Tropical North Queensland | Events

From the Daintree Rainforest to the Great Barrier Reef, the events in Tropical North Queensland have true adventure at their heart. From mountain bike championships through the rainforest to indigenous dance festivals and foodie feasts on the reef, they’ll find an event your heart desires in the list below.

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Port Douglas Race Week

Port Douglas, Douglas Area
21 – 27 May 2018
Port Douglas Yacht Club proudly presents the 2018 Port Douglas Race Week, and invites all yachts to join them for a week of Sailing, Food and Fun. They are fortunate to enjoy one of the best playgrounds for their sport that nature could provide and this year they will be hosting a huge array of events all to be sailed on the beautiful waters of the Coral Sea off Port Douglas.

Mission Beach Monster Market

Mission Beach, Cassowary Coast Area
Free Entry
Monthly from 27 May 2018
The Mission Beach Monster market is a local community market run by Rotary Mission Beach. Traditionally this market starts on Easter Sunday and then on the last Sunday of each month up to and including November.

Innisfail Art Deco Tours

Innisfail, Cassowary Coast Area
Free Entry
Weekly from 29 May 2018
Join them on a free 30 minute tour of the Art Deco inspired Innisfail Shire Hall! The Innisfail Shire Hall is the jewel in the crown, of the Art Deco Capital of Australia - Innisfail. It was built to provide jobs as part of an employment relief scheme instigated by the Queensland Government during the great depression of the 1930's It was in this climate that the Johnstone Shire Council erected the Shire Hall which has dominated the Innisfail Skyline for over 70 years.

Cairns Invitational PBR

Cairns, Cairns Area
From AU$45 - 146
2 June 2018
They don’t rope calves and they don’t chase barrels. This is bull riding and the first step is to just stay alive. There are no time outs, no towels to throw in. There is only one man, one bull and eight desperate seconds.

Cairns ECOfiesta

Cairns, Cairns Area
Free Entry
3 June 2018
The Cairns ECOfiesta brings you inspiration from across the region, with the best in music and entertainment, a dedicated children's' program, interactive workshops and over 120 stalls. Enjoy tropical cuisine, local brews, hands-on workshops and eco-tourism prizes - all held at a premier waterfront venue, in the heart of Australia's Great Barrier Reef and Wet Tropics Rainforest.

Wildlife of Australia's Rainforests

Daintree, Cairns Area
From AU$2055 - 3910
Quarterly from 3 – 17 June 2018
The wet tropics of northern Queensland are the last remaining part of the huge forest that once dominated half of Australia. This lush landscape is home to species like cassowaries, parrots, pythons, possums, tree kangaroos, and primitive-looking reptiles, many of which live nowhere else in the world.

Mission Beach Markets

Mission Beach, Cassowary Coast Area
Free Entry
3 June 2018
The Mission Beach Markets are local community markets run by Rotary Mission Beach. The Mission Beach Markets are held in the shady Day Park beside the beach on Porter Promenade, Mission Beach. They run from 7am until 12noon, and are held on the first and third Sunday of each month all year round.

Cars and Coffee Mena Creek

Mena Creek, Cassowary Coast Area
Free Entry
Monthly from 10 June 2018
Cars and Coffee at the Mena Creek Hotel on the second Sunday of the month. Everyone is welcome - Classic Cars, New Cars, Motorbikes, Trucks - whatever type of motoring you are interested in, they'd love to catch up with you at the best Cars and Coffee venue in North Queensland.

Cairns Airport Adventure Festival

Palm Cove, Cairns Area
10 June 2018
The festival features an event for everyone, including; IRONMAN 70.3 Cairns, Great Barrier Reef Ocean Challenge, Quicksilver Reef Swim – Green Island, The Cairns Post Bright Night Run and McDonalds IRONKIDS Cairns!

The Ten Tenors - Wish You Were Here - Cairns

Cairns Area
From AU$75 - 89
12 June 2018
In the summer of 2016, The Ten Tenors were back in Melbourne, Australia running through David Bowie’s Heroes for the very first time when they learned the news of his unexpected passing. Performing that song took on a whole new meaning for them.
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