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).

Jamie's Ministry of Food in Cairns from 21 July 2016

Date: Thu 21 Jul
Location: The Jamie's Ministry of Food Mobile Kitchen will be located at: Stockland Cairns North End outside Food Court 537 Mulgrave Road, Earlville

Jamie's Ministry of Food Mobile Kitchen will be rolling into Cairns from 21st July through to 28th September. More

Ordinary Meeting - 27 July 2016

Date: Wed 27 Jul 09:00 am
Location: Council Chambers, 3rd Floor, 119-145 Spence Street, Cairns

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Cairns Libraries Booksale

Date: Fri 29 Jul 09:00 am
Location: Fred Moule Pavilion, Cairns Showground

Don't miss our Annual Booksale for your chance to grab some bargains! More

Inkmasters Print Exhibition Tank 4

Date: Fri 29 Jul 05:00 pm
Location: Tank 4, Tanks Art Centre, Collins Ave, Edge Hill. Gallery is open from 10-5 Mon-Fri 10-4 Sat - Sun

Contact: Laurel 4055 3072

InkMasters has an exciting programme of events this year promoting the work of regional artists as well as skills-development workshops and community engagement activities. More

Cairns Esplanade Markets

Date: Sat 30 Jul 08:00 am
Location: Cairns Esplanade by the lagoon

Every Saturday, between 8am and 4pm, the market stalls showcase items crafted by the people who sell them. The quality stalls include jewellery, leather work, pottery, airbrush tattoos, clothes, skincare and more. More

Cairns Mineral and Lapidary Club Inc

Date: Sat 30 Jul 09:30 am
Location: 129 Mulgrave Road (Youth Centre Grounds) next to the Cairns Showgrounds.

Contact: Jeanne Mora

Join the Cairns Mineral and Lapidary Club for their 2016 Gem Festival. There will be stalls and displays of rocks and crystals along with a sausage sizzle, morning and afternoon tea.Come along and fossick in the sand pit. More

Relay for Life

Date: Sat 30 Jul 02:00 pm
Location: Barlow Park, Cairns

Relay For Life is a fun and moving overnight experience that raises vital funds for Cancer Council's research, prevention and support services. More

ARC Ruby Ball 2016

Date: Sat 30 Jul 06:30 pm
Location: Hilton Cairns

Contact: Lachlan Balk-Dartnell 07 4046 3621

Join us for a fabulous evening of fun, food, laughter and dancing, a sumptuous three course meal with drinks (wine, beer and soft drink) and entertainment from Big Noise. Tickets are $130pp. More

Tanks Markets

Date: Sun 31 Jul 09:00 am
Location: Collins Avenue, Edge Hill

Cost: Free

Showcasing a blend of local art, craft, produce, vintage clothing, collectibles and local natural health products and treatments, the markets are a relaxing way to spend a Sunday morning.Market stalls line Tanks promenade on Collins Avenue, with live entertainment provided by local musicians.Follow us on Facebook for the latest news on markets across the City. More

Ride for Isabel

Date: Sun 31 Jul 06:00 am
Location: Norman Park, Gordonvale

Contact: Coral Leah Kemp 074237 1100

Cycle 50 kms or 100 kms starting and finishing at Gordonvale. More

National Tree Day with Treeforce

Date: Sun 31 Jul 07:30 am
Location: Access via the Goomboora Park foot bridge then follow the signs to the left.

Contact: Lisa O'Mara 0435 016 906

Plant a native tree & be involved in mulching activity's on Freshwater Creek. More

InkFest The BIG PRINT Community Event

Date: Sun 31 Jul 09:00 am
Location: Tank 5, Tanks Art Centre, Collns Ave, Edge Hill.

Contact: Laurel 4055 3072

InkMaster will conduct workshops in several schools creating giant linoblocks. The blocks will then be printed all at once with a steam roller at Tanks Market Day. More

Botanical Drawing Workshops with Julie McEnerny

Date: Wed 03 Aug 06:00 pm
Location: Cairns Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre, Collins Avenue, Edge Hill

Contact: Julie McEnerny 0407 556 189

Botanical drawing monthly workshops conducted by Julie McEnerny More

St Andrew's College Fete

Date: Fri 05 Aug 04:00 pm
Location: St Andrew's Catholic College, Intake Road, Redlynch Valley Cairns

Contact: Karen Hall 07 4039 5200

Come along and enjoy St Andrew's our Great Fete. Rides, stalls and fireworks More

Trivia Night Fundraiser

Date: Fri 05 Aug 06:30 pm
Location: 44 Lazarus Street, Cairns

Contact: Alison Gaustad 0411 432 577

Join us for a trivia night to fundraise for the City of Cairns Festival of Highland & Irish Dancing Assoc Inc. More

Monthly Botanical Drawing Workshops with Julie McEnerny

Date: Sat 06 Aug 10:00 am
Location: Cairns Botanic Gardens Visitors Centre, Collins Avenue, Edge Hill

Contact: Julie McEnerny 0407 556 189

Spend an enjoyable and relaxing day drawing botanical studies using watercolour pencils. You require basic drawing skills or completion of the introductory course.Cost: $85 - includes materials and morning tea.BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL. More

Cairns Esplanade Markets

Date: Sat 06 Aug 08:00 am
Location: Cairns Esplanade by the lagoon

Every Saturday, between 8am and 4pm, the market stalls showcase items crafted by the people who sell them. The quality stalls include jewellery, leather work, pottery, airbrush tattoos, clothes, skincare and more. More

The Road Unseen

Date: Sat 06 Aug 10:00 am
Location: Muddy's Cafe, 174 Esplanade, Cairns

Cost: Free. RSVP is essential

Contact: Michelle Hardisty 03 9864 9279

Join The Road Unseen's mother and daughter duo Tanya and Mackenzie for an inspirational morning, discovering what life is like living with blindness.Bright and bubbly Mackenzie who is seven years old was born blind with complex needs.Start your weekend uplifted by joining this free community event. More

The FNQ Emergency Services Charity Ball

Date: Sat 06 Aug 05:30 pm
Location: The Tanks Arts Centre, Collins Ave, Edge Hill

A Black Tie Gala Charity Ball with pre-event cocktails & canap├ęs, 3 course meal, a live band, auctions, raffles & prizes.The Ball will raise funds for Make a Wish Australia, which is an organisation granting wishes to children with life threatening illnesses living in Cairns.Make a Wish Australia gives children hope for the future, strength to face the challenges of their illness and joy from their wish experience. With your help, we can grant seriously ill Cairns children their wishes! More

Palm Cove Market

Date: Sun 07 Aug 08:00 am
Location: Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove

Cost: Free

The Palm Cove markets showcase local, quality handmade products from contemporary jewellery, leather work, pottery, clothes, skincare and food.The markets often include great family activities such as crazy golf, henna tattoos and free entertainment.Williams Esplanade, between Cedar Road and Harpa Street is closed for the market allowing visitors to browse safely.Follow us on Facebook for the latest news on markets across the City. More

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Last updated: 12 April 2016