Events calendar

This event calendar is provided as a service to residents and visitors to promote community events taking place within the Cairns Regional Council area. It is not an exhaustive list of all local community events. 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.

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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Easter Holidays: Beautiful Families@Manoora

Date: Thu 18 Apr
Time: 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Location: Manoora Centre, Murray Street

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth ... More

Easter Holidays: Street Soccer@Harald Falge Park, Manunda

Date: Thu 18 Apr
Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Shang Park, Mooroobool

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth ... More

Friday Bat Chats April School Holidays

Date: Fri 5 Apr
Time: 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: Corner of Aplin and Lake sts, outside Cairns City Library

Cost: FREE

Informal guided tours of the City Library Spectacled Flying-fox colony. More

Little Lifesavers program

Date: Fri 19 Apr
Time: 8:00am - 10:00am
Location: Cairns Esplanade Lagoon

Contact: Francesca MacFarlane 0408 068 763

A great introduction to surf lifesaving for kids aged 5-11 years More

Esplanade Market

Date: Sat 12 Jan
Time: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Location: Esplanade Plaza (at the end of the Lagoon)

Cairns Esplanade market dates for first half of 2019 More

Saturday Bat Chats April School Holidays

Date: Sat 6 Apr
Time: 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: Corner of Aplin and Lake sts, outside Cairns City Library

Cost: FREE

Informal guided tours of the City Library Spectacled Flying-fox colony. More

Sunday Bat Chats April School Holidays

Date: Sun 7 Apr
Time: 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: Corner of Aplin and Lake streets, outside Cairns City Library

Cost: FREE

Informal guided tours of the City Library Spectacled Flying-fox colony. More

Woree Markets Easter Sunday

Date: Sun 21 Apr
Time: 8:00am - 1:00pm
Location: Cannon Park Race course car park

Contact: Alwin Koo 0449 045 054

Raising money to fund Crime Prevention and Community Initiatives 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

Woree Playtime

Date: Tue 23 Apr
Time: 9:00am - 11:00am
Location: Woree State School

Cost: FREE

Fun activities for families with young children. More

Marketing Strategies and Tactics

Date: Tue 23 Apr
Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: Y(E)P Cairns, 4/194 McLeod Street, Cairns

Contact: Y(E)P Cairns 0488 047 111

Teaching the differecne between strategies and tactics More

ANZAC Rugby Match

Date: Tue 23 Apr
Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: Barlow Park

Contact: Navy Community Engagement

ANZAC rugby game at Barlow Park, gold coin donations going to Legacy More

Edmonton Playtime

Date: Wed 24 Apr
Time: 9:30am - 11:30am
Location: Hambledon House Community Centre, 177 Bruce Hwy, Edmonton

Cost: FREE

Fun activities for families with young children. More

Ordinary Meeting - 24 April 2019

Date: Wed 24 Apr
Time: 2:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Council Chambers, 3rd Floor, 119-145 Spence Street Cairns

Ordinary Meeting - 24 April 2019 More

2019 Anzac Day Services

Date: Thu 25 Apr
Time: 12:00am - 12:00am
Location: Cairns region

Cost: FREE

Contact: Raine Davies 4044 3261

A list of Anzac Day Services around the Cairns Region More

Thursday history tours of the Tanks and Botanic Gardens Precinct

Date: Thu 7 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 Thursday commencing at 10:00am More

Sugarworld Playtime / First Five Forever

Date: Fri 26 Apr
Time: 9:30am - 11:00am
Location: Sugarland Parklands (under the raintree)

Cost: FREE

Fun activities for families with young children. More

Esplanade Market

Date: Sat 12 Jan
Time: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Location: Esplanade Plaza (at the end of the Lagoon)

Cairns Esplanade market dates for first half of 2019 More

Koey Buwai Mab exhibition opening

Date: Sat 27 Apr
Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Cairns Art Gallery, corner of Shields St and Abbott St, Cairns

Contact: Cairns Art Gallery 40464800

Explore the story of a voluntary mass migration from Saibai Island in the Torres Strait to the mainland after World War II. More

7 Cairns Marathon and community run festival

Date: Sun 28 Apr
Time: 12:00am - 12:00am
Contact: Atlas Multisports 07 5445 1711

Community-focused event catering to all abilities, with distances including Marathon, Half Marathon, 10km, 5km and 2km. More

Tanks Market

Date: Sun 28 Apr
Time: 9:00am - 2:00pm
Location: Tanks Arts Centre, Collins Avenue Edge Hill

2019 Tanks Markets More

Active Living Fitter Mums and Dads - Yorkeys Knob

Date: Mon 29 Apr
Time: 6:00am - 7:00pm
Location: Simms Esplanade, Yorkeys Knob

Cost: Free

Contact: Renee Ker 07 4044 3924

Free park based program for entry level fitness aimed at all ages and abilities held at Simms Esplanade, Yorkeys Knob 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

Woree Playtime

Date: Tue 23 Apr
Time: 9:00am - 11:00am
Location: Woree State School

Cost: FREE

Fun activities for families with young children. More

E-Marketing and Blogging workshop

Date: Tue 30 Apr
Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: TTNQ Boardroom, Level 2, 51 The Esplanade, Cairns

Cost: $20 per person

Contact: Kelsey Andersen 4015 1206

Let’s get blogging! More

Edmonton Playtime

Date: Wed 24 Apr
Time: 9:30am - 11:30am
Location: Hambledon House Community Centre, 177 Bruce Hwy, Edmonton

Cost: FREE

Fun activities for families with young children. More

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Last updated: 05 March 2019