What’s on

Keep up to date with what's happening in Cairns and the surrounding regions

  • The Grass is Greener

    The Grass is Greener is all about celebrating good times with friends, listening to the hottest music around under sunny blue skies.

    Where: Cairns Showgrounds

    When: 26 October 2019

  • Energy 2019

    Young artists share their creative energy and insights in this annual student exhibition, bursting with innovative, high-quality works that will engage and inspire you.

    ENERGY is a presentation of visual art produced by school students across the region. Featuring works submitted to the 2019 Creative Generations Awards, ENERGY presents the best young and emerging artists of our region, and a level of professionalism and maturity well beyond their years

    Where: Tanks Arts Centre

    When: 30 August - 7 October 2019

  • Arj Barker – We need to talk

    Hey, you got a hour? Look, I've been doing a sh*t-ton of thinking about...us, and where we're headed. This isn't easy, but I need to be 100% honest with you, even if what I say makes you laugh, very, very hard. You had better sit down for this....

    Australia's adopted son of comedy returns with his brand new show We Need To Talk.

    Where: CPAC Theatre

    When: 11 October2019

  • Imperial Russian Ballet Company: Swan Lake 

    The Imperial Russian Ballet Company return to Australia with Swan Lake...the most loved classical ballet of them all. This masterpiece ballet is presented in two acts and follows the original storyline. Subtle revisions and variations have been introduced by Gediminas Taranda, Artistic Director of the Imperial Russian Ballet Company.

    Where: CPAC Theatre

    When: 3 - 4 October 2019

  • Babinda Harvest Festival

    First held on the 27th of October 1962, however back then it was known as the Babinda Sugar Harvest Festival and was presented by the Bellenden Kerr Junior Farmers. Initially the street procession was held at 7.30pm and the Sugar Princess was crowned at 9pm in the Memorial Hall. Entrants in the Sugar Princess quest came from Tully to Mossman and everywhere in between. Babinda’s own Joan Arnold (nee Dickson) claimed the title of the very first Sugar Princess. The day after the Festival an afternoon of water sports was held at the Russell River by the Russell River Water Sports Club.

    Where: Babinda 
    12th October

  • Carols by Candlelight 2019

    Bring your rug, chair and your best singing voice to one the biggest annual community events in Cairns. Carols by Candlelight attracts thousands of residents and visitors for a feast of Christmas cheer featuring carols performed by vocal groups, dance schools, and soloists, culminating with a fireworks finale.

    Where: Cairns Esplanade 
    Sunday 8th December