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IRONMAN 70.3 Cairns

IRONMAN 70.3 Cairns

Sunday, 6th June 2021
Thanks to the support of their amazing stakeholders, they are really pleased to share with you that the 2020 Cairns Airport IRONMAN Asia-Pacific Championship Cairns and IRONMAN 70.3 Cairns will now take place on Sunday 27 September 2020. IRONMAN 70.3 Cairns 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…
Cairns Airport IRONMAN Asia-Pacific Championship Cairns

Cairns Airport IRONMAN Asia-Pacific Championship Cairns

Sunday, 6th June 2021
Cairns Airport IRONMAN Asia-Pacific Championship Cairns is situated at the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and boasts a stunning backdrop that will take your breath away. The 2021 Cairns Airport IRONMAN Asia-Pacific Championship Cairns and IRONMAN 70.3 Cairns will take place on Sunday 6 June 2021. Over its eight-year history, the event has become known as the IRONMAN in Paradise, boasting an experience that extends past the race day excitement. Hosted in Tropical North Queensland athletes and their support crew have easy access to the Great Barrier Reef, the Daintree Rainforest and the tropical island surrounds. With arguably 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.
Casey Barnes - Town of a Million Dreams Tour - Cairns

Casey Barnes - Town of a Million Dreams Tour - Cairns

Friday, 20th November 2020
Casey Barnes' The Town of a Million Dreams Tour Town of a Million Dreams Tour gives fans the chance to hear Casey Barnes' new #1 album played live with the high-octane and lively performance energy that Casey and his band have become well known for. Casey and his band will also play a number of his recent radio hits such as A Little More, Sparks Fly, and We're Good Together which have helped make Casey Australia’s fastest rising country music talent. Supported by Felicity Kircher This project is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland.
C2K Bike Ride

C2K Bike Ride

Saturday, 26th June 2021 - Friday, 2nd July 2021
Cairns to Karumba Bike Ride is a truly epic adventure that you will talk about for a lifetime. Whether you are a rider (road or dirt), a supporter or a volunteer, there is a place for everyone on the 2021 Cairns to Karumba Bike Ride. The seven day Cairns to Karumba bike-ride has been Queensland’s greatest fun bicycle ride for the past 22 years. In June/July each year, over 250 riders, volunteers and support crews travel through the unique and historic outback towns of the iconic Savannah Way raising funds to make sure bush kids get a fair-go. The kids…
Oseanica Film Project

Oseanica Film Project

Saturday, 5th December 2020 - Tuesday, 4th May 2021
Oseanica Film Project held during "Oseanica Culinary Art" Congress and Exhibition celebrates the underlying messages put forward in the Congress. Culinary Art is not just the preparation and display of food; it is the cultural roots, the teachings, regional influences and the historical past that has created the food we enjoy today. They want to see what inspired you to cook and strive for perfection, how your culture, history, and region developed your passion and express this to show the viewer. The Film Project is set in Cairns, Far North Queensland, the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and World…
TARGA Great Barrier Reef

TARGA Great Barrier Reef

Friday, 3rd September 2021 - Sunday, 5th September 2021
TARGA Great Barrier Reef is a TARGA event like no other as it passes through iconic tropical landscapes that are truly unique to Far North Queensland. Sugar cane and banana plantations will line the various stages and the weather will be anything but cold. For thousands of years, the Great Barrier Reef has used its magnetic charm as a lure to attract the most adventurous souls. However, at TARGA Great Barrier Reef, they are not there to measure themselves against the challenges of the sea, but the Foreboding Mountains that lay adjacent to them. Over three days, cars will travel…
Cairns Tropical Writers Festival 2020

Cairns Tropical Writers Festival 2020

Friday, 13th August 2021 - Sunday, 15th August 2021
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Please note that due to the COVID-19 crisis, the 2020 Cairns Tropical Writers Festival has been postponed to August 2021. The Cairns Tropical Writers Festival 2020 will bring a vibrant, engaging and creatively stimulating 3-day cultural event, complemented by topically relevant and other not-to-be missed events in the lead to the main festival event. Writers, readers and storytellers from Far North Queensland, interstate and overseas will come together - with the theme of CHANGE - to network, learn, explore, share experiences and debate about, and across, a wide range of writing genre, forms and content. Their exciting program,…
Spookeasy Halloween

Spookeasy Halloween

Saturday, 31st October 2020
We're back! The roaring '20s weren't quite the resurgence we were expecting but good things come to those who wait! Electro Swing / Vintage Breaks / Swing n Bass music with Speakeasy residents Ashcats Soundsystem & Rizon. The 1920s haunted mansion decor theme & dress up. Covid Info: Please follow and abide by relevant regulations as per government instructions which will be enforced by our crew and venue staff. Please practice social distancing and all other safety procedures required otherwise, unfortunately, we may have to ask you to leave the venue.
2020 SHOWFEST Cairns

2020 SHOWFEST Cairns

Thursday, 22nd October 2020 - Saturday, 24th October 2020
SHOWFEST is the Greatest Show on Earth !!!! JetPack Stunts Whips of Fire FMX Stunt Riders World Record Wheelies by HOT WHEELS Rides & Slides and soooo much more !!! It's Adrenalin. It's your Heaven. Plenty of Food available to keep your engine pumping.
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…
Oseanica, Culinary Art

Oseanica, Culinary Art

Monday, 7th December 2020 - Tuesday, 4th May 2021
Oseanica Culinary Art is a three-day Gastronomy Congress and Exhibition that brings together some of the Top Chefs and Industry Representatives throughout Asia/Pacific, Oceania and guest country, Spain. Speakers are exploring and sharing the latest culinary trends, methods and achievements while starting the conversation in the industry, around sustainability, culture, ethics and resource conservation. They are bringing together representatives from indigenous peoples throughout Australia and Oceania to showcase their culture, cooking and native ingredients to the international and local delegates. Oseanica is an exciting project bringing a lot of benefits to everyone involved. Network throughout the event with other delegates…
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 Hot and Steamy Festival

Port Douglas Hot and Steamy Festival

Friday, 19th February 2021 - Monday, 22nd February 2021
The Port Douglas Hot and Steamy Festival is Australia's newest LGBTQI+ festival and has been designed as a warm up to Sydney Mardi Gras. Held in Australia's beautiful tropics during the 'green season' all their events are held in iconic venues, designed to showcase their stunning region and climate. With Port Douglas situated between two World Heritage Listed attractions, their Festival provides LGBTIQ+ travelers an amazing opportunity to travel to the region for a party of a lifetime and to experience the Daintree Rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef.
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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