Upcoming events

Event cancellations and changes due to COVID-19

Due to the unique and complex circumstances surrounding COVID-19 (Coronavirus), many community-run events have been cancelled or are subject to date changes.  We recommend that you check the event status directly with the event organiser.

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.

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:

Cairns Art Gallery Screen Series - Xapiri: Motta & Lima

Date: Tue 6 Oct - Sun 6 Dec
Time: 12:00am - 12:00am
Location: Cairns Art Gallery

Contact: Cairns Art Gallery 40464800

Experimental film by two artists who live and work in São Paulo, Brazil. The film is inspired by Yanomami shamanism. More

Northern Landscapes: Six Viewpoints

Date: Fri 9 Oct - Sun 29 Nov
Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Location: Cairns Art Gallery

Contact: Cairns Art Gallery 40464800

Northern Landscapes: Six Viewpoints An important focus of the Gallery’s Permanent Collection is the representation of landscape by artists from the region or those visiting the region of far north Queensland More

Reimagining: Between Tradition and Innovation

Date: Fri 9 Oct - Sun 6 Dec
Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Location: Cairns Art Gallery

Contact: Cairns Art Gallery 40464800

Reimagining: between tradition and innovation highlights the work of Indigenous artists from the Gallery’s Collection. The More

Get Ready Emergency Services Day

Date: Sat 31 Oct
Time: 9:00am - 1:00pm
Location: Cairns Local Disaster Coordination Centre, 61 Windarra Street, Woree

Cost: Free

Find out how to be prepared for the disaster season at the Get Ready Emergency Services Day More

Space+Place: Taggin in the Park @ Shang Park, Mooroobool

Date: Sun 1 Nov
Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Shang Park, Long St, Mooroobool

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Palm Cove markets

Date: Sun 1 Nov
Time: 8:00am - 2:00pm
Location: Williams Esplanade Palm Cove

100+ stalls, family friendly, free entry, free parking More

FREE - Get into Golf - Seniors Clinic

Date: Sun 1 Nov
Time: 8:30am - 9:15am
Location: Half Moon Bay Golf Club

Contact: Graham Bolton 0435533724

Free 5-week golf clinic on Sunday mornings for seniors aged 65 and over. More

Active Living Zumba - Brinsmead

Date: Mon 2 Nov
Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Loridan Drive Park, Brinsmead

Cost: Free

Contact: Activities & Program Officer 07 4044 3715

Free Zumba fitness class, held weekly at Loridan Drive Park. More

Active Living Fitness for All - Yorkeys Knob

Date: Mon 2 Nov
Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Sims Esplanade, Yorkeys Knob

Cost: Free

Contact: Activities & Program Officer 07 4044 3715

Free entry-level fitness class for the whole family, held weekly at Sims Esplanade. More

Space+Place: Youth Gym @ Murray Street, Park, Manoora

Date: Mon 2 Nov
Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: Cominos Place Park, Manunda

Cost: FREE. Bookings essential.

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Space+Place: Movere Movement Art @ Manunda

Date: Mon 2 Nov
Time: 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Location: Cairns West State School, Mayers St, Manunda

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Guided tour of the Gardens

Date: Mon 2 Nov
Time: 10:00am - 11:30am
Location: Leaving from the Friends House, Flecker Gardens, Collins Avenue, Edge Hill

Cost: Free

Discover the vast array of tropical plants. Tours led by volunteers from the Friends of Botanic Gardens. More

Space+Place: Youth Yarns @ Mooroobool Hub

Date: Mon 2 Nov
Time: 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Location: Cominos Place Park, Cominos place, Manunda

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Space+Place: Karate Kids @ Balaclava School, McCombe St Mooroobool

Date: Mon 2 Nov
Time: 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Location: Cairns West State School Mayers Street, Manunda

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Space+Place: Hockey @ Balaclava School

Date: Tue 3 Nov
Time: 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Location: Balaclava State Primary School, Mulgrave Rd, Mooroobool.

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Space+Place: Deadly Ninjas @ Harald Falge Park, Manunda

Date: Tue 3 Nov
Time: 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: Harald Falge Park, Lennon St, Manunda

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Space+Place: Street Soccer @ Cairns West School, Manunda

Date: Tue 3 Nov
Time: 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Location: Cairns West School, Mayers St, Manunda

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Free guided birdwatching tour

Date: Tue 3 Nov
Time: 8:30am - 10:30am
Location: Cairns Botanic Gardens, Collins Avenue, Edge Hill

Free guided tour with local birding legend John Seale every Tuesday morning. More

Gardens and Tanks precinct heritage tour

Date: Tue 3 Nov
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Cairns Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre, Collins Ave, Edge Hill

Cost: Free

Free history tour with volunteer guide every Tuesday. No bookings required. More

Active Living Fitness for All - Manunda

Date: Wed 4 Nov
Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Harald Falge Park, Manunda

Cost: Free

Contact: Activities & Program Officer 07 4044 3715

Free entry-level fitness class for the whole family, held weekly at Harald Falge Park More

Active Living Zumba - Edmonton

Date: Wed 4 Nov
Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Ravizza Park, Edmonton

Cost: Free

Contact: Activities & Program Officer 07 4044 3715

Free weekly Zumba class in Ravizza Park. More

Space+Place: Skateboarding @ Shang Park, Mooroobool

Date: Wed 4 Nov
Time: 4:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: Shang Park, Long St, Mooroobool

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Space+Place: Cultural Activities @ Murray St Park, Manoora

Date: Wed 4 Nov
Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Murray St Park, Murray St, Manoora

Cost: FREE. TO REGISTER CALL 4080 1000.

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Guided tour of the Gardens

Date: Wed 4 Nov
Time: 10:00am - 11:30am
Location: Leaving from the Friends House, Flecker Gardens, Collins Avenue, Edge Hill

Cost: Free

Discover the vast array of tropical plants. Tours led by volunteers from the Friends of Botanic Gardens. More

Active Living Seniors Fitness - Yorkeys Knob

Date: Wed 4 Nov
Time: 9:00am - 10:00am
Location: Sims Esplanade, Yorkeys Knob

Cost: Free

Contact: Activities & Program Officer 07 4044 3715

Free, weekly Seniors fitness class on Sims Esplanade. More

Walking Basketball

Date: Wed 4 Nov
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Cairns Basketball Stadium 289 Aumuller Street Manunda 4870

Contact: Chevannah Paalvast 0401 072 944

Free Walking Basketball sessions for people who want to try a slower-paced, low impact and social version of basketball. More

Space+Place: Street Soccer @ Harald Falge Park, Manunda

Date: Thu 5 Nov
Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Harald Falge Park, Lennon St, Manunda

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Space+Place: Aussie Footy skills @ Cairns West State School

Date: Thu 5 Nov
Time: 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Location: Ciarns West State School, Mayers Street, Manunda

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Gardens and Tanks precinct heritage tour

Date: Thu 5 Nov
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Cairns Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre, Collins Ave, Edge Hill

Cost: Free

Free history tour with volunteer guide every Thursday. No bookings required. More

Post Polio - free information session

Date: Thu 5 Nov
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Spinal Life Health Living Centre, 2-4 Smith St, Cairns North

Cost: Free

Contact: Michael Jackson 0466 719 013

Free session for polio survivors, families and carers. More

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Last updated: 16 June 2020