Grand Parade and Fireworks

Grand Parade

Cairns is home to a vivid range of colours that reflect our beautiful tropical environment and interweave to create a rich blend of cultures; a kaleidoscope of ever-evolving patterns unique to our region.

Head to the Cairns Esplanade to celebrate the Grand Parade and stick around for the fireworks that combine to be the biggest community event on the Cairns calendar.

Cairns Festival Grand Parade will start at 5pm from the corner of Minnie Streets and the Esplanade and will finish at Spence Street. Fireworks will start at 7:30pm.

Grand Parade - 5pm

Fireworks - 7:30pm

The Festival Stage will host a fantastic afternoon of FREE local music.

Grand Parade and Fireworks

Roving entertainment all day including the vivacious Esther's in the Lagoon and more!

Esther's in the Lagoon

Esther's in the Lagoon will be roving 10:30am & 12:30pm

To ensure easy access to the Grand Parade for Cairns residents and visitors Cairns Regional Council has made all parking in the CBD FREE from 3pm this coming Saturday 25 August. For full details please click HERE .

Starts: 25 Aug 2018 05:00 pm
Ends: 25 Aug 2018 07:30 pm
Location: Cairns Esplanade
Admission: FREE