Australia Day Celebrations

26jan8:00 amAustralia Day CelebrationsCairns Regional Council

Event Details


Celebrate what’s great about our nation at local Australia Day events! Reflect, Respect, Celebrate.

Cairns Regional Council is proud to present and/or support Australia Day events for the Cairns community.

Council proudly presents Australia Day celebrations in three locations each year with a city based event, the Northern Beaches celebration that rotates between the beaches, and a community-run event down south.

Pool Party (central)

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 and there will be games, giveaways, FREE sausage sizzle and much more including:

  • Chinese Dragon Boat demonstration/activities
  • Come & Try activities with Water Polo and Underwater Hockey
  • Kids games
  • Discounted wave rider rides
  • chance to win prizes from Star FM with ‘Acapella Under the Umbrella’, and lucky duck diving

When: Tuesday 26 January 2021, 9am to 12pm.

Where: Tobruk Memorial Pool, 370 Sherdian Street, Cairns North

Get the family together and start your Australia Day off at one of Cairns’ most iconic venues.

Tobruk Pool logo

National Australia Day logo

Assisted by the National Australia Day Council

Beach Party (north)

Enjoy a community event to celebrate what’s great about our nation at Holloways Beach.

When: Tuesday 26th January 2021, 8am to 11am

Where: Holloways Beach, Casuarina Street

FREE sausage sizzle, food and market stalls, live music and entertainment, competitions and prizes. Best parking is at Raintrees Park.

Presented by Cairns Regional Council.

Party in the Park (south)

The iconic and historic Norman Park in Gordonvale plays host to this year’s southern community celebration.

When: Tuesday 26th January 2021, 11am to 2pm

Where: Norman Park, Norman Street, Gordonvale

FREE sausage sizzle, stalls, Aussie themed activities – bring the whole family.

Presented by the Great Pyramid Race Committee.



(Tuesday) 8:00 am

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