Venue hire and permits

Bookings during COVID-19

Council is now accepting bookings for events and gatherings of up to 100 people.

The Cairns Esplanade offers a diverse, picturesque space for your next event. From parklands to barbecues, there is a location to suit most event needs.

To make an enquiry for your next event, please complete a online booking enquiry form.


Events

From a gala ball beside the Lagoon, to high-profile events in Fogarty Park, Cairns Esplanade has a range of options for your event.

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Weddings

Stunning, landscaped parklands on the palm-fringed Cairns waterfront are ideal for weddings.

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Busking

Busking in the CBD is an ideal opportunity for public performances.

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Commercial filming and photography

Cairns is an ideal location for photography, documentaries, television programs and commercials.

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Commercial activities

Cairns Esplanade offers a fantastic venue for commercial activities.

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Venue hire - locations

Stunning, landscaped parklands along the palm-fringed waterfront is an ideal location for your next event.

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General hire terms & conditions

General hire terms & conditions for Cairns Regional Council public spaces and venues

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Cairns Esplanade venue hire - additional terms & conditions

Cairns Esplanade venue hire - additional terms & conditions

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