Carnival on Collins

Join in this annual street party celebrated in the Cairns Botanic Gardens and Tanks Arts Centre Precinct. This year’s event will feature site specific theatre performance The Magic Garden, roving performers from around Australia, a great line of up music, free craft and art workshops and over 200 market stalls featuring plants, arts, crafts and more.

Carnival on Collins

Carnival on Collins Mainstage

10am - Drum Infinity Mugendai – Taiko Drumming
10:45 - Performance with Circa, Cycas Circus and Yak Yak Yak

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11:30am - Maggie Helena
12:45 - Los Caracoles
2pm - The Taste

Roving FUN!

Silent Disco Tours
Departing Fitzalan Gardens
10am, 11am, 1pm & 2pm

Join the fun silent disco tours with guide T-MAR Superstar. Be warned: your cheeks may hurt from smiling!

Uptown Brown
9:30am,11:30am & 1:30pm

Catch this singing-gentleman adventurer who’s patented 'Goodtimes Gyratorscope' allowing him to perform a program of popular melodies single handed!

Jazz Troppo
10am- Midday

Local Jazz collective Jazz Troppo perform their unique Dixieland sounds across the site

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Get involved in our workshops!

Make with Men’s Shed
Gondwanan Lawn

Join the members from Cairns Men’s Shed in this hands-on workshop for the entire family

Weave N Art with Rosie Omundsen
Gondwanan Lawn

Learn the traditional craft of coconut palm weaving with artist Rosie Omundsen.

Woven Fish Project
Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre
10am-Midday & 1pm-3pm

Chelsea Scanlon Director of Reef Friends - Reef Kids will be teaching families how to create a woven fish.

Toy Box Workshops with Dream State Entertainment
Fitzalan Gardens
10am-11:30am & 1pm-2:30pm

Dream State Entertainment will be hosting these playful circus workshops where everyone can have a go.

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Check out the The Wild Zone

Tank 3

The Wild Zone will feature educational displays with a focus on teaching the community about all things venomous.

Don't miss The Magic Garden 10am & 2pm

Starts: 02 Sep 2018 09:00 am
Ends: 02 Sep 2018 03:00 pm
Location: Tanks Arts Centre and Cairns Botanic Gardens Precinct
Admission: FREE