What's On in Cairns, Port Douglas and FNQ! 

What's on In Cairns

Festivals | School Holidays | Community | Special Events

The best things to do with kids and families in Cairns and FNQ can be found right here, or on our Facebook page.

We’ve listed the best kids and family events below in our Event Calendar.


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We are proud to have partnered with Cairns Calendar, to provide you with ALL the EVENTS in Tropical and Far North Queensland.

Cairns Calendar will keep you up to date with Cairns’ events and what’s happening in Cairns and across TNQ with festivals, live music, theatre, comedy, business, sports, the arts, kids’ events, markets and more.

Event CalendaR - what's on in Cairns for Families

may, 2024

Please check organisers website and Facebook pages for details and events as times can change. While we do our best to provide accurate information, Kids About Cairns cannot be held responsible for cancelled or changed events. 

Palm Cove View with jetty

Palm Cove

Palm Cove is Cairns most popular beach – and for good reason – it is stunning!If you like beachside villages, cafes, food, good coffee, atmosphere,

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Fun Ship Playgrounds Cairns

Fun Ship Playground

The Fun Ship parkland and playground, at the far northern end of the Cairns Esplanade, better known as the Pirate Ship playground by locals, is

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Goomboola Park Climbing Nets

Goomboora Park

Calling all older kids! Goomboora Adventure Playground and Park, hands down has to be one of the best spots in Cairns to take older kids and family

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Yorkeys Knob Beach - main area

Yorkeys Knob Beach

Yorkeys Knob Beach A Hidden Gem – Cairns Northern Beaches yorkeys Knob Beach – 20 mins from Cairns CBD Ideal for kids to explore Yorkeys

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Cairns Esplanade

so Much to Discover The CairnsEsplanade There’s so much to see and do along the Cairns Esplanade.  Swimming, playground and boardwalks.   Make sure you take

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