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IRONMAN 70.3 Cairns

IRONMAN 70.3 Cairns

Sunday, 6th June 2021
IRONMAN 70.3 Cairns will take place on 6 June 2021 and is situated at the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and boasts a stunning backdrop that will take your breath away. With arguably the most spectacular bike course in the world, competitors race up the Captain Cook Highway hugging the coastline from Cairns to Port Douglas. From reef to World Heritage-listed rainforest, and a run along the stunning Cairns boardwalk, the race finishes in the heart of the city. This race has become a ‘must-do’ on the IRONMAN circuit, and there is every reason to believe the hype. The…
Palm Cove Markets

Palm Cove Markets

Sunday, 2nd August 2020 - Sunday, 1st August 2021
A 120 plus Stall Market showcasing local craftsmen and artisans of high quality hand made jewellery, clothing, products and art held 8am to 2pm on the first Sunday of the month except for January - March on Williams Esplanade at Palm Cove Cairns.
Painting Party

Painting Party

Friday, 12th March 2021 - Saturday, 31st July 2021
Painting pARTy is just that! Cairns favourite Paint and Sip Studio in Stratford welcomes you to a fun and relaxing event at our BYO studio. All are welcome from beginners to Picasso we’ll show you step by step the process to paint a beautiful canvas from start to finish!
Cairns Children's Festival

Cairns Children's Festival

Saturday, 15th May 2021 - Sunday, 16th May 2021
Established in 2014, the Cairns Children's Festival is a two-day celebration for children aged 12 and under, and their adults. Held annually in May, the festival aims to put our youngest creatives in the spotlight whilst also creating a safe and fun environment for families to explore, create and imagine. There are workshops, concerts and hands-on activities as well as roving entertainment and delicious food. A lot of the activities are free and fun for the entire family, with select events ticketed at an affordable price. Events are held across multiple locations, and in the lead-up to the event, Council…
A Taste of Ireland 2021 - Cairns

A Taste of Ireland 2021 - Cairns

Saturday, 22nd May 2021
‘A Taste of Ireland―The Irish Music & Dance Sensation’ delivers a performance that is ‘Celtic―for this generation’. Laugh, cry and jig into the night with a show that has entertained thousands. Hot off its premiere New York City run in 2020 and with 130 shows in 2019 across Australia and New Zealand, ‘A Taste of Ireland’ features acclaimed Irish dancers, dazzling folk musicians and contemporary vocalists. Experience the raw, rhythmic passion that is the original story of the Celtic motherland. With revamped classics like ‘Danny Boy’ and ‘Tell Me Ma’, the show’s live, energetic blend of well-known tunes, jaw-dropping acapella…
Great Barrier Reef Masters Games

Great Barrier Reef Masters Games

Thursday, 20th May 2021 - Sunday, 23rd May 2021
The Great Barrier Reef Masters Games is a celebration of Masters sport in the beautiful location of Cairns, in partnership with Tourism and Events Queensland. Now in its fifth games the GBR Masters will be held from Thursday 20 to Sunday 23 May 2021. 2,000 masters-aged men and women from Australia, Oceania, South East Asia and beyond are anticipated to compete in 20 individual and team sports across the four days of competition with sports for all masters ages and interests. Cairns is the ideal location to host the Games, being one of Australia's most popular holiday destinations with a…
Laughing Heart Comedy

Laughing Heart Comedy

Monday, 12th April 2021 - Monday, 10th April 2023
Cairns' only dedicated live comedy club, delivering laughs every Monday night at the Paramour Cabaret Theatre (inside The Reef Hotel Casino). Catch a mystery lineup featuring eight comedians from Cairns and afar every Monday night – book in early as you never know who might be on… Doors open at 6:30 pm, show starts at 7pm. They also run specialty shows featuring a headliner every month and the occasional show on other nights during the week. Check out their Linktree or Facebook page for what events they have coming up!
Great Barrier Reef Masters Softball

Great Barrier Reef Masters Softball

Thursday, 20th May 2021 - Sunday, 23rd May 2021
This is a biannual event for male and female players over 35 years of age. The next event will be held in Cairns in Far North Queensland on May 20 to 23, 2021. Bring your family and stay and enjoy this beautiful part of Australia, where the Rainforest meets the Reef.
Port Douglas Carnivale

Port Douglas Carnivale

Friday, 14th May 2021 - Sunday, 23rd May 2021
Originally held to commemorate the start of the sugar cane harvesting season, Port Douglas Carnivale is now considered the official opening of the tourism high season in Far North Queensland. Attracting tens of thousands of keen local, interstate and international guests to the idyllic paradise of Port Douglas, Carnivale is a must-do for anyone who loves food, fun and sun! Come and stay for Carnivale and enjoy all the other amazing attractions that make Port Douglas such a popular destination with Australians and international guests alike. Tropical Far North Queensland is known as the place where the reef meets the…
Popcorn Underground

Popcorn Underground

Friday, 14th May 2021 - Sunday, 23rd May 2021
Wonderland Spiegeltent presents Popcorn Underground Welcome to the immersive world of Popcorn Underground starring the obscenely intelligent, beautifully filthy and rib-crackingly funny Reuben Kaye in an explosion of high camp and filthy humour. Reuben Kaye is an international star, actress, model and award winning cry for help with his band The Kaye Holes. A night of joyously entertaining, cabaret, adult carnival, burlesque, magic, astounding circus and extraordinary artists. A riotous variety show like you’ve never seen before. Combining death defying thrilling acts and hilarious moments that will shock and delight. The creme de la creme of the cabaret world. A…
Tex Perkins and Matt Walker

Tex Perkins and Matt Walker

Saturday, 15th May 2021
Tex Perkins and Matt Walker join us this May in Port Douglas! Now is Tex’s exciting new (and long over due) collaboration with Matt Walker (a great artist in his own right) for duo shows. It’s a blues swamp-groove kinda thing that’s a little reminiscent of some of the things in Tex’s back catalogue. Many new originals inhabit the setlist, but see them now while they still have to flesh out the set with a few Cruel Sea covers! “Tex has the swagger, presence and indomitable attitude that comes from years of fronting some of Australia's most intense and spirited…
Blunderland

Blunderland

Friday, 21st May 2021 - Saturday, 22nd May 2021
Wonderland Spiegeltent presents Blunderland From New York’s notorious club scene comes Blunderland. Featuring kitschy cabaret and burlesque acrobatics, the night is vibrant, shocking and uproarious. Blunderland is an evening that is as naughty as it is wholesome and as raunchy as it's sweet. A genuine New York variety show with all the whimsical, surreal and psychedelic you can handle, served hot and ready to dazzle you! Leave all expectations at the door and prepare to be titillated. Drawing from the finest, Blunderland is a trip down a rabbit hole of scintillating surprises you won't soon forget. This show is, juicy,…
The Greatest Magic Show

The Greatest Magic Show

Saturday, 22nd May 2021 - Sunday, 23rd May 2021
Wonderland Spiegeltent Presents The Greatest Magic Show Having garnered international acclaim in countries such as Scotland, New Zealand and England, as well as being a sell-out show at this year’s Perth and Adelaide Fringe Festival, the stars Sam and Justin will be hitting the stage in Port Douglas with brand new illusions direct from Las Vegas! Weekly winner Best Children’s Show – Fringe World 2020 Winner Best Kid’s Show – Sydney Fringe 2019 Featuring mind-boggling magic, extraordinary circus acts, side-splitting comedy and loads of audience participation, The Greatest Magic Show will keep you and the littles ones on the edge…
Colour Frenzy Mareeba

Colour Frenzy Mareeba

Sunday, 23rd May 2021
An Exciting and Colourful day for Everyone! What better way to have fun with the Family then adding lots of Colour and Laughter! The goal is to raise money for Animal Rescues Across Australia, Animal Rescues do an incredible job at finding forever homes for lots of dogs, cats and all types of animals. It is something very close to the Colour Frenzy Team’s Heart. Aiming to raise AUD5000 for a local rescue in Mareeba, and combined AUD100,000 Australia wide! Help out by coming along and getting Colourful! - Our Colour Stations with extra Colour! - The highly loved Bubbles…
Savannah in the Round

Savannah in the Round

Friday, 2nd October 2020 - Sunday, 3rd October 2021
Savannah in the Round is Tropical North Queensland's very own country music and camping festival, taking place at the Kerribee Park Rodeo Grounds in Mareeba (less than one hours drive west from Cairns). Featuring the hottest Australian country music artists (30 artists across 3 incredible days and nights), plus a full roster of support programming, there's plenty of entertainment for the whole family.
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