Wassail Away at The Huon Valley Mid-Winter Festival, Tasmania

Wassail Away at The Huon Valley Mid-Winter Festival, Tasmania

Huon Valley Mid Winter Fest Costumes
Photo credit – Nat Mendham

The Huon Valley Mid Winter Festival is a pagan inspired event, held in the deepest darkest (and coldest) reaches of a gorgeous southern valley in Tasmania, every year in the dead middle of Winter.

A festival of feasting, fire and frivolity that pays homage to traditions old and even older. Essentially serving as a celebratory ritual to bless the apple orchards for a bountiful year to come and a release of any negative energy in the surrounds.

It’s also a massive, muddy party with a shite-load of delicious local food and local booze.

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