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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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Showing events that fall on 19 June 2013

1-10 June

Just an our drive from Cairns, Babinda will celebrate their 50th harvest Festival. The Babinda Harvest Festival is an annual Babinda event. In this sugar town, it celebrates the start of the sugarcane harvest (mid June), as well as celebrating the harvesting of other tropical produce from their region.The Grand Parade will have themed floats from b...

2 June

The Coral Coast Triathlon 5150  is a tradition in Tropical North Queensland that will join the Cairns Airport Adventure Festival for the third time in 2013. Taking place on 2 June 2013, , the Coral Coast Triathlon starts and finishes in the paradise of Port Douglas with a course featuring Four Mile Beach. 5150 (Olympic), Sprint and Entice...

2 June

Even before Cairns hosted the 1996 MTB World Championships, The iconic Triple RRR (Rural, Rainforest & Reef) cross country event was in its 5th year. The Triple R mountain bike race is the longest running 'point to point' race in Australia. First run in 1991 the race has run consecutively for 22 years. ... The race has been run as club events,...

2 June

Get ready! Australia's biggest and newest downwind iron ocean race is on again. This year, more outrigger canoes and surf skis are expected to do battle in this exciting addition to the Australian adventure race calendar. ... The challenge - should you choose to accept it - is a 40 kilometre awesome surf leg along the stunning North Queensland coas...

6 June

This unique ocean swim offers competitors a chance to swim in the sparkling waters off Green Island. This spectacular 1.5km or 3km swim has the beauty of the Great Barrier Reef below the surface. Swimming over the reef brings the delights of colourful reef fish, turtles and a variety of corals as you navigate one of the most amazing reef swims...

7 June

... Tune in on World Oceans Day on June 7th for a ground-breaking 12-hour underwater broadcast live from the Great Barrier Reef! ... Following up on last year's successful launch of the Catlin Seaview Survey, where a team of scientists and explorers brought Google Street View underwater for the first time, this year's Reef Live event is set to rai...

8 June

Join in the tri fun with the kids’ only version of Cairns Airport IRONMAN Cairns. Swim through the Esplanade Lagoon, ride along the Esplanade and run along the boardwalk to the finish at Fogarty Park. It’s not about being the best but giving it a go and having a whole lot of fun being active, plus you’ll get a finishers medal*&nbs...

9 June

Set in one of the world’s most iconic tropical locations, Cairns Airport IRONMAN Cairns will take place on Sunday the 9th of June 2013. ... IRONMAN Cairns is a gruelling iron-distance triathlon that features a 3.8km swim, a 180km bike leg that travels one of the most scenic coastal roads in Australia towards Port Douglas and a 42.2km run that...

9 June

Half the distance, half the pain on the same great course as Cairns Airport IRONMAN Cairns! IRONMAN 70.3 Cairns boasts a 1.9km swim, 90km cycle and a 21.1km run.

26 June

In times of crisis, leaders are defined by both their actions and by their ability to make decisions without deliberation - to act with confidence but without recklessness. ... One of the most positive things about working in disasters is that True Leaders are quickly identified. Without the constraints of an organisation chart or imposed manageme...

30 June

Enter the world of smoke and mirrors of light and shade. ... World renowned Hand Shadow Artist, the Unusualist Raymond Crowe returns with his new work of wonder "Curiosities". His show is a dazzling display of skills and artistry rarely seen on the world stage. Be enchanted by his imaginative creations and collections of ventriloquism, smoke painti...