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.

Additional event information can be found at:

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

Cairns Show (19-21 July)

Date: Wed 19 Jul
Location:

Contact: Cairns Show Association (07) 4042 6699

There's something for everyone at the 3-day Cairns Show. More

Basketball After Dark

Date: Fri 21 Jul 06:00 pm
Location: PCYC Edmonton 10-20 Walker Road, Edmonton

Contact: Melanie Lizotte 0409 884 807

Drop in program for youths 11-25 years old. Come in and enjoy free snacks and refreshments, music and shoot some hoops. Bring old friends and make new ones! More

Encounter by Ark Ministries (21 - 22 May)

Date: Fri 21 Jul 07:00 pm
Location: Fogarty Park, The Esplanade

Contact: Danielle Dixon 0408 009 344

A free family friendly event run over 2 nights by Ark Ministries More

Esplanade Markets

Date: Sat 22 Jul 08:00 am
Location: Cairns Esplanade, by the Lagoon

Cost: Free

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

Coral Coast Track and Field Carnival

Date: Sat 22 Jul 08:00 am
Location: Barlow Park, corner of Scott and Severin Streets, Parramatta Park

Contact: Heather Vaughan

A chance to get amongst some healthy competition on track at Barlow Park! More

Toyota AFL Premiership match

Date: Sat 22 Jul 04:35 pm
Location: Cazaly's, 344 Mulgrave Road, Westcourt

The Gold Coast Suns and The Western Bulldogs return to Cazaly's More

Mega Hero March

Date: Sun 23 Jul
Location: The Esplanade, Cairns City

Contact: Georgia Willesee 02 9713 6111

A walk for the local community to come together with those affected by NF to show their support and to raise much needed funds for research and increase awareness More

Be My Guest workshops

Date: Mon 24 Jul
Location:

Contact: Tourism Tropical North Queensland 40317676

Free half-day workshops for local small businesses (sessions on 24, 25 & 26 July). More

Think.Eat.Save

Date: Mon 24 Jul 03:00 pm
Location: Endeavour Funship Playground, the Esplanade, Cairns North

Contact: Jana Gorski 0412 784 781

Raising awareness of global and local food waste and how to reduce it More

Ordinary Meeting - 26 July 2017

Date: Wed 26 Jul 09:00 am
Location: Council Chambers, 3rd Floor, 119-145 Spence Street, Cairns

Ordinary Meeting 26 July 2017 More

Esplanade Markets

Date: Sat 29 Jul 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 29 Jul 09:30 am
Location: Cairns Botanic Gardens Visitors Centre, Collins Ave, Edge Hill

Contact: Pam 4032 5039

Basketry skills for all levels. More

Nature Play Space workshop

Date: Sat 29 Jul 08:30 am
Location: St Therese's School, 135 Robert Rd, Bentley Park

Cost: $275 (inc GST)

Learn how to transform outdoor spaces at your school, centre, business or community. More

Cancer Council Relay For Life

Date: Sat 29 Jul 02:45 pm
Location: Barlow Park, Corner of Scott and Severin Streets, Parramatta Park

A fun and moving overnight experience that raises vital funds for the Cancer Council’s research, prevention, information and support services. More

Blaze the Nations

Date: Sat 29 Jul 05:00 pm
Location: Fogarty Park, The Esplanade, Cairns

Contact: Mary Palauni 0435 875 615

Free Community event for the whole family More

Tanks Markets

Date: Sun 30 Jul 09:00 am
Location: Collins Avenue, Edge Hill

Cost: Free

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

Live performance - Joh for PM

Date: Fri 04 Aug
Location: Centre of Contemporary Arts JUTE Theatre 96 Abbott Street, Cairns QLD 4870

Contact: Peta Cooke 4050 9444

Award-winning script by playwright Stephen Carleton and the original score by off-Broadway composer Paul Hodge More

Esplanade Markets

Date: Sat 05 Aug 08:00 am
Location: Cairns Esplanade, by the Lagoon

Cost: Free

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

The Red Beret Cairns Cup Carnival

Date: Sat 05 Aug 11:00 am
Location: Cannon Park Racecourse, 574-576 Mulgrave Road, Woree

Contact: Cairns Jockey Club 07 4054 1203

Cairns Cup held at Cannon Park Racecourse More

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Last updated: 16 May 2017