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Things to Do in Cairns

Your Event Guide For Cairns

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.

Concert event

Cassady Connections

21 April 2024

Cassady Connections is a combination Family Duo from Innisfail and Mission Beach.

Cairns Children's Festival

18 – 19 May 2024

Head back to Cairns and spend a day hitting the family-friendly Cairns Children’s Festival.

Crankworx World Tour

22 – 26 May 2024

Crankworx is the ultimate experience in mountain biking. Born in Whistler, B.C.

Unlocking the Doors

Unlocking the Doors

20 April 2024

A unique location, hundreds of candles, and the magic
of music. Experience Candlelight!

Concert event

Shania Twain’ Tribute

13 April 2024

Tribute to an amazing singer full off candles in a great location!

Unlocking the Doors


1st March 2024

Back by popular demand, direct from Las Vegas USA “You Got It! – A Salute to Roy Orbison” live in concert! Superstar Roy Orbison was one of the world’s greatest and most successful rock n roll music legends of all time.


Unlocking the Doors

Jon Stevens

13 March 2024

With nothing but relentless hits! A visceral charge of emotion that will transport you back to 1987 and beyond.

The Beatles ’50 Years On’

Jeff Martin

15 March 2024

Performing his latest album ‘The Seven Deadly Sins’ in full, alongside a re-imagined ‘amped up’ selection of Jeffs’ past solo works!

Unlocking the Doors

Blondie Tribute Show

27 January 2024

A spectacular homage to the legendary Blondie, featuring the best hits that defined an era..

Jeff Martin

Running Shadows

3,4,5 November 2023

Renowned as Australia’s Number 1 Fleetwood Mac Experience, this show, you must see!

The Beatles ’50 Years On’

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!

The wiggles

The wiggles

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’.

Unlocking the Doors

Marina Prior & David Hobson

16 December

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’

Jeff Martin


 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.

Jeff Martin


1 July to 11 November 2023

Don’t miss out on the spectacle, grandeur, and electrifying performance with the incredible Dominic Warren.

The wiggles

Cairns Festival

25 August – 3 September 2023

Experience the vibrant celebration of art, music, and culture at the Cairns Festival – join us for an unforgettable experience!

The wiggles

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'

'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!

Unlocking the Doors

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

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’.











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