Ecofiesta

Cancellation due to COVID-19: ECOFIESTA 2020

This year’s Cairns ECOfiesta been cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns and in line with Federal and State health restrictions on public gatherings.

While regrettable, the cancellation of the event, which was scheduled to be held at the Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal on 24 May, will assist in combatting the potential spread of coronavirus.

Cairns Ecofiesta 2021

Music | 120+ Markets | Workshops | Children's Activities | Arts

The Ecofiesta is where you can immerse yourself in a day of stellar performances, eco-workshops and a massive expo of sustainable living solutions and clean tech.

Held at Cairns' premier waterfront venue, with a dedicated children's program, an array of locally-sourced street eats, performances and new connections to your community - the Cairns Ecofiesta celebrates sustainability today and inspires a new tomorrow.

Follow EcoEvents Cairns for more event announcements!

Cairns Ecofiesta 2020

Sunday 24 May  | Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal | 10am - 6pm

Music | 120+ Markets | Workshops | Children's Activities | Arts

The Cairns Ecofiesta 2020 will be held on Sunday 24 May 2020 at the Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal from 10am to 6pm to celebrate the natural environment and sustainable living in Tropical North Queensland.

The Ecofiesta is where you can immerse yourself in a day of stellar performances, eco-workshops and a massive expo of sustainable living solutions and clean tech.

Held at Cairns' premier waterfront venue, with a dedicated children's program, an array of locally-sourced street eats, performances and new connections to your community - the Cairns Ecofiesta celebrates sustainability today and inspires a new tomorrow.

Follow EcoEvents Cairns for more event announcements!


Get Involved

The Cairns Ecofiesta would not be possible without the passionate community groups, businesses, volunteers and creatives growing sustainability and environmental stewardship in our community. Want to get involved?

The 2020 Cairns Ecofiesta was proudly supported by:


Cancellation due to COVID-19: ECOFIESTA 2020

This year’s Cairns ECOfiesta been cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns and in line with Federal and State health restrictions on public gatherings.

While regrettable, the cancellation of the event, which was scheduled to be held at the Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal on 24 May, will assist in combatting the potential spread of coronavirus.

The Cairns Ecofiesta is held annually in the lead up to World Environment Day and Climate Week QLD in early June.

Council invites community groups and businesses to hold events in this time which inspire change and activate the community in sustainable living and environmental protection. From hands-on workshops, films, nature-based experiences or promotions - you can submit an event to the Ecofiesta program.

Follow Ecoevents Cairns on Facebook for updates and to connect with other events throughout the year.

To enquire about partnership opportunities with Council, email ecofiesta@cairns.qld.gov.au

The Cairns Ecofiesta on May 24th 2020, is held in the lead up to the United Nation's World Environment Day and Climate Week QLD - both in the first week of June.

Council invites community groups and businesses to hold events in this time which inspire change and activate the community in sustainable living and environmental protection. From hands-on workshops, films, nature-based experiences or promotions - you can submit an event to the Ecofiesta program.

Events will be published on this page in February- March. Follow Ecoevents Cairns on Facebook for updates and to connect with other events throughout the year.

To enquire about partnership opportunities with Council, email ecofiesta@cairns.qld.gov.au

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Terms and Conditions

Do you have an event, festival, celebration or important date that the Cairns regional community would like to know about?

Terms and conditions:

  1. Events or activities must align with the ECOweek ethos and promote sustainability and/or the natural environment.
  2. Events or activities must be open and have broad appeal to the general community within the Cairns Regional Council area. We will not list 'members only' events, events for discrete interest groups, or activities where participants are required to be affiliated with the organisers.
  3. Events or activities must be located within the Cairns Regional Council area, or be deemed relevant to our residents and visitors.
  4. Events relating to or held by a group which conflicts with Council's corporate mission/vision will not be listed.
  5. To provide fair exposure to all community events listed on this calendar, listings for exhibitions (eg, art gallery exhibitions, touring displays etc) will be published for a maximum of seven (7) days only from the opening date of the exhibition.
  6. You should only submit your listing once you have secured all necessary permits, licences, insurances and other relevant approvals for your event.
  7. Requests need to be submitted at least 2 weeks prior to the event date. Submissions will not be accepted more than twelve months in advance.
  8. Inclusion in the event calendar is not guaranteed; you will be advised if your event is not suitable for the calendar. Council is not liable for any loss or damage incurred by an event organiser as a result of failure or delay in listing an event.
  9. All listings are subject to editorial discretion. Cairns Regional Council reserves the right to reject any listing request and to remove any listing.
  10. The person submitting the listing must ensure information supplied is accurate and information is kept up to date, and must notify Council as soon as possible of any changes. A nominated contact person and contact number must be supplied for all event listings.
  11. Council's events calendar is provided without any warranties or guarantees the service will be error free and without disruption.

Do you have an event, festival, celebration or important date that the Cairns regional community would like to know about?

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Sustainability events and activities in the Cairns region happen throughout the year- follow ECOevents Cairns to stay in the loop.

Get Involved

The Cairns Ecofiesta would not be possible without the passionate community groups, businesses, volunteers and creatives growing sustainability and environmental stewardship in our community. Want to get involved? Apply to:

If you have any queries or ideas aligned with the event ethos, please contact: ecofiesta@cairns.qld.gov.au

Cancellation due to COVID-19: ECOfiesta

This year’s Cairns ECOfiesta been cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns and in line with Federal and State health restrictions on public gatherings.

While regrettable, the cancellation of the event, which was scheduled to be held at the Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal on 24 May, will assist in combatting the potential spread of coronavirus.

Thank you for your support of this annual community festival, which will be back in 2021 to celebrate and showcase sustainable living in the tropics.

The Cairns Ecofiesta would not be possible without the passionate community groups, businesses, volunteers and creatives growing sustainability and environmental stewardship in our community. Want to get involved?

The Cairns Ecofiesta would not be possible without the passionate community groups, businesses, volunteers and creatives growing sustainability and environmental stewardship in our community.

Get Involved

The Cairns ECOfiesta would not be possible without the passionate groups, volunteers and businesses building sustainability in our community. Want to get involved? Apply to:

If you have any queries or ideas to promote sustainability, please contact: ecofiesta@cairns.qld.gov.au

Get Social to Win

Follow the Cairns ECOfiesta facebook event and you could win eco-tourism prizes. With competitions on the day and in the lead up, it's just another way to help you celebrate our amazing environment.

ECOfiesta Volunteer

ECOfiesta Volunteer

ECOfiesta Downloads

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Ecofiesta Sponsorship Prospectus (1.8 MB)
ECOfiesta 2018 sponsorship prospectus document outlining sponsorship options.

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Ecofiesta Terms & Conditions (625.4 KB)
Stallholder terms and conditions.

Please note

Busy events can be quite stressful for your animal. Please consider the wellbeing of your pet and other event attendees and please keep your pet at home during busy events.

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Last updated: 16 June 2020