CityLife Events | What’s On | December 2021 – February 2022
Cairns Chamber of Commerce Christmas Luncheon
Pullman Cairns International
Thursday, 11:30am – 2:00pm
Featuring nationally renowned mind reader and entertainer, Anthony Laye.
The Golden Ticket
Cairns Performing Arts Centre
Saturday, 10:30am & 7:30pm
A fresh and fun adaptation of the much-loved classic Charlie & The Chocolate Factory. Join our adventure, in this spectacular production of dance, music and song. Let your “Pure Imagination” take you on a sweetened journey of colour and confection beyond your wildest fantasy. With an amazing cast of talented performers, spectacular choreography and costuming, The Golden Ticket is a “Deliciously Fun” show for all the family. Don’t miss this delectable production… “it will leave you gobsmacked!”
Astute Financial RaCe Day
Cairns Jockey Club
Last race for 2021 with seven horse races.
Christmas Lights on the Move
Fogarty Park Cairns
Supporting Ronald McDonald House
31 December 2021 – 1 January 2022
Rocco New Year’s Eve – SHAKEN Not Stirred
Rocco by Crystalbrook
Esplanade, Level 12,
Tower, 131/141 Esplanade
31 December 2021 – 1 January 2022
New Years Eve at Pullman
Coco’s Kitchen + Bar,
17 Abbott St
Tanks Arts Centre
Hollow Coves carry light within an eloquent, engaging and entrancing take on indie folk, quoting influences such as Angus & Julia Stone, Coldplay and The Paper Kites. Off the back of Hollow Coves’ EPs, ‘Wanderlust’ and ‘Blessings’ as well as their debut album ‘Moments’, the band has amassed over 300 million streams on Spotify, played at sold out shows across the world and earned their first Gold Single in Australia with their breakout hit ‘Coastline’. With a bunch of new music in the oven, Hollow Coves are eager to return to stages across Australia and The Tanks.
Australia Day Celebrations
Cairns Esplanade Lagoon
Friday, 7:00am – 11:00am
Start your Australia Day celebrations off at Trinity Beach from 7am for a free sausage sizzle, live entertainment on stage, facepainters, beach activities for the kids and much more.
BLISS N ESO – THE SUN TOUR (Cairns)
Gilligan’s, 57/89 Grafton St
Illusive Presents and Frontier Touring are excited to announce a 29-date metro and regional Australian tour for one of the country’s finest hip hop acts, Bliss n Eso. In what is a truly national tour, the three-time ARIA-award winning group will take their electric energy and unmatchable flow to audiences in every Australian state and territory throughout January to April 2022.
Chinese New Year Celebrations (Year of the Tiger)
The Wiggles Tickets Australia
Cairns Convention Centre
THE WIGGLES are coming to perform for you in February as part of their Fruit Salad TV Big Show Tour!
Sunday, 7:00pm – 8:30pm
This show is strictly 18+.
In the last two years, Isaac Butterfield has emerged as one of Australia’s most popular comedians for his dangerous, no holds barred brand of comedy. After being outlawed, banned and slandered by his opposition, Butterfield reemerges in 2021 with his most uncensored and provoking show yet — ‘Outlaw’. Be warned, this show is not for the faint of heart. Prepare yourself, the outlaw is town.
Rare Disease Day
Fun Run and Walk
Sunday, 8:00am – 11:00am
Rare Friends is a community of supporters for Far North Queenslanders affected by rare conditions. Once a year, on the last Sunday of February we walk, ride and run to support locals affected by rare disease and commemorate International Rare Disease Day.