Cairns Children's Festival


We regret to advise that the 2020 Cairns Children's Festival event, scheduled for 16-17 May, has been cancelled.


The Cairns Children's Festival is an annual 2-day celebration for children aged 12 years and under. The festival aims to put our youngest creatives in the spotlight whilst also creating a safe and fun environment for families to explore, create and imagine.

Events and activities are held across multiple locations including; Cairns Performing Arts Centre, Tanks Arts Centre and Cairns Botanic Gardens.

Annually, the Cairns Children's Festival invites local artists to design installations and activities as well as opportunities for our youngest creatives to be part of the festival. Applications for the Creation Stations are currently closed.

Keep an eye on this page and the Cultural Services Facebook page for information about Cairns Children's Festival.

Contact: cairnschildrensfestival@cairns.qld.gov.au

The Cairns Children's Festival is an annual celebration for children aged 12 years and under. The festival aims to put our youngest creatives in the spotlight whilst also creating a safe and fun environment for families explore, create and imagine.


The 2020 Cairns Children's Festival will take place from 16-17 May 2020 with events at the new Cairns Performing Arts Centre, Tanks Arts Centre and Cairns Botanic Gardens.


Shows on sale now

Show nameVenueDates / timesTickets
Erth's Dinosaur ZooCPAC TheatreFri 15 May- 10am 12pm 6pm
Sat 16 May - 11am 1pm 7pm
One Price $21
Family (2 ADLT + 2 CHLD) - must select 4 tickets $18
The Owl and the PussycatCPAC StudioSat 16 May, 10:30am, 2pm and 5pmOne Price $17.85
Regurgitator - Pogogo ShowTanks Arts Centre - Tank 5Sun 17 May, 10am and 1pmOne Price $15.75
Family (2 ADLT + 2 CHLD) - must select 4 tickets $11.75


Full program coming soon!


Keep an eye on the Tanks Facebook page for information and announcements about the Cairns Children's Festival.

Contact us at cairnschildrensfestival@cairns.qld.gov.au

Opportunities for Artists and Performers

The Cairns Children's Festival has opportunities for local artists to design installations and activities as well as opportunities for our youngest creatives to be part of the festival. Find out more here.

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Last updated: 16 June 2020