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We’ve found all the best Cairns events to check out this month, so you don’t have to!

National NAIDOC Week

When: 3 – 10 July
Where: Various locations
More info: http://www.naidoc.org.au
NAIDOC Week celebrates and recognises the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and is an opportunity for all Australians to learn about First Nations cultures and histories and participate in celebrations of the oldest, continuous living cultures on earth.

National NAIDOC Week

When: 3 – 10 July
Where: Various locations
More info: http://www.naidoc.org.au
NAIDOC Week celebrates and recognises the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and is an opportunity for all Australians to learn about First Nations cultures and histories and participate in celebrations of the oldest, continuous living cultures on earth.

From Campfire to Stage Light by David Hudson

When: 7 July – 16 July / 6.30pm – 9.00pm
Where: Bulmba-ja Arts Centre
More info: http://www.jute.com.au
From Campfire to Stage Light is an interactive experience brought to you by David Hudson. A storyteller, dancer,
actor, visual artist, and founder of the world-renowned Tjapukai dance group, David brings his life story to the stage in a mix of Dreamtime storytelling and campfire yarn. Cost is $40.00 – $45.00

Cairns Deadly RAW NAIDOC Fun Run and Walk

When: 10 July / 7.00am
Where: Cairns Esplanade Pirate Ship Playground
More info: Cairns Deadly Runners and Walkers
The annual Cairns NAIDOC Fun Run aims to get people active and healthy in the build-up to and during NAIDOC week while helping them recognise and learn more about the traditional country they are running on. Get your running shoes on and join us to participate in this fantastic event that acknowledges this beautiful country.

CIAF Indigenous Art Fair

When: 6 -10 July
Where: Cairns Convention Centre
More info: http://www.ciaf.com.au
After two years of presenting digitally, the Cairns Indigenous Art Fair 2022 is back in various locations across Cairns. The annual CIAF program of events continues to create the well-known celebration of Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art, music, dance, performance and fashion. For more information and the full schedule visit the website.

Cairns Show

When: 13 – 15 July
Where: Cairns Showgrounds
More info: http://www.cairnsshow.com.au

Once again, the Cairns Show will bring you an array of exciting family entertainment, competitions, thrilling rides and more.

Early Bird Tickets and Bonus Dollars are available now at Cairns Local Tickets, Earlville Shopping Town from 4 July, and the Cairns Show Grounds from 12 July.

Cairns Naidoc Week Trivia Night

When: 6th July / 5.30pm – 9.00pm
Where: Cairns Colonial Club
More info: http://www.naidoc.org.au
Test your knowledge at the Cairns Naidoc Week Trivia Night. The event is for adults only, with 25 teams competing to win by sharing their knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander themed Trivia. Cost is $70.00 per table.

Shadows From The Past

When: 22 July / 6.30pm – 8.00pm
Where: McLeod St Pioneer Cemetery
More info: http://www.cdfhs.org
Together with Cairns Regional Council, Cairns Family History presents this year’s Shadows from the Past production. Guided by a “resident” of the cemetery, fascinating fragments from the past and personal stories take the audience back to the early 1900s when tough people forged the town and district in harsh times but whose dreams and aspirations shaped the foundation of Cairns today. The cost for this family-friendly event is $15.00 – $22.00.

Relay for Life – Far North Queensland

When: 30 July
Where: Barlow Park
More info: http://www.relayforlife.org.au
The Relay For Life community event raises vital funds for the Cancer Council Queensland’s research, prevention, and patient support services. Join the thousands of Australians who participate in the Cancer Council’s Relay For Life each year to support those going through a cancer experience, recognise and celebrate cancer survivors, and honour and remember loved ones lost. The cost for this family-friendly event is $25.00 – $30.00.

The Woolworths Great Pyramid Race

When: 6 August
Where: Gordonvale
More info: http://www.pyramidrace.com.au
The Great Pyramid Race is a family-friendly community event with something for everyone. Festival activities include the main event, the Great Pyramid Race, and other sporting activities. For non-competitors, there will be pop-up stalls, entertainment and music, children’s activities, rides, and amusements. Bring the family to enjoy this free event and cheer on the athletes along the way.

Regular Events

MONDAYS

Laughing Heart Stand
Up Comedy
Three Wolves
7.00pm – 9.00pm / $10.00 / MA 15 +
FB Laughing Heart Comedy

Yoga with Smile Yoga
Stan Moses Hall
5.30pm – 6.30pm / $15.00 / G
http://www.smileyoga.com.au

Seniors Fitness
Excluding public holidays
Fogarty Park
9.30am / FREE / G
FB Cairns Active Living Program

Zumba
Excluding public holidays
Loridan Drive Park
5.00pm / FREE / G
FB Cairns Active Living Program

Power Pilates
Excluding public holidays
Norman Park, Gordonvale
5.30pm / FREE / G
FB Cairns Active Living Program

Basketball
Excluding public holidays
Shang Park
Check online for times / FREE / G
http://www.cairnssaferstreets.com.au

Morning Storytime
Excluding public holidays
Manunda Library
10.00am – 10.30am / FREE /
Ages 3 – 5
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/library

Hockey Fun Zone @ Balaclava
Excluding public holidays
Balaclava State School
2.45pm – 3.45pm / FREE / G
http://www.cairnssaferstreets.com.au

Aussie Footy
Excluding public holidays
Shang Park
4.00pm / FREE / G
http://www.cairnssaferstreets.com.au

Baby Rhyme Time
Excluding public holidays
Earlville Library
10.00am – 10.30am / FREE /
Ages 0 – 2
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/library

Guided tour of the Gardens
Mon – Friday
Excluding public holidays
Friends House in the
Flecker Garden
10.00am – 11.00am / FREE / G

http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au

TUESDAYS

Power Pilates
Excluding public holidays
Vasey Esplanade
9.00am / FREE / G
FB Cairns Active Living Program

Qigong for Body, Mind & Spirit
Excluding public holidays
Zhangiang Friendship Garden
4.30pm / FREE / G
FB Cairns Active Living Program

Beach Volleyball
Excluding public holidays
Esplanade Volleyball Courts
5.30pm / FREE / G
FB Cairns Active Living Program

Zumba
Excluding public holidays
Fogarty Park
5.30pm / FREE / G
FB Cairns Active Living Program

Hip Hop Afro Dance
Excluding public holidays
Harald Falge Park
3.30pm / FREE / G
http://www.cairnssaferstreets.com.au

Oztag
Excluding public holidays
Cairns West State School
2.30pm / FREE / G
http://www.cairnssaferstreets.com.au

Let’s Move
Excluding public holidays
Stratford Library
4.00pm / FREE / G, Ages 2 – 5
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/library

Morning Storytime
Excluding public holidays
Smithfield Library
10.00am – 10.30am / FREE / Ages 3 – 5
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/library

Morning Storytime
Excluding public holidays
Stratford Library
10.00am – 10.30am / FREE / Ages 3 – 5
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/library

Dancing Storytime
Excluding public holidays
Earlville Library
4.00pm / FREE / Ages 3 – 5
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/library

Baby Rhyme Time
Excluding public holidays
Earlville Library
10.00am – 10.30am / FREE / Ages 0 – 2
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/library

STEAM Storytime
Excluding public holidays
Smithfield Library
10.00am – 10.30am / FREE / Ages 3 – 5
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/library

Cairns Carer Support Group
Second Tuesdays of the month
Coast Roast Cairns Central
1.30pm – 3.30pm / FREE
E carersupport@arafmi-portal.bearded.site

WEDNESDAYS

Aqua Zumba
Excluding public holidays
Esplanade Lagoon
5.30pm / FREE / G
FB Cairns Active Living Program

Bouldering
Excluding public holidays
Esplanade Bouldering Park
5.00pm / FREE / G
FB Cairns Active Living Program

Resistance Training
Excluding public holidays
Harald Falge Park
7.30am / FREE / G
FB Cairns Active Living Program

Vera Flow
Excluding public holidays
Ravizza Park
5.00pm / FREE / G
FB Cairns Active Living Program

Morning Storytime
Excluding public holidays
City Library
10.00am – 10.30am / FREE /
Ages 3 – 5
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/library

Baby Rhyme Time
Excluding public holidays
Manunda Library
10.00am – 10.30am / FREE /
Ages 0 – 2
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/library

Multi Sports @ Manoora
Excluding public holidays
118 Murray St, Manoora
4.00pm / FREE / G
http://www.cairnssaferstreets.com.au

Karate Kids @ Cairns West
Excluding public holidays
Cairns West State School
2.45pm – 3.45pm / FREE / G
http://www.cairnssaferstreets.com.au

THURSDAYS

Zumba
Excluding public holidays
Coastwatcher Park
5.30pm / FREE / G
FB Cairns Active Living Program

Pilates
Excluding public holidays
Fogarty Park
6.30am / FREE / G
FB Cairns Active Living Program

Storytime
Excluding public holidays
Earlville Library
10.00am – 10.30am / FREE /
Ages 3 – 5
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/library

Baby Rhyme Time
Excluding public holidays
City Library
10.00am – 10.30am / FREE /
Ages 0 – 2
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/library

Baby Rhyme Time
Excluding public holidays
Stratford Library
10.00am – 10.30am / FREE /
Ages 0 – 2
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/library

Baby Rhyme Time
Excluding public holidays
Smithfield Library
10.00am – 10.30am / FREE /
Ages 0 – 2
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/library

Hockey Fun Zone
Excluding public holidays
Cairns West State School
2.45pm – 3.45pm / FREE / G
http://www.cairnssaferstreets.com.au

Street Soccer
Excluding public holidays
Harald Falge Park
Check online for times / FREE / G
http://www.cairnssaferstreets.com.au

FRIDAYS

Dance Cardio
Excluding public holidays
Vasey Esplanade
9.00am / FREE / G
FB Cairns Active Living Program

Zumba
Excluding public holidays
Ravizza Park
5.30pm / FREE / G
FB Cairns Active Living Program

Red Rover
Excluding public holidays
Murray St Park
4.00pm / FREE / G
http://www.cairnssaferstreets.com.au

Tennis Hot Shots
Excluding public holidays
Cairns West State School
Get in touch for session times
http://www.cairnssaferstreets.com.au

Baby Rhyme Time
Excluding public holidays
Smithfield Library
10.00am – 10.30am / FREE / Ages 0 – 2
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/library

Next Chapter Bookclub
Excluding public holidays
Earlville Library
10.30am – 11.30am / FREE / G
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au

SATURDAYS

Tropik Nutrition Fitclub
Excluding public holidays
Harald Falge Park
6.30am / FREE / G
FB Cairns Active Living Program

Sahaja Meditation
Excluding public holidays
Western Events Lawn, Esplanade
7.30am / FREE / G
FB Cairns Active Living Program

Aqua Zumba
Excluding public holidays
Esplanade Lagoon
9.00am / FREE / G
FB Cairns Active Living Program

SUNDAYS

Edor
Excluding public holidays
Shang Park
5.00pm – 6.00pm / FREE / G
http://www.cairnssaferstreets.com.au

Talk Read Play and Sing
Excluding public holidays
City Library
9.30am – 11.30am / FREE / Ages 0 – 5
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/library

What’s On Guide

WEDNESDAY 1 JUNE

The Push-Up Challenge
Runs until 24 June
http://www.thepushupchallenge.com.au

Katya Petetskaya and Patrick Colozzi – In The Making
Artist residency
Runs until 18 June
Tank 4
9.00am – 4.00pm / FREE / G
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/tanks

Sihot’e Niogi – When Skirts Become Artworks
Exhibition runs until 30 July
Cairns Museum
10.00am – 4.00pm / G
http://www.cairnsmuseum.org.au

Karyn McDonald – Into the Deep Unknown
Our Underwater World from Micro to Macro. Exhibition of oil paintings explores the marine environment. Runs until 19 June
Tanks Art Centre
9.00am – 4.00pm / FREE / G
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/tanks

Angela Meyer – Leaves and Petals Exhibition
Runs until 19 June
Tanks Art Centre
9.00am – 4.00pm / FREE / G
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/tanks

Selina Kudo – Jump
Multimedia installation. Runs until 19 June
Tanks Art Centre
9.00am – 4.00pm / FREE / G
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/tanks

Molly Duncan – Abstracts in Oil and Cold Wax
Runs until 26 June
Tanks Art Centre
9.00am – 4.00pm / FREE / G
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/tanks

David Strassman The Chocolate Diet
Tanks Art Centre
6.30pm, 9.15pm / $50.00 – $80.00 / M
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/tanks

Story Dogs
Runs weekly until 22 June
Earlville Library
3.30pm / FREE / ages 5 +
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/library

THURSDAY 2 JUNE

The Sopranos Regional Tour
CPAC
7.30pm / $35.50 – $45.50 / G
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/CPAC

FRIDAY 3 JUNE

Sing a Song
Runs weekly until 24 June
Manunda Library
10.00am – 10.30am / FREE / Ages 0 – 5
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/library

Creedence Clearwater Collective
CPAC
7.30pm / $340.00 – $69.00 / G
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/CPAC

June Oktoberfest
German Club Cairns
5.00pm / FREE / G
German Club Cairns

SATURDAY 4 JUNE

Australian Italian Festival
Runs until 5 June
TYTO Parklands
10.00am / $9.00 – $26.00 / G
http://www.australianitalianfestival.com.au

Go Sport For Everyone Expo
People with all conditions and abilities are invited.
PCYC Cairns
9.00am – 12.00pm / FREE
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au

Xavier Rudd
Munro Martin Parklands
6.30pm / $70.00 – $80.00 / G
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/CPAC

Mayfest in the Park
Watson’s Park
11.00am / FREE / G
Edelweiss Cairns

WEDNESDAY 8 JUNE

Know Learn Grow with First 5 Forever
Join a Speech Pathologist to find out how you can gain the skills to support your child’s language and literacy development at home.
City Library
10.00am – 10.30am / FREE / G
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/library

THURSDAY 9 JUNE

World of Musicals
Runs until 10 June
CPAC
7.30pm / $60.00 – $80.00 / PG
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/CPAC

Know Learn Grow with First 5 Forever
Join a speech pathologist to find out how you can gain the skills to support your child’s language and literacy development at home.
Stratford Library
10.00am – 10.30am / FREE / G
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/library

FRIDAY 10 JUNE

Three – Lister / Lane / Shechter by Australasian Dance Collective
CPAC
8.00pm / $20.00 – $40.00 / PG
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/CPAC

COUCH Charity Fun Run
Cairns Esplanade Lagoon
Check in 6.00am
http://www.ironman.com/im-cairns

Märchenwald Magik
German Club Cairns
5.00pm – 11.30pm / FREE / PG
German Club Cairns

Tim Rogers – Liquid Nights in Bohemia Heights
Tanks Art Centre
7.30pm / $45.00 / 18 +
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/tanks

No Woman Left Behind – Cairns Conference
This conference offers a unique opportunity to engage with women of all ages, from various cultural backgrounds and circumstances.
Hilton Cairns
8.30am – 4.30pm / $250.00
http://www.nooneleftbehind.com.au

SATURDAY 11 JUNE

Les Divas: An all-male revue
CPAC
8.00pm / $57.00 – $65.00 / PG
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/CPAC

Festival Of Spirits
Hemingway’s Brewery
Cairns Wharf
12.00pm – 10.00pm / FREE entry
http://www.hemingwaysbrewery.com.au

Gordonvale Sugar Solstice Country Fair
A range of entertainment, fire displays, kids rides, food vans, and market stalls.
Norman Park
2.00pm – 8.00pm / FREE / G
Gordonvale Sugar Solstice

IRONMAN Cairns Asia Pacific Championship
Runs until 12 June
Cairns, Palm Cove, Port Douglas
Various sessions, check online for more info.
http://www.ironman.com/im-cairns

Ben Ottewell and Ian Ball from Gomez
Tanks Art Centre
7.30pm / $50.00 / PG
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/tanks

IRONKIDS Cairns
Cairns Esplanade Lagoon
Various sessions / Ages 7 – 13
http://www.ironman.com/im703-cairns

TUESDAY 14 JUNE

FAITH CSDE Cairns Adventure Festival
A day program featuring plenty of fun games, initiative activities low ropes course and other onsite challenges.
Northern Outlook, Redlynch
8.30am – 3.30pm / $20.00 / G
http://www.trybooking.com

Know Learn Grow with First 5 Forever
Join a speech pathologist to find out how you can gain the skills to support your child’s language and literacy development at home. Also runs 30 June
Smithfield Library
10.00am – 10.30am / FREE / G
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/library

WEDNESDAY 15 JUNE

Ross Noble – On The Go
CPAC
8.00pm / $55.00 / PG
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/CPAC

FRIDAY 17 JUNE

50 Years of Queen Bohemian Rhapsody
CPAC
7.30pm / $50.00 – $80.00 / PG
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/CPAC

Sonnenwende: A solstice party!
German Club Cairns
5.00pm – 11.30pm / FREE / PG
FB German Club Cairns

Cooktown Discovery Festival
Runs until 19 June
Cooktown
Stay tuned for programme updates
http://www.cooktownexpo.com.au/discovery-festival

Women in Voice Cairns
Tanks Art Centre
6.30pm / $45.00 / PG
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/tanks

SATURDAY 18 JUNE

Inside Out
Munro Martin Parklands
6.00pm / $103.00 / 18 +
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/CPAC

Horrorshow
Tanks Art Centre
7.30pm / $37.00 / 18 +
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/tanks

MONDAY 20 JUNE

Northern Peninsula Area Cultural Festival
Runs until 26 June
Cape York
Stay tuned for programme updates
http://www.nparc.qld.gov.au

2022 Tropical Innovation Festival
Runs until 24 June
Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort
9.00am / Various passes available
http://www.tropicalinnovationfestival.com.au

Embedding Outdoor Learning Workshop
1 Day Workshop is suitable for Primary School Teachers, Principals, Head of Curriculum, Teachers Aides and Homeschool Educators.
Trinity Anglican School
9.00am – 4.00pm / $275.00
http://www.natureplayqld.org.au

TUESDAY 21 JUNE

Learning In and With Nature Workshop
It is suitable for educators caring for children aged 0 – 12.
Trinity Anglican School
9.00am – 4.00pm / $275.00
http://www.natureplayqld.org.au

CBWC Networking & Luncheon
Holiday Inn
11.00am – 2.00pm
http://www.cbwc.org.au

THURSDAY 23 JUNE

Know Learn Grow with First 5 Forever
Join a speech pathologist to find out how you can gain the skills to support your child’s language and literacy development at home.
Earlville Library
10.00am – 10.30am / FREE / G
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/library

FRIDAY 24 JUNE

Dairy Farmers Malanda Show
Runs until 26 June
Malanda
$65.00 3 day family pass / G
http://www.malandashow.com.au

SATURDAY 25 JUNE

CIAF Satellite Exhibition 2022
Sonja Carmichael & Elisa Jane Carmichael – Dabiyil Bajara (Water Footprints)
Tanks Art Centre
10.00am – 4.00pm / FREE
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au
tanks http://www.ciaf.com.au

Cairns to Karumba Bike Ride
Runs until 1 July
Cairns to Karumba
Check online for registration options
http://www.c2kbikeride.com.au

Bliss n Eso
Gilligans
7.00pm / $70.00 / 18 +
http://www.gilligans.com.au

Goanna – Celebrating 40 Years of Spirit of Place
Tanks Art Centre
7.30pm / $80.00 / PG
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/tanks

SUNDAY 26 JUNE

The Jezabels
Tanks Art Centre
7.30pm / $59.00 / 18 +
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/tanks

MONDAY 27 JUNE

JCU STAR Program Chemistry & Maths Methods Workshop 1
School Tuition and Revision program for Year 12.
Runs until 29 June
JCU Cairns, Nguma-bada Campus
8.15am – 12.15pm / $325.00 – $375.00
http://www.jcu.edu.au/star-program

Reptile Zoo
Centre Court
Runs until 2 July
(Microscope sessions on at 9.00am, 10.00am, 11.00am and 12.00pm)
Mount Sheridan Plaza
9.00am – 3.00pm / FREE / G
http://www.mountsheridanplaza.com.au

WEDNESDAY 29 JUNE

JCU STAR Program Chemistry and Maths Methods Workshop 2
School Tuition and Revision program for Year 12.
Runs until 1 July
JCU Cairns, Nguma-bada Campus
8.15am – 12.15pm / $325.00 – $375.00
http://www.jcu.edu.au/star-program

SATURDAY 2 JULY

Permaculture and Sustainability Expo
Wallaby Creek Festival
Grounds
Stay tuned for details
http://www.wallabycreekfestival.org.au

Ball Park Music
Tanks Art Centre
6.30pm / $60.00 / 18 +
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/tanks

WEDNESDAY 13 JULY

Cairns Show
Runs until 15 July
Cairns Showgrounds
Stay tuned for more info.
http://www.cairnsshow.com.au

Maker Space –
Design Your Library Bag
Stratford Library
10.00am – 11.00am / FREE / PG
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au

Exhibition Opening | FACELESS: Transforming Identity
and Dylan Mooney: A Story of My People
RSVP essential, book online
Cairns Art Gallery
6.00pm – 8.30pm / FREE / PG
http://www.cairnsartgallery.com.au

FRIDAY 8 JULY

CIAF 2022 Aboriginal Comedy Allstars
Tanks Art Centre – Tank 5
10.00pm – 11.30pm / $34.00 – $90.00 / 18+
http://www.ciaf.com.au

Artist Talks | FACELESS: Transforming Identity
and Dylan Mooney

RSVP essential, book online
Cairns Art Gallery
11.30am – 12.30pm / FREE / PG
http://www.cairnsartgallery.com.au

Blackfulla Book Tour’ Writer’s Talk
with Chelsea Watego

RSVP essential, book online
Cairns Art Gallery
1.30pm – 2.30pm / FREE / PG
http://www.cairnsartgallery.com.au

Blackfulla Book Tour’ Workshop
with Chelsea Watego

RSVP essential, book online
Cairns Art Gallery
3.00pm – 4.00pm / FREE / PG
http://www.cairnsartgallery.com.au

Tag der Blaubeeren – Blueberry Day
German Club Cairns
5.00pm / $10.00 – $1000.00 / PG
http://www.germanclubcairns.com.au

FNQ Golf Championships
Cairns Golf Club
9.00am $110.00 / PG
http://www.cairnsgolfclub.com.au

SATURDAY 9 JULY

CIAF Music in the Tank
Tanks Art Centre – Tank 5
6.00pm – 11.30pm / $44.00 / 15+
http://www.ciaf.com.au

Saturday Night Date with a DJ
Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre
6.45pm – 9.00pm / $38.00 – $100.00 / 18+
http://www.ecstaticdancecairns.com

Glamorous Jazz Dinner
Dance Supper Club
Cominos House
7.00pm – 10.00pm / $45.00 – $180.00 / 18+
http://www.cominoshouse.com

SUNDAY 10 JULY

Cairns Deadly RAW NAIDOC Fun Run and Walk
Cairns Esplanade Pirate Ship Playground
7.00am – 10.00am / FREE / G
FB Cairns Deadly Runners and Walkers

TUESDAY 12 JULY

Discover Digital SLR Photography
Runs until 2 August
Freshwater QCWA Hall
7.00pm – 10.00pm / $395.00 / M
FB Cairns Photo Courses

Artist Connect
NorthSite Contemporary Arts
5.30pm – 7.00pm / FREE / G
FB NorthSite Contemporary Arts

WEDNESDAY 13 JULY

Cairns Show
Check the website for program updates, runs until 15 July
Cairns Showgrounds
FREE – $63.00 / PG
http://www.cairnsshow.com.au

Trixie and Katya Live
CPAC Theatre
8.00pm – 10.00pm / $95.00 – $256.00 / 15+
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/CPAC

FRIDAY 15 JULY

Kuranda Roots Festival
Runs until 17 July
Kanjini, Emerald Ck
4.00pm – 9.30pm / $25.00 – $199.00 / G
http://www.kurandaroots.com.au

Show Show Kirmes
German Club Cairns
5.00pm / $10.00 – $1000.00 / PG
http://www.germanclubcairns.com.au

SATURDAY 16 JULY

Great Northern Jazz Explosion
Tanks Arts Centre – Tank 5
7.30pm – 9.30pm / $20.00 / PG
http://www.tanksartscentre.com

PBR Monster Energy Tour Cairns Invitational
Cairns Convention Centre
7.00pm / $32.00 – $142.00 / PG
http://www.cairnsconvention.com.au

7 Cairns Marathon
Runs until 17 July
Esplanade
5.45am / $95.00 – $190.00 / PG
http://www.cairnsmarathon.com.au

Muriel’s Wedding at the Botanic Gardens
Starry Night Cinema – Cairns Botanic Gardens
10.00am – 11.00am / $10.00 – $40.00 / PG
FB Starry Night Cinema

SUNDAY 17 JULY

Cairns Mr Perfect, Free BBQ
Men’s Health BBQ’s
Sea Eagle BBQ Area on the Esplanade
10.30am -12.30pm / FREE / PG
http://www.mrperfect.org.au

Collins Avenue Long Lunch
Botanica, Ozmosis, Guerrilla, NOA, Collins Avenue
12.00pm – 4.30pm / $160.00 / PG
FB Ozmosis

MONDAY 18 JULY

Morning Melodies – Tenori Beyond The Sea
CPAC Theatre
9.00am – 11.00am / $18.00 – $20.00 / PG
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/CPAC

Drawing and Painting with Keelie Nicholls
RSVP essential, book online
Cairns Art Gallery
3.30pm – 5.00pm / $105.00 – $125.00 / Ages 6 – 9
http://www.cairnsartgallery.com.au

TUESDAY 19 JULY

Kate Miller-Heidke | Child In Reverse Tour
CPAC Theatre
7.30pm – 9.30pm / $69.00 – $249.00 / PG
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/CPAC

Level 1: Art Skills with Keelie Nicholls
Runs until 23 August, book online
Cairns Art Gallery
3.45pm – 4.45pm / $80.00 – $95.00 / Ages 4 – 7
http://www.cairnsartgallery.com.au

WEDNESDAY 20 JULY

Level 2: Painting and Mixed Media
with Amber Grossmann

Runs until 24 August, book online
Cairns Art Gallery
3.30pm – 5.00pm / $105.00 – $125.00 / Ages 8 – 11
http://www.cairnsartgallery.com.au

THURSDAY 21 JULY

Salt House Trivia Night supporting COUCH
Salt House
6.00pm / $10.00 / M
http://www.salthouse.com.au

Level 3: Sculptural Forms
with Jim Rea
Runs until 24 August, book online
Cairns Art Gallery
3.30pm – 5.00pm / $105.00 – $125.00 / Ages 11 – 14
http://www.cairnsartgallery.com.au

Meeting of Peace Community Events Group
Peace Lutheran College Cairns , Peace Performing Arts Centre
6.30pm – 8.00pm / FREE / PG
http://www.plc.qld.edu.au

FRIDAY 22 JULY

Robertson Brothers 1960’S Variety TV Show
CPAC Theatre
8.00pm – 10.00pm / $65.00 – $69.00 / PG
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/CPAC

Apfelfest
German Club Cairns
5.00pm / $10.00 – $1000.00 / PG
http://www.germanclubcairns.com.au

FRIDAY 22 JULY

Shadows From The Past
1 hour walking tour
McLeod St Pioneer Cemetery
6.30pm / 8.00pm / $15.00 – $22.00 / PG
http://www.cdfhs.org

SATURDAY 23 JULY

Top Dog Film Festival 2022
CPAC Theatre
2.00pm – 4.00pm / $26.00 – $32.50 / PG
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/CPAC

Gutsy Girls Adventure
Film Tour 2022
CPAC Theatre
7.00pm – 10.00pm / $26.00 – $32.50 / PG
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/CPAC

5-Star Chefs for Charity
Gala Banquet

Pullman Reef Hotel Casino
5.45pm – 10.00pm / $180.00 – $1700.00 / 18+
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au

Lisa Mitchell
Tanks Arts Centre – Tank 5
7.30pm / $40.00 – $45.50 / PG
http://www.tanksartscentre.com

Showcasing Young Talent
Presbyterian Church,
Sheridan Street
2.00pm – 4.00pm / FREE –
$35.00 / PG
http://www.cairnspc.org.au

Coral Coast Carnival
Runs until 24 July
Barlow Park
6.00am – 6.00pm / FREE / PG
http://www.revolutionise.com.au

SUNDAY 24 JULY

Sunday Morning Sundance –
DJ Zoe Sutra
Skypark Cairns
9.00am – 11.00am / $38.00 – $101.00 / PG
http://www.ecstaticdance.org

WEDNESDAY 27 JULY

Nautilus Scuba Club
Cairns – Underwater Photography Exhibition
Weekdays, Runs until 21 August
Tanks Arts Centre – Tank 4
9.00am – 4.30pm / FREE / PG
http://www.tanksartscentre.com

Art Tales
City Library
10.00am – 10.45am / FREE / PG
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au

Leena Malinen – Coral Sea Cruising
Weekdays, Runs until 21 August
Tanks Arts Centre – Tank 4
9.00am – 4.30pm / FREE / PG
http://www.tanksartscentre.com

JCU Inspiration on Tap
Salt House
6.30pm – 8.00pm / FREE / M
http://www.salthouse.com.au

THURSDAY 28 JULY

Shezza and Leo Get Married –
A Big Fat Italian Wedding
Runs until 30 July
The Benson Hotel
6.00pm / $89.10 / PG
http://www.cairnsitalianfestival.com.au

THE AC/DC STORY
CPAC Theatre
8.00pm – 10.50pm / $60.00 – $70.00 / PG
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/CPAC

Gutless Wonder Tour –
Daniel Connell
Three Wolves
7.30pm / $24.00 / PG
http://www.danielconnell.com.au

FRIDAY 29 JULY

Annie’s Army Long Lunch Fundraiser @ Piccolo Cucina
Piccolo Cucina
12.00pm – 4.30pm / $97.00 / PG
FB Annie’s Army

Volksfest in der Schweiz (Swiss National Day 1 August)
German Club Cairns
5.00pm / $10.00 – $1000.00 / PG
http://www.germanclubcairns.com.au

SATURDAY 30 JULY

La Festa – Food and Wine
Fogarty Park
11.00am – 10.00pm / FREE – $41.00 / G
http://www.cairnsitalianfestival.com.au

Relay for Life
Far North Queensland
Barlow Park
2.00pm – 11.00pm / $15.00 – $30.00 / PG
http://www.relayforlife.org.au

Nautilus Scuba Club Cairns
Underwater Photography Exhibition
Weekends, Runs until 21 August
Tanks Arts Centre – Tank 4
10.00am – 2.00pm / FREE / PG
http://www.tanksartscentre.com

Leena Malinen –
Coral Sea Cruising
Weekends, Runs until 21 August
Tanks Arts Centre – Tank 4
10.00am – 2.00pm / FREE / PG
http://www.tanksartscentre.com

The Ten Tenors |
The Highway Men Tour
Weekends, Runs until 31 July
CPAC Theatre
7.00pm / 2.00pm / $80.00 – $100.00 / PG
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/CPAC

The Whitlams Black
Stump Band
Tanks Arts Centre – Tank 5
7.30pm / $54.20 / 18+
http://www.tanksartscentre.com

SUNDAY 31 JULY

La Dolce Vita –
Cocktails and Ferraris
Salt House
2.00pm – 7.00pm / $12.20 / PG
http://www.cairnsitalianfestival.com.au

MONDAY 1 AUGUST

Botanical Drawing and Painting with Julie McEnerny
Members only, runs until 22 August
Cairns Art Gallery
5.30pm – 7.30pm / $130.00 / 16+
http://www.cairnsartgallery.com.au

THURSDAY 4 AUGUST

Pete Murray – Before I Go Tour
Tanks Arts Centre – Tank 5
7.30pm – 10.00pm / $45.00 / 18+
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au

St Monica’s Open Day
Book online
St Monica’s Catholic College
4.00pm – 6.00pm / FREE / PG
http://www.stmonicas.qld.edu.au

FRIDAY 5 AUGUST

Carnevale Masquerade
Gala Ball
Cairns Convention Centre
6.00pm – 12.00am / $197.00 / M
http://www.cairnsitalianfestival.com.au

SATURDAY 6 AUGUST

Joe Avati 25 LIVE Tour – Comedy
Runs until 7 August
Brothers Leagues Club Cairns
8.00pm – 11.00pm / $55.00 / M
http://www.cairnsitalianfestival.com.au

Leaving Jackson
CPAC Theatre
7.30pm – 10.00pm / $22.00 – $67.00 / PG
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/CPAC

The Great Pyramid Race
Norman Park, Gordonvale
7.00am – 4.00pm / FREE / PG
http://www.pyramidrace.com.au

Greta Stanley Album Launch Tanks Arts Centre – Tank 5
7.30pm – 10.00pm / $23.00 – $29.00 / 18+
http://www.tanksartscentre.com

Masterclass: Drawing and Painting with Peter Marsack
Runs until 7 August
Cairns Art Gallery
9.30am – 4.00pm / $350.00 / 16+
http://www.cairnsartgallery.com.au

SUNDAY 7 AUGUST

TGT Mareeba Salami and Sausage Competition Festa
Mareeba International Club
10.30am – 5.00pm / $55.00 / G
http://www.cairnsitalianfestival.com.au

FRIDAY 26 AUGUST

Cairns Festival Turns 60
Exhibition

Runs until 3 September (except Wednesday 31 August)
The Court House
10.00am – 9.00pm / $55.00 / G
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/festival

Reef Light – Illuminate The Tropics
Runs until 4 September
Cairns Esplanade & Eastern Events Lawn
6.30pm / FREE / G
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/festival

City Lights
Runs until 4 September
City Library, Abbott Street
7.00pm – 11.00pm / FREE / G
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/festival

SATURDAY 27 AUGUST

Grand Parade
Cairns Esplanade
5.30pm – 7.30pm / FREE / G
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/festival

Fireworks Spectacular
Cairns Esplanade
7.30pm / FREE / G
http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/festival

MONDAY 29 AUGUST

Amy Shark – See U Somewhere Australia Tour
Tanks Arts Centre – Tank 5
6.30pm – 7.30pm / $89.00 / 15+
http://www.tanksartscentre.com

WEDNESDAY 31 AUGUST

Pastel Still Life with
Sue Schreiber
Runs until 28 September
Cairns Art Gallery
5.30pm – 7.30pm / $120.00 / 16+
http://www.cairnsartgallery.com.au

Regular Markets

Many markets are subject to weather conditions and community guidelines, so please check with market organisers and relevant communities before visiting during these uncertain times.

Rusty’s Markets
Every Friday and Saturday 5.00am – 6.00pm
Every Sunday 5.00am – 3.00pm
57 – 89 Grafton St, City

Palm Cove Markets
April – December, excluding September
First Sunday of the month
8.00am – 2.00pm
Williams Esplanade

The Pier Market
Third Sunday of the month
9.00am – 2.00pm
The Pier Cairns

Malanda Markets
Third Saturday of the month
7.00am – 12.30pm
Malanda Showgrounds

Mossman Community Markets
Every Saturday
7.00am – 1.00pm
3 – 5 Foxton Ave, Mossman

Holloways Beach Markets
Second Sunday of the month
8.00am – 1.00pm
Holloways Beachfront

Mount Sheridan Plaza Markets
Second Sunday of the month
9.00am – 3.00pm
Mount Sheridan Plaza
The Ravenshoe Lions

Archer Creek Markets
Second Sunday of the month
7.00am – 12.00pm
Archers Creek Rest Area, Kennedy Highway

Atherton Lions Club Indoor Markets
Second Sunday of the Month
7.00am – 12.00pm
Merriland Hall

Yungaburra Markets
Fourth Saturday of the month
7.30am – 12.30pm
Bruce Jones Market Grounds

Gordonvale Cottage Markets
February – December
First Saturday of the month
7.00am – 12.00pm
Norman Park, Gordonvale

Kuranda Original Rainforest Markets
Thursday to Monday
9.30am – 3.00pm
7/13 Therwine St

Kuranda Heritage Markets
Open Thursday to Monday
10.00am – 3.00pm
2 Rob Veivers Dr

Tolga Markets
First Sunday of the month
7.30am – 12 noon
Morrow Park Racecourse

Herberton Markets
Third Sunday of the month
7.00am – 12 noon
Wondecla Showgrounds

Night Markets
Open every day
5.00pm – 11.00pm
71 – 75 The Esplanade

Port Douglas Markets
Every Sunday
Regular Markets
7.30am – 1.30pm
Market Park

Woree Markets
Third Sunday of every month
8.00am – 1.00pm
Cannon Park Racecourse Car Park

Koah Monthly Markets
First Saturday of the Month
8.00am – 12 noon
Koah Hall, Koah Road

Mareeba Markets
Every second and fifth Saturday of the month
7.30am – 12.30pm
Centenary Park, Byrnes St

Tumoulin Country Markets
January – November
Fourth Sunday of the month
8.00am – 12.00pm
Tumoulin Railway Station

Babinda Markets
Second Saturday of the month
8.00am – 12.00pm
Munro street