We have crafted a what’s on shortlist that contains the must-know events, activities and must-see attractions for you experience and mark on your to-do list for the upcoming months. From music, theatre and arts to sports, food and leisure activities, there’s so much to see and do in our area so be sure to check our list on a regular basis to stay up-to-date on all things trending in our local area.
What’s On Events
Check out our expertly curated local area events guide.
17 and 24 February 2024
Join our Rock and Country music group at Bosca’s, Cairns! Musicians and fans alike, come jam with us for a memorable time. See you there!
Blondie Tribute Show
27 January 2024
A spectacular homage to the legendary Blondie, featuring the best hits that defined an era..
Sax on The Chill Deck
January – March 2024
Amazing cuisine, Sensational service, Delicious Cocktails, Ocean Views, and SAX MAN Troy Stevens on the Chill Deck
3,4,5 November 2023
Renowned as Australia’s Number 1 Fleetwood Mac Experience, this show, you must see!
11 November 2023
An intimate rave between Cairns & Port Douglas, hidden inside the lush North Queensland rainforest and beach!
The Beatles ’50 Years On’
23 November 2023
Exclusively come and relive all the Beatles Classic hits in one sensational two-hour concert experience presented by the world’s premier ‘Beatles’ band!
5 December 2023
Expect an unforgettable experience in the thrill of seeing The Wiggles perform all their hits including ‘Rock-a-Bye Your Bear’, ‘Hot Potato’ & ‘Fruit Salad’.
Marina Prior & David Hobson
Two of Australia’s best known powerhouse legends of Musical Theatre and Opera, Marina Prior & David Hobson embark on their Encore Tour, ‘The 2 Of Us’
28 – Sun 29 October
Multi-Platinum and critically acclaimed Sydney trio DMA’S are thrilled to announce their biggest headline tour of Australia.
14 October 2023
Bringing all the joy of Munich’s Oktoberfest tradition to Cairns annually with Okt2023.
1 July to 11 November 2023
Don’t miss out on the spectacle, grandeur, and electrifying performance with the incredible Dominic Warren.
25 August – 3 September 2023
Experience the vibrant celebration of art, music, and culture at the Cairns Festival – join us for an unforgettable experience!
PBR Origin III
22 July 2023
The PBR’s (Professional Bull Riders) Monster Energy Tour is bringing the greatest rivalry in Australian sport, a head-to-head competition.
'Cleo & Tony'
15-17 June 2023
‘Antony and Cleopatra’. Caught between duty and desire, their love story unfolds on a razor’s edge. Don’t miss this tragic tale!
Mat McHugh & The Beautiful Girls
Sat 25 Mar 2023
Mat McHugh & The Beautiful Girls are excited to announce they will be hitting the road this summer, and for the first time ever combining the work of both of McHugh’s groups on stage.
Michael Franti & Spearhead
Wed 12 Apr – Thu 13 Apr
Michael Franti has been touring Australia for thirty years, and this April he’s BACK, touring his extraordinary live shows around the country and stopping off at the Tanks Arts Centre! Combining his high-energy, upbeat, sun-soaked music so effortlessly with his positive worldview and magnanimous heart, Michael Franti has been called ‘equal parts musician and activist’.