Events calendar

Do you have a community-run, not-for-profit event, festival, celebration or important date that the Cairns community would like to know about? Submit your event for our What's On listing. Terms and conditions apply.

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Kids Art Club with Hayley Gillespie

Date: Sat 03 Jun 10:00 am
Location: Cairns Regional Art Gallery, Cnr Abbott and Shields Street, Cairns

Cost: $24 members, $30 non members

Contact: Marian Wolfs 4046 4800

Hayley Gillespie will run 2-hour art sessions for kids More

School Holiday Bat Chats - Fri 23

Date: Fri 23 Jun 05:30 pm
Location: Corner of Aplin and Lake sts, outside Cairns City Library

Cost: Free

Informal guided tours of the City Library Spectacled Flying-fox colony. More

Esplanade Markets

Date: Sat 24 Jun 08:00 am
Location: Cairns Esplanade, by the Lagoon

Cost: Free

The Cairns Esplanade Markets are on every Saturday by the Lagoon. More

Botanic Gardens Basketry

Date: Sat 24 Jun 09:30 am
Location: Cairns Botanic Gardens Visitors Centre, Collins Ave, Edge Hill

Contact: Pam 4032 5039

Basketry skills for all levels. More

Cairns Region Multicultural Business Forum

Date: Sat 24 Jun 01:00 pm
Location: Cairns Regional Council, Civic Reception Rooms, 119 - 145 Spence Street, Cairns

Contact: Mark Dennert 4044 0130

A forum focusing on diversity and inspiring innovation within Cairns region multicultural business community. More

School Holiday Bat Chats - Sat. 24

Date: Sat 24 Jun 05:30 pm
Location: Corner of Aplin and Lake sts, outside Cairns City Library

Cost: Free

Informal guided tours of the City Library Spectacled Flying-fox colony. More

Tanks Markets

Date: Sun 25 Jun 09:00 am
Location: Collins Avenue, Edge Hill

Cost: Free

The Tanks Markets are on the last Sunday of the month. More

School Holiday Bat Chats - Sun 25

Date: Sun 25 Jun 05:30 pm
Location: Corner of Aplin and Lake sts, outside Cairns City Library

Cost: Free

Informal guided tours of the City Library Spectacled Flying-fox colony. More

Special Meeting - Special (Budget) Meeting

Date: Mon 26 Jun 09:00 am
Location: Council Chambers, 119-145 Spence Street, Cairns

Special (Budget) Meeting More

Ordinary Meeting - 28 June 2017

Date: Wed 28 Jun 09:00 am
Location: Council Chambers, 3rd Floor, 119-145 Spence Street , Cairns

Ordinary Meeting 28 June 2017 More

School Holiday Bat Chats - Fri 30

Date: Fri 30 Jun 05:30 pm
Location: Corner of Aplin and Lake sts, outside Cairns City Library

Cost: Free

Informal guided tours of the City Library Spectacled Flying-fox colony. More

Esplanade Markets

Date: Sat 01 Jul 08:00 am
Location: Cairns Esplanade, by the Lagoon

Cost: Free

The Cairns Esplanade Markets are on every Saturday by the Lagoon. More

NAIDOC - Awards Ceremony and Ball

Date: Sat 01 Jul 05:30 pm
Location: Cairns Convention Centre, Corner Wharf and Sheridan Street, Cairns

Contact: National NAIDOC Secretariat 02 6152 3877

NAIDOC Awards night and Ball, to acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia More

School Holiday Bat Chats - Sat 1

Date: Sat 01 Jul 05:30 pm
Location: Corner of Aplin and Lake sts, outside Cairns City Library

Cost: Free

Informal guided tours of the City Library Spectacled Flying-fox colony. More

Palm Cove Markets

Date: Sun 02 Jul 08:00 am
Location: Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove

Cost: Free

The Palm Cove Markets are held on the first Sunday of the month. More

Latitude 17 Cat Show

Date: Sun 02 Jul 09:30 am
Location: Stratford Lawn Bowls Club, 3 Rig Street, Stratford

Contact: Pixie Phipps 0449 979 690

An all breed cat show with 4 rings of judges for both pedigree and domestic cats and kittens. More

NAIDOC - Combined Church Service

Date: Sun 02 Jul 10:30 am
Location: Fogarty Park, Cairns Esplanade

Contact: Pastor Yodie Batzke 0415 542 120

The Cairns NAIDOC Committee are hosting a Combined NAIDOC Church Service More

NAIDOC - Official Opening and Flag Raising Ceremony

Date: Sun 02 Jul 01:00 pm
Location: Fogarty Park, The Esplanade, Cairns

Contact: Nathan Williams 0423 741 475

The Cairns NAIDOC Committee in partnership with the North Queensland Regional Aboriginal Corporation Language Centre presents the official opening of Cairns NAIDOC Week 2017 More

School Holiday Bat Chats - Sun 2

Date: Sun 02 Jul 05:30 pm
Location: Corner of Aplin and Lake sts, outside Cairns City Library

Cost: Free

Informal guided tours of the City Library Spectacled Flying-fox colony. More

JCU & CQU Symposium - Beyond the Referendum

Date: Mon 03 Jul 01:00 pm
Location: CQU, First Floor, Shields and Abbott Street, Cairns

Contact: Henrietta Marrie 4037 4703

A joint collaboration presented by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff from Central Queensland University and James Cook University More

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Last updated: 16 May 2017