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The Gimuy Fish Festival

When: Sunday, 5 December, 10.00am – 4.00pm | FREE entry | G – All ages welcome
Where: Fogarty Park, Cairns Esplanade
More info: www.gimuyfishfestival.com
Gimuy Fish Festival

The Gimuy Fish Festival celebrates culture, community and culinary delights. Believing we all play a part in ensuring the environment we live in is strong and resilient, the Gimuy Walubara Yidinji, Tribal Authority of Cairns, invites everyone who loves this region to unite on issues of sustainability, indigenous biocultural diversity and natural wealth. Enjoy the Gimuy Cook-off, Yidinji dancers, local bands, stalls and kids activities. You can also create your own sea creature from recyclable materials in a workshop for families on the day.

PakMag’s Christmas Party and HIT 103.5’s Cavalcade of Lights

When: Friday, 10 December | Gates: 4.00pm, PakMag Christmas Party: 5.00pm – 6.00pm, Cavalcade will commence at 6.30pm | FREE entry | G – All ages welcome
Where: Cairns Showgrounds
More info: www.hit.com.au
PakMag Cairns Hit Far North Queensland

HIT 103.5’s Cavalcade of Lights is one of Cairns greatest Christmas traditions, travel North or South to see the best Christmas lights in Cairns in a fun convoy. Come on down to the Cairns Showgrounds, find your park, grab some dinner from some of the scrumptious food vans and enjoy the PakMag Christmas Party as we join with our friends at HIT 103.5 to celebrate the season with you! There’ll be a visit from Santa and friends, singing and dancing and loads of family fun. Don’t miss it!

New Years Eve in Port Douglas

When: 31 December, from 5.30pm. Fireworks at 8.00pm and Midnight | FREE | G – Family event
Where: Dixie Inlet, Port Douglas
More info: www.douglas.qld.gov.au

Dixie inlet in Port Douglas will be the place to welcome 2022 in with a BANG! There’ll be two huge fireworks displays at the family friendly time of 8.00pm and then the traditional Midnight show. The family fun starts from 5.30pm with Ace DJ dropping the tunes at the UV GLOW Kids Disco up until the 8.00pm fireworks. There’ll be free face painting and prizes.

Dress up in your fluro best and get into the glowing light show. A fun way to start 2022.

New Years Eve Fireworks

When: 31 December
Where: Cairns Esplanade, Walker Road Edmonton and Palm Cove Jetty
More info: www.cairns.qld.gov.au

Ring in 2022 with a bang! A massive carnival event each New Year’s Eve sees a diverse crowd gather along the Esplanade in Cairns to celebrate the start of another year. This year’s festivities will offer an alcohol-free event that is fun and festive, making it a truly family-friendly affair. As always, there will be two fireworks displays to make sure no-one misses out – 8.30pm and midnight. There will also be family friendly fireworks held at Walker Road Edmonton and Palm Cove Jetty at 8.30pm.

Join the Summer Reading Club

The Summer Reading Club is a fun, free program delivered annually by the State Library of Queensland online and in public libraries and Indigenous Knowledge Centres across Queensland to encourage children to keep reading through the summer! The Summer Reading Club inspires opportunities to keep your kids engaged all summer long by reading, playing, exploring and discovering. Join the Club and join the challenge – participate in 40 challenges, share book reviews, artwork and comment on other club member posts.

Running throughout December and January at www.summerreadingclub.slq.qld.gov.au

Cazalys Toy Drive

Cazalys Toy Drive is back in 2021, with Triple M’s Elliott’s Ultimate Christmas Breakfast Show to be broadcasted LIVE from Cazalys on Friday December 17 from 6.00am – 10.00am. Santa will arrive by Helicopter at 9.00am for photos with the kids and there’ll also be a heap of Christmas giveaways as we support the Salvation Army to provide toys to families in need.

Locations to drop off toys are Cazalys, Souths and Trinity Beach Sports Clubs from December 1.

Stable on the Strand at Riverway

When: 18 – 22 December
Where: Riverway, Townsville
More info: www.stableonthestrand.com.au

Stable on the Strand has been an annual Townsville event for 20 years and this year it’s going to be better than ever. All the fun, the wonder and the joy of Christmas will be in a new location at Riverway! Stable at Riverway brings loads of free live entertainment, activities for kids of all ages, and all the sights and sounds of the re-creation of the Christmas story for five nights in December.

New Years Eve Cairns Fireworks

When: 31 December
Where: Cairns Esplanade, Walker Road Edmonton and Palm Cove Jetty
More info: www.cairns.qld.gov.au

Ring in 2022 with a bang! A massive carnival event each New Year’s Eve sees a diverse crowd gather along the Esplanade in Cairns to celebrate the start of another year. This year’s festivities will offer an alcohol-free event that is fun and festive, making it a truly family-friendly affair. As always, there will be two fireworks displays to make sure no-one misses out – 8.30pm and midnight. There will also be family friendly fireworks held at Walker Road Edmonton and Palm Cove Jetty at 8.30pm.

What’s On Guide

WEDNESDAY 1 DECEMBER

Interactive Santa Photo Experience

Runs until 24 December
Mount Sheridan Plaza
10.00am – 2.00pm / G
www.mtsheridanplaza.com.au

Christmas Lights Around Cairns

FREE / G
Christmas Lights Around Cairns

HO HO HO… Here comes Santa

Runs until 24 December
Cairns Central
8:30am – 6:00pm / Bookings essential
www.cairnscentral.com.au

Letters to Santa

Runs until 24 December
Cairns Central
Download the Letter to Santa online, fill it in, and drop the letter in Santa’s letterbox.
www.cairnscentral.com.au

Far North Queensland Hospital Foundation Christmas Stocking

Runs until 24 December
Buy Tickets from various stores in Cairns Central
www.cairnscentral.com.au

Santa Has Arrived!

Santa, Sensitive Santa, and Pet Photography will be available.
Runs until 24 December
Smithfield Shopping Centre Times and costs to be confirmed, check online for updates.
www.smithfieldcentre.com.au

Santa Is Here!

Runs until 24 December
Stockland Cairns, Earlville
Check online for times and costs
www.stockland.com.au

Christmas Toy Drive

Give hope to a child this Christmas by donating a gift.
Drop off before 17 December
Cazaly’s Reception
www.cazalys.com.au

Scottish Country Dancing

Runs weekly
St Joseph Church Hall, Atherton
5.30pm / $5.00 / G
Atherton Tableland Caledonian Society Inc

BreastScreen Mobile visit to Gordonvale

Runs until 6 December
Alley Park Sporting Precinct
8.00am – 12.00pm / FREE, Booking required / Women 40 years +
P 13 20 50
www.breastscreen.qld.gov.au

WEDNESDAY 1 DECEMBER

Brian Cassey: A Photographer’s Life

An exhibition from the archives of Cairns-based photographer Brian Cassey
The Court House Gallery
10.00am – 4.00pm / FREE
The Court House

Active Living Fitness for All

Runs weekly until 15 December
Harald Falge Park
5.00pm – 6.00pm / FREE / G
Cairns Active Living Program

Active Living Aqua Zumba

Runs weekly until 15 December
Esplanade Lagoon
5.30pm – 6.30pm / FREE / G
Cairns Active Living Program

Active Living Skate Class

Runs weekly until 15 December
Todd Park, Edmonton
4.00pm / FREE / G
Cairns Active Living Program

THURSDAY 2 DECEMBER

YEP Cairns and CYC Coffee Morning

First Thursday of every month
Spinal Life Healthy Living Centre, Guyala Cafe
7.30am – 9.30am / FREE / G
YEP Entrepreneurship Facilitators Cairns

Scottish Country Dancing

Runs on the first and third Thursday of the Month
Spanish Club, Mareeba 7.00pm / $5.00 / G
Atherton Tableland Caledonian Society Inc

Youth Theatre with Sarah Riber

Runs weekly during school term.
Atherton Performing Arts
4.00pm – 5.00pm / $5.00 per session, $35.00 year membership / 9 – 17 years
Atherton Performing Arts

Santa at Cazaly’s

Also runs 9 and 16 December Cazaly’s
4.30pm – 6.30pm / FREE / G
www.cazalys.com.au

Youth Yarns

Mooroobool Hub
7.00pm – 8.00pm / FREE / 12 – 25 years
www.cairnssaferstreets.com.au

Strong Families

Mooroobool Hub
4.00pm – 5.00pm / FREE / G
www.cairnssaferstreets.com.au

Active Living Pilates

Runs weekly until 16 December
Fogarty Park, The Esplanade
6.30pm / FREE / G
Cairns Active Living Program

THURSDAY 2 DECEMBER

Active Living Fitness for All

Runs weekly until 16 December
Sims Esplanade, Yorkeys Knob
5.00pm – 6.00pm / FREE / G
Cairns Active Living Program

Active Living Zumba

Runs weekly until 16 December
Norman Park, Gordonvale
5.30pm / FREE / G
Cairns Active Living Program

Active Living Skate Class

Runs weekly until 16 December
Coastwatcher Park, Trinity Beach
4.00pm / FREE / G
Cairns Active Living Program

The Wolfe Brothers

Edge Hill Tavern
8.00pm / $34.70 / 18 +
tickets.oztix.com.au

Twilight at Limberlost

Limberlost Nursery, Freshwater
5.30pm – 7.30pm / FREE / G
Limberlost Nursery

FRIDAY 3 DECEMBER

Guided tour of the Gardens

Runs every Friday and Monday
Friends House within Flecker Gardens
10.00am / FREE / G
www.cairns.qld.gov.au

FRIDAY 3 DECEMBER

Active Living Fitness for All

Runs weekly until 17 December
Northern Beachfront, Vasey Esplanade, Trinity Beach
9.00am – 10.00am / FREE / G
Cairns Active Living Program

Active Living Fitness for All

Runs weekly until 17 December
Ravizza Park, Edmonton
9.30am / FREE / G
Cairns Active Living Program

Nikolaus (for the kids)

German Club Cairns
4.00pm / Please see facebook event page for details
German Club Cairns

Schneefest

A festival celebrating SNOW, Oompah Band.
German Club Cairns
4.00pm / FREE Entry / G
German Club Cairns

SATURDAY 4 DECEMBER

Moving Picture Night Screenings

Coastwatcher Park, Trinity Beach
6.00pm / FREE / G, Family friendly
www.cairns.qld.gov.au

Santa Photos

Runs until 24 December
DFO Cairns
Check online for photo sessions and costs
www.dfocairns.com.au

Turning Pointe Dance Studios Presents The Golden Ticket

CPAC
10.30am and 7.30pm / $35.00 – $45.00 / PG
www.ticketlink.com.au

Cairns Potters Club Christmas Arts and Crafts Fair

Cairns Potters Club
8.00am – 2.00pm / FREE / G
Cairns Potters Club

Holloways Beach Christmas Carols

Family Christmas carols, amusements, face painting, entertainment and food stalls.
Syd and Jane Granville Memorial Park
5.00pm – 9.00pm / FREE / G – Family Event
www.cairns.qld.gov.au

Summer Swing and Cool Jazz

With the Queensland Youth Orchestra Big Band.
Bulmba-ja Theatre
7.00pm – 9.00pm / FREE
Bulmba-ja Arts Centre
www.cairns.qld.gov.au

Christmas Movie Night in Redlynch Valley

Xavier Herbert Recreational Park
4.00pm – 8.30pm / FREE Entry / G – Family Event
www.cairns.qld.gov.au

Sahaja Meditation

Runs weekly until 18 December
Esplanade Western Events Lawn
7.30am – 8.30am / FREE / G
Cairns Active Living Program

Active Living Aqua Aerobics

Runs weekly until 18 December
Cairns Esplanade Lagoon
9.00am – 10.00am / FREE / G
Cairns Active Living Program

Day Markets

Cairns Night Markets
9.30am / FREE Entry / G
Night Markets

SUNDAY 5 DECEMBER

Gimuy Fish Festival

A celebration of culture, community, and culinary delights.
Fogarty Park, The Esplanade
10.00am – 5.00pm / FREE / G – All ages
www.gimuyfishfestival.com

SUNDAY 5 DECEMBER

Handel’s Messiah – A Christmas Celebration

CPAC
2.00pm – 4.30pm / $24.00 – $29.00 / PG
www.ticketlink.com.au

Traditional Carols

Church Of St David, Mossman
5.00pm / FREE / G
www.douglas.qld.gov.au

Summer Splash – The Big Splash

Pools In Paradise, Smithfield
4.00pm – 8.00pm / $50.00 – $70.00 / 18 +
Next Level Cairns
events.humanitix.com

Tropical Tree Day 2021

A communal planting of 1000 native trees. Lucky door prizes as well as a complimentary sausage sizzle, face painting, and drinking water supplied.
Disney Street Reserve – White Rock
8.00am – 10.00am / FREE / G – Family event
Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

Kids Eat Free at Brothers Leagues Club

Sundays. Enjoy one kid’s meal free for every adult member present!
Brothers Leagues Club Cairns
Lunch: 11.30am – 2.00pm, Dinner: 5.30pm – 9.00pm / FREE / G
www.brotherscairns.com.au

MONDAY 6 DECEMBER

Yoga with Smile Yoga

Runs every Monday until 27 December
Stan Moses Hall
5.30pm – 6.30pm / $15.00 / G
www.smileyoga.com.au

Laughing Heart Stand Up Comedy

Runs every Monday night
Paramour Cabaret Theatre
7.00pm – 9.00pm / $8.00 / MA 15 +
Laughing Heart Comedy

Active Living Zumba

Runs every Monday until 13 December
Loridan Drive Park, Brinsmead
5.00pm / FREE / G
Cairns Active Living Program

Bouldering

Runs weekly until 13 December
Bouldering Park Cairns Esplanade
5.00pm – 6.00pm / FREE / G
Cairns Active Living Program

Feed the Family for $50.00

2 X Adult Buffet and 2 x Child Buffet every Monday and Tuesday Night
Brothers Leagues Club Cairns
From 5.30pm / $50.00 / G
www.brotherscairns.com.au

TUESDAY 7 DECEMBER

Story Dogs

When children read to a dog, the outcomes are amazing.
Manunda Library
3.30pm – 4.30pm / FREE / G – 5 years +
www.cairns.qld.gov.au/library

Abacus By Wallis Programming Trial Classes

Runs December 7, 9, 11, 14, 16 and 18
10.00am / $15.00 per child, per session
www.abacusbywallis.com/programming

Active Living Beach Volleyball

Runs weekly until 14 December
Esplanade Beach Volleyball Courts
5.30pm – 6.30pm / FREE / G
Cairns Active Living Program

Active Living Zumba

Runs weekly until 14 December
Fogarty Park, The Esplanade
5.30pm – 6.30pm / FREE / G
Cairns Active Living Program

Older Persons’ Morning Tea

Hambledon House
10.30am – 12.00pm / FREE / RSVP required
P 4037 2874

The Young Company Theatre – Summer Program 1, Return of the Guardians: Quest to Save Sandman

Runs until 10 December
The Young Company Theatre
9.00am – 3.00pm / $250.00 – $290.00 / 5 – 12 years
www.theyoungcompany.com.au

WEDNESDAY 8 DECEMBER

Move & Groove with First 5 Forever

Cairns City Library
4.00pm – 4.45pm / FREE / G – suitable for children 5 years and under
www.cairns.qld.gov.au/library

Mossman Christmas Night Markets

Art and craft stalls selling an array of locally handcrafted gifts and food vans with a range of delicacies.
Under the Raintrees
5.00pm / FREE / G
www.douglas.qld.gov.au

Salsa Classes followed by LIVE Latin Music with Candela

Elixir Music Bar
5.30pm and 6.30pm, Music – 7.30pm
Elixir Music Bar

THURSDAY 9 DECEMBER

Storytime

Runs weekly on Thursdays
Petals and Pinecones
11.00am – 12.00pm / FREE / Ages 3 – 5
Petals & Pinecones

FRIDAY 10 DECEMBER

HIT 103.5’s Cavalcade of Lights

Gates: 4.00pm, PakMag Christmas Show 5.00pm, Cavalcade to start approx. 6.30pm
Cairns Showgrounds FREE Entry / G
Hit Far North Queensland
www.hit.com.au

PakMag’s Christmas Party

Cairns Showgrounds
5.00pm – 6.00pm / FREE Entry / G
PakMag Cairns

CBWC Presents: A White Christmas with Christian Hull

Pullman Cairns International
11.00am – 2.00pm / $79.00 (members), $99.00 (non-members) / 18 +
www.cbwc.org.au/events

Mel Buttle & Friends

The Clink Theatre, Port Douglas
7.00pm – 9.00pm / $30.00 – $35.00 / M
www.goodchatcomedy.com

Dancescapes The June Vale Dancers presents Christmas in Candyland

Runs until 11 December
CPAC
7.00pm (Friday and Saturday), 1.00pm (Saturday) / $40.00 – $49.10 / PG
www.ticketlink.com.au

Freshwater Festival – Christmas Event

Freshwater Tennis Club
5.00pm – 10.00pm / FREE entry / G – Family Event
Freshwater Tennis Club

SATURDAY 11 DECEMBER

Resin Art Workshop

2 sessions remaining
Artview Gallery
9.00am – 11.00am, 1.00pm – 3.00pm / $155.00 / 18 +
www.rachelrwrightart.com/cairns

Mel Buttle & Friends

Atherton International Club
7.30pm – 9.30pm / $30.00 – $35.00 / M
www.goodchatcomedy.com

Huge Christmas Sale

Cairns Men’s Shed
8.00am – 12.00pm / FREE / G
Cairns Men’s Shed

Festive Paw-Traits

Runs until 12 December
DFO Cairns
Check online for session times and to book.
www.dfocairns.com.au

Taipans vs Tasmania Jackjumpers

Cairns Convention Centre
7.00pm / $25.00 – $71.00 / G
www.taipans.com

Super Saturday Vaccination Clinic

Mossman Multi-Purpose Health Centre
8.30am – 3.30pm / FREE / 12 +
Walk-in, register and book online, or phone 1800 861 863 for an appointment.
www.vaccinebookings.health.qld.gov.au

SATURDAY 11 DECEMBER

Christmas Kids Craft

These crafts are made for little hands, so they’re easy to create.
Runs until 19 December
DFO Cairns10.00am – 1.00pm / FREE / G
DFO Cairns

Ecstatic Dance Cairns

Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre (BGVC) Multipurpose Room
7.00pm / $30.00 / 18 +
Ecstatic Dance Cairns

SUNDAY 12 DECEMBER

Mel Buttle & Friends – LIVE in Cairns!

Paramour Cabaret Theatre
7.00pm – 8.30pm / $30.00 – $35.00 / M
www.goodchatcomedy.com

Mount Sheridan Plaza Christmas Community Markets

FREE family fun and entertainment, also runs 19 December
Mount Sheridan Plaza
9.00am – 3.00pm / FREE Entry / G
www.mtsheridanplaza.com.au/markets

MONDAY 13 DECEMBER

Whodunnit?? Augmented Reality Crime Scene

Using your super-sleuthing skills, use the QPM Forensics AR App to collect clues at City library and conduct your own investigation to discover whodunnit?
Cairns City Library
10.00am – 11.00am / FREE / 12 years +
www.cairns.qld.gov.au/library

MONDAY 13 DECEMBER

School Holiday Workshop – Imperfect Portraiture with Amber Grossmann

Cairns Art Gallery
10.00am – 11.30am / From $18.00 / 5 – 9 years
1.00pm – 3.00pm / From $21.00 / 9 – 13 years
www.cairnsartgallery.com.au

Gift Wrapping in Support of Far North Queensland Hospital Foundation

Have your gifts beautifully wrapped for a gold coin donation!
Runs until 24 December
DFO Cairns
10.00am – 4.00pm
DFO Cairns

Little Lifesavers: 2 Day Program

Runs until 14 December
Cairns Lagoon
8.00am – 12.00pm / $150.00 – $175.00 / 5 – 11 years
littlelifesavers@lifesaving.com.au
www.lifesaving.com.au

TUESDAY 14 DECEMBER

The Young Company Theatre – Summer Program 2, Christmas with the Croods

Runs until 17 December
The Young Company Theatre
9.00am – 3.00pm / $250.00 – $290.00 / 5 – 12 years
www.theyoungcompany.com.au

TUESDAY 14 DECEMBER

Cairns Carer Support Group

Coast Roast Coffee Shop, Cairns Central
1.30pm – 3.30pm / FREE
www.arafmi.com.au/event

School Holiday Workshop – Still Life In Watercolour with Amber Grossmann

Cairns Art Gallery
10.00am – 11.30am / From $18.00 / 5 – 9 years
1.00pm – 3.00pm / From $21.00 / 9 – 13 years
www.cairnsartgallery.com.au

Petals & Pinecones – Kids Christmas Craft Workshops

Paper Wreaths
Petals & Pinecones, Atherton
10.00am – 11.00am / $10.00 – $15.00 / G
Petals & Pinecones

Lego® Spy Mania

Edmonton Library
10.00am – 11.00am / FREE / G
www.cairns.qld.gov.au/library

Whodunnit?? Augmented Reality Crime Scene

Smithfield Library
2.00pm – 3.00pm / FREE / 12 years +
www.cairns.qld.gov.au/library

WEDNESDAY 15 DECEMBER

Petals & Pinecones – Kids Christmas Craft Workshops

Decorate Your Own Gingerbread
Petals & Pinecones, Atherton
10.00am – 11.00am / $10.00 – $15.00 / G
Petals & Pinecones

School Holiday Workshop – Decorative Sun Catcher with Hirani Kydd

Cairns Art Gallery
10.00am – 11.30am / From $18.00 / 5 – 9 years
1.00pm – 3.00pm / From $22.00 / 9 – 13 years
www.cairnsartgallery.com.au

Lego® Spy Mania

Gordonvale and Stratford Libraries
10.00am / FREE / G
www.cairns.qld.gov.au/library

STEAM Explorer Stations

Smithfield Library
10.00am – 12.00pm / FREE / 5 years +
www.cairns.qld.gov.au/library

THURSDAY 16 DECEMBER

Move & Groove with First 5 Forever

Earlville Library
4.00pm – 4.45pm / FREE / G – suitable for children 5 years and under
www.cairns.qld.gov.au/library

Lego® Spy Mania

Manunda Library
10.00am / FREE / G
www.cairns.qld.gov.au/library

Petals & Pinecones – Kids Christmas Craft Workshops

Decorate Your Own Christmas Card
Petals & Pinecones, Atherton
10.00am – 11.00am / $10.00 – $15.00 / G
Petals & Pinecones

FRIDAY 17 DECEMBER

A Salute To Roy Orbison

CPAC
7.30pm – 10.00pm / $49.90 – $69.90 / PG
www.ticketlink.com.au

School Holiday Workshop – Digital Drawing with Beth Cheong

Cairns Art Gallery
10.00am – 12.00am / From $19.00 / 7 – 10 years
1.00pm – 3.00pm / From $21.00 / 10 – 14 years
www.cairnsartgallery.com.au

Wish You Were Here Art Exhibition

Crate 59
6.00pm – 9.00pm / $10.00 (artist fee) / G
www.crate59.com

Cairns Christmas Connection Event

Cairns Esplanade Pool – BBQ Kookaburra Area
10.30am – 1.00pm / FREE / Event for carers, young people, children and families.
RSVP to 0421 068 254
www.create.org.au

Douglas Street Christmas

Food stalls, market stalls, and entertainmentFront Street, Mossman
6.00pm – 10.00pm / FREE / G
www.douglas.qld.gov.au

Lego® Spy Mania

Earlville Library
10.00am / FREE / G
www.cairns.qld.gov.au/library

Film Club

Cairns City Library
12.00pm – 2.00pm / FREE / Film Club is suitable for adults
www.cairns.qld.gov.au/library

SATURDAY 18 DECEMBER

Stable On The Strand at Riverway

Runs until 22 December
Riverway, Townsville
6.00pm – 9.30pm / FREE / G – All ages
www.stableonthestrand.com.au

Taipans vs Adelaide 36ers

Cairns Convention Centre
7.00pm / $25.00 – $71.00 / G
www.taipans.com

Out on the Lawn: Steele Syndicate, Raconteurs and the Star Boys

The Court House Gallery Lawn
6.00pm – 10.00pm / FREE / G
The Court House

SUNDAY 19 DECEMBER

Carols In Cairns

Streaming Online, and at select cinemas
6.30pm / FREE / G
www.cairns.qld.gov.au

Cotter’s Christmas Spectacular at The Port Douglas Markets!

Market Park, Port Douglas
8.00am – 1.30pm / FREE / G
www.douglas.qld.gov.au

MONDAY 20 DECEMBER

Beamafilm: Santa’s Castle

City Library
11.00am / FREE / G
www.cairns.qld.gov.au/library

TUESDAY 21 DECEMBER

Petals & Pinecones – Kids Christmas Craft Workshops

Build Your Own Egg Carton Snowman
Petals & Pinecones, Atherton
10.00am – 11.00am / $10.00 – $15.00 / G
Petals & Pinecones

Christmas Magic Show with The White Wizard

Cazaly’s
5.00pm – 6.00pm / FREE / G, Register your interest at reception
www.cazalys.com.au

Lego® Spy Mania

Babinda Library
10.00am / FREE / G
www.cairns.qld.gov.au/library

STEAM Explorer Stations

Edmonton Library
10.00am – 4.00pm / FREE / 5 years +
www.cairns.qld.gov.au/library

WEDNESDAY 22 DECEMBER

Petals & Pinecones – Kids Christmas Craft Workshops

Build Your Own Mini Cookie House
Petals & Pinecones, Atherton
10.00am – 11.00am / $10.00 – $15.00 / G
Petals & Pinecones

Conversation Corner

This month’s topic is “Your family Christmas – songs, stories, food and traditions”Smithfield Library
10.30am – 11.30am / FREE / Adults, All – Ages
www.cairns.qld.gov.au/library

THURSDAY 23 DECEMBER

Petals & Pinecones – Kids Christmas Craft Workshops

December – Make Your Own Christmas Pine Tree
Petals & Pinecones, Atherton
10.00am – 11.00am / $10.00 – $15.00 / G
Petals & Pinecones

Christmas Lights Run / Walk

Purbeck Close, Edge Hill
6.45pm / FREE / G
Cairns Dynamic Running

SATURDAY 25 DECEMBER

Christmas Day Lunch or Dinner

Novotel Cairns Oasis Hotel
12.00pm – 3.00pm or 6.00pm – 9.00pm / $95.00 – $209.00 or $65.00 – $125.00 / G
Novotel Cairns Oasis Hotel

Christmas Lunch or Dinner

Pullman Cairns International
12.00pm – 3.00pm or 6.00pm – 9.00pm / Various packages available
www.pullmancairnsinternational.com.au

SATURDAY 25 DECEMBER

Christmas Day Lunch Buffet

Shangri-La The Marina
12.00pm – 3.00pm / $85.00 – $190.00, Under 5 FREE / G
www.shangri-la.com/en/cairns

Christmas Day Buffet Lunch

Red Beret Hotel
11.30am – 2.30pm / $30.00 – $90.00, Under 4 FREE / G
www.theredberet.com.au

Christmas Day Beachside Buffet

Trinity Beach Tavern
Various times / $70.00 – $140.00, Under 5’s FREE / G
www.trinitybeachtavern.com.au

FRIDAY 31 DECEMBER

New Year’s Eve Event

Crystalbrook Bailey CC’s Bar and Grill
Various seating times / $129.00 – $199.00 / 18 +
www.crystalbrookcollection.com

Starry Nights New Year’s Eve Soiree

With artist Vivien Aisi
Crystalbrook Flynn Whiskey & Wine
8.30pm – 12.30am / $179.00 / 18 +
www.crystalbrookcollection.com

Fireworks!

Cairns Esplanade
8.30pm and Midnight / FREE / G
www.cairns.qld.gov.au

NYE Fireworks

Walker Road Edmonton, Palm Cove Jetty
8.30pm / FREE / G, Family Event
www.cairns.qld.gov.au

New Years Eve in Port Douglas

UV GLOW Kids Disco up until the 8pm fireworks with free face painting and prizes. Dress up in your FLUORO best and get into the GLOWING light show, get your New Years off to a fun start.
Dixie Inlet, Port Douglas
5.30pm, Fireworks at 8.00pm and 12.00am / FREE / G
www.douglas.qld.gov.au

Taipans vs NZ Breakers

Cairns Convention Centre
7.00pm / $25.00 – $71.00 / G
www.taipans.com

MONDAY 4 JANUARY

The Young Company Theatre – Summer Program 3, LET’S GO PIKACHU!

Runs until 7 January
The Young Company Theatre
9.00am – 3.00pm / $250.00 – $290.00 / 5 – 12 years
www.theyoungcompany.com.au

SATURDAY 8 JANUARY

Taipans vs S.E.Melbourne

Cairns Convention Centre
7.00pm / $25.00 – $71.00 / G
www.taipans.com