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Cairns Children's Festival

We regret to advise that the 2020 Cairns Children's Festival event has been cancelled.

If you purchased tickets to any of the ticketed shows, please note that Ticketlink will fully refund the original ticket purchaser.

Please do not contact Ticketlink.

Thank you for your understanding.


The Cairns Children's Festival is an annual celebration 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 next Cairns Children's Festival will take place on 16-17 May 2020 with events at the new 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 in 2020 are now closed.

Keep an eye on this web page and our Facebook page for information about the 2020 Cairns Children's Festival.

Questions? Comments? Feedback?

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

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