Annual events

Major community events

Council hosts and supports many exciting community events each year. Choose from the list below or visit our What's On calendar for more upcoming events in the Cairns region.

January / February




June / July



October / November


Conferences, meetings and events

Cairns is a premier destination for national and international meetings, conferences and sporting events. Our world-class event facilities include the award-winning Cairns Convention Centre, which has been ranked as the World's Best Congress Centre (AIPC APEX Award 2014).

If you are interested in hosting a conference, meeting or sporting event in the Cairns region, contact Tourism Tropical North Queensland on +61 7 4015 1221 or visit the TTNQ website.

Last updated: 19 September 2018