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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.

Provision of Food Vendor Services tender, open 2 March closing 26 March 2019 at 4:30pm (re-advertised).  Locate this tender and download the documents at www.tenderlink.com/cairns.  Existing Food Vendors who are currently appointed to ROPS 2645 (Provision of Food Vendor Services) DO NOT need to re-apply.

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Active Living Zumba - Edmonton

Date: Fri 26 Jul
Time: 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: Ravizza Park, Edmonton

Cost: Free

Contact: Activities & Program Officer 07 4044 3715

Free weekly Zumba class in Ravizza Park. More

Space+Place: Drama + Kichido @ Plaza Palms, Manunda

Date: Fri 26 Jul
Time: 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: Plaza Palms, McLachlan Street, Manunda

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Space+Place: Street Soccer @ Pumeri Park, Gough Street, Manunda

Date: Fri 26 Jul
Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Pumeri Park, Gough Street, Manunda

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Space+Place: Deadly Running + Walking @ Murray Street Park

Date: Fri 26 Jul
Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Murray Street Park, Manoora

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Cairns Festival (23 Aug - 1 Sept)

Date: Fri 23 Aug
Time: 12:00am - 12:00am
Location: Various locations around Cairns

The biggest annual event on the Cairns calendar (23 Aug-1 Sept), celebrating art, culture and the beauty of tropical living. More

Positive Ageing Fair

Date: Fri 23 Aug
Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm
Location: Cannon Park Racecourse, Mulgrave Road, Woree

Cost: FREE

There will be workshops, musical performances, speeches, and lots fabulous entertainment! More

Old time Germany - A trip down memory lane with Walter Mar, the Red Baron

Date: Fri 23 Aug
Time: 4:00pm - 10:30pm
Location: The German Club, 57 Winkworth Street, Bungalow

Contact: Lotte Bullerjahn https://www.facebook.com/events/400078340608134/

Old time Germany, part of Cairns Multicultural Month celebrations More

Space+Place: Tennis Hot Shots @ Shang Park, Mooroobool

Date: Sat 27 Jul
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Shang Park, Long Street, Mooroobool

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Shields Street market: celebrating Cairns Festival

Date: Sat 24 Aug
Time: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Location: Shields Street, between Abbott and Grafton streets

The regular Saturday Esplanade Market is moving to Shields Street as part of the Cairns Festival celebrations. Find local, quality products from contemporary jewellery, leather work, pottery, clothes and skincare. More

Hekili Outrigger Canoe Club - GBROC National Changeover Titles

Date: Sat 24 Aug
Time: 8:00am - 3:30pm
Location: Race commences from Yorkeys Knob Main Beach, Sims Esplanade

Contact: Rhys Morgan - President 0419 024 041

Come along to cheer the competitors on their way! More

Cairns Ride Walk Roll

Date: Sun 25 Aug
Time: 7:00am - 11:00am
Location: Cairns Esplanade

Cost: Cycle: $100 60km or 100km distance. Walk or Roll: $40 10km or 5km distances

Contact: Celeste Baker 07 3243 9700

Raising money for families living with muscular dystropy More

Hekili Outrigger Canoe Club - GBROC Mini G

Date: Sun 25 Aug
Time: 7:30am - 1:00pm
Location: Sugar Terminal Boat Ramp, Trawler Base Road, Portsmith

Contact: Rhys Morgan 0419 024 041

Come along to cheer the competitors on their way! More

James Cook University Open Day

Date: Sun 25 Aug
Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Location: James Cook University, Smithfield

Contact: JCU Events

Check out James Cook University's cutting-edge virtual reality, roll up your sleeves and have a go at being a palaeontologist, or learn more about how smart technology will shape the future at the JCU Open Day More

Sunday on Shields: The Mad Hatter Musical August 25

Date: Sun 25 Aug
Time: 11:00am - 8:00pm
Location: Shields Street

Cost: FREE

Join in the FREE events on Shields Street and learn about native animals ... More

Good Harvest Traditional Puppet Theatre Joururi from Minami

Date: Sun 25 Aug
Time: 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Eastern Events Lawn, Cairns Esplanade Parklands

Contact: Community Services 4044 3095

Cultural celebration of sister cities Cairns and Minami. More

City Faces of 100 Years book launch

Date: Sun 25 Aug
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: 59 Sheridan Street, Cairns

Contact: Priscilla Ong

Photographic and journalistic project showcasing portraits and stories of 100 Cairns residents aged 1 to 100. More

Active Living Tai Chi - Edmonton

Date: Mon 15 Jul
Time: 9:00am - 10:00am
Location: Ravizza Park, Edmonton

Cost: Free

Contact: Activities & Program Officer 07 4044 3715

Free weekly Tai Chi class at Ravizza Park. More

Active Living Zumba - Brinsmead

Date: Mon 15 Jul
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

Space+Place: Reading in the Park @ Murray Street Park

Date: Mon 22 Jul
Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Murray Street Park, Manoora

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Space+Place: Hula Hoops in the Park @ Murray Street Park

Date: Mon 22 Jul
Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Murray Street Park, Manoora

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Youth Social Games: Bentley Park

Date: Mon 22 Jul
Time: 3:15pm - 4:30pm
Location: Todd Park, Bentley Park.

Cost: FREE

Come and play, every Tuesday afternoon ... More

Space+Place: Basketballl @ Shang Park

Date: Mon 22 Jul
Time: 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Location: Shang Park, Long Street, Mooroobool

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Active Living Fitness for All - Mooroobool

Date: Mon 15 Jul
Time: 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: Shang Park, Mooroobool

Cost: Free

Contact: Activities & Program Officer 07 4044 3715

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

Space+Place: Karate Kids @ Balaclava School

Date: Tue 23 Jul
Time: 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Location: Balaclava School, Mulgrave Road, Mooroobool.

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Tuesday history tours of the Tanks and Botanic Gardens Precinct

Date: Tue 5 Mar
Time: 10:00am - 11:15am
Location: Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre, Collins Ave, Edge Hill

Cost: Free

Free history tour of the Tanks and Botanic Gardens every Tuesday commencing at 10:00am More

'Jabiru' Cattana Wetlands volunteers

Date: Tue 12 Mar
Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Cattana Wetlands, Dunne Road, Smithfield,

Contact: Louisa Grandy, volunteer supervisor 4032 6648

Lend a hand to weed, plant and maintain the beautiful Cattana Wetlands in this monthly volunteer group. More

Free guided birdwatching tour

Date: Tue 5 Feb
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

Active Living Seniors Fitness - Trinity Beach

Date: Tue 16 Jul
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

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

Date: Tue 23 Jul
Time: 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Location: Cairns West School, Mayers Street, Manunda

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Free road safety child seatbelt checks

Date: Tue 27 Aug
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: SES Cairns carpark, 44-50 McNamara Street, Manunda

Cost: Free

Free event to have your child restraints checked by approved Kidsafe inspectors. More

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Last updated: 05 March 2019