Events calendar

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What's on

This event calendar is provided as a service to residents and visitors to promote community events taking place within the local area as well as events presented by Cairns Regional Council. It is not an exhaustive list of all local community events; it excludes commercial activities and events run for profit . Unless the listing is for a Council-run event, Council is not responsible for the accuracy of information contained in these listings, nor does it endorse the events.

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 on the My Cairns app (free to download for Apple and Android devices):

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

Free green waste drop off and sandbag collection 21-29 November

Date: Sat 21 Nov - Sun 29 Nov
Time: 12:00am - 12:00am
Location: Portsmith, Gordonvale, Smithfield, Babinda

Drop off domestic green waste and collect sandbags for FREE, 21-29 November 2020 More

Space+Place: Running + Walking, Murray St Park, Manoora

Date: Fri 27 Nov
Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: 118 Murray St, Manoora

Cost: FREE

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Space+Place: Basketball @ Shang Park

Date: Fri 27 Nov
Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Shang Park, Long Street, Mooroobool.

Cost: FREE

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Space+Place: Tennis Hot Shots @ Balaclava School

Date: Fri 27 Nov
Time: 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Location: Balaclava School, Mulgrave Rd, Mooroobool

Cost: FREE

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STEAM with a Theme (2 sessions)

Date: Sat 28 Nov
Time: 9:00am - 11:30am
Cost: Free workshop with Museum entry ($6 kids + $15/$12 adults non-Members, Members free.)

Tour the Museum and explore transport over time, then create and build your very own model. More

Chemist Warehouse WNBL season - Townsville v Southside

Date: Sat 28 Nov
Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Cairns pop-up arena

The Townsville Fire will host the Southside Flyers in Round 3 of the 2020 Chemist Warehouse WNBL season at Cairns Pop-Up Arena! More

Getting in the mood for Christmas - concert in the Parklands

Date: Sat 28 Nov
Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Location: Munro Martin Parklands

Cost: $20-$28 per person

Contact: Ticketlink 1300 855 835

Celebrate the spirit of Christmas with an impressive line-up of singing, dancing and musical performers! More

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

Date: Sun 29 Nov
Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Shang Park, Long St, Mooroobool

Cost: FREE

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Tanks Markets

Date: Sun 29 Nov
Time: 9:00am - 2:00pm
Location: Tanks Arts Centre precinct, Collins Avenue, Edge Hill

The Tanks Markets showcase a wide range of locally made products. More

Round 3 Chemist Warehouse WNBL

Date: Sun 29 Nov
Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Cairns pop-up arena

Round 3 of the 2020 Chemist Warehouse WNBL season at Cairns Pop-Up Arena! More

Active Living Zumba - Brinsmead

Date: Mon 30 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

Space+Place: Youth Yarns @ Mooroobool Hub

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

Cost: FREE

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

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

Cost: FREE. Bookings essential.

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

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

Cost: FREE

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Space+Place: Movere Movement Art @ Manunda

Date: Mon 30 Nov
Time: 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Location: Cairns West State School, Mayers St, Manunda

Cost: FREE

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Guided tour of the Gardens

Date: Mon 30 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 Fitness for All - Yorkeys Knob

Date: Mon 30 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: Deadly Ninjas @ Harald Falge Park, Manunda

Date: Tue 1 Dec
Time: 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: Harald Falge Park, Lennon St, Manunda

Cost: FREE

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Space+Place: Hockey @ Balaclava School

Date: Tue 1 Dec
Time: 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Location: Balaclava State Primary School, Mulgrave Rd, Mooroobool.

Cost: FREE

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

Date: Tue 1 Dec
Time: 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Location: Cairns West School, Mayers St, Manunda

Cost: FREE

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Gardens and Tanks precinct heritage tour

Date: Tue 1 Dec
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 1 Dec
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

Talk to a Planner Gordonvale

Date: Tue 1 Dec
Time: 9:00am - 2:30pm
Location: Gordonvale Community Hall, 17-19 Cannon Street, Gordonvale

Public consultation on amendments to the Cairns planning scheme More

Active Living Fitness for All - Manunda

Date: Wed 2 Dec
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

Space+Place: Skateboarding @ Shang Park, Mooroobool

Date: Wed 2 Dec
Time: 4:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: Shang Park, Long St, Mooroobool

Cost: FREE

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

Date: Wed 2 Dec
Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Murray St Park, Murray St, Manoora

Cost: FREE. TO REGISTER CALL 4080 1000.

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Guided tour of the Gardens

Date: Wed 2 Dec
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 2 Dec
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

Talk to a Planner - Babinda

Date: Wed 2 Dec
Time: 9:00am - 1:00pm
Location: Babinda District Community Association Meeting Room, 51 Munro Street, Babinda

Public consultation on amendments to the Cairns planning scheme More

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Last updated: 31 July 2020