Upcoming events

This event calendar is provided as a service to residents and visitors to promote community events taking place within the Cairns Regional Council area. The information is submitted directly by the listed host; unless the listing is for a Council-run event, Council takes no responsibility for the accuracy of information nor does it endorse the events.  The event calendar does not constitute an exhaustive list of all local community events taking place in the Cairns Regional Council area.

Do you have a community-run, not-for-profit event, festival, celebration or important date that the Cairns community would like to know about? Submit your event for our What's On listing. Terms and conditions apply.

Additional event information can be found at:

Inkmasters Print exhibition (27 July - 19 August)

Date: Fri 27 Jul - Sun 19 Aug
Time: 6:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Tank 4, Tanks Arts Centre, Collins Avenue, Edge Hill

Contact: Laurel McKenzie 0412 369 662

A magnificent display of art work selected from printmakers from around the world More

Half Moon Bay Golf Club reduced fees for Seniors Week (18-26 August)

Date: Sat 18 Aug - Sun 26 Aug
Time: 6:00am - 8:00pm
Location: Half Moon Bay Golf Club, 66 Wattle Street, Yorkeys Knob

Cost: $1 per hole

To celebrate Seniors Week, the club is offering a discount on golf fees More

Cairns Art Gallery - free entry for seniors (18-26 August)

Date: Sat 18 Aug - Sun 26 Aug
Time: 9:00am - 2:00pm
Location: Cairns Art Gallery, Corner of Abbott and Shields Street, Cairns City

Cost: FREE - seniors I.D is required

Contact: https://www.cairnsartgallery.com.au/whats-on/programs-events/seniors-week 4046 4800

The Gallery is offering FREE entry into the Gallery for cardholders More

Pyjama Angel Recruitment Training

Date: Sun 19 Aug
Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Location: 108 Mulgrave Rd, Cairns

Contact: Joeleen Bettini 0417 992 954

Train to be a Pyjama Angel and work with children in foster care and support their educational journey More

Adult Drawing & Painting with Adrienne Shaw, Artist/ Teacher

Date: Sun 19 Aug
Time: 10:30am - 12:30pm
Location: Cairns Art Gallery Cnr Abbott & Shields Street, Cairns

Contact: Marian Wolfs 4046 4800

Adult drawing and painting class with Adrienne Shaw. More

Multicultural Month - The Resonance Art Ensemble Launch

Date: Sun 19 Aug
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: The Western Events Lawn, Cairns Esplanade.

Contact: Natalia Mann or Christy Van Der Heyden 0475 507 451 or 4044 3600

An evening concert of artworks with a live score, short cultural films and visual and culinary arts presentation where Aboriginal Australian culture meets Pacific Island culture. More

Yoga in the Gallery

Date: Mon 6 Aug
Time: 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Cost: $70 non-members; $56 Gallery members

Guided yoga at the Gallery; 5-class pass valid for two months. More

Youth Active Games: Edmonton Street Soccer

Date: Mon 16 Jul
Time: 3:15pm - 4:30pm
Location: Walker Road Sporting Complex, Edmonton.

Cost: FREE

Come and play, every Monday afternoon during Term 3 More

Seniors Week: Centacare FNQ Today's Use of Technology workshop

Date: Mon 20 Aug
Time: 10:00am - 11:30am
Location: 39 Oak Street, Holloways Beach

Cost: FREE - bookings essential

Contact: Gudelia Mato 4055 0890

Seniors Week Social Wellbeing Hub More

Family history for beginners

Date: Mon 20 Aug
Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm
Location: Earlville Library, Stockland Shopping Centre, Earlville

Begin discovering your family history story More

Family history for beginners

Date: Mon 20 Aug
Time: 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Location: Smithfield Library, Cheviot Street, Smithfield

Begin discovering your family history story More

Social Meda 2.0 Workshop

Date: Mon 20 Aug
Time: 2:00pm - 4:49pm
Location: TTNQ, Level 2, 51 Esplanade, Cairns

Contact: Kelsey Andersen 07 4015 1206

Do you feel like you've got a handle on the basics of Facebook and Instagram? This social media workshop can assist you to step it up More

Youth Active Games: Edmonton

Date: Tue 17 Jul
Time: 3:15pm - 5:15pm
Location: Ravizza Park, Edmonton.

Cost: FREE

Come and play Active Games during Term 3 More

Free guided birdwatching tour

Date: Tue 9 Jan
Time: 8:30am - 10:30am
Location: Meet at Friends House in the Flecker Garden.

Free bird watching guided walk every Tuesday commencing at 8.30am. Bring binoculars and wear walking shoes. More

Seniors Week Free Fitness

Date: Tue 21 Aug
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Marlin Coast Swimming & Fitness 27 Leisure Park Road Smithfield

Contact: Amy Thomas 07 4057 7507

Marlin Coast Swimming and Fitness Seniors Week, free fitness day. Come and try our circuit, yoga, weights or spin class. 20 minute round robin of each class. More

Seniors Week activities at Marlin Coast Swimming and Fitness Centre

Date: Tue 21 Aug
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Marlin Coast Swimming and Fitness Centre, 27 Leisure Park Road, Smithfield

Come and try classes at Marlin Coast Swimming and Fitness Centre for seniors during Seniors Week More

iPads for seniors class

Date: Tue 21 Aug
Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm
Location: Cairns City Library, Abbott Street, Cairns

Cost: FREE - bookings essential

Get more out of your iPad with this free introductory level class More

Seniors Week: Centacare FNQ Happy Pain Yoga Workshop

Date: Tue 21 Aug
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: 39 Oak St, Holloways Beach

Contact: Gudelia Mato 4055 0890

Seniors Week Happy Pain Yoga Workshop More

Grandparents story time

Date: Tue 21 Aug
Time: 10:30pm - 11:30pm
Location: Smithfield Library, Cheviot Street, Smithfield

Come along with your grandchildren to enjoy story time More

Playtime Ravizza

Date: Wed 25 Jul
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Ravizza Park, or Hambledon House

Cost: FREE

Fun activities for families with young children. More

This four week program will focus on adult’s skills in improving confidence, learning basic skills  in non traffic areas and getting to know some of the wonderful bike paths we have on offer.   These workshops normally run for up to two hours on a Sunday and will lead in to gaining confidence to join our Sundays Mother’s Day Ride event.
8am - 10am
Session 1  SUN 22 APR
Session 2  SUN  29 APR
Session 3  SUN 6 May
Session 4 SUN 13 May - Mothers Day ride
On Sunday 22 April 2018 at 8:00am

Location

Esplanade Carpark
McKenzie Street (esplanade end of McKenzie Street,  Cairns, QLD 4870

Last updated: 11 April 2018