Events in Cairns & Great Barrier Reef

Find events in Cairns, Great Barrier Reef and throughout Tropical North Queensland below.

To have your event display below, simply register your event with the Australian Tourism Data Warehouse (ATDW). 

For assistance with planning a business event in the Cairns & Great Brrier Reef region, visit the Business Events Cairns & Great Barrer Reef website.

For assistance with planning a sporting event in the Cairns & Great Barrier Reef region, visit the Sports Events Cairns & Great Barrier Reef website.

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Australia Classic Cairns

Australia Classic

20 Jun 2015 - 21 Jun 2015

Australia Classic Cairns is a regularity rally hosted in the picturesque region of Cairns incorporat...

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Bramwell Station

Bramwell Cup Bush Carnival

3 Jul 2015 - 5 Jul 2015

Come and join them for the Bramwell Cup Bush Carnival. A great 'family' event with around 2,000 att...

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Cairns Airport Ironman Cairns cycle leg

Cairns Airport Adventure Festival

7 Jun 2015 - 15 Jun 2015

Set in one of the world's most iconic tropical locations, the 2015 Cairns Airport Adventure Festival...

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Cairns Airport Ironman Cairns - Cycle Leg

Cairns Airport IRONMAN Cairns

14 Jun 2015 - 14 Jun 2015

Situated at the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns Airport IRONMAN Cairns is set in one of th...

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Cairns Amateurs 2011

Cairns Amateurs

10 Sep 2015 - 12 Sep 2015

The Cairns Amateurs Racing Carnival is four days of fun, fashion, glamour, food and entertainment bu...

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Cairns Chinese New Year Street Festival

Cairns Chinese New Year

6 Feb 2015 - 28 Feb 2015

Cairns Chinese New Year 2015 - Year of the Sheep. Celebrate the new Luna Year in Cairns with a numbe...

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Cairns Indigenous Art Fair Ltd

Cairns Indigenous Art Fair Ltd

30 Jul 2015 - 2 Aug 2015

The fifth annual Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF), Australia's premier showcase for lndigenous art...

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200 riders

Cairns to Karumba Bike Ride

27 Jun 2015 - 3 Jul 2015

The Cairns to Karumba Bike Ride is Queensland's Premier multi-day cycling adventure. Having operated...

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Run stunning Four Mile Beach

Canegrowers Great Barrier Reef Marathon

1 Nov 2015 - 1 Nov 2015

The Canegrowers Great Barrier Reef Marathon Festival is the adventure marathon event of the calendar...

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Chinese New Year tradition with Hot Air Balloon Cairns

Chinese New Year Hot Air Balloon Cairns

1 Feb 2015 - 28 Feb 2015

Over many years, a tradition has evolved, for visitors during Chinese New Year to celebrate at dawn,...

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Mark Frendo, Crocodile Trophy winner from 2013 - the first Australian winner in eight years!

Crocodile Trophy

17 Oct 2015 - 25 Oct 2015

Explore some of the toughest and most beautiful regions of Australia - on your mountain bike! The Cr...

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Feast of the Senses Inc

Feast of the Senses Inc

21 Mar 2015 - 29 Mar 2015

The Feast of the Senses is North Queensland premier tropical food event! Showcasing their amazing v...

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Something to aim for - the Gulf has lots to offer

Gulf Glory Barra Bash 2015

25 Sep 2015 - 27 Sep 2015

Find yourself in the Gulf in September 2015 - the Gulf Glory Barra Bash will be held in Karumba over...

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Laura Aboriginal Dance Festival

Laura Aboriginal Dance Festival

19 Jun 2015 - 19 Jun 2015

The Laura Aboriginal Dance Festival is an exciting biennial gathering in Cape York Peninsula, highli...

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Carnivale Fireworks Display always a crowd favourite

Port Douglas Carnivale

22 May 2015 - 31 May 2015

The Port Douglas Carnivale is an annual event that takes place in May over 10 days of community, spo...

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Professional Bull Riders

Professional Bull Riders Cairns Invitational

4 Jul 2015 - 4 Jul 2015

Experience a once in a lifetime event as the Professional Bull Riders prepare to deliver one huge n...

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Taste Port Douglas

Taste Port Douglas

21 Aug 2015 - 23 Aug 2015

Taste Port Douglas is Far North Queensland's annual premier food, beverage and restaurant event. Lon...

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Freshwater creek in Redlynch along Shiptons Flat walk

Wildlife of Australia's Rainforests

14 Feb 2016 - 28 Feb 2016

The wet tropics of northern Queensland are the last remaining part of the huge forest that once domi...

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