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22 Aug 2018

Free Parking for Parade Goers!

Free Parking for Grand Parade Goers!

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06 Aug 2018

Circa explores ‘Human’ limits in new performance

Circa explores ‘Human’ limits in new performanceTen acrobats from award-winning contemporary circus ensemble Circa take audiences on a stirring journey of what it means to be human and of how our bodies, our connections and our aspirations all form part of who we are.

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26 Jul 2018

2018 Grand Parade Road Closure

The Cairns Festival Grand Parade is upon us again, in order to make this HUGE community event possible the Cairns Regional Council needs to close the some roads.

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24 Jul 2018

Festival program full of colour

FROM the colour and excitement of the Grand Parade to the Superhero sounds of Queensland Symphony Orchestra, the 2018 Cairns Festival features a blockbuster line-up to suit every taste.

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23 Jul 2018

Far north’s flavour and flair on a plate

Far north’s flavour and flair on a plateThis year’s Cairns Festival welcomes with a knife and fork in hand, the return of the Long Lunch on Sunday 26 August, following on from last year’s tasty success.

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05 Feb 2018

Cairns Festival Parade and Artist Applications Open NOW!

Cairns Festival artist applications and Grand Parade applications open now.

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11 Dec 2017

Cairns Festival 2017 - That's a wrap!

The 2017 Cairns Festival was another huge success with over 90,000 people. attending, participating and engaging with Cairns Festival

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01 Sep 2017

Carnival on Collins Road Closures

Changed traffic conditions for Carnival on Collins.

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01 Aug 2017

2017 Grand Parade Road Closures

Find out what you need to know about the Grand Parade Road Closures.

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31 Jul 2017

Family Fun as Circa Goes TROPPO in the Parklands

On a deserted island far, far away, a rag tag circus troupe is washed up on a beach. Dazed and unfamiliar with their bold new world they venture into the island with often hilarious results. Will they make it off or will the tropical, warm climate make them all go a little… ‘troppo’?

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