What’s On | Fourth Quarter 2020

NOV 2020

Palm Cove Markets
Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove
From: 08:00 am – 2:00pm

The Palm Cove Markets is one of North Queensland’s premier community markets. Enjoy the beautiful beach, local restaurants and over 100 stalls!

Melbourne Cup
Ollie’s Italian Restaurant, Cazaly’s, Salt House, Flynn, Tamarind Restaurant at the Reef Hotel Casino, Shangri-la Hotel

Hop online and see what you think would best suit your Melbourne Cup style. Be sure to book!

Norweld Engineering Christmas Party Race Day
Cannon Park Racecourse
585 – 619 Mulgrave Road Woree
From: 11:00 am
Cairns Jockey Club 07 4054 1203

The countdown to Christmas is on and what better place to gather with your friends or colleagues to toast to the year. Come see Cannon Park come to life with family fun, live horse racing, a visit from Santa and plenty of fashion.

DEC 2020

CIAF Indigenous Christmas Concert
Munro Martin Parklands

A FREE Christmas Concert featuring local First Nations bands is set to be staged at Munro Martin Parklands. Tickets available through Ticketlink for COVID-19 Tracking purposes.

New Years Eve Celebrations

New Years Eve Celebrations please refer to the Cairns Regional Council www.cairns.qld.gov.au for updates.

NYE Resolution Fun Run

The Cairns Regional Council NYE Resolution Fun Run is a 4km night time fun run and it’s FREE to register. Register with your family and friends and do something that is fun and challenging. It’s an excellent way to motivate your friends, club mates, colleagues and family members to achieve a personal challenge together. This is more than just a “fun run” it is a celebration and a healthy way to ring in the new decade. The first 200 runners over the finish line will receive a special medal. Prizes will be awarded to the top male and top female over the finish line.

JAN 2021

Chinese New Year
Cairns Lagoon

Gong Xi Fa Cai ! Xin Nian Kuai Le !
Chinese New Year is a time of great joy, excitement and goodwill. In Cairns, these celebrations are brought together by CADCAI as the Cairns Chinese New Year Festival. Throughout the two-week celebration, the city comes alive with feasts, fiery dragons, dancing and music. Highlights include the spectacular Chinese New Year lion and dragon performances at Cairns Lagoon Plaza and the Lantern Festival, which is held at the end of the 15 day celebration. For further updates for 2021 celebrations go online to www.cadcai.org.au

Australia Day Celebrations
Trinity Beach, Yorkeys Knob & Palm Cove

Celebrate what’s great about our nation at local Australia Day events! Council proudly presents Australia Day celebrations in three locations each year, the city based event will be held at Tobruk Pool, the Northern Beaches celebration rotates between three beaches: Trinity Beach, Yorkeys Knob and Palm Cove. There will also be a community-run event down south.


Australia Day Pool Party
Tobruk Memorial Pool

This year Council have teamed up with Tobruk Memorial Pool to bring you the Australia Day pool party! Tobruk will open their gates free of charge between 9am and 12pm on Tuesday 26 January 2021. There will be games, giveaways, sausage sizzle and much more. Get the family together and start your Australia Day off at one of Cairns’ most iconic venues.