant day. However, due to rolling road closures on the day, some car parks will be unable to be accessed for a period of time during the pageant.

Centrepoint Car Park - free all day

Open from 8 am – 9.15 am and 1 pm – 5.15pmom 

No access for vehicles from 9.15 am - 1 pm

Argyle Street Car Park - free all day

Open from 7 am – 9 am and 1 pm – 10 pm

No access for vehicles from 9 am - 1 pm

Trafalgar Place Car Park - free all day

Open from 7 am – 5 pm (unaffected by the Pageant route)

The Hobart Central Car Park - free all day

Open from 8 am – 5.30 pm (unaffected by the Pageant route)

Dunn Place Car Park - free all day

Open from 8 am – 5.30 pm (unaffected by the Pageant route)

Market Place and Vodafone car parks are unaffected by the Pageant route, and usual fees and charges will apply. These car parks will not be free on Pageant day.