Events calendar

This event calendar is provided as a service to residents and visitors to promote community events taking place within the Cairns Regional Council area. It is not an exhaustive list of all local community events. Unless the listing is for a Council-run event, Council is not responsible for the accuracy of information contained in these listings, nor does it endorse the events.

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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Hudsons Circus Cairns Race Day

Date: Tue 17 Jul
Time: 12:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Cannon Park racecourse, 585-619 Mulgrave Road, Woree

Cost: Member for a Day pass $30. Entry just $10 and children under 15 are free

Contact: Cairns Jockey Club 4054 1203

Come see the Hudsons Circus animals and meet the performers! More

IBA Business Start-up workshop

Date: Wed 18 Jul
Time: 8:30am - 4:00pm
Location: 59 McLeod Street, Cairns

Contact: Russell Schmidt 1800 107 107 (ask for Russell Schmidt)

Free workshop to assist Indigenous Australians get ready to start a business. More

Sport and Community Services Committee Meeting - 18 July 2018

Date: Wed 18 Jul
Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Location: Committee Room, 3rd Floor, 19-145 Spence Street, Cairns

Sport and Community Services Committee 18 July 2018 More

Water & Waste Committee Meeting - 18 July 2018

Date: Wed 18 Jul
Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Location: Committee Room, 3rd Floor, 119-145 Spence Street Cairns

Water and Waste Committee 18 July 2018 More

Governance Committee Meeting - 18 July 2018

Date: Wed 18 Jul
Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Location: Committee Room, 3rd Floor, 119-145 Spence Street Cairns

Governance Committee 18 July 2018 More

Infrastructure Committee Meeting - 18 July 2018

Date: Wed 18 Jul
Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Location: Committee Room, 3rd Floor, 119-145 Spence Street Cairns

Infrastructure Services Committee 18 July 2018 More

Cultural Services Committee Meeting - 18 July 2018

Date: Wed 18 Jul
Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Location: Committee Room, 3rd Floor, 119-145 Spence Street, Cairns

Cultural Services Committee 18 July 2018 More

Youth Active Games: White Rock

Date: Thu 19 Jul
Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Bak Park, White Rock.

Cost: FREE

Come and play Active Games during Term 3 More

History tours of the Tanks and Botanic Gardens Precinct

Date: Thu 5 Jul
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre, Collins Ave, Edge Hill

Cost: FREE - bookings essential

Free history tour of the Tanks and Botanic Gardens every Thursday commencing at 10:00am More

Northern Beaches community walk

Date: Thu 19 Jul
Time: 7:50am - 10:00am
Location: Palm Cove, meet outside Chilled café

Free community walk on Northern Beaches, 5km. More

A Plastic Free evening: workshops, discussion and support

Date: Thu 19 Jul
Time: 5:45pm - 8:45pm
Location: Cominos House (downstairs), 27-29 Greenslopes Street, Cairns North

Cost: FREE - head to Eventbrite to register your name

Contact: Aisha 0408 853 512

Support for your plastic free journey More

Esplanade market

Date: Sat 6 Jan
Time: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Location: Cairns Esplanade, next to the Lagoon

The Esplanade markets are held every Saturday against the backdrop of the Cairns waterfront. More

Youth Active Games: Edmonton Street Soccer

Date: Mon 16 Jul
Time: 3:15pm - 4:30pm
Location: Walker Road Sporting Complex, Edmonton.

Cost: FREE

Come and play Street Soccer during Term 3 More

Free guided birdwatching tour

Date: Tue 9 Jan
Time: 8:30am - 10:30am
Location: Meet at Friends House in the Flecker Garden.

Free bird watching guided walk every Tuesday commencing at 8.30am. Bring binoculars and wear walking shoes. More

Youth Active Games: Edmonton

Date: Tue 17 Jul
Time: 3:15pm - 5:15pm
Location: Ravizza Park, Edmonton.

Cost: FREE

Come and play Active Games during Term 3 More

Small business masterclass: Create leads & sales with Facebook

Date: Tue 24 Jul
Time: 2:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Cairns Regional Council Civic Reception Room, Ground Floor, 119-145 Spence Street, Cairns

Cost: $15 per person

Practical session on how to promote your business on Facebook. More

Ordinary Meeting - 25 July 2018

Date: Wed 25 Jul
Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Location: Council Chambers, 3rd Floor, 119-145 Spence Street Cairns

Ordinary Meeting 25 July 2018 More

WordPress workshop

Date: Wed 25 Jul
Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: TTNQ, Level 2, 51 Esplanade, Cairns

Cost: $20 per person

Contact: Kelsey Andersen 4015 1206

Get the most out of your existing WordPress website or start a new one More

History tours of the Tanks and Botanic Gardens Precinct

Date: Thu 5 Jul
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre, Collins Ave, Edge Hill

Cost: FREE - bookings essential

Free history tour of the Tanks and Botanic Gardens every Thursday commencing at 10:00am More

Brinsmead community cycle

Date: Thu 26 Jul
Time: 7:50am - 10:00am
Location: Glenoma Park in Brinsmead.

Brinsmead Community Cycle. Glenoma Park to Lake Placid and return, 12km. More

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Last updated: 07 August 2017