Baby Welcome and Family Expo

Registration for the 2015 Baby Welcome and Family Expo has closed.

Each year, Cairns Regional Council welcomes new babies to the region with the Baby Welcome and Family Expo. The event features an exhibition of family service providers, the lovely Baby Welcoming Ceremony and heaps of free, fun stuff for the kids to do!

Check back later for more information on the 2016 Baby Welcome and Family Expo.

Register your baby

Registrations are now open for anyone who has welcomed a baby in the last year (1 October 2014 to 30 September 2015). Each registered baby will be presented with a special commemorative certificate.

Parents wishing to register their baby to be officially welcomed at the ceremony, which will be held on the day, should complete the online form below or download and submit the Baby Welcome registration form ( PDF, 0.1 MB ).  Registrations close midnight Sunday 25 October 2015.


Stallholders who provide a product or service to families in the Cairns Regional Council area can register to have a stall at the expo. To register your interest, please complete and submit the stallholder application form ( PDF, 0.31 MB ) or email

Last updated: 04 January 2016