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Cairns Jockey Club

The Cairns Jockey Club is proud to have provided over 100 years of Racing on the Great Barrier Reef. For the past 105 years, Cannon Park has been the home of the Cairns Jockey Club and has continued its commitment to local racing making it one of the top things to do in Cairns and Tropical North...

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The Cairns Amateurs Racing Carnival

Cairns Amateurs

The Cairns Amateurs Racing Carnival is four days of fun, fashion, glamour, food and entertainment built around two days of horse racing in Cairns in early September each year.

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Dynamic Running

Dynamic Running Ltd. aims to inspire runners into a life-long passion for running. The company limited by guarantee was created in April 2014 as a not for profit organisation to promote running, and in particular group training for runners in the Cairns region. We are based in Edge Hill, and we also...

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Port Douglas Carnivale

Showcasing the best of Tropical North Queensland from local food and wines, to talented musicians and friendly, family fun, Port Douglas Carnivale is one of Australia’s most exciting and diverse events.

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Alliance Francaise de Cairns

Our aim is to share the love of the French heritage and culture with the local Australian and expat community. Our regular cultural activities bring a little bit of France to Far North Queensland and we hope you will join us. Come and say Bonjour!

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World Cassowary Day

On September 26th 2014 conservation enthusiasts of the Wet Tropics in Far North Queensland gathered at Kuranda to celebrate Cassowaries for the inaugural World Cassowary Day. Kuranda was chosen to launch World Cassowary Day, as Kuranda is the home of the indigenous Djabugay people, for the Djabugay...

MTB World Championships Cairns

Home of UCI Mountain Bike Events in Australia starting with the 2014 World Cup and heading towards 2017 World Championships!

Mareeba Rodeo

This is the biggest annual event in the Mareeba area in terms of attendance, number of volunteers who assist and community involvement in the many competitions that are part of the Rodeo Festival.

Cairns Festival

Cairns Festival 2017 August 25th to September 3rd, Cairns Festival celebrates our creative community & unique sense of place. The Cairns Festival vision is simple: to deliver a vibrant, progressive and collaborative community festival which is highly reflective and engaged with the community. The...

Great Barrier Reef Masters Games

The Great Barrier Reef Masters Games was first held in Cairns, Queensland in 2013. Now in its third Games, the Masters will be held from 25 to 28 May 2017. Cairns is the ideal location to host the Games, being one of Australia's most popular holiday destinations with a myriad of local attractions, d...

Cairns On A Fork

Cairns On A Fork Bringing the community together through food, our food events will be scattered around Cairns showcasing the food of Far North Queensland. Bringing the community together through food, our food truck and food pop up events happening in and around Cairns. We are a non for profit gro...

Tastes of the Tablelands

Farmers from across the region will be selling their produce on the day allowing visitors to see fresh produce at its best. Visitors can wander through the many stalls that sell or display the products from our Tableland and Far North area. This festival shows how diverse the Tableland region is and...

Babinda Harvest Festival

Theme - Flower Power 26th September - Ball 10th October - Festival The Babinda Harvest Festival is an annual Babinda event. In this sugar town, it celebrates the start of the sugarcane harvest as well as celebrating the harvesting of other tropical produce from our region -- bananas, pawpaws,...

Cairns Christmas Lights Ride

Events for active Aussies of all fitness levels. We promote health, fun & fitness & raise money to help others. We don't push beauty & weight loss. The Christmas Lights Ride is a ride with a difference! This slow-paced ride is suitable for all ages, and is a wonderful opportunity to get together wi...

Far North Wilderness Bike Tour

The Far North Wilderness Bike Tour was created to support the effort of the Cairns and Far North Environment Centre (CAFNEC) CAFNEC is a not-for-profit incorporated association which acts as conservation council for the region including the Great Barrier Reef and Wet Tropics World Heritage Areas. 23...

Cape York Laura Aboriginal Dance Festival

Laura Aboriginal Dance Festival is the celebration of Aboriginal culture in Cape York. The Festival is a biennial event celebrating & showcasing the culture of the Aboriginal people of Cape York Peninsula through song, dance ceremony and performance. The performance and practice of Aboriginal dan...

Cairns Show Association

The first show presented by the Cairns Agricultural, Pastoral and Mining Association took place in 1891 and they have been run almost continually since that date. The Cairns Show Association's charter is to coordinate and stage the traditional annual show, showcasing the very best of Cairns and its...

Port Douglas Marlin Challenge

The annual Port Douglas Marlin Challenge is held during the first weeks of November each year. Anglers from all over Australia and the world come to Port Douglas to undertake the challenge of fishing for one of the ocean’s greatest prizes, the Marlin. The Marlin Coast hosts some of the best Marli...

The Solar Care CITYRUN

The Solar Care CITYRUN is a series of running events being held simultaneously across regional Queensland with the core objective to raise much needed funds for the Run for the Reef Great Barrier Reef Research Fund. In a bid to preserve and protect Australia's greatest national treasure, the regiona...

Sensory Santa Qld

Sensory Santa works with Shopping Centres all over Qld in offering families with sensory disorders the opportunity to have a photo with Santa. Each Christmas we run Sensory Santa, allowing your children to have photos with Santa without all the sensory overload of lights, long queues and music etc....

ECOfiesta

Promoting community sustainability events throughout the year, ramping up to the Cairns ECOfiesta, 28th May 2017. ECO Economy | Community | One Planet FREE entry to a day of FUN, friendship & ECO-INSPIRATION! The ECOfiesta celebrates nature & sustainable living with live music and performance, e...

Feast of the Senses

Started in 2003 by members of the then DPI The Feast of the Senses is arguably North Queensland’s premier Tropical Food Experience. Centered around the town of Innisfail, an hour’s drive south of Cairns the festival headlines our impressive variety of rare and exotic fruits whilst also showcasing ou...

The Great Pyramid Race and Country Fair Association Inc.

The Great Pyramid Race and Country Fair occurs on the second Saturday of the August and has been running for almost 60 years.

Reef Feast

Palm Cove Reef Feast is an annual event celebrating our FNQ local produce, cuisine, music, entertainment and unique lifestyle. We live it. You'll LOVE it!

Cardiac Challenge

The Cardiac Challenge is an annual bike ride between Cairns and Cooktown in which riders raise money to participate. The beneficiary of the bike ride is the Far North Queensland Hospital Foundation which specifically direct the funds towards cardiac equipment and services that may ultimately benef...