Venue hire - locations

The Cairns Esplanade offers a picturesque backdrop for your next event. With parklands, barbecues and recreation facilities for hire, there is a location to suit most event needs.

Bookings suspended due to COVID-19

Effective 23 March 2020, Council has suspended public space venue bookings until further notice due to coronavirus (COVID-19) conditions.  This includes bookings for our community halls, meeting rooms and outdoor public spaces.

We're currently getting in touch with those who have existing bookings.  Only bookings that comply with current Australian Government directives around social gatherings will be able to proceed. We strongly recommend that all non-essential bookings be cancelled or postponed, regardless of size.

These measures will be in place until further notice. We apologise for any inconvenience.

  • Please refer to our COVID-19 webpage for more information on Council services and response initiatives.

Parklands for hire

The Cairns Esplanade stretches 2.5km along the stunning foreshore with a range of parklands and lush lawns for use.

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BBQs for hire

There are many BBQ facilities to choose from along the picturesque foreshore.

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Recreation facilities for hire

The Cairns Esplanade has a range of recreational facilities free for public use or hire for your next event.

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