Cairns & Tropical North Queensland Event Calendar

Cairns and Tropical North Queensland are home to some of Australia's greatest events and festivals. Choose from cultural festivals, sporting competitions, art exhibits, music festivals and community events - all scattered around the diverse region of Tropical North Queensland. Browse events in the List View, or see what's on this month.

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2015 Cairns Events

Events happening in August

1 August

Experience a Far North Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural extravaganza at the UMI Arts Big Talk One Fire Indigenous Cultural Festival. ... UMI Arts is proud to present its annual signature event, now in its eight year. Fogarty Park, on the Cairns Esplanade, will come alive with Traditional dancing, culture, music, performanc...

13-16 August

The Great Barrier Reef Masters Games are being held in Cairns from 13 to 16 August 2015. The Games are international non-qualifying, social event, with 20 sports for motivated, like-minded sports enthusiasts to choose from. ... Following the success of the inaugural event held in 2013, it is planned to stage the Games in Cairns every two years. ......

Events happening in September

6 September

Blue September raises both awareness about and funds for Fighting Cancer in Men. It supports the Australian Cancer Research Foundation and Australian Prostate Cancer Research. ... Challenge yourself this Father’s Day, Sunday Sept 6th, with a 5km, 10km or 21.1km running event or a 5km family run/walk throughout the beautiful Redlynch Valley, s...

Events happening in October

2-4 October

Would you like increased vitality, sex drive and control over your overall life balance through the power of positive change? This event has been established to educate, motivate and inspire you to transform your body and mind, take control and understand the fundamentals of living with real food. Topics will be covered by industry expert and celeb...

Events happening in November

20 November

WHAT IS THE “NEW WORKS DEPARTMENT”?: ... The New Works Department is a program that takes the development of new scripts/projects to the next level.  This is the ‘juice’, the stuff not usually seen by people outside the theatre world. The New Works Department will open its doors and invite you in to be part of the devel...