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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:

Life Drawing

Date: Tue 4 Aug - Tue 15 Dec
Time: 12:00am - 12:00am
Location: Inkmasters Print Workshop, 55 Greenslopes Street, Edge Hill.

Contact: Margaret Genever 0439996141

The Life Drawing Open Workshop gives local artists a great opportunity to develop drawing skills, and meet other artists. All artists welcome. More

Gardens and Tanks precinct heritage tour

Date: Thu 6 Aug
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

Active Living Zumba - Gordonvale

Date: Thu 6 Aug
Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Norman Park, Gordonvale

Cost: Free

Contact: Activities & Program Officer 07 4044 3715

Free Zumba fitness class for all ages & abilities, held weekly in Norman Park. More

Space+Place: Volleyball @ Raintrees Shops, Manunda

Date: Thu 6 Aug
Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Raintrees Shops, Koch St, Manunda

Cost: FREE

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Space+Place: Strong Families @ Mooroobool Hub

Date: Thu 6 Aug
Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Mooroobool Hub, Long St

Cost: FREE

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Space+Place: EDOR @ Shang Park

Date: Thu 6 Aug
Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Raintrees Shops, Koch Street, Manunda

Cost: FREE

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Space+Place: Hockey @ Balaclava School

Date: Thu 6 Aug
Time: 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Location: Balaclava State Primary School, Mulgrave Rd, Mooroobool.

Cost: FREE

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Space+Place: Basketball @ Cairns West School, Mayers St, Manunda

Date: Thu 6 Aug
Time: 2:30pm - 2:30pm
Location: Cairns West School, Mayers St, Manunda

Cost: FREE

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Gallery Art School level 3 (Term 3 program)

Date: Thu 6 Aug
Time: 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Location: Cairns Art Gallery

Contact: Cairns Art Gallery 40464800

6-week art course for students 11–14 years who wish to further their drawing and painting skills. Held Thursdays after school. More

Space+Place: Youth Gym @ Cominos Place Park, Manunda

Date: Fri 7 Aug
Time: 3:15pm - 4:30pm
Location: Cominos Place Park, Manunda

Cost: FREE. Bookings essential.

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Guided tour of the Gardens

Date: Fri 7 Aug
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 Fitness for All - Edmonton

Date: Fri 7 Aug
Time: 9:30am - 10:30am
Location: Ravizza Park, Edmonton

Cost: Free

Contact: Activities & Program Officer 07 4044 3715

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

Active Living Seniors Fitness - Trinity Beach

Date: Fri 7 Aug
Time: 9:00am - 10:00am
Location: Northern Beachfront, Vasey Esplanade, Trinity Beach

Cost: Free

Contact: Activities & Program Officer 07 4044 3715

Beginner level seniors’ interval training class, held weekly on the beachfront. More

Active Living Fitness for All - Trinity Beach

Date: Fri 7 Aug
Time: 9:00am - 10:00am
Location: Northern Beachfront, Vasey Esplanade, Trinity Beach

Cost: Free

Contact: Activities & Program Officer 07 4044 3715

Free entry-level fitness class for the whole family, held weekly on the foreshore at Trinity Beach. More

Space+Place: Tennis Hot Shots @ Balaclava School

Date: Fri 7 Aug
Time: 2:45am - 3:45am
Location: Balaclava School

Cost: FREE

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Space+Place: Street Soccer @ Shang Park

Date: Fri 7 Aug
Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Jensen Street Park, Jensen Street, Manoora

Cost: FREE

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A festival of Empress Sissi

Date: Fri 7 Aug
Time: 4:00pm - 11:30pm
Location: German Club Cairns 57 Winkworth Street Bungalow

Contact: Lotte Bullerjahn 0424 256 772

Food and music at the German Club. More

Space+Place: Fun Driveway Games

Date: Sun 9 Aug
Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Various - for weekly location check www.facebook.com/CairnsSaferStreets Cairns West

Free activities for Youth in Cairns More

Holloways Beach Seaside Markets

Date: Sun 9 Aug
Time: 8:00am - 1:00pm
Location: Esplanade, Holloways Beach

Contact: Suzette 0431792906

Family-friendly markets with over 100 stalls including free face painting, food, plants, coffee and drinks, clothing, crafts and more. More

Space+Place: Basketball @ Shang Park

Date: Mon 10 Aug
Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Shang Park, Long Street, Mooroobool.

Cost: FREE

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Active Living Zumba - Brinsmead

Date: Mon 10 Aug
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 10 Aug
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: Naytive Hip Hop @ Manoora Centre, Murray St

Date: Mon 10 Aug
Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Manoora Centre, Murray St, Manoora

Cost: FREE

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Space+Place: Touch Football @ Cairns West School, Manunda

Date: Mon 10 Aug
Time: 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Location: Cairns West School, Mayers St, Manunda

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Guided tour of the Gardens

Date: Mon 10 Aug
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: Active Sports @ Jensen St Park, Manoora

Date: Tue 11 Aug
Time: 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Location: Jensen St Park, Manoora

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

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

Date: Tue 11 Aug
Time: 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Location: Balaclava School, Mccombe st, Mooroobool

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

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

Date: Tue 11 Aug
Time: 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Location: Cairns West School, Mayers St, Manunda

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Gardens and Tanks precinct heritage tour

Date: Tue 11 Aug
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

Free guided birdwatching tour

Date: Tue 11 Aug
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

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Last updated: 16 June 2020