Australia Day Events 2023

There are numerous Australia day events happening all across the Region – here are SOME of the bigger ones.

Cairns Regional Council Events

Cairns Regional Council celebrates Thursday’s Public Holiday with numerous free family fun events across the region.


Babinda Creek Rotary Park

  • Thursday 26 January, 8am – 11am
  • BBQ Breakfast, entertainment and activities

Tobruk Pool

  • Thursday 26 January, 9am – midday
  • Food, face painting, pool games, DJ

Smithfield Marlin Coast Swimming & Fitness centre

  • Thursday 26 January, 9am – midday
  • Food, face painting, pool games, DJ

Cairns Cruising Yacht Squadron

Free sausage and Free can of soft drink to the first 500 people through the door! Sailing and boating will be the order of the day with plenty of action on the water. Back on land, a local DJ and Indigenous dance troupe will provide entertainment along with plenty of other family activities.

Rotary Club of Cairns Trinity and Sailability Cairns invite you to celebrate Australia Day at the Cairns Cruising Yacht Squadron.


  • Family friendly
  • Roving kids entertainers
  • Indigenous Dance Show
  • Sailing
  • Raffles and Prizes
  • Sausage sizzles
  • Jumping Castle
  • DJs by Electric Dreams
  • Food by Hook and Sail Catering.

Trinity Beach Sports Club

Grab your thongs, singlets, and your sunnies…
For another ripper Australia Day… at Trinity Beach Sports Club – the Biggest Backyard party at the Beaches!
Something for the whole family with lunch specials and live music!
There’ll be bungee runs, sack races, a HUGE jumping castle… and a GIANT water-slide!
It’s the Biggest Backyard Party at the Beaches –
Australia Day at Trinity Beach Sports Club

Custom Printed Converse & Bump Baby Shoes

For Babies, Kids and Adults – DESIGN Your Own!

Cazalys Cairns

Join us at Cazalys for our Australia Day Fun in the Tropics celebrations!
Join us for great entertainment with Carrizma from 12-3pm +6-9pm with an Aussie Lunch specials,
Mega Meat Raffles and Facepainting for the kids plus games with Crazy Bron and prizes for lariest Tropical Shirt too
Come in Spinner prize wheel with $2k of cash to be won or just relax and watch cricket on the big screens.
There´s something for the entire family at Cazalys

Souths Cairns Sports Club

Join us on the Southside for an Aussie Day full of fun – at SOUTHS🧡
There’s something for the whole family with meal deals, random games and giveaways.
Enter the Pie Eating Competition with $100 up for grabs for the winner!
PLUS! Prizes for the Best Dressed Bogan AND the Thong Throwing Comp!

Celebrate Australia Day at sugarworld

We are open tomorrow January 26th January, book online or pay on entry!
🇦🇺Prizes for best outfits 🇦🇺
Be sure to get yourself a beautiful Aussie sausage sizzle too! 🌭

Mossman Pool

𝐒𝐩𝐥𝐚𝐬𝐡 𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐨 𝐀𝐮𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐚 𝐃𝐚𝐲 𝐚𝐭 𝐌𝐨𝐬𝐬𝐦𝐚𝐧 𝐏𝐨𝐨𝐥 🤽‍♀️
Looking for somewhere to cool off on the public holiday?
Local kids can jump on and splash around an inflatable obstacle course at the Mossman Pool this Australia Day.
Council has partnered with the Rotary Club of Mossman to provide the free community event 𝐛𝐞𝐭𝐰𝐞𝐞𝐧 𝟏𝟏𝐚𝐦 – 𝟑𝐩𝐦 on 𝟐𝟔 𝐉𝐚𝐧𝐮𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟑.
🎟 Free entry
🎼Live entertainment
🌭 Free sausage sizzle & lamington
Capacity is limited to 250 people – First come, first serve. This is an alcohol free event.

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